Risk! featuring Kevin Allison and more!

Risk! featuring Kevin Allison and more!

Kevin Allison, Jerry Franklin, Jeff Hiller, John Early, Janelle James, Tracey Segarra, plus special guests!

Wednesday · December 14, 2016

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

$15.00

Tickets Available at the Door

This event is 21 and over

*Please note that this event will be mixed seating/standing. Please arrive early for the best seat selection.

Risk!
Risk!
RISK! is a live show and podcast “where people tell true stories they never thought they’d dare to share in public” hosted by Kevin Allison, of the legendary TV sketch comedy troupe The State. The award-winning live show happens monthly in New York and Los Angeles. It’s featured people like Janeane Garofalo, Lisa Lampanelli, Kevin Nealon, Margaret Cho, Marc Maron, Sarah Silverman, Lili Taylor, Rachel Dratch, Andy Borowitz and more, dropping the act and showing a side of themselves we’ve never seen before. The weekly podcast gets hundreds of thousands of downloads each month. Slate.com called it “jaw-dropping, hysterically funny, and just plain touching.”
Kevin Allison
Kevin Allison
(Risk!, The State)
Kevin Allison is the host and creator of the wildly popular podcast, RISK!
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.
Janelle James
Janelle James
Janelle James is a New York based comedian that can be seen on NBC Seeso's Night Train with Wyatt Cenac, @midnight on Comedy Central and Uproarious on Fuse (2016). She was included in the Just For Laughs Montreal's New Faces category for 2016, named one of the The 50 Most Funny People in Brooklyn 2016 and has been featured for her outstanding performance ability in the The New York Times, Portland Tribune and Time Out Magazine. Janelle can also be seen touring with Chris Rock as part of his Total Blackout Tour 2017.
Tracey Segarra
Tracey Segarra launched her career in New York City as a reporter and editor for local newspapers and national wire services, interviewing assorted politicians, celebrities and criminals. She now heads up marketing for a professional services firm. She is a 2-time Moth StorySlam winner, a Moth GrandSlam champion and the host of a new storytelling show on Long Island, "Now You're Talking!"
Venue Information:
The Bell House
149 7th Street
Brooklyn, New York, 11215
http://www.thebellhouseny.com/