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Sara Schaefer and Friends
Dec 9, 2015 @ 10:00 pm - Dec 10, 2015 @ 12:00 am| $10
Sara Schaefer (MTV’s Nikki & Sara Live, Comedy Central’s John Oliver New York Stand Up Show) returns from her new home in Los Angeles to host a night of comedy with some hilarious friends!
Bonnie McFarlane has appeared on The Late, Late Show with Craig Kilborn, Friday Night, Premium Blend, hosted Later on NBC and was a regular on Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn. She also landed roles in several other pilots and television shows including Gross Pointe, Scare Tactics and The Drew Carey Show. Bonnie has also written for various television shows including The Man Show, Spy TV and Trigger Happy. She has appeared on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and is a regular on The Late Show with David Letterman. Most recently Bonnie taped her first HBO hour special, which is currently airing. Bonnie continues to pursue stand up, writing and acting and has created several multi media stage shows like The Fake, Fake Show starring Zach Galifinakis and a short film starring Patton Oswald called Sushi Whore.
As co-creator and former head writer of The Daily Show and Air America Radio co-founder, LIZZ WINSTEAD is one of the top political satirists in America. As a performer, LIZZ brought her political wit to The Daily Show as a Correspondent and later to the radio waves co-hosting Unfiltered, Air America Radio’s mid morning show, where she brought on board Hip Hop legend CHUCK D and political big brain RACHEL MADDOW. LIZZ’S talents as a comedian and media visionary have been recognized by The New York Times, The Washington Post, Entertainment Weekly’s 100 most Creative People issue and has brought numerous television appearances, including Comedy Central Presents and as a regular contributor for MSNBC’s “The Ed Show” and “The Joy Behar Show.” Most recently, Lizz wrote and produced an independent pilot of her Off-Broadway hit, “WAKE UP WORLD, a show Rachel Maddow called, “The funniest thing I have seen in years.”
Phoebe Robinson is a stand-up comedian, writer, and actor who Vulture, Essence, and Esquire Magazine has named one of the top comedians to watch. Most recently, she appeared on NBC’s Late Night with Seth Meyers and Last Call w/Carson Daly, Comedy Central’s Broad City and The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore and NBC’s Last Comic Standing. She was also a writer on MTV’s hit talking head show Girl Code and Fuse’s White Guy Talk Show. Most recently, she consulted on season 3 of Broad City and is working on her first book of essays for Plume publishing, which will be released in Fall 2016.
Akilah Hughes is a writer, stand-up comedian and YouTuber residing in Brooklyn. Her work has been viewed millions of times on Refinery29, Huffpo, HelloGiggles, Elite Daily, Femsplain, MTV, Yahoo! and on her personal YouTube channel, It’s Akilah, Obviously! She’s currently a digital correspondent for Fusion’s Pop and Culture team and a 2015 Sundance fellow. In the fall of 2016, Razorbill, an imprint of Penguin Random House, is publishing a collection of her personal essays.