Reductress Presents: The St. Patrick's Day Wellness Retreat

Reductress Presents: The St. Patrick's Day Wellness Retreat

Phoebe Robinson, Christi Chiello, Julio Torres, Lane Moore, Akilah Hughes, Jen Spyra, Mandy Stadtmiller, Sudi Green, Pop Roulette, hosted by Anna Drezen

Thursday · March 17, 2016

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

$15 adv / $18 Door

Tickets 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.

Reductress Presents: The St. Patrick's Day Wellness Retreat
Reductress Presents: The St. Patrick's Day Wellness Retreat
Phoebe Robinson
Phoebe Robinson
Phoebe Robinson is a stand up comedian, writer, and actor who both TimeOut NY and Flavorpill have named one of the top ten comics working in NYC. Most recently, she appeared on Comedy Central'sBroad City, NBC's Last Comic Standing and the Today show, and is a writer on MTV's hit talking head show Girl Code.

When not working in television, Ms. Robinson is a writer for and contributes to The New York Times, bitch magazine,,, Refinery,,, and Her blog Blaria (aka Black Daria), which is rapidly approaching 150,000 views, has been featured on The Huffington Post, and has launched a podcast as well as a monthly stand up show at UCB East that she co-hosts with The Daily Show's Jessica Williams and it has consistently sold out since its inception nearly a year ago.

She recently just finished opening for The Daily Show's Wyatt Cenac and Broad City on their comedy tours and is currently a staff writer on Fuse's upcoming daily late night pop culture talk show. Follow her on Instragram at blariaakaphoeberobinson if you want to pictures of her afro in various weird shapes.
Christi Chiello
Armed with a seriously quirky voice, an intense musical theatre background and a ridiculous love for all things pop culture; CHRISTI CHIELLO disarms you with cuteness while slinging her unique brand of dark and absurd humor. She is fresh-faced, fearless and quickly becoming one of New York City's fastest rising comics.

Christi Chiello is a New York City-based stand up comedian, actress & voice over artist. She has been featured in Time Out NY and The Village Voice. Christi made her television debut this year on MTV's Girl Code and is a regular guest on MNN's The Special Without Brett Davis. Christi has appeared in numerous comedy festivals including the New York Comedy Festival, the Brooklyn Comedy Festival and the Women in Comedy Festival. You can hear Christi on WFMU radio station and on the hugely popular Keith and the Girl comedy podcast where she recently received the KATG award for "Best New Guest." Christi has competed in several roast battles including Brian Moses & Jeffrey Ross's RoastMaster Championship at The Stand. Christi is the Creek and the Cave award winner for "Best Girl" and she performs every night at major clubs and alt rooms in New York City.

Christi is a cast member on the popular talking-head web series ASKHOLES and the comedy web series SEEING OTHER PEOPLE. ACTORS a show she co-created with Lorelei Ramirez was directed by Julio Torres and just finished it's popular 2 month run at The Annoyance Theatre in Brooklyn. Christi is also a new cast member of the very popular Livia Scott Sketch Show at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Chelsea. The NY Times said LSSP is, "fast becoming one of the best and most imaginative shows in the city." Christi is also a contributing writer for SparkLife and you can hear some of her outrageous voices in the upcoming animation project from Lady Parts Justice featuring Lea Delaria & Ally Sheedy.
Julio Torres
Julio Torres
Julio Torres is a Brooklyn-based comedian and Space Prince who currently writes for Saturday Night Live. His abilities have also been put to use in the most recent seasons of The Chris Gethard Show and Billy on the Street. As a standup Julio was named a New Face of the Montreal Comedy Festival, a Comedy Central Comic to Watch and a finalist for Standup NBC. The New York Times has called him “avant-guarde,” “intriguing,” but most importantly: “young.”

