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

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

Jacqueline Novak, Jaboukie Young-White, Bowen Yang, Anna Drezen, Yoni Lotan, Colin O’Brien, Michael Wolf

Thu · September 21, 2017

Doors: 9:15 pm / Show: 9:30 pm

$8 Advance / $10 Day of Show

Tickets available at 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!

Jacqueline Novak
Jacqueline Novak
Jacqueline Novak is New York City based comedian. Her comedy album QUALITY NOTIONS debuted at #3 on iTunes and she recently made her television debut on the Late Late Show with James Corden. Her book, How to Weep in Public: Feeble Offerings on Depression from One Who Knows, will be published by Crown in 2016.
Jaboukie Young-White
Jaboukie Young-White
Bowen Yang
Bowen Yang
Bowen Yang is a comedian, producer and formerly a mediocre chemistry major based in Brooklyn, NY. He creates and produces various live shows in New York, including "LIVE ON BROADGAY" at Littlefield, "LAKE HOMO HIGH" at The Annoyance, and the "LAS CULTURISTAS" podcast with Matt Rogers. TV credits include "BROAD CITY" and "THE OUTS." He performs sketch with POP ROULETTE—named one of Comedy Central's "Comics to Watch"—and occasionally performs stand-up around the city. His work has been featured on Above Average, The Onion News Network, Mashable, and CollegeHumor.
Anna Drezen
Anna Drezen
Anna Drezen is a comedian and a writer for Saturday Night Live. She wrote some books, is editor at large of Reductress, and hosts a monthly show at Videology called Fuck That Movie.
Yoni Lotan
Yoni Lotan
YONI LOTAN IS AN ACTOR, WRITER, AND FILMMAKER. He's been active in the New York City comedy scene for over a decade and is currently a house player at the prestigious Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. There he performs on a nighty basis with HAROLD team "Higgins", sketch team "Nipsey. and the theatre Touring Company. Yoni is also a big KNOCKER (Yiddish term) in the film scene. With a variety of shorts under his belt and several viral YouTube hits, Yoni has a tremendous online presence. His videos have been featured on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon, Buzzfeed, Gawker, Time Magazine, CNN, The Today Show, Huffington Post, Mashable, Sports Illustrated, New York Daily News, MTV, Fox and his mother’s Pinterest.
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/