The Lesbian Agenda

The Lesbian Agenda

Sophie Santos, Jess Salomon, Lauren Ashley Smith, Eman El-Husseini, Katie Hartman, Jordan Kleine

Tue · November 20, 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.

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 who Time Out NY recently named as one of the LGBTQ POC comedians you should know. A semi-finalist for both the Fox Writers Lab and Sundance Episodic Lab, she has written for MTV and 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). She is one half of the sultry sketch show, Riverdale Live (based on the hit CW show), and currently co-hosts The Lesbian Agenda, a Variety Show, at Union Hall. This summer she performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and in October, she'll be performing at The Kennedy Center in association with The Bentzen Ball.
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
Eman El-Husseini
Eman El-Husseini
Since her comedy debut Eman El-Husseini has racked up an impressive list of credits.

Traveling across Canada, the U.S and the Middle East she covers a wide range of topics, from how lesbians are the new gentlemen to her parents’ wedding anniversary landing on, you guessed it, September 11th.

The Montreal Gazette describes her as “Fearless and ferociously funny” and named her “The queen of Montreal comedy”

FESTIVAL APPEARANCES:

New York Arab American Comedy Festival (2008-2015)
Amman Standup Comedy Festival (2009)
Just For Laughs Festival (2010, 2012 + 2014)
and more!
Katie Hartman
Katie Hartman
Katie Hartman writes and performs as one half of the acclaimed NYC sketch comedy duo Skinny Bitch Jesus Meeting (Edinburgh Fringe, NYC Fringe, Austin Sketchfest, Women in Comedy Festival, Charleston Comedy Festival, etc.). SBJM was recently named “one of the twenty-five funny people that should have their own TV show” by Complex Magazine. She is co-creator/co-star of the web series "Made To Order" (madetoorderseries.com) which was recently was listed as one of "6 Brilliant Web Series" by Marie Claire. Katie can be seen on the popular series "High Maintenance" and with regularity on the Webby-winning YouTube channel "Barely Political." Katie improvises on Saturdays at 8pm with PIT house team Gypsy Danger.
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/