It is hard to say where Julio first appeared, but some say it was in El Salvador before moving to New York to go to The New School.
Lane Moore
Lane Moore
Lane Moore is a stand-up comedian, writer, actor, and musician living in New York City. Paste Magazine named her #19 of the 75 Funniest People On Twitter, Brooklyn Magazine named her one of the 50 Funniest People In Brooklyn, BUST Magazine named her one of 10 Funny Ladies You Need To Be Watching, and The New York Times called her appearance on season five of HBO’s GIRLS “one of my favorite moments of this season…[Moore is] wonderful.” Her critically acclaimed comedy show Tinder LIVE! with Lane Moore is one of the most beloved comedy shows in New York City and is frequently names a New York Times Critic’s Pick andCBS called it one of the 5 Best Comedy Shows in NYC. BUST Magazine named her band It Was Romance the Best Band of 2015. She is a prolific writer for The Onion, McSweeney’s, Someecards, GQ, WitStream, MTV Video Music Awards, Elle, Esquire, Ms. Magazine, Marie Claire, former Sex & Relationships Editor at Cosmopolitan. In 2016, she won a GLAAD award for her work with Cosmopolitan for Best Overall Magazine Coverage and was also nominated for a 2016 White House LGBT Champions of Change award.
Akilah Hughes
Akilah Hughes is a writer, stand-up comedian and YouTuber residing in Brooklyn. Her work has been viewed millions of times on Refinery29, Huffpo, HelloGiggles, Elite Daily, Femsplain, MTV, Yahoo! and on her personal YouTube channel, It's Akilah, Obviously! She's currently a digital correspondent for Fusion's Pop and Culture team and a 2015 Sundance fellow. In the fall of 2016, Razorbill, an imprint of Penguin Random House, is publishing a collection of her personal essays.
Mandy Stadtmiller
Mandy Stadtmiller
Mandy Stadtmiller is an entertainment writer and comedian who was once named Funniest Reporter in New York, placed in the semi-finals of the Funniest Stand-Up in New York, created a "Sex and the City"-style dating column that became a sensation, and today she ranks as one of the Top 200 Most Influential Print Reporters, according to A frequent contributor to the gossip pages of Page Six, she has been described as "funny and sexy" by Punchline Magazine, calls her a "longtime favorite of ours." Stadtmiller has contributed to The New York Post, Playgirl, The LA Times, and Comedy Central as a featured comedian blogger. Her TV appearances include "The Insider," "Howard Stern TV," "The Joy Behar Show," "Good Day New York," and VH1′s "Rockumentaries".
Pop Roulette
Musical sketch comedy supergroup Pop Roulette perform their hilarious, biting and catchy songs with a full live band at Union Hall

Performers: Pop Roulette is Sudi Green (SNL), David Mizzoni, Matt Rogers, Amanda Shechtman, Tessa Skara, Rachel Wenitsky, Douglas Widick and Bowen Yang. Their singular content has been featured on College Humor, Funny or Die, Mashable and the group has performed at the Upright Citizen's Brigade Theater, The People's Improv Theater, Chicago Sketchfest and the Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival, plus many more venues all over NYC and the country.
hosted by Anna Drezen
Anna Drezen is a comedian living in Brooklyn, NY. Her darkly approachable humor style is approachable marketable but offbeatly weirdly adverbly humor humourly joking has been seen at the Out Of Bounds Festival in Austin, TX, the Women In Comedy Festival in Boston, Comedy as a Second Language, and the Del Close Marathon. As an actor, she's appeared on mtvU, Joe's Pub, College Humor, The, Funny or Die, and several super meaningful indie films. She co-created the hotel Tumblr "How May We Hate You?" which has been featured in the Daily Mail, New York Observer, Metro, and was named one of the top blogs of 2013 by Buzzfeed and Tumblr. Anna is a regular contributor for Reductress and Witstream and hosts Open Michelle at the UCB East. NYU-Tisch and RADA graduate. You can find her internet at or
Venue Information:
The Bell House
149 7th Street
Brooklyn, New York, 11215