Book Club: A Comedy Show

Book Club: A Comedy Show

Fran Hoepfner, Monica Heisey, Harris Mayersohn, Jaboukie Young-White, Blythe Roberson, Colin Stokes

Sat · August 12, 2017

Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$6 Advance / $8 Day of Show

This event is 21 and over

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

 

Book Club: A Comedy Show
Book Club: A Comedy Show
Book Club is a comedy variety show where hosts Colin Stokes and Blythe Roberson (The New Yorker, The Onion), along with some of NYC's best comedians, read the books so you don't have to.

Book Club: A Comedy Show: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood w/Fran Hoepfner, Monica Heisey, and Harris Mayersohn

Fran Hoepfner
Fran Hoepfner
I’m a Chicago-based writer and stand-up comedian interested in whales, Southwest Michigan, flirting, classical music, astrology, where you buy nice candles, and the film, Force Majeure.

I perform stand-up in and around the city of Chicago and the midwest at large. Chicago Magazine recently named me the Best Rising Comic in 2016, which, thank you and also wow.
Monica Heisey
Monica Heisey
Monica Heisey is a writer and comedian from Toronto. Her writing has been published in the New Yorker, the Guardian, Playboy, and many other print and online publications. She also writes for television, most recently on Baroness Von Sketch Show and Schitt's Creek. Her book, a humour collection called I Can't Believe It's Not Better, is out now.
Harris Mayersohn
Harris Mayersohn
Harris Mayersohn is a writer, comedian and producer residing in Brooklyn, NY.

He currently works on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, where he plays recurring character, Stoney Von Dankington. He has also made appearances on Conan, Comedy Bang! Bang! and IFC's Comedy Crib.

Harris has contributed original writing to McSweeney's, Paste Magazine, Splitsider, ALSO Mag and writes monthly columns for The Higgs Weldon. He has contributed jokes to The Colbert Report and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

Oh, and Harris has performed at venues and festivals all over the country including Crom Comedy Fest, the Hollywood Improv, the Laugh Factory, Comedyworks, The Stand and a whole bunch more, you get it. He produces and hosts a monthly stand-up/variety how called JUST A SHOW in Williamsburg.
Jaboukie Young-White
Jaboukie Young-White
Blythe Roberson
Blythe Roberson
Blythe Roberson is a writer and comedian who lives in Brooklyn. She is a contributor to The New Yorker, The Onion, and ClickHole and a staffer at The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. She is currently writing a book, How To Date Men When You Hate Men, for Flatiron Books. Blythe is a member of the sketch group Lo-Fi NYC and hosts two variety shows at Union Hall: "The Scientists" and "Book Club."
Colin Stokes
Colin Stokes
Colin Stokes is the Associate Cartoon Editor at The New Yorker, and a contributor to The Onion. His work has appeared in those two places, as well as McSweeney’s, GQ, and an infinite number of others.
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/