Book Club: A Comedy Show

Book Club: A Comedy Show

Colin Stokes, Blythe Roberson, Brett Davis, Fran Hoepfner, Karen Chee, Kevin Bauer

Sat · February 23, 2019

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

$8 advance / $10 day of show

This event is 21 and over

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

Book Club: A Comedy Show
Book Club: A Comedy Show
Book Club is a comedy variety show where hosts Colin Stokes and Blythe Roberson (The New Yorker, The Onion), along with some of NYC's best comedians, read the books so you don't have to.
Colin Stokes
Colin Stokes
Colin Stokes is the Associate Cartoon Editor at The New Yorker, and a contributor to The Onion. His work has appeared in those two places, as well as McSweeney’s, GQ, and an infinite number of others.
Blythe Roberson
Blythe Roberson
Blythe Roberson is a writer and comedian who lives in Brooklyn. She is a contributor to The New Yorker, The Onion, and ClickHole and a staffer at The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. She is currently writing a book, How To Date Men When You Hate Men, for Flatiron Books. Blythe is a member of the sketch group Lo-Fi NYC and hosts two variety shows at Union Hall: "The Scientists" and "Book Club."
Brett Davis
Brett Davis
Brett Davis performs comedy under the guises of his many twisted characters on stage and on his weekly, live late night variety television show The Special Without Brett Davis airing online worldwide. He was recently profiled by The New York Times, was the most recent winner of The Andy Kaufman Award, and he was named a "Comic to Watch" by Comedy Central. He also is the increasingly disturbed host of The Podcast For Laundry where he portrays a laundry obsessive who "forces guests to sit through the truest ramblings of a madman." He wrote, produced and starred in IFC's Boy Band, Comedy Central's Autumn With Dracula, The Chris Gethard Show, Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Jon Glaser Loves Gear, Animals, Our Cartoon President, Comedy Central, Adult Swim, MTV and the film Clara's Ghost (Sundance).
Fran Hoepfner
Fran Hoepfner
I’m a Chicago-based writer and stand-up comedian interested in whales, Southwest Michigan, flirting, classical music, astrology, where you buy nice candles, and the film, Force Majeure.

I perform stand-up in and around the city of Chicago and the midwest at large. Chicago Magazine recently named me the Best Rising Comic in 2016, which, thank you and also wow.
Karen Chee
Karen Chee
Karen Chee is a comedy writer/performer who contributes regularly to The New Yorker, McSweeney's, and Splitsider. She has also written for Reductress, Shondaland, Funny or Die, and The Washington Post. Around town, Karen does sketch comedy with Lo-Fi and improv with anyone who will let her.
Kevin Bauer
Kevin Bauer
Kevin Bauer is a Queens-based comedian who has been featured on MTV's 4:20 Theater, Puppy Bowl XIV commercials and Pix11 News at Ten. A member of the comedy group Lo-Fi NYC, Kevin also produces the acclaimed YouTube morning show Good Morning Astoria and performs weekly around the city.
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/