NPR's Ask Me Another with "Godfather of Harlem" Ilfenesh Hadera
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Thursday, August 29
6:45pm Doors・7:30pm Show
Ask Me Another is the rambunctious live show from NPR and WNYC that mixes trivia games with comedy and music to make an hour of mind-boggling fun. Host Ophira Eisenberg invites guests, celebrities, and listeners alike to take on challenges and to be serenaded by house musician Jonathan Coulton, with one contestant crowned the episode’s Ask Me Another champion.
Ask Me Another is recorded live at The Bell House in Brooklyn, NY.
Ask Me Another is a co-production of NPR and WNYC.
6:45pm Doors / 7:30pm Show
$15 adv / $20 door
*Please note this event will be mixed seated/standing. Arrive early for best seat selection.
VIP Guest: Ilfenesh Hadera (Godfather of Harlem)
Ilfenesh recently wrapped Season 2 of Spike Lee’s Netflix hit series SHE’S GOTTA HAVE IT, the reboot of his iconic film. She reprises her role as ‘Opal Gilstrap,’ one of Nola Darling’s love interests. Ilfenesh also recently starred as FBI Agent ‘Kay Daniels’ in the ABC series DECEPTION, produced by Greg Berlanti. She appeared in the award-winning HBO mini-series SHOW ME A HERO opposite Oscar Isaac. This poignant true story about the Yonkers 1980’s housing crisis featured Ilfenesh as ‘Alma Febles,’ a single mother from the Dominican Republic struggling to keep her family together. Ilfenesh is also known for her recurring role on Showtime’s hit show BILLIONS playing ‘Deb Kawi,’ Damien Lewis’ smart and steadfast assistant. Additional television credits include FX’s Emmy Award winning MASTER OF NONE opposite Aziz Ansari, DIFFICULT PEOPLE (HULU) starring Julie Klausner and Billy Eichner, Marvel’s THE PUNISHER, ABC’s CONVICTION opposite Hayley Atwell, NBC’s CHICAGO FIRE, and NBC’s THE BLACKLIST.
Ilfenesh starred as ‘Stephanie Holden’ – Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s love interest – in the Paramount reboot of BAYWATCH. A frequent collaborator with Spike Lee, Ilfenesh also appeared in his films CHIRAQ opposite Samuel L. Jackson and OLDBOY opposite Josh Brolin.
Ilfenesh resides in Harlem, New York, where she was born and raised.
The Bell House
149 7th Street
(Between 2nd and 3rd Ave)
Brooklyn, NY, 11215