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Above Average Live! Free Show
August 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The hilarious voices at Above Average join Brooklyn Comedy Festival for an evening of standup comedy, hosted by Above Average’s very own resident performer, Matt Starr, featuring standup guests Rae Sanni, Matt Rogers, Blair Socci and more!
Tickets are FREE. All guests must register for this event online. RSVP does not guarantee admittance to the event; access to the event will be granted on a first come, first served basis with RSVP.
MATTHEW STARR (Host) is the writer/co-host of We’ve Got Questions on Above Average. Matthew studied improv and sketch at the UCB Theatre in New York City, where he performs on Tuesdays at Harold Night. He spent two years performing around the country with UCB’s Touring Company. His work has been featured on MTV, MTV2, TruTV, AV Club, CollegeHumor, and many other sites. Matthew is a Renegade Tour Guide of the Metropolitan Museum of Art with Museum Hack. He is a graduate of The Ohio State University.
SEAN DONNELLY has appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman, Conan and NBC’s Last Comic Standing. Sean hosts the podcast Defend Your Movie and the Sirius XM show, Celebrate, and he released his debut comedy album “Manual Labor Face” in 2015 on Comedy Central Records. Sean has been featured on the truTV series World’s Dumbest, Comedy KO, and Almost Genius as well as Adam Devine’s House Party, midnight, The Half Hour, Broad City, and Inside Amy Schumer on Comedy Central, Amazon’s Alpha House, GSN’s Lie Detectors, and Limitless on CBS.
RAE SANNI is a Brooklyn native who has been featuring for Alice Wetterlund and for Anthony Atamanuik on his critically acclaimed Trump Dump show, recently performing at NYU’s Skirball Center. Rae was honored as one of Comedy Central’s UP NEXT comedians in the 2017 Colossal Clusterfest and was most recently honored as as one of the Just for Laughs 2017 New Faces. She is currently a staff writer on Comedy Central’s THE PRESIDENT SHOW.
MATT ROGERS is a NYC based actor, writer, comedian and director. Matt is the artistic director of musical sketch comedy group Pop Roulette (Comedy Central Comics to Watch 2015), an actor on UCB Maude Night with the team Choir, a member of the popular sketch group Chess Club Comedy, and a proud director and performer with Story Pirates, among others. Matt was honored individually as a Comic to Watch (Sketch/Characters) in the 2016 New York Comedy Festival) and most recently as one of the Just for Laughs 2017 New Faces Characters. Matt is currently the co-host of the popular podcast “Las Culturistas.”
BLAIR SOCCI is an NYC-based comedian from Southern California. She recently starred in the MTV series, LADYLIKE, and on the new comedy series for FUSE TV, UPROARIOUS. This past year she also served as creative consultant for Guy Code vs. Girl Code on MTV and also appeared on the show. She is the host of the podcast, How To Be a Beefy Woman, and was recently named to Bustle’s Class of 2017 Comedians to Watch. She was also a New Face at the Just For Laughs Festival 2017.
Free with RSVP. Ages 21+. Doors open 15 minutes prior to showtime.