Rent Party

Rent Party

Farah Brook, Yedoye Travis, Chris Gethard, Friends Who Folk, Jo Firestone, Nore Davis, Wanjiko Eke

Wed · July 18, 2018

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

$8 Advance / $10 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. 

Rent Party
Rent Party
Rent Party is a improvised music and stand up show that’s about as much fun as you can fit into one place. Yedoye Travis, Farah Brook and the backing band, The Original Lineup, invite New York’s best comedians to tell jokes and stories set to some of the best music in the city.

Rent Party: Ep 2 w/Kenny DeForest, Shalewa Sharpe, Will Miles

Farah Brook
Farah Brook
Farah Brook hopes to heal you through the art form of comedy. Her work has been featured in Time Magazine, NY Times, HuffPo, People Magazine, Vulture and more. Farah is the creator and host of the critically acclaimed podcast Psychic Hotline. She is a contributing writer for Reductress and plays Serena Joy in the parody Handmaid's Tale The Musical. Follow her online @farahbrook and please respect that she is verified.

Check out her solo show FARAH BROOK: I'M NOT THAT GIRL coming to Union Hall on November 14th.
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.
Chris Gethard
Chris Gethard
Chris Gethard is the host and star of Funny or Die's "The Chris Gethard Show" on TruTV and the host of the popular Earwolf podcast "Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People". Chris recently starred in the Mike Birbiglia film, “Don’t Think Twice" and can be seen as ‘Todd’ on Comedy Central’s “Broad City". Other credits include “Inside Amy Schumer,” “Parks and Recreation”, “The Office” and the film “The Heat.” Chris is also the author of the book "A Bad Idea I’m About to Do".
Friends Who Folk
Friends Who Folk
Comedic folk duo Friends Who Folk (Rachel Wenitsky and Ned Riseley) host an evening of comedy, folk, and friendship, with help from some beautiful guests!

Part concert, part variety show, part seance, all deranged, Friends Who Folk & Friends invites audiences to explore the power of music - its ability to transform, numb, and alienate. We are friends and we love to folk.
Jo Firestone
Jo Firestone
Jo Firestone is a Brooklyn-based comedian whose work can be seen on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Joe Pera Talks With You, The Chris Gethard Show, and heard on Earwolf and WFMU. Her half hour special aired on Comedy Central in 2016, and her album, "The Hits" is available now on Comedy Central Records. If you like puns, check out her game, Punderdome: A Card Game for Pun Lovers.
Nore Davis
Nore Davis
Nore Davis is a New York-based comedian who delivers an energetic performance filled with witty quips and sharp punch lines, combined with an amazing stage presence. He has appeared on Comedy Central’s Inside Amy Schumer, HBO’s Last Week Tonight, MTV’s Nikki & Sara Live, Sasheer Zamata’s Play Time, The Artie Lange Show, HBO’s Boardwalk Empire and will appear in the upcoming feature Go/Don’t Go in 2019. His standup can be seen on Conan, and he has appeared in many videos on College Humor and was featured on WNYC 2’s Dope Queens Podcast with Phoebe Robinson & Jessica Williams. Davis also wrote on Seriously.tv and on Jessica Williams’ Comedy Central pilot. His self-produced Amazon special You Guys are Dope is out now, as well as his most recent album, Too Woke, which released November 2018 on Blonde Medicine.
Wanjiko Eke
(Brooklyn Comedy Festival)
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/