Anna Drezen

Anna Drezen

Jes Tom

Sun · April 21, 2019

Doors: 6:30 pm / Show: 7:00 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.

*Individual performer appearances subject to change without notice. 

Anna Drezen
Anna Drezen
ANNA DREZEN – Anna is a writer for NBC's SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE and the co-author of the books HOW TO WIN AT FEMINISM (HarperCollins, 2016) and HOW MAY WE HATE YOU (Potter Style, 2016). The latter, which was based on Anna’s experiences working as a concierge at a hotel in Times Square, was optioned by ABC this year and made into a pilot, starring Kat Dennings and directed by Will Gluck. She recently contributed to Kate McKinnon’s upcoming Audible series, HEADS WILL ROLL, collaborated with McKinnon on her 2017 Oscar nominee luncheon video, and consulted on Jena Friedman’s Adult Swim special, SOFT FOCUS. Other writing credits include; MTV, Cracked, Nylon and The Daily Dot. She has been featured in videos on CollegeHumor, Above Average, Buzzfeed, and Funny or Die. She was chosen to participate in Comedy Central’s 2017 UP NEXT showcase and can regularly be seen performing stand-up at colleges and clubs across the country. Anna is the editor-at-large of REDUCTRESS and is currently writing for Comedy Central's “Reductress" pilot starring Abby Elliott.
Jes Tom
Jes Tom
Jes Tom (they/them) is a New York-based actor, writer, and weird queer stand up comic, gleefully providing the nonbinary queer Asian American radical cyborg perspective that everyone never knew they wanted. As a comic, Jes has shared stages with Awkwafina, Kate Bornstein, Aparna Nancherla, and Rosie O'Donnell. As an actor, they appeared in the Amazon short film "Soojung Dreams of Fiji" (AAIFF “Audience Award”) and played the lead in “Anatomy of an Orchid" dir. Sonja O’Hara (Independent Magazine's “10 Filmmakers to Watch”). Their writing has been published by Reductress, By Shondaland, and Condé Nast's Them. In collaboration with fellow comedian Chewy May, Jes Tom wrote, co-directed, and starred in the viral video Ghost In The Shell PSA, which received praise on platforms such as Buzzfeed, Upworthy, Nextshark, iO9, and Perez Hilton. Jes has been featured in GO Magazine, Splitsider, and the Fader, and were named one of TimeOut New York's "LGBTQ POC Comedians We're Obsessed With." Jes was a 2018 StandUp NBC semifinalist. Their self-produced half hour comedy special, "COLD BREW" is available to watch on Vimeo.
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/