The Resistance Comedy

The Resistance Comedy

Eman El-Husseini, Alex English, Rebecca O'Neal, Karolena Theresa, Mamoudou N'Diaye, Yedoye Travis

Thu · December 21, 2017

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

$8 Advance / $10 Day of Show

This event is 21 and over

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

The Resistance Comedy
The Resistance Comedy
Resist. Laugh. Resist.

Comedy to benefit our common good, with alternating hosts and comics. Proceeds will be donated to the charity/NGO/non-profit of their choosing.
Eman El-Husseini
Eman El-Husseini
Since her comedy debut Eman El-Husseini has racked up an impressive list of credits.

Traveling across Canada, the U.S and the Middle East she covers a wide range of topics, from how lesbians are the new gentlemen to her parents’ wedding anniversary landing on, you guessed it, September 11th.

The Montreal Gazette describes her as “Fearless and ferociously funny” and named her “The queen of Montreal comedy”

FESTIVAL APPEARANCES:

New York Arab American Comedy Festival (2008-2015)
Amman Standup Comedy Festival (2009)
Just For Laughs Festival (2010, 2012 + 2014)
and more!
Alex English
Alex English
Alex English has quickly become a very familiar face in the New York City comedy circuit. Originally from Detroit, Michigan, English moved to the big apple & immediately commanded the stages of local bars and comedy clubs across the city. He runs a weekly comedy show called "LoudMouth!" & in 2015, Complex Magazine listed him as one of "The Best Personalities to Follow on Twitter." He contributes writing for "Lady Parts Justice" & has been featured in the New York Post.
Rebecca O'Neal
Rebecca O'Neal
Rebecca O’Neal is a stand up comedian from Chicago where she hosted weekly shows at Laugh Factory and a comedy television show - Chicago’s One Night Stand Up on WCIU The U. She appeared in season 2 of Netflix’s Easy & has performed at Bridgetown and RIOT comedy festivals. In Chicago and around the Midwest, Rebecca has opened for Michael Che, Arsenio Hall, Maria Bamford, Hannibal Buress, Roy Wood Jr, Ron Funches, Janeane Garofalo, Sasheer Zamata, Michelle Wolf, Cameron Esposito, and more!
Karolena Theresa
Karolena Theresa
New York-based, Queens-native, stand-up comedian, actress, comedy writer and comedic improviser. She's going on tour with Awkward Sex and the City and hosts the shows The Black Out and Big Mouths! Her make up is on fleek and her Snapchat is lit: Karobeanah
Mamoudou N'Diaye
Mamoudou N'Diaye
Mamoudou N'Diaye is a stand-up, writer, published neuroscientist, former middle school teacher, and DJ. N'Diaye got his start in comedy in college, blending social activism, political satire, and pop culture in three separate hour-long performances. Although N'Diaye is Brooklyn-based, he performs stand-up all around the country, has written, directed, and performed on the web series "deadass," the live sketch shows Ryan Live and Lo-Fi, MTV's Decoded, wrote for the 2017 Radio and TV Correspondents Association Dinner Speech, and was a video correspondent at Mic, blending the political/cultural zeitgeist and comedy. He is currently is working on his pilot about being black in Ohio, a feature film about police brutality, and a book, all tackling complex social issues using his unique brand of humor (all while taking time to watch Space Jam).
Yedoye Travis
Yedoye Travis
Yedoye Travis is a stand up comedian, writer, and actor from Atlanta, GA. In 2017 he was named a New Face at the Montreal Just For Laughs festival, during which he opened for W. Kamau Bell and taped for Kevin Hart's LOL Network. He has since appeared on Search Party, Comedy Central, and Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and contributed content for MTV. He has also performed at the Hell Yes and Bridgetown Comedy festivals and appeared on the fourth season of Coming to the Stage. His debut album, OK, produced by Comedy Dynamics, was released on January 12th, 2018.
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/