John Early: Literally Me

John Early: Literally Me

Yazan and the Gates Family Band, Hamm, Naomi Ekperigin

Friday · June 3, 2016

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

$15 adv / $18 dos

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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
Naomi Ekperigin
Naomi Ekperigin
Naomi Ekperigin is a New York City based actor, stand-up comedian and writer who was recently named one of Comedy Central's "Comics to Watch." She has appeared on "The Nightly Show," Sundance TV's "The Approval Matrix," VH1, MTV, and FX's "Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell." Most recently Naomi worked as a staff writer on season 3 of Broad City and the upcoming Hulu Original Series Difficult People, starring Julie Klausner and Billy Eichner.
Venue Information:
The Bell House
149 7th Street
Brooklyn, New York, 11215
http://www.thebellhouseny.com/