Hell Yeah with James Cross

Hell Yeah with James Cross

James Cross, Akilah Hughes, Milly Tamarez, Jesse Roth, Colby Smith, Brooke Eliot, Shannon Odell

Mon · May 13, 2019

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

$5 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.

Hell Yeah with James Cross
Hell Yeah with James Cross
Former comedian James Cross has come here to do two things: tell great jokes and kick some ass, and he's all out of great jokes. Hell Yeah is a comedy show for people who are bored by regular comedy shows.
James Cross
Akilah Hughes
Akilah Hughes
Akilah Hughes is a writer, stand-up comedian and YouTuber residing in Brooklyn. Her work has been viewed millions of times on Refinery29, Huffpo, HelloGiggles, Elite Daily, Femsplain, MTV, Yahoo! and on her personal YouTube channel, It's Akilah, Obviously! She's currently a digital correspondent for Fusion’s Pop and Culture team and a 2015 Sundance fellow. In the fall of 2016, Razorbill, an imprint of Penguin Random House, is publishing a collection of her personal essays.
Milly Tamarez
Milly Tamarez
Milly Tamarez is a comedic actress based out of Brooklyn, New York. She has been featured on Vice, BET, Flama, Above Average, Univision, and Comedy Central. She is the one of the creators and producers of the Diverse as Fuck Festival a comedy festival that highlights diversity. She is one of the founders of the all women of color improv team Affirmative Action. As a main cast member of the online video sketch collective deadass her work has been featured in the Daily Dot, HelloGiggles, Galore Magazine, Adweek, CodeBlack Report. She is currently in the Advanced Study Program of the Upright Citizens Brigade. She is also a company member of Story Pirates. You can catch milly at any number of sketch and improv shows across NYC.
Jesse Roth
Jesse Roth
Jesse Roth is just your typical jewish girl based in New York City. She's originally from Los Angeles, so she likes to consider herself a "bicoastial babe". She studies improv, sketch and characters at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. She is a member of the indie team Babies, one half of comedy dance duo Two Boobs, the "she" in improv/sketch duo She & Tim , and host/producer of the monthly variety show Bitch Party. She also performs stand up around NYC. ​ ​She watches a lot of t.v. and eats a lot of chips.​ ​
Colby Smith
Colby Smith
Colby Smith is a comedian and writer based in New York City. He is the co-host of the weekly comedy show New Bits and can be heard every Sunday morning hosting Young Person's Radio on Radio Free Brooklyn. He has appeared in the Out of Bounds Comedy Festival, Montreal Sketch Fest, New York City Sketch Fest, North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival, and more, as well as videos for Funny or Die and IFC’s Comedy Crib.
Brooke Eliot
Brooke Eliot
Brooke is a writer and comedian currently residing in Brooklyn NY. She enjoys watching trash TV and staring into the abyss for prolonged periods of time. She has previously been a part of the art school acid dropout collective and currently is performing stand up around the city.
Shannon Odell
Shannon Odell
Shannon Odell is a Brooklyn based writer, comedian, and scientist. She co-hosts and produces Drunk Science, an experimental comedy show deemed “a stroke of genius” by Gothamist and a finalist in TruTV’s comedy break out initiative. She co-created, writes, and stars in the Inverse original series Your Brain on Blank, where she explains the science behind how everything-from alcohol to caffeine to puppies- affects the brain. She can be seen on The Science Channel where she acts as a regular science correspondent for the show, What on Earth!. She performs monthly with her improv group MOOF at the UCB theater. She can also be seen at Weill Cornell Medicine, where she is a Neuroscience PhD candidate studying the epigenetic underpinnings of hippocampal function.
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/