The Lesbian Agenda

The Lesbian Agenda

Sophie Santos, Jess Salomon, Liza Treyger, Rebecca Vigil, Taylor Ortega, Jessica Kirson

Wed · September 12, 2018

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

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.

The Lesbian Agenda
The Lesbian Agenda
Did you hear that lesbians are taking over the world? Well, when they’re not getting killed off on TV shows or busy playing with their hairless felines!

Sophie Santos and Jess Salomon bring you their Agenda™ with this banging variety show featuring the best lez, bi and queer comedians* of all time. Buckle up those Birkenstocks ladies... they’ve got big plans.

*lineup may include straights if they are very, very funny and/or were raised by two moms.
Sophie Santos
Sophie Santos
Sophie Santos is a comedian and writer based in Brooklyn, NY. A semi-finalist for both the Fox Writers Lab and NBCU/UCBT Diversity Scholarship, she has written for MTV and Passport Control with Mehdi Barakchian, a pilot for BRIC TV. She performs regularly at UCB and has been seen at venues such as Club Cumming, The Duplex, The Bell House and Union Hall (most recently with the sold out run of Handmaid’s Tale: The Musical)
Jess Salomon
Jess Salomon
is a Canadian comedian who recently made the move to New York with her Muslim wife because she has excellent comedic timing. Since making the move, Jess was selected to be a 2017 StandUP NBC finalist and had her stand up featured on SiriusXM’s Raw Dog. She’s done lots of cool festivals in America like the Laughing Skull Festival, San Francisco Sketch Fest and the Boston Comedy Festival.

In Canada she’s been in Just for Laugh’s OFF JFL, the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, and on CBC’s “The Debaters”. Her stand up has aired on CBC Television and can be heard on SiriusXM’s “Canada Laughs” and CBC’s “LOL”.

Fun fact: before comedy Jess used to be a U.N. war crimes lawyer. The jury is still out on whether this was a good move
Liza Treyger
Liza Treyger
Liza Treyger is a New York based stand up comic by way of Chicago and raised in Skokie!!!! She has her own comedy Central half hour and album, Glittercheese. She's appeared on Late Night with Seth Meyers, Chelsea Lately, @Midnight, This is Not Happening, Not Safe with Nikki Glaser, Horace & Pete, Adam Devine's House Party, and Lie Detectors.

She likes late 90s/early 2000's pop and soul music. She enjoys collaging, shopping, walking around NYC, private pools, chatting with friends and fighting with enemies, but mostly spending money, telling jokes, and giggling with girlfriends.
Rebecca Vigil
Rebecca Vigil
Bio: Rebecca Vigil is an actor and musical comedian working clubs and theaters all over the country. She is the co-creator and co-star of the award winning improvised musical about the love story of a real couple from the audience, Your Love, Our Musical. You may have heard her tell a story on the RISK! Podcast. And she can also be seen in the upcoming Netflix original movie, The Week Of.
Taylor Ortega
Taylor Ortega
Taylor Ortega is a writer, comedian, and actor based in New York City.

Most recently, she shot an episode of Succession (HBO) and is a regular writer and contributor to How Stuff Work’s pop culture podcast "The Daily Zeitgeist." Taylor also wrote for a Pilot Presentation for TruTV and, prior, wrote and starred in an episode of "Blank Meets Blank" on TruTV’s late night block Late Night Snack. She wrote for MTV's TRL reboot and worked as an entertainment writer at Elite Daily where, for two years, she covered everything from Lamar Odom's cheating scandal to Lamar Odom's overdose to Lamar Odom's physical therapy journey. Aside from writing curated entertainment news posts, she wrote original commentary on entertainment and social media related topics for the site. Taylor conducted exclusive interviews with celebrities and appeared in several of Elite Daily's video series, including "GenWhy" and "Elite Weekly." Prior to Elite Daily, she co-hosted PIT TV's weekly internet roundup series, "Who Won The Internet?" and wrote and hosted Cosmopolitan.com's "The Cosmo Catch Up." You can see Taylor live at UCB’s Maude Night with her sketch team Presley. Taylor has never failed to Escape The Room.
Jessica Kirson
Jessica Kirson
Jessica Kirson is a powerhouse on stage. Her countless comedic character videos have racked up over 30 million views on social media.

This year, Jessica will be featured playing herself on the HBO series Crashing with Pete Holmes. She has appeared on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon”, “The View, and “Kevin Can Wait.”

“I’d hate to follow her.” - Dave Attell
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/