Plan B: A benefit for Planned Parenthood with Phoebe Robinson, Michelle Wolf, Matteo Lane, Janelle James, Julio Torres, Jo Firestone, DJ Sadie Dupuis, and more!

Plan B: A benefit for Planned Parenthood with Phoebe Robinson, Michelle Wolf, Matteo Lane, Janelle James, Julio Torres, Jo Firestone, DJ Sadie Dupuis, and more!

Monday · January 16, 2017

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

$20.00

Sold Out

This event is 21 and over

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

**Lineup Subject to Change

 

Michelle Buteau
Michelle Buteau
Born in New Jersey to Caribbean parents, actress/comedian Michelle Buteau brings her unique perspective and big personality to stage and screen. Michelle has had stand-up specials on Netflix and Comedy Central, as well as an album called SHUT UP!, which was released on Comedy Central Records. She has also been featured on 2 DOPE QUEENS on HBO. She can be seen in the film ALWAYS BE MY MAYBE with Ali Wong, in a recurring role on the new TALES OF THE CITY series for Netflix, and she is a series regular in the TV remake of FIRST WIVES CLUB for BET which will premiere this summer. Other TV credits include HIGH MAINTENANCE, RUSSIAN DOLL, and BROAD CITY. In the podcast space, prior to co-hosting ADULTING, she produced and hosted the talk show LATE NIGHT WHENEVER for WNYC Studios.
Michelle Wolf
Michelle Wolf
Michelle Wolf has quickly established herself as a major voice in the comedy world and is poised for a breakout year in 2018. She is currently the host of her new weekly comedy-variety series The Break with Michelle Wolf, which streams on Netflix. Earlier this year, Wolf made headlines when she hosted the “most watched” White House Correspondent’s Dinner ever. In December 2017 Michelle’s first hour-long stand-up special Michelle Wolf: Nice Lady, premiered on HBO. The well-reviewed special, tackled a wide range of topics from her surprising thoughts on feminism, the environment and how nature is sexist to the mystery surrounding public bathrooms, why Hilary Clinton could not be a “nice lady” and more of life’s everyday absurdities.

Prior to launching The Break, Wolf worked as an on-air contributor and writer for Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Trevor Noah and as a writing supervisor and performer on Late Night with Seth Meyers, where she also made her late-night television debut as a comic in July 2014. Michelle appeared regularly on the show in various bits and as the popular reoccurring character she created, “Grown-Up Annie.”

Wolf also created and starred in two digital series, Now Hiring and Used People for Comedy Central and wrote for the 88th Academy Awards hosted by Chris Rock. Wolf was named to Vulture’s list of “50 Comedians You Should Know in 2015” and one of “The Top 10 Funniest Women in NYC” by TimeOut New York. She was also named to Rolling Stone’s list of the 25 funniest people on Twitter right now (@michelleisawolf) and selected as one of the “New Faces of Comedy” for the 2014 Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal.

Wolf headlines comedy clubs and colleges all over the United States and has performed at a number of festivals including the Riot LA Comedy Festival, San Francisco Sketchfest, Moontower, Bonnaroo, Just For Laughs Montreal, JFL 42 and the Dublin Comedy Festival. In 2016 she completed an incredibly successful first appearance at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with a sold out run of her debut hour-long stand-up show Michelle Wolf: So Brave. The critically acclaimed show, which earned her a nomination for the Best Newcomer Prize from the Edinburgh Comedy Awards, garnered numerous four-star reviews from top publications such as the Guardian, Herald and Scotsman.
Matteo Lane
Matteo Lane
(GirlCode, GuyCode, Joking Off )

Matteo Lane is a New York-based comedian, originally from Chicago who is currently appearing on MTV2's Guy Code.

Before starting stand up, Matteo lived in Italy as an oil painter and Opera singer. After realizing that he can’t become Maria Callas, Matteo began telling jokes to strangers in dark rooms. Matteo has performed in the TBS Just for Laughs Festival, has been heard on SiriusXM and “Keith and the Girl,” and co-hosts a monthly variety show at the Creek and the Cave.
Janelle James
Janelle James
Janelle is a New York based comedian that can be seen on The Comedy Lineup on Netflix, Night Train with Wyatt Cenac (NBC/Seeso), @midnight (Comedy Central), Uproarious (Fuse) and Crashing (HBO). She was included in the Just For Laughs Montreal's New Faces category for 2016, named one of The 50 Most Funny People in Brooklyn 2016 and has been featured for her outstanding performance ability in The New York Times, Portland Tribune and Time Out Magazine. Janelle’s debut comedy album, Black and Mild was released on September 29th, 2017 on Audible, iTunes, SiriusXM, Pandora, Spotify and anywhere else the finest comedy is sold and streamed. Janelle recently wrapped as a staff writer on The Rundown (BET) after touring with Chris Rock on his Total Blackout tour.
Julio Torres
Julio Torres
Julio is a Brooklyn-based comedian who moved to NYC from El Salvador. Julio is an Emmy-nominated and WGA-winning writer for SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE just off his fourth season, and his work on SNL has received much acclaim from THE NEW YORK TIMES, VULTURE, VANITY FAIR, and more. Julio has guest starred on HBO’s HIGH MAINTENANCE, performed stand up on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, and has also both performed stand up and frequently appears as a correspondent on THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON. His first stand-up special premiered as a half hour on COMEDY CENTRAL STAND UP PRESENTS.

In 2017 Julio headlined his first solo hour at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, “My Favourite Shapes: By Julio Torres” to rave reviews. “My Favorite Shapes” was most recently taped as an hour HBO comedy special to premiere in August. Currently, Julio stars in the new HBO series LOS ESPOOKYS, which he co-created with Fred Armisen and Ana Fabrega.

Photo Credit: Sandy Honig
Jo Firestone
Jo Firestone
Jo Firestone is a Brooklyn-based comedian whose work can be seen on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Joe Pera Talks With You, The Chris Gethard Show, and heard on Earwolf and WFMU. Her half hour special aired on Comedy Central in 2016, and her album, "The Hits" is available now on Comedy Central Records. If you like puns, check out her game, Punderdome: A Card Game for Pun Lovers.
Venue Information:
The Bell House
149 7th Street
Brooklyn, New York, 11215
http://www.thebellhouseny.com/