Book Club: A Comedy Show

Book Club: A Comedy Show

Blythe Roberson, Colin Stokes, Josh Gondelman, Julia Claire, Sage Boggs, Eliza Cossio

Sat · June 9, 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.

Book Club: A Comedy Show
Book Club: A Comedy Show
Book Club is a comedy variety show where hosts Colin Stokes and Blythe Roberson (The New Yorker, The Onion), along with some of NYC's best comedians, read the books so you don't have to.
Blythe Roberson
Blythe Roberson
Blythe Roberson is a writer and comedian who lives in Brooklyn. She is a contributor to The New Yorker, The Onion, and ClickHole and a staffer at The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. She is currently writing a book, How To Date Men When You Hate Men, for Flatiron Books. Blythe is a member of the sketch group Lo-Fi NYC and hosts two variety shows at Union Hall: "The Scientists" and "Book Club."
Colin Stokes
Colin Stokes
Colin Stokes is the Associate Cartoon Editor at The New Yorker, and a contributor to The Onion. His work has appeared in those two places, as well as McSweeney’s, GQ, and an infinite number of others.
Josh Gondelman
Josh Gondelman
Josh Gondelman is a writer and comedian who incubated in Boston before moving to New York City, where he currently lives and works as a writer for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. Onstage, Josh charms audiences using his good-natured storytelling and cracks them up with his sharp, pointy wit. He takes topics from surprise parties to his experience teaching preschool and makes them all equally hilarious. This spring, he made his late night standup debut on Conan (TBS), and he can also be seen on the first season of Night Train With Wyatt Cenac (SeeSo). Josh’s newest comedy album Physical Whisper debuted in March at #1 on the iTunes comedy charts (as well as #4 on the Billboard comedy chart) and stayed there for…well…longer than he expected, honestly.
Julia Claire
Julia Claire
Julia is a Boston-based comedian whose parents are still hoping she will one day become a lobbyist. She began doing stand-up in the summer of 2014, and since then has quickly become a staple in the Boston comedy scene, pedaling her sharp, almost always self-deprecating jokes to clubs and colleges all over the East Coast and beyond. She has performed in the Boston Comedy Festival, the Limestone Comedy Festival and the Brooklyn Comedy Festival and has opened for Aparna Nancherla, Beth Stelling, Aidy Bryant and Gina Yashere. She has been featured on NPR's You're the Expert and Nerdist's Competitive Erotic Fan Fiction.
Sage Boggs
Sage Boggs
Sage is a writer for the Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon. He's also been a freelance contributor for SNL Weekend Update and Playboy. You can catch him performing comedy around New York City.
Eliza Cossio
Eliza Cossio
Eliza Cossio is the Senior Latina Correspondent on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. She performs improv with the Daily Show writers team at UCB and does stand-up and improv all around New York.
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/