BackFat Variety

BackFat Variety

Emily Winter, Adam Wade

Thu · May 30, 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.

*Individual performer appearances subject to change without notice.

BackFat Variety
BackFat Variety
BackFat is a Time Out Critics' Pick comedic monthly variety show that's been going strong since 2012. It's is mix of actually-good standup, actually-funny music, and not-boring comedic readings.


Tix are $6 online and $8 at the door. The show is hosted by Larry Mancini (of the punk band The Tracys—now playing on the radio!) and Emily Winter (writer for NPR's "Ask Me Another," The New Yorker).
Emily Winter
Emily Winter
Emily Winter is a writer on NPR's "Ask Me Another" and an NBC Late Night Writers Workshop script judge. She's also written for The New Yorker's Shouts & Murmurs, Glamour, Fusion TV, TV Land, and The Barnes & Noble Review, and has performed at San Francisco SketchFest, The Limestone Festival, Laughing Skull and many others. Emily co-created WHAT A JOKE, an anti-Trump comedy festival that raised more than $50K for The ACLU over inauguration weekend in 2017. Emily hosts and co-produces three live shows: BackFat Variety, Comedy at Rose Gold, and Side Ponytail, is a Midwestern gal who loves cheese curds and fastpitch softball.
Adam Wade
Adam Wade
For the past thirteen years, Adam has been a fixture in both the New York City storytelling and comedy scenes. He is the winner of 20 SLAMS at The Moth (18 StorySLAM victories and 2 GrandSLAM Championships) with 20 different winning stories. He has toured across North America with The Moth Main Stage and has appeared on The Moth Radio Hour, and The Moth Podcast. Adam is a regular on the legendary comedic storytelling show Nights of Our Lives at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. He has also been part of such shows as Magnet Theater's Armando Diaz Experience, UCB's Asssscat 3000, Night Train with Wyatt Cenac, Big Terrific, The Liar Show, Mortified, and RISK, and has been featured in The New Yorker. Adam has been performing his Time Out New York Magazine's Critic's pick "You can't not like him!" monthly solo show The Adam Wade from NH Show since January 2010. The show is also a frequent New York Times 'Comedy Pick of the Week' and was part of Ruth Pennebaker's New York Times feature. His debut comedy album 'The Human Comedy' is available on iTunes and Google Play.
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/