It's a Guy Thing

It's a Guy Thing

Catherine Cohen, Mitra Jouhari, Patti Harrison, Cole Escola, Alyssa Stonoha, Amy Zimmer, Geraldine Viswanathan, Chase Montavon

Sat · May 19, 2018

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

$6 advance / $8 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.

*Individual performer appearances subject to change without notice.

It's a Guy Thing
It's a Guy Thing
Mitra Jouhari, Catherine Cohen, and Patti Harrison are three gals who just don't get "guy stuff." They've invited some of the best comedians around town to give them lectures on guy stuff so that they can finally fit in.
Catherine Cohen
Catherine Cohen
Catherine Cohen is a comedian, actor, voiceover artist, and poet living in Brooklyn. She performs on a house team at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater and hosts the monthly variety show It's A Guy Thing at Union Hall, which was listed as one of Paste Magazine’s “10 Best Alt Comedy Shows in New York City." Her work has been featured on Splitsider, The New Yorker, The Huffington Post, New York Mag's The Cut, The Brooklyn Comedy Festival, and The New York Comedy Festival. Follow her @catccohen for tweets and Instagram poetry.
Mitra Jouhari
Mitra Jouhari
Mitra Jouhari is a writer/comedian who lives in Brooklyn. Upcoming projects include an Adult Swim pilot called "Three Busy Debras" (which she co-wrote, co-starred, and co-produced with Sandy Honig and Alyssa Stonoha), writing for "High Maintenance" on HBO, and co-starring in the independent feature "F1", directed by Shahrzad Davani. She has written for "Miracle Workers" on TBS, "The President Show" on Comedy Central, and prior to that was a staffer at "Full Frontal w/ Samantha Bee" on TBS. TV/Film Credits include: "The Big Sick", "Broad City", "Friends From College", "Full Frontal", as well as videos for the New Yorker, IFC, Comedy Central, Above Average, Refinery29's RIOT, and more. Her writing has appeared in the LA Review of Books, American Bystander, McSweeney's, Reductress, Flaunt Magazine, Reality Beach, Splitsider, and Rookie. She co-hosts the monthly live show "It's a Guy Thing" at Union Hall. She is from Ohio which is why she is nice.
Patti Harrison
Patti Harrison
Patti Harrison is a comedian, actor, and writer living in Brooklyn, NY. Her television credits include appearances on "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon", "Broad City", and TBS's "Search Party". She is also featured in Paul Feig's upcoming film "A Simple Favor". Her work can also be seen on MTV, Comedy Central, Billboard.com, VICELAND, Conde Nast's "The Scene", and Seriously.TV. She's been called "Upsettingly funny" by Time Out New York, and featured in write-ups in The New York Times, Vulture, Splitsider, A.V Club, Paste Magazine, and more. She cohosts the monthly live comedy show "It's a Guy Thing" at Union Hall. She is tarnsgarnder!!!!!
Cole Escola
Cole Escola
A comedian, actor, and writer, Cole is largely known for his original comedy shorts which have been featured by A.V. Club and Paste Magazine. He co-created, wrote, and starred in the lo-fi, cult-hit TV show "Jeffery & Cole Casserole," and currently plays Chassie Tucker on "At Home with Amy Sedaris." His other TV credits include "Difficult People," "Mozart in the Jungle," "Nurse Jackie," "Law & Order," "Man Seeking Woman," and Netflix's "The Characters." He originated the role of Bridget Everett's fetus in "Rock Bottom" for The Public Theater in a performance Variety referred to as "heroic." His solo sketch shows have had sold out runs at Joe's Pub and have garnered praise and buzz from the likes of The New York Times, Vice News, and PAPER Magazine. He's been named one of the Out 100 and one of Time Out New York's Top Ten Downtown Cabaret Performers.
Alyssa Stonoha
Amy Zimmer
Amy Zimmer
Amy Zimmer is a comedian and writer, based in New York She performs at venues all over New York City, and has performed at the Upright Citizen's Brigade, the Annoyance Theatre, Ars Nova, BHQFU, The Cinderblock Comedy Festival, MoMA PS1 and the Brooklyn Museum. She hosts a monthly variety show called "That Was Fantastic" at New Women Space in Brooklyn, and her work has been featured in Funny Or Die, McSweeney’s, The New Yorker, The New York Television Festival, and Reductress.
Geraldine Viswanathan
Geraldine Viswanathan
Geraldine Viswanathan is an actor, comedian and writer from Australia. You might have seen her recently in “Blockers” (Universal/Seth Rogen). She also stars in “The Package” (Netflix/Ben Stiller), “Hala” (Overbrook/Jada Pinkett Smith) and the TV series “Miracle Workers” (TBS) which are all set to be released later this year. In Australia, her credits include “EMO The Musical” and TV series “Janet King”. She is part of a sketch group in Sydney called Freudian Nip.
Chase Montavon
Chase Montavon
Chase Montavon is a comedian and writer living in Brooklyn. He hosts a weekly radio show, Spooky Time, on KPISS.fm which airs live at 4pm every Saturday and can be listened to on Apple Podcasts. He also hosts a drag comedy show, Busted, at Vital Joint in Bushwick. To stay updated on upcoming shows and to hear toxic opinions follow him @chasemontavon on Twitter and Instagram.
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/