John Early: Literally Me

John Early: Literally Me

Yazan and the Gates Family Band, Hamm, Liza Treyger

Thursday · June 2, 2016

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

$15 adv / $18 dos

Tickets at the Door

This event is 21 and over

Help John Early pick his headshots LIVE in Literally Me (3 time New York Times Critics' Pick), a searingly intimate evening of stand up, short films, and music.

"Endearingly honest and absurdly funny." -New York Times

"A cross between Dennis the Menace and Christopher Guest." -PAPER Magazine

"Swishy." -Vanity Fair

 

** Please note this event will be mixed seated/standing. Arrive early for best seat selection.

John Early
John Early
John Early is a comedian who wrote, created, and starred in a critically acclaimed miniseries for Vimeo called 555 with frequent collaborator Kate Berlant, directed by Andrew DeYoung. He also wrote, executive produced, and starred in his own episode of Netflix's THE CHARACTERS. John has appeared on TV in WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER, 30 ROCK, BROAD CITY, DIFFICULT PEOPLE, HIGH MAINTENANCE, LOVE, PORTLANDIA, HATERS BACK OFF, and ANIMALS and in the films OTHER PEOPLE, NEIGHBORS 2, and FORT TILDEN. He plays Elliott in SEARCH PARTY on TBS and will soon appear in the films FUN MOM DINNER, BEATRIZ AT DINNER written by Mike White and THE DISASTER ARTIST opposite Sharon Stone. He was a writer for Season 4 of BILLY ON THE STREET. While in New York, he was an Artist in Residence and Comedy Curator at Ars Nova, where he hosted the variety show Showgasm. He performed his solo show Literally Me (4 time New York Times Critics' Pick) at Joe's Pub and The Bell House, and co-hosted a weekly stand up show at Cake Shop. He has performed stand up at various comedy festivals including Montreal Just For Laughs, Bonnaroo, South by Southwest, Pemberton, Treasure Island, Outside Lands, Riot LA, and Festival Supreme. He was born in Nashville, Tennessee and is a graduate of the Atlantic Acting School at Tisch School of the Arts NYU.
Yazan and the Gates Family Band
Yazan and the Gates Family Band
Yazan is an expressive alien; a student of the science of self; a proclaimer and a reclaimer of rock n roll; a significant part pizza. Yazan is forever a middle child, yearning for your attention. He learned to sing so that you would maybe listen to him. Yazan is also a new formation who are eagerly working on a new record to be released later this year.
Hamm
Hamm
HAMM aka Theda Hammel is an incredibly successful model. She has released an EP of original music called "Very Great" and a set of Sondheim covers called "SondHamm" both of which can be heard at majortransceleb.com. She also occasionally releases video podcasts to YouTube. If you're free on a Tuesday and are emotionally damaged come to her weekly event Rageaholics: An Oasis of Peace for Turbulent Homosexuals at Macri Park, from 7:00-10:00. Multiple TONYs, BAFTAs, and Oscars
Liza Treyger
Liza Treyger
Liza Treyger is from the former Soviet Union where jokes aren't allowed so she moved to America and has been telling jokes in Chicago and loving it. For close to two years she was creator and co-producer of one of Chicago's most loved weekly showcases, Riot Comedy. In the past year she's been able to travel the country performing with her friends and heroes in amazing venues and prestigious and super fun festivals like The Bridgetown Comedy Festival and Just for Laughs Chicago.
Venue Information:
The Bell House
149 7th Street
Brooklyn, New York, 11215
http://www.thebellhouseny.com/