Cheap Date Comedy Show

Cheap Date Comedy Show

Sharron Paul, Calvin Cole, Leah Bonnema, Marc Gerber, Calvin Cato

Fri · April 20, 2018

Doors: 9:45 pm / Show: 10:00 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 comedian appearances subject to change without notice

Cheap Date Comedy Show
Cheap Date Comedy Show
Big Laughs + Free Snacks = CHEAP DATE!

A cheap night with NY's funniest comedians!

Plus! Free snacks, sketches, amazing prizes, and much more!
Hosted by SHARRON PAUL (College Humor) and CALVIN COLE (TBS Just for Laughs)
Sharron Paul
Sharron Paul
Sharron Paul is a Brooklyn-born actress, comedian, and producer. She co-hosts the long-running *CHEAP DATE* comedy show at Union Hall, which was deemed “One of the best things to do in Brooklyn” by TimeOut New York. She’s performed at the Brooklyn Comedy Festival and NYC Podfest.

Sharron has appeared on ABC, MTV, and A&E, IFC’s “Neurotica”, as well as a number of College Humor sketches and music videos. She was also named "One of the funniest women on Twitter" by the Huffington Post. She is a contributor to Lady Parts Justice, a rapid response hub created by Lizz Winstead that uses comedy, culture and digital media to promote reproductive rights.
Calvin Cole
Calvin Cole
Leah Bonnema
Leah Bonnema
Leah Bonnema is a Stand-Up Comic in New York City. Huffington Post named her one of their ‘Favorite Female Comedians’ and College Candy listed Leah as one the ‘Ten Funniest Female Comics.’ She has been featured on WeTV, VH1, Above Average Productions, ComedyTime TV, SiriusXM Radio (Patrice O’Neal’s ‘The Black Philip Show’ on Opie and Anthony’s Virus Channel, Maxim Radio and OutQ), on many popular podcasts and is a regular on Riotcast Radio’s The Hole. Leah has opened for comedy legends Darrell Hammond, Paul Mooney, Pat Cooper and Gilbert Gottfried. She has had the honor of performing for the troops in Iraq, toured throughout the Middle East and performed for the US Marines at the famed Friar’s Club. Leah was a finalist in ‘The New York's Funniest Competition’ during the NY Comedy Festival at renowned Caroline’s on Broadway and was featured on ‘The America Stands Up Showcase’ at The Magner's Glasgow Comedy Festival in Scotland. She has performed in the Women in Comedy Festival, The 360 Comedy Festival, The Maine Comedy Festival, The NY Underground Comedy Festival, The Reel Recovery Film Festival and at The Piccolo Fringe. Leah’s second solo show ‘Wake Up and Yell at Me’ recently debuted at the People's Improv Theater; her first show ‘Always with the Heart, Never with the Brain’ was directed by Karen Sommers in coordination with the Tribeca Artist in Residence Program and ran at the BMCC Performing Arts Theater in Tribeca. Leah was chosen to perform the closing monologue at a staging of Eve Ensler's ‘A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant and a Prayer’ at New York City's Manhattan Theater; you can check out her acting chops online in the viral YouTube videos My F*king Brain, Empowering Catcalls and The Henkle Factor: The Realest Candidate.

Leah hails from the mountains of rural Maine and received her degree in Honors Cultural Studies (with a concentration in film) at McGill University in Montreal. She has written for MTV’s Guy Code Blog, United Radio Stations, GLOC and is a regular contributor to Crazytown Leah headlined the ‘BreakOut Artist Series’ at Caroline's on Broadway for which AM NY Newspaper gave her a ‘Top Pick.’ Leah has been featured in The New York Times, The Daily News, The NY Post, MUSES Magazine, Comediva who named her their “Giggle Goddess” of the month and Elite Daily who called Leah ‘One to Watch.’ Holly Pinafore Magazine featured Leah as their ‘It Girl’ and described her as “...brash and bold, leaving no prisoners and issuing no apologies…” and Triple J Magazine featured Leah in their annual comedy issue in ‘Eight of the Funniest People You Should Know About’ alongside Lena Dunham and Bob Odenkirk. Leah performs regularly at top New York City clubs and she co-hosts a monthly show at The Creek and The Cave called Modern Day Philosophers. You can see some of her clips on YouTube.com/LeahBonnema. For her schedule and more information please click on the calendar link here, and follow on Twitter @LeahBonnema
Marc Gerber
(MTV's Catfish)
Calvin Cato
Calvin Cato
Calvin S. Cato got his comedic start with the Wesleyan University stand-up comedy troupe Punchline, then transferred his unique brand of humor to New York City in 2006. He's performed in comedy clubs, off-Broadway theaters, coffee houses, the backs of bars, and even a beauty salon. He appeared on the Game Show Network, showcased on QPTV, performed on the critically acclaimed Naked Comedy Show, and produced an unemployment/recession-themed comedy show at Comix Comedy Club from 2008 to 2010. He has also been favorably reviewed in The Examiner, The Collared Sheep and Inside New York. In 2011, he was a featured act in the North Carolina Comedy Arts festival and was a warm-up comic for the 1st Annual Funny Girls in Film Festival. He is a part of the 2012 Out of Bounds Festival in Austin, Texas. Come catch a high-energy act that promises to never be the same show twice!
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/