Open Flame: Proud AF

Open Flame: Proud AF

Peter Valenti, Sam Campbell, Simone Leitner, Sydnee Washington, Nicole Pasquale, Brian Bahe, Dre Knight, Sofia Dobrushin

Thu · June 6, 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.

Open Flame: Proud AF
Open Flame: Proud AF
Peter Valenti, Sam Campbell, and Simone Leitner host Open Flame, the hot queer happening where a comedy show meets an LGBTQ+ social. They’ll join New York's funniest queer comedians devoted to entertaining you and your dearest loved ones in the name of pride, ok!?!?!
Peter Valenti
Peter Valenti
Peter Valenti is a New York City based comedian, actor, and writer. They cohost the monthly live comedy show OPEN FLAME, described as ‘joyous’ and ‘beloved’ by Time Out NY and featured in write-ups in The New York Times and Bushwick Daily. They perform comedy all over this one Earth.
Sam Campbell
Sam Campbell
Sam Campbell is a comedian, activist, and preschool teacher whose comedy reflects all the giggles, glitter, and gags that come from her dynamic daily life. Sam writes and performs as a sketch comedian, satirist, and improviser and aspires to one day be a guest judge on Ru Paul’s Snatch Game.
Simone Leitner
Simone Leitner
Simone Leitner is a comedian, experimental video artist, musician, and writer native to New York. They perform stand-up and characters across the city with as many instruments and gadgets as they see fit.
Sydnee Washington
Sydnee Washington
Was born in New York City but spent most of her childhood in Oakland, California. Sydnee was recently honored as an “UpNext” comedian at Comedy Central’s Clusterfest. Sydnee co-hosts a super high energy and hilarious monthly Comedy show in the Lower East Side called 'Hot Box Comedy'--where she consistently wins over the jaded New Yorkers who brave the city’s comedy scene. Her humor and view toward vanity, dating both sexes, and how to party safely as a woman are both unique and refreshing.

A cast member in MTV's international tv show "Vidiots". Has a solo show called "Death of a Bottle Girl". Cohost of the very popular podcast "The UnOfficial Expert”. And has appeared on TruTv VH1 and various YouTube videos for GQ, Cosmo, and Elite Daily.
Nicole Pasquale
Nicole Pasquale
Nicole Pasquale is an actor, comedian, director, host, producer, and writer based in Brooklyn, New York. Originally from Anchorage, Alaska she studied at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy, the New School, the Upright Citizens Brigade in New York and Second City in Chicago. A proud former host of the indie improv darling show Kaleidoscope and the video series Mic Check, you can now catch her hosting WOKE AF: A Mind-Opening Variety Show, an all-inclusive comedy show about social issues, every first Thu. of the month at UCBT East Village. You may have seen Nicole improvise with great UCBT teams such as Blush and Zaddy, you can now see her play at Asian AF at UCBT and the improvised This American Life at Caveat. She loves what she does and she loves her dog J, even though J has chewed up and destroyed two expensive vibrators.
Brian Bahe
Brian Bahe
Brian Bahe is a Native American, queer stand-up comedian and writer originally from Phoenix, Arizona, now based in New York City. His jokes touch on his cultural experiences growing up and his present day navigation of New York City while being neither rich nor hot, all of which is told from an unheard perspective in comedy. He’s performed at clubs and theaters across the country such as Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre NYC, Punch Line Philly, and Punch Line SF. He's been a featured performer at festival across the country including SF Sketchfest, Women in Comedy Festival, and Los Angeles Diversity in Comedy Festival.
Dre Knight
Dre Knight
As a born and bred, ride or die Brooklynite, Dre Knight’s major goal in life is to take Fort Greene back. Until that happens, they are content rewatching Beyonce Homecoming and questioning what life could’ve been like had they, like Beyonce, been born a Virgo. Dre has pitched content for executives at Tru TV and can be seen at shows around New York City amping up their queer and of color communities to the maximum fucking level.
Sofia Dobrushin
Sofia Dobrushin
Sofia Dobrushin is a Brooklyn based actor/director/comedian/aspiring dog parent. You might have seen her spilling milk on this past season of HBO’s High Maintenance or pouring milk while nannying the children of bk. Whether your cup is half full or half empty Sof’s got you covered. To keep up with her antics follow her on insta @oh.sofritas
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/