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GEEKING OUT: with Jason Zimbler, Mara Herron, Steve Heisler, The Vigilante!

Dec 3, 2013 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

| $5
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GEEKING OUT is a comedy show that brings crazy-talented writers, comedians, storytellers, and actors together for a night of shameless nerding out on the bands they love, the celebrities they obsess over and the video games that nearly wore their thumbs to stumps. Join us for a fun-filled night of true tales and PowerPoint presentations that embrace the undying enthusiasm and unchallengeable knowledge of a SUPERFAN!


Jason Zimbler co-starred in the Nickelodeon television program Clarissa Explains It All from 1991 to 1994 as the character Ferguson W. Darling. In theater, Jason played Robert Anderson in the 1989 revival of Shenandoah. Since then he has directed and assisted theatre productions in New York City, including frequent participation with the Impetuous Theater Group. Zimbler received the 2006 Stage Directors and Choreographers Society’s Observership for Burleigh Grime$, and was chosen to take part in the 2007 Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts’ Director’s Lab. Additionally, the director has been an educator and theatre program head at Buck’s Rock Performing and Creative Arts Camp for eight years

As a stand up, Mara Herron has performed at colleges and festivals around the country, opening for such comedians as Baron Vaughn and Amy Schumer. She’s been featured in the Kings of Leon video, “Four Kicks,” on Sirius Radio, and just recently made her VH1 debut along with starring in a Trojan web commercial. In 2010, she was nominated for an ECNY award for her work as her original hip hop character, Beena Steena. Mara has proudly choreographed the opening number for Full Figure Fashion Week in NY two years in a row. Mara has been featured in such publications as Backstage, Laughspin, Comedy Central Insider, The Apiary and Time Out New York, just to name a few.

Rebecca Vigil and The Vigilante is a guitarist, a beat-boxer, and Rebecca Vigil rockin’ written and completely improvised songs with a broad range of musical genres. For the last several years, Rebecca Vigil and The Vigilante has headlined the Brooklyn Comedy Festival, played UCB, The People’s Improv Theatre, 54 Below, Arlene’s Grocery, Spike Hill, Hunter College, Muchmore’s, children’s Halloween parties, and many other comedy and music venues all over New York City.

Steve Heisler is a writer for The AV Club, Vulture, Variety and Fast Company. He’s a producer of the Just For Laughs festival, an actor/teacher with The Story Pirates, and one of the founders/hosts of The Jukebox comedy/karaoke show at Union Hall.

GEEKING OUT is hosted by comedy duo and Orange is the New Black fanatics Kerri Doherty & Leslie Goshko

TICKETS: $5 in advance, $8 at the door.

(Doors at 8PM / Show at 8:30PM)


Dec 3, 2013
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Union Hall
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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(718) 638-4400