What Are You Afraid Of?

What Are You Afraid Of?

Erin Barker, Brian Kennedy, Tynan DeLong, Mara Wilson

Sun · April 19, 2015

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

$7 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.

What Are You Afraid Of?
What Are You Afraid Of?
Death, commitment, sock puppets -- everyone's afraid of something. Laugh at your fears as host Mara Wilson takes you through comedian and performers' anxieties (and a few of her own).
Erin Barker
Erin Barker
Erin Barker is senior producer of The Story Collider and a host of its live show in New York. She is the first woman to win The Moth's GrandSLAM storytelling competition twice and has appeared in its Mainstage and shows in cities across the country, as well as on its Peabody Award-winning show on PRX, The Moth Radio Hour. One of her stories was included in The Moth's New York Times-bestselling book, The Moth: 50 True Stories. She considers herself a Gryffindor.
Brian Kennedy
Brian Kennedy
Writer
Brian Kennedy is a writer/storyteller living in NYC. He's written for The Huffington Post and performed improv and sketch comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade. He tells stories on podcasts and at various venus, including The Moth -- where he's a StorySLAM winner. A long time ago, he wrote plays and produced them in the Minnesota Fringe Festival. Yes, he grew up in Minnesota. Yes, he still has the accent to prove it.
Tynan DeLong
Tynan DeLong is a comedian/actor/filmmaker/hyphenate based in Brooklyn, NY, who can currently be seen in the Netflix-streaming documentary Mortified Nation. He also regularly performs across the US in the Mortified stage show. He is an accomplished comedian who co-hosts the monthly comedy show CREEP, as well as the quarterly variety show Sotheby's On Ice. He has appeared in The Chris Gethard Show and is a regular contributor to MMN's The Special Without Brett Davis. In addition, he has appeared in Bridgetown Comedy Festival, written for OPB's Live Wire radio show, and was a finalist the Helium Comedy Club's Funniest Person Contest. A founding member of the Louise collective, he is an accomplished stage actor, appearing in Jesus the Barbarian, The Terrible Them, Lazer Wars, Bob's Your Uncle and The Lost Boys: Live!. He is also an avid filmmaker, writing, directing and editing several shorts which can be found on his YouTube and Vimeo channels. In his spare time, Tynan enjoys making music and jamming out with his band, Phish.
Mara Wilson
Mara Wilson
Mara Wilson is a recovering former child actor who writes plays, fiction, and nonfiction. Her writing has been featured on Cracked.com, Jezebel, Theatermania.com, Yahoo News, ThatGuyWithTheGlasses.com, BUST Magazine, The Huffington Post, and on her own website, MaraWilsonWritesStuff.com. She has told stories for ASSSSCAT 3000, RISK!, Showgasm, The Story Collider, The Jukebox Show, Tell It: Brooklyn, Funny Story, My High School Boyfriend Was Gay, The Storytime Hour, The Next Chapter, Political Subversities, and many others. She is currently working on a novel and trying to stop telling everyone that she's working on a novel. (It makes her nervous.)
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/