Jenny's Birthday Variety Show

Jenny's Birthday Variety Show

Hosted by Jenny Gorelick, Addie Weyrich, Anna Roisman, RACHEL SWEENEY, Abby Feldman, Kevin Bauer, Jesse Roth, Monroe Martin, Jon Wan, Jeff Hiller

Thu · April 19, 2018

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

*Individual performer appearances subject to change without notice.

Jenny's Birthday Variety Show
Jenny's Birthday Variety Show
Every month, comedian Jenny Gorelick (Improv Everywhere) celebrates her birthday with a variety show featuring some of New York's most festive comedians and performers.

"Ms. Gorelick is really onto something" - NYTimes
"Frighteningly upbeat" - Time Out New York
Hosted by Jenny Gorelick
Hosted by Jenny Gorelick
JENNY GORELICK is a comedy producer and teen detective. She celebrates her birthday anytime she pleases with her long-running variety show JENNY'S BIRTHDAY. In fact, she loves birthdays so much that she had a Sweet Sixteen on the Q Train in a viral video with Improv Everywhere that received 18M views. She was once called an "unassuming gal" by MTV, but we all know that was mistaken.
Addie Weyrich
Addie Weyrich
ADDIE WEYRICH is a Philly raised, New York based comedian, actor, and writer. You can see her performing live with her two teams - Bronson (improvised movies) and Charlie (improvised musicals) - regularly in NYC. If in person is too much, check her out interrupting your Hulu show in funny commercials or in Season 2 of HBO's Crashing. Weyrich​ has​ perform​ed​ on stages both nationally and internationally such as Upright Citizens Brigade (NYC and LA), Philly Improv Theater, Improv Iceland's Theatre, and stages at Improfest Sweden.
Anna Roisman
Anna Roisman
Anna is a comedian, actress, producer, host, writer, content creator, and singer based in NYC. She graduated from Boston University with a degree in TV Production. Anna's videos have been featured on Funny Or Die, Ad Week, the LA Times, Splitsider, MTV, Huffington Post, WhoHaha, College Humor, Elite Daily, Bark&Co, The Daily Dot, People, WICF Daily, and more. Anna is the creator of the series, "The Unemployed Show" which airs live on Facebook weekly on facebook.com/TheUnemployedShow. Anna went to the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival for the Snapchat Shorts Competition with her film, "Owen Wilson Dates Himself." Anna has been to the Montreal Just For Laughs festival where she pitched a half hour comedy pilot she co-wrote called, "This One Time At Camp." She is half of the comedy video team SortaKosher, and a co-creator of the hit unscripted drunk makeup tutorial series, "Beauty Shots." Anna co-created and starred in the webseries, 'There's No Place Like Home' for Elite Daily's Artist Residency. Anna co-hosts the monthly show at Caroline's On Broadway called "Revival: Comedians Revive Musical Roles Of Their Past." Anna also sings with the Losers Lounge at Joe's Pub. She is a co-producer of Quickiefest: The One Minute Movie Festival at The Anthology Film Archives in NYC. You can catch her performing all over the city doing standup, singing, eating a bagel, or walking her dog named Bobby Flay. Follow him on Instagram: @BobbyFlayTheDog so he can start making rent $$$.​ ​
RACHEL SWEENEY
RACHEL SWEENEY
Rachel's comedy shorts have been featured on Huffington Post, WhoHaha, and others. Her most recent short, "Cheers," is an official selection for this year's Women in Comedy Festival. As a writer, she was a Second Rounder at the Austin Film Festival Screenplay Competition, is currently a quarterfinalist for the Screencraft Screenwriting Fellowship, and has been published in McSweeney's Internet Tendency. She has appeared in plays at The Barrow Group and Columbia University's Shapiro Theatre and performs sketch, improv, and stand up in various theaters and bars. Her favorite place on Earth is the Philadelphia Folk Festival.
Abby Feldman
Abby Feldman
Abby is a a co-star and writer on the Netflix comedy 'Gringolandia' and star of the series spin-off 'Ovulady. TimeOut NY put her show Moist on its list of Top 10 Comedy Podcasts. Comedians join her in her bathtub for a weekly late night live-stream talk show. I host Moist Live! at The Creek & The Cave monthly.
Kevin Bauer
Kevin Bauer
Kevin Bauer is a comedian based in New York. One-fourth of the comedy group Glory Days, he can be seen every week performing improv and characters at bars and theaters around the city. ​He produces LO-FI, a monthly sketch show, and Good Morning Astoria, an acclaimed webseries about a morning news show for Astoria. ​People frequently mistake Kevin for someone they knew in high school​.
Jesse Roth
Jesse Roth
Jesse Roth is just your typical jewish girl based in New York City. She's originally from Los Angeles, so she likes to consider herself a "bicoastial babe". She studies improv, sketch and characters at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. She is a member of the indie team Babies, one half of comedy dance duo Two Boobs, the "she" in improv/sketch duo She & Tim , and host/producer of the monthly variety show Bitch Party. She also performs stand up around NYC. ​ ​She watches a lot of t.v. and eats a lot of chips.​ ​
Monroe Martin
Monroe Martin
Monroe Martin is A Rising comedy star WHO mines HIS laughs from LIFE EXPERIENCES SUCH AS growing up in foster care and BOUNCING AROUND FROM ONE dysfunctional FAMILY to another. With a very honest, open approach to storytelling and an engaging personality, Martin effortlessly turns his childhood of hard knock experiences into comedy gold. ​He's been featured on Last Comic Standing, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, MTV, Comedy Central, and Netflix.​
Jon Wan
Jon Wan
Jon Wan is a comedian, performer, and travel-size piñata based in New York City. He has studied with the UCB Theater under teachers Phil Jackson, Kate Zelensky, Amber Petty, Brandon Scott Jones, Brandon Gardner, Brian Faas, Anthony Apruzzese, Jackie Jennings, Zack Willis, among others. He was a UCBT cast member of The Genre II (2015), The Musical (2015), 'Before & After' (2016) and The Improvised Play (2017). Catch him twice a month with his team *Judy Big Mouth* on Lloyd Night at the UCB East Village Theater. He also co-produces the character-driven drag cabaret "Kiko and Tuna" seasonally at the Duplex in the West Village. Off stage, he is a self-proclaimed slow cooker connoisseur and happy co-owner of the retired racing greyhound, Yahoo Explorer (actual track given name, not named after web browsers).
Jeff Hiller
Jeff Hiller
JEFF HILLER is an actor and comedian based in New York City and Los Angeles. He studied improv and sketch comedy at the UCB Theatre, performing with house teams “Police Chief Rumble” (ECNY award, Best Sketch Group), “Creep”, “The Scam”, and “People People”. He is a member of “Baby Wants Candy” performing fully improvised musicals from scratch, and has taught improvisation at the UCB Theatre training center. As a stage actor, Jeff has performed on Broadway and Off Broadway (at the Public Theatre) in “Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson” playing a dim John Quincy Adams among other roles. Off-Broadway credits include originating the role of the uptight and virginal class president in “The Awesome 80’s Prom”, as all of the characters you don’t remember from the movie in Silence!, the musical version of “Silence of the Lambs” and as an improviser with Broadway’s finest in “Don’t Quit Your Night Job!”.​
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/