Jenny's Birthday Variety Show

Jenny's Birthday Variety Show

Jenny Gorelick, Addie Weyrich, Mary Kate Doherty, Sam Taggart, DJ @rlos Charlie, Community Dance Corps, Dewayne Perkins, Clare O'Kane, Sydnee Washington, Shantira Jackson

Wed · August 29, 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.

Jenny's Birthday Karaoke Show
Jenny's Birthday Karaoke Show
"Ms. Gorelick is really onto something" - NYTimes
"Frighteningly upbeat" - Time Out New York

Comedian JENNY GORELICK (Improv Everywhere) celebrates monthly with a BIRTHDAY-THEMED VARIETY SHOW & BLOW-OUT)! This is NEW YORK's most celebratory & self-absorbed comedy show!

It is the party of the year, every month! Previous shows have been a Surprise Party, Clubbing, Magic Show, Slumber Party...and more!

JENNY’S BIRTHDAY has been running since December 2016 at Union Hall, Legion Bar, and Artichoke Pizza and featured in the Skint, Comedy Cake, Time Out New York, and the NYTimes.
Jenny Gorelick
Jenny Gorelick
JENNY GORELICK is a comedy producer, performer, and birthday girl who the NYTimes thinks "is really onto something." She celebrates her birthday every month with her long-running variety show JENNY'S BIRTHDAY at Union Hall. In fact, she loves birthdays so much that she had a Sweet Sixteen on the Q Train in a viral video with Improv Everywhere that received 44M views. She was once called an "unassuming gal" by MTV, but we all know that was mistaken. In addition, she produces an all-female stand up comedy show to benefit relief for natural disasters called Her-icane that has raised thousands of dollars and was featured in the NYTimes. Taxi TV's Sandy Kenyon believes she is a "star of tomorrow," and now she can die happy.
Addie Weyrich
Addie Weyrich
Addie Weyrich is a Philly raised, New York based comedian, actor, and writer. You can see her all over the place, like on HBO, AdultSwim, Amazon or on stage in numerous bars and basements. If you don't like bars and basements, she gets it, just like, follow her on Instagram at @addieyomind or something.
Mary Kate Doherty
Mary Kate Doherty
Mary Kate really loves attention, so much so that she had a lip ring for 5 months in 2010. She is a comedian and artist located in Brooklyn and she desperately wants you to like her. She wants you to know this has nothing to do with her parents divorce. MTV, PIT, UCB. You can follow her on instagram: @gotnutmilk or twitter: @marykatedirty
Sam Taggart
Sam Taggart
Sam is a standup, writer, and actor living in Brooklyn. He is a creator of various live shows such as Live on Broadgay, Sam's BIG Day, and Lake Homo High. He also co-hosts the standup shows Future Forms and Stevie. He's had videos featured on IFC, acted on The Late Show w/ Stephen Colbert, and was named one of Brooklyn's 50 funniest comedians by Brooklyn Magazine.
Community Dance Corps
Community Dance Corps
The Community Dance Corps (CDC) is an all-female dance team comprised of some of New York’s most talented comedians and actresses. The CDC creates humorous (but cool!) dance routines and practices as a team twice a month. Dances are quirky, punchy, and sometimes gorgeous. You’ve been warned!
Dewayne Perkins
Dewayne Perkins
Dewayne Perkins is a New York based Chicago born and raised writer/comedian, who TimeOut New York recently named a Breakout LGBQT Comedian to watch. Dewayne is currently a writer on Michelle Wolf's upcoming Netflix late night show “The Break with Michelle Wolf” and recently wrote for the 2018 White House Correspondents Dinner. He is a former cast member on MTV's “Wild N Out” and was a NBC Stand Up For Diversity 2017 semi-finalist. A DePaul University graduate, Dewayne’s an alumni of the Second City Touring Company, writer/performer of the Second City/Woolly Mammoth collaboration “Black Side of the Moon” and a member of the award winning improv team 3Peat, who’s Comedy Central web short that he wrote, The Blackening, went viral with more than 14 million views.. Dewayne also makes up half of the duo, Bleep that Bleep. Their original shows include Beyonce ft. Jesus and Uncle Tom & Jerry Curl, and their NYTVF "Best Short Form" award winning web series Starving Artists. Dewayne is also a technically trained ballet and hip-hop dancer, performing with the Paris Opera Ballet in their first American tour of the ballet Giselle and Bolero and placing 7th nationally in" Hip Hop Internationals" in Las Vegas. You can catch him doing stand up all over New York, Chicago, and LA. He is represented by APA and Artists
Clare O'Kane
Clare O'Kane
Clare O'Kane is an actress, comedian and writer from San Jose, California. She has performed in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, SF Sketchfest, FunFunFun Fest, and other wonderful, independent festivals around the country, such as:
The Comedy Exposition (Chicago)
Crom Comedy Festival (Omaha)
Too Much Funstival (Denver)
The Savage Henry Comedy Festival (Humboldt)
Hell Yes Fest (New Orleans)
Ryan Stiles' Stand Up Summer Slam (Alberta)
Uncle Funny's Improv, Stand-Up and Trampoline Consortium's Annual Pig Picnic (Cleveland)
The Red Rock Haha UhOh Oopsie County Fair (Fort Collins)
and more!
She has been described as "sarcastic" and "half-Asian". Along with being a stand up, Clare is also one-third of the sketch group Blessed. They have made a couple of very funny videos, none of which have gone viral. When she's not sneezing or whatever, Clare travels around the country to perform stand-up comedy and "seize the day". She hopes to get that tattooed on her lower back (for free) someday. She currently lives in Los Angeles, California with a guy and a cat.
Sydnee Washington
Sydnee Washington
Was born in New York City but spent most of her childhood in Oakland, California. Sydnee was recently honored as an “UpNext” comedian at Comedy Central’s Clusterfest. Sydnee co-hosts a super high energy and hilarious monthly Comedy show in the Lower East Side called 'Hot Box Comedy'--where she consistently wins over the jaded New Yorkers who brave the city’s comedy scene. Her humor and view toward vanity, dating both sexes, and how to party safely as a woman are both unique and refreshing.

A cast member in MTV's international tv show "Vidiots". Has a solo show called "Death of a Bottle Girl". Cohost of the very popular podcast "The UnOfficial Expert”. And has appeared on TruTv VH1 and various YouTube videos for GQ, Cosmo, and Elite Daily.
Shantira Jackson
Shantira Jackson
Shantira Jackson is Chicago transplant newly based in Brooklyn. She is a writer-performer and currently a writer for BET's sketch show 50 Central. Shantira is a former writer for Cards Against Humanity and a Second City Mainstage Alum. She can be seen performing all over the country with her critically acclaimed improv group 3Peat. Follow her on Twitter (@tira_son).
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/