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Night Train with Wyatt Cenac HOLIDAY SHOW
Dec 21, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm| $8
Hosted by Brooklyn-based comedy favorite Wyatt Cenac (The Daily Show, King of the Hill), Night Train show features comedy from the best local and international stand up comedians, and–at times–special guest appearances by musicians, local celebrities, and the occasional surprise only found in Gowanus.
Sasheer Zamata is a comedian, actress, writer and current cast member on Saturday Night Live. She performs improv at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater (with BUCKY and Doppelganger) and stand up at colleges and clubs across the country. She has appeared on Inside Amy Schumer, Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, ABC’s Would You Fall For That, and This American Life. She co-created and co-starred in the webseries Pursuit of Sexiness, which was named one of the Top 10 Web Series of 2013 by Variety, and part of Glamour’s 7 Web Series We Can’t Stop Watching in 2015.
Sasheer has been listed in Cosmopolitan’s 13 Funny Women to Watch in 2014, Time Out New York’s Top 10 Funniest Women in NYC in 2014, Brooklyn Magazine’s 50 Funniest People in Brooklyn, and Complex Magazine’s Women in Comedy You Should Be Paying Attention to Right Now in 2015. She’s done stand up at Bonnaroo, SXSW, Moontower Comedy Festival, SF Sketchfest, Bridgetown Comedy Festival, New York Comedy Festival, Limestone Comedy Festival, Woodstock Comedy Festival, North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival, Great American Comedy Festival, and Women in Comedy Festival.
In 2016, she will be in the upcoming films Sleight, directed by JD Dillard, and Yoga Hosers, directed by Kevin Smith. She also serves as ACLU’s Celebrity Ambassador for Women’s Rights.
Dan St. Germain
Dan St. Germain has been seen on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The Electric Company, MTV2′s Guy Code, MTV’s World of Jenks, MTV’s New Years Eve Bash, VH1′s Big Morning Buzz, Spike TV, and Hoppus on Music. He’s also been featured on Comedy Central.com’s Indecision 2010, College Humor Live, Jokes.com, Atom.com, and in ad campaigns for Bushmills Whisky, Pre-play, and Fins. He’s written for the Onion Sports Network, Onion News Network, Silent Library, Hoppus on Music, and been featured on WTF with Marc Maron, Keith and the Girl, and Sirius Radio. His shorts have appeared on the front page of Funny or Die, Best Week Ever, and The Huffington Post. He appeared as a “New Face” at the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival in 2011 and has also been a part of the Eugene Mirman, Bridgetown, New York, Ars Nova, Hoboken, UNC, and Boston Comedy Festivals. He’s a 2009 ECNY nominee for Best Emerging Comic, a 2010 ECNY nominee for Best Male Standup, a Finalist in the NY Comedy Contest, a Semi Finalist in the Boston Comedy Festival, and selected as part of the Young Playwrights Festival in 2002. He’s the co-creator of the two man show They Hated Each Other which ran at UCB and co-produces the annual Auld Lanxiety and Wrestlemania Woodshed. Check out Dan in the upcoming film Wifed Out and on John Oliver’s NY Standup Show.
Carolyn Castiglia is a stand-up comedian, writer and hip-hop
superstar. You may have seen her on Comedy Central’s Atom TV, NBC’s Last Comic Standing, Nick-at-Nite’s Funniest Mom in America 3, The Maury Show, ABC World News with Charles Gibson and heard her on Sirius/XM Radio. She is best known for her appearances on VH1/ego trip’s The White Rapper Show and Miss Rap Supreme as the lovable and hilarious Miss CKC. Her funny freestyle has won her numerous championship titles at The BEATdown, a monthly showcase at New York’s UCB Theatre.
When Marcus Monroe takes the stage you can’t help but take notice. Dubbed “the rock star of jugglers” by the New York Press, Marcus combines innovative juggling with a high-energy original take. This makes him one of the most sought after variety performers. Not only is he is giving comedy-juggling a much needed extreme makeover, but Marcus is taking a strong lead in the new generation of variety performers.
Marcus is the recipient of the prestigious Andy Kaufman Award, and has performed at some of the largest music festivals including Bonnaroo, Summerfest and Outside Lands. In the summer of 2012 Marcus was a featured performer at SF Sketchfest and performed onstage with special guest Neil Patrick Harris. Marcus is a favorite at the Comedy and Magic Club in Hermosa Beach, alternative comedy shows such as Hot Tub with Kurt and Kristen and a frequent performer at Monday Night Magic in New York City. Most recently Marcus starred in the cast of the hit Off-Broadway show La Soirée.
Marcus has appeared on dozens of national TV shows and has already been seen by millions, including a performance on The Late Show with David Letterman. Other TV appearances include: MTV’s TRL, ABC Family’s Switched!, the host of Discovery Kid’s Mad Science, The History Chanel’s Pawn Stars, MTVu’s Dean List and CBS’s Secret Talents of the Stars. Marcus also appeared as the juggling consultant in the Zach Galifianakis movie It’s Kind of a Funny Story.
J.D. Amato is a writer, director, and performer based in New York. He performs improv, directs, and puts on weird shows at the UCB Theater. Some of the weird shows he has put on include We Are Not Terrorists and We Are Not a Cult. J.D. was on the Harold teams Creature and Rocks. He is the Director and one of the Executive Producers and wirters of The Chris Gethard Show, a weekly live public access television show and video podcast. thechrisgethardshow.com He co-hosts 12 Hour Day with J.D. and Connor which is a podcast in which every episode is a continuously unbroken twelve hour long conversation. twelvehourday.podbean.com J.D. works as a writer, director, and producer in New York for places like IFC, Comedy Central, College Humor, VH1, Funny or Die, and more. You can contact him and see some of his work at justdreamingaway.com
Donwill (DJ set)
Donwill is a Brooklyn based rapper artist who has parlayed his passion for music and writing into a wide array of opportunities. He made his debut as a member of quizzically named rap group Tanya Morgan and has since garnered continuous critical acclaim with a string of impressive group and solo releases. A numerous list of stage performances has taken him far and wide on tours where he’s shared the stage with acts that have included the Roots, Souls of Mischief and De La Soul.
Prior to becoming a recording artist he was an 8th grade art teacher and education still plays an important role in his career. Donwill has used his talents as a writer and producer to lead workshops for organizations like Reel Work and Carnegie Hall as well. He is a regular contributor to Flocabulary’s Week In Rap series where he not only writes raps driven by the week’s news headlines but voices them as well.