Literati: A Comedy Show About the Greatest American Novels Never Written

Literati: A Comedy Show About the Greatest American Novels Never Written

Ana Fabrega, Tim Platt, Sudi Green, Alexis Pereira, Tim Barnes, Colin O’Brien, Michael Wolf

Fri · July 14, 2017

Doors: 9:45 pm / Show: 10:00 pm

$8 Advance / $10 Day of Show

Tickets at the Door

This event is 21 and over

**PLEASE NOTE: This event will be mixed seated/standing. Arrive early for best seat selection.

Literati: A Comedy Show About the Greatest American Novels Never Written
Literati: A Comedy Show About the Greatest American Novels Never Written
Literati is a night of comedians in character performing hilarious readings. Sophisticated, satirical, and sometimes wigs. Do you ever leave a comedy show saying "Hmm that was pretty funny but not enough reading.." Well then this is the show for you!

And your hosts Colin O'Brien and Michael Wolf love to read! They've read upwards of one books between the two of them and now they want to share that love of literature with you!

Ana Fabrega
Ana Fabrega
Ana Fabrega is a comedian in New York City. She produces, hosts, and performs at comedy venues and art spaces around the city. She hosts a monthly show on the first Sunday of every month at Starr Bar in Brooklyn at 8pm called Sundays with Ana. She was selected for Just For Laughs “New Faces: Characters” 2017 and for Comedy Central’s “Comics to Watch” for the 2016 New York Comedy Festival. The New York Times describes Ana as “an inventive performer with a knack for off-kilter characters.”

Ana is currently a writer on The Chris Gethard Show on truTV. She has appeared on IFC’s Portlandia, truTV's At Home with Amy Sedaris, TV Land’s The Jim Gaffigan Show, Comedy Central’s “Sunset Peak" and “Alternatino,” Chestnut Walnut’s “Little Banks on Wall Street,” MNN's The Special Without Brett Davis, IFC’s “Boy Band,” and various videos for Mas Mejor. She writes and stars in the web series “Jana & Shasta”(New York Television Festival), and wrote the comedy zines “The Truth About Pangaea" and “The Truth About Pangaea II” published by Social Malpractice Publishing. She was a finalist in the 2015 Andy Kaufman Awards. In January 2016, she was part of Ars Nova’s Showgasm Spotlight series with her show “Go, Baby, Go!” which featured a variety of her characters, stand-up, videos, and pictures.

Instagram: ana_fabrega
Tim Platt
Tim Platt
Tim Platt is a comedian, actor, and musician who has been featured on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, MasterClass with Steve Martin, and the Comedy Central series "Someones In Here". An alumni of the absurdist children's theater company The Story Pirates as well as the Upright Citizen Brigade's Lloyd Night, Tim is also one half of Pasic and Platt, a duo that puts on comedy theater events grounded in slow, tense, and emotionally honest scene work. Tim writes and puppeteers for Cartoon Monsoon, a live kids show for adults, and also wrote the song "V is for Vegetable" that will appear on Sesame Street this March. He hosts the monthly Made of Bugs: A Comedy Show with Music at the Footlight and co-hosts the experimental comedy show Sloop Jumbly at Vital Joint. Tim does stand up all over the city.
Sudi Green
Sudi Green
Sudi Green is a comedian, actress, and Emmy-nominated writer for Saturday Night Live. She has also written for the show Maya and Marty, MTV, and Refinery 29. She is a performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade theatre in New York where she co-hosts her monthly character variety show, Theme Party. Sudi performed in the Just for Laughs comedy festival in Montreal as part of their new faces, characters. Her work has been featured in Salon, New York Magazine, Nylon, The Advocate, Slate, and Jezebel. You can see her performing comedy throughout New York City.
Alexis Pereira
Alexis Pereira
Alexis has written and produced for IFC, Mas Mejor, Above Average, Funny or Die, and College Humor. He regularly release sketches through my personal YouTube channel "Pantry Boy Comedy. He's appeared on Broad City, Late Night with Seth Meyers, MTV's Middle of the Night Show, and NPR.
Tim Barnes
Tim Barnes
Tim Barnes is a Los Angeles born Brooklyn based comedian and writer whose absurdist humor brings light to social issues from unexpected angles. Tim has written for The AV Club, the NPR quiz show, Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! and even documented his testicles once for Men’s Health.
Colin O’Brien
Colin O’Brien
Colin O'Brien is a writer/performer/producer living in Brooklyn, NY. In 2016 he was selected as one of the "New Faces of Comedy" at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal. He can currently be seen performing bi-monthly at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre Chelsea with his high-octane sketch comedy troupe O.S.F.U.G: The Fast Fuckin' Sketch Show. He can also be seen performing around NYC as part of the musical comedy duo Nancy whose show Home Is Where The Songs Is enjoyed a 7 month run at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre Chlesea in 2015. His work can be found on the Internet at ColinOBrienComedy.com
Michael Wolf
Michael Wolf
Michael Wolf is a comedian, writer, actor and filmmaker living New York City. He's currently a writer/producer at MTV where he show-runs “After Hours with Josh Horowitz”. He regularly performs at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, as part of the sketch group OSFUG: The Fast Fuckin’ Sketch Show and as half of the comedy music duo NANCY (SF Sketchfest), who some have said "saved rock and roll" -Anonymous. He's made videos for MTV, College Humor and Above Average. Michael is currently locked in the stairwell so if you could come let him out that would be awesome.
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/