Risk! featuring Kevin Allison

Risk! featuring Kevin Allison

Kevin Allison, Matt Koff, Andy Christie, Mike Brown, Amy Oestreicher

Wednesday · July 26, 2017

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

$15.00

Tickets at the Door

This event is 21 and over

*Please note that this event has been moved to The Bell House Frontier Room and will be standing with very limited seating

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!
Matt Koff
Matt Koff
Matt is currently staffed as a writer on The Daily Show With Jon Stewart. He has also written for IFC's Onion News Network, GSN's The Newlywed Game, Comedy Central's Tosh.0 blog, and was a recurring panelist on The History Channel series I Love the 1880s. As a stand-up comedian, Matt can be seen on the forthcoming season of Adam DeVine's House Party on Comedy Central. He has toured with such names as John Oliver and Mike Lawrence and can be seen regularly in New York at the Comic Strip, UCB Theater, and Littlefield.

In 2010, Matt won Time Out New York's Joke of the Year contest and his web series with colleague Dan McCoy, 9am Meeting, won Best Animated Pilot at the New York Television Festival. In 2012, Matt wrote and starred in The Matt Koff Show, a live sketch show directed by UCB's Will Hines.

Matt currently lives in Brooklyn, NY without a wife, kids, or even so much as a pet. Pretty sad stuff.
Andy Christie
Andy Christie
Andy Christie’s writing has appeared in The Moth storytelling anthology, The New York Times, Elle and in the Thomas Beller anthology "Lost And Found: Stories From New York." His autobiographical stories have been heard on Peabody Award winning The Moth Radio Hour and on WFUV's Cityscape. His humor book, "I Wasn’t Kidding" was published by Random House in the United States and the United Kingdom. Consequently his work can be found on remainder shelves spanning two continents. He is creative director of Slim Films, a NYC-based animation and illustration studio and creator & host of The Liar Show. www.TheLiarShow.com
Mike Brown
Mike Brown
Mike Brown is a comedian and writer from Harlem, New York.He’s performed at Caroline’s Comedy Club, Stand Up NY, and other comedy clubs and college throughout the US. Mike Brown’s first time doing stand up was in the third grade for a talent show. He didn’t win. Those judges were idiots. He has appeared on Oprah Winfrey Network doing stand-up comedy. That’s the Oprah Winfrey Network, not to be confused with the Oprah Winfrey Show … unless the show sounds better and you can keep a secret. He recently performed stand-up comedy at San Francisco SketchFest and was named one of RooftopComedy.com’s Comics to Watch 2012. His work can be heard on SIRIUS XM Radio, Yahoo and many other media outlets.
Amy Oestreicher
Amy Oestreicher
Amy Oestreicher is a PTSD peer-to-peer specialist, artist, author, writer for The Huffington Post, speaker for TEDx and RAINN, health advocate, award-winning actress, and playwright. As a survivor and “thriver” of multiple traumas, Amy eagerly shares the gifts of life’s “beautiful detours” her educational programming, writing, mixed media art, performance and inspirational speaking. Amy has headlined international conferences on leadership, entrepreneurship, women’s rights, mental health, disability, creativity, and domestic violence prevention. She is a SheSource Expert, a “Top Mental Health” writer for Medium, and a regular lifestyle, wellness, and arts contributor for over 70 notable online and print publications, and and her story has appeared on NBC’s TODAY, CBS, Cosmopolitan, Seventeen Magazine, Washington Post, Good Housekeeping, MSNBC, among others.
Venue Information:
The Bell House
149 7th Street
Brooklyn, New York, 11215
http://www.thebellhouseny.com/