Comedy Outliers: One More Time
Brandon Collins, Mike Brown, Dan Soder, Emma Willmann, Ronny Chieng, Rojo Perez, Ricky Velez
Saturday · February 23, 2019
Doors: 6:30 pm / Show: 7:00 pm
This event is 21 and over
For one night only, hosts Brandon Collins (TimeOut NY) and Mike Brown (TruTV) bring back their high energy, critically acclaimed "Comedy Outliers" stand-up show! The line-up for this special event includes Dan Soder (Showtime's "Billions"), Emma Willmann (HBO), Rojo Perez (Conan), Ricky Velez (Netflix) and more! Get ready to laugh non-stop and some random giveaways!
Front Bar Opens at 5pm
*Please note this event will be mixed seated/standing. Arrive early for best seat selection.
Brandon Collins is a 31 year old actor and screenwriter with experience in stand-up comedy, theater, film and sketch comedy. His credits include RogerEbert.com, CollegeHumor, MTV, VH1, Huffington Post and Blink Fitness (strictly membership).
Brandon gained much of his acting experience in his hometown of Ann Arbor, Michigan where he performed in numerous stage productions ("Dracula", "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying") and learned how to write and perform stand-up comedy. In the summer of 2004, he moved to New York where he decided to do the “school thing” and date hot Spanish women he could not get out of the grip that acting and comedy held over him.
Brandon is also the co-producer and co-host of “Comedy Outliers”, a critically acclaimed monthly stand-up showcase that has been featured in the New York Comedy Festival, NY Times, TimeOut NY, Metro NY and AM NY! “Comedy Outliers” also produced successful private comedy events for Yelp NYC and Webster Hall! He is also the producer and co-host for the increasingly popular movie podcast "Medium Popcorn (Niggas Spoilin' Movies)!". Additionally, Brandon has appeared on several popular podcasts such as Robert Kelly's "YKWD", the Anthony Cumia show, PBR Podcast, "Tuesdays with Stories", "The Black Guy Who Tips" and "Keith and the Girl"!
is a standup comic and writer based in Harlem, New York. He was named one of Rooftop Comedy’s Comics to Watch, Caroline’s Best of New Talent and a semi-finalist in NY Funniest competition presented by Carolines/JetBlue. Along with featuring at various comedy festivals like Comedy Central’s New York Comedy Festival, The San Francisco Sketchfest, The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, Mike Brown has appeared on Adult Swim, MTV, TruTV, and Funny or Die.
Dan Soder is a New York City based comedian and actor who’s best known as ‘Mafee’ on the hit series Billions on Showtime. His special The Standups is now streaming on Netflix. In 2016, his first hour-long stand-up special, Not Special, premiered on Comedy Central. Other credits include: Comedy Central’s Half Hour, Conan, Inside Amy Schumer, and @midnight. Dan also hosts Sirius XM’s The Bonfire with Big Jay Oakerson, every Monday through Thursday at 6pm ET on Comedy Central Radio.
Maine native and Comedy Cellar regular, Emma is one of the top comedians in New York City. Emma made her late night debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert in 2016 and has also performed standup on Fuse’s Uproarious, Seeso’s Night Train with Wyatt Cenac,and The Guest List and AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live. In 2017, Emma had the opportunity to record a set for the CNN series The History of Comedy. Later this year you can catch Emma on the MTV International talking head series Vidiots and the web series Gay Girl Straight Girl. She has also been active on the acting side, filming an episode of Judd Apatow’s Crashing and a recurring arc on the CW’s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. Emma will be filming her first standup special on Netflix this Spring!
In addition to television, Emma has her own comedy show The Check Spot on SiriusXM and is currently the host of the hit podcast Inside The Closet available on Itunes.
Born in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, and raised in Manchester, NH, and Singapore, Ronny Chieng was named one of the Top 10 Rising Comedians in Australia by The Age, the Herald Sun and The Sydney Morning Herald in 2012. He also received the Best Newcomer Award at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival for his debut stand-up special, "The Ron Way" (2014). Chieng has performed at the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the New Zealand International Comedy Festival. In 2014, he won the Directors' Choice Award at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and Best Show at the Sydney Comedy Festival. Chieng made his U.S. television debut on "The Late Late Show" in 2015. Chieng is currently a senior correspondent on The Daily Show on Comedy Central.
Rojo Perez is a New York-based comedian. Originally from Puerto Rico, Rojo moved to Florida for college and began performing stand-up comedy at age 20 in local clubs and small cafés. In April 2017 Rojo made his late night stand up debut on TBS "Conan". Since moving to New York City he has been a cast member on MTV's Decoded, Rojo was featured on Comedy Central's Funny 'Cause It's True, Time Out New York and Univision's FLAMA. He has also performed at top-tier comedy clubs across the country, such as the Comedy Studio in Boston, the Comedy Club on State in Madison, Cap City Comedy Club in Austin, ACME Comedy Company in Minneapolis, and Go Bananas Comedy Club in Cincinnati. In 2016 he was selected as a Standup NBC finalist and has been a part of the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival, Moontower Comedy Festival, New York Comedy Festival, Bridgetown Comedy Festival, LA Riot Comedy Festival and Akumal Comedy Festival in Mexico. Rojo's future plans include one day earning enough money so that relatives will ask to borrow some and continuing to spread laughter regardless of race, religion, or gender.
Photo: Mindy Tucker
Ricky Velez is a New-York based actor and stand-up comedian who was named one of Variety's "Ten Comics to Watch." As a comic, Ricky was named "New York's Funniest Comedian" by Caroline's Comedy Club and was featured in Comedy Central's and The New York Comedy Festival's Fifth annual "Comics to Watch."