Sweethearts of Comedy

Sweethearts of Comedy

Drew Anderson, Tim Platt, Cole Escola, Peter Smith, Rebecca O’Neal, Catherine Cohen, Larry Owens, Sam Taggart

Thu · January 3, 2019

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

$8.00 - $10.00

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This event is 21 and over

**PLEASE NOTE: This event will be mixed seated/standing. Arrive early for best seat selection.

*Individual comedian appearances subject to change without notice.

Sweethearts of Comedy
Sweethearts of Comedy
Drew Anderson and Tim Platt (Handmaid’s Tale: the Musical) are sweet boys who love comedy and each other. Join them as they gather some of their favorite comedians for a night of laughter and merriment. Won’t you join? Xoxo
Drew Anderson
Drew Anderson
Drew Anderson is a Brooklyn-based comic who came up in Chicago's bustling comedy scene.

While in Chicago he performed at the Laugh Factory, Zanies Chicago (Queer Comedy), Chicago Underground Comedy, Entertaining Julia as well as improvising regularly at the iO theater where he last produced the QWEIRDO show.

Now in NYC, he performs regularly at the UCB, The Stand, Union Hall, QED Astoria, Littlefield, Ars Nova, and is a co-host of the monthly show STEVIE at Our Wicked Lady in Bushwick. He has performed at the Out of Bounds Comedy Festival, Cinder Block Comedy Festival, & Crom Comedy Festival in Toronto. His writing has been featured on the NPR show Music&Stories.

Drew is also a proud actor/director with the Story Pirates, an educational organization that performs hilarious stories written by kids.
Tim Platt
Tim Platt
Tim Platt is a comedian, actor, and musician who has been featured on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, MasterClass with Steve Martin, and the Comedy Central series "Someones In Here". An alumni of the absurdist children's theater company The Story Pirates as well as the Upright Citizen Brigade's Lloyd Night, Tim is also one half of Pasic and Platt, a duo that puts on comedy theater events grounded in slow, tense, and emotionally honest scene work. Tim writes and puppeteers for Cartoon Monsoon, a live kids show for adults, and also wrote the song "V is for Vegetable" that will appear on Sesame Street this March. He hosts the monthly Made of Bugs: A Comedy Show with Music at the Footlight and co-hosts the experimental comedy show Sloop Jumbly at Vital Joint. Tim does stand up all over the city.
Cole Escola
Cole Escola
A comedian, actor, and writer, Cole is largely known for his original comedy shorts which have been featured by A.V. Club and Paste Magazine. He co-created, wrote, and starred in the lo-fi, cult-hit TV show "Jeffery & Cole Casserole," and currently plays Chassie Tucker on "At Home with Amy Sedaris." His other TV credits include "Difficult People," "Mozart in the Jungle," "Nurse Jackie," "Law & Order," "Man Seeking Woman," and Netflix's "The Characters." He originated the role of Bridget Everett's fetus in "Rock Bottom" for The Public Theater in a performance Variety referred to as "heroic." His solo sketch shows have had sold out runs at Joe's Pub and have garnered praise and buzz from the likes of The New York Times, Vice News, and PAPER Magazine. He's been named one of the Out 100 and one of Time Out New York's Top Ten Downtown Cabaret Performers.
Peter Smith
Peter Smith
Peter is a non-binary trans person making their way through showbiz.
Catherine Cohen
Catherine Cohen
Catherine Cohen is a comedian, actor, voiceover artist, and poet living in Brooklyn. She performs on a house team at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater and hosts the monthly variety show It's A Guy Thing at Union Hall, which was listed as one of Paste Magazine’s “10 Best Alt Comedy Shows in New York City." Her work has been featured on Splitsider, The New Yorker, The Huffington Post, New York Mag's The Cut, The Brooklyn Comedy Festival, and The New York Comedy Festival. Follow her @catccohen for tweets and Instagram poetry.
Larry Owens
Larry Owens
Larry is a performer, writer, director, and comedian residing in New York City.

He is a staff writer on upcoming TruTV show Paid Off, where the winner of each show will receive full student loan debt relief. Awesome!

Larry recently completed his first feature film, To Dust, opposite Matthew Broderick. Named one of TimeOutNY's "comedians we're obsessed with " Larry studied drama and improvisation at the School at Steppenwolf.
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.
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/