Stand Up Against Rape: Comedy To Recall Judge Persky

Stand Up Against Rape: Comedy To Recall Judge Persky

Hosted by Blair Socci & Farah Brook, Lane Moore, Marcia Belsky, Giulia Rozzi, Arti Gollapudi, Marlena Rodriguez, Janelle James, + more!

Fri, March 3, 2017

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$15.00 - $20.00

This event is 21 and over

*** Lineup subject to change *** Limited seating ***

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Stand Up Against Rape: Comedy To Recall Judge Persky
Stand Up Against Rape: Comedy To Recall Judge Persky
Stand Up Against Rape-- a comedy benefit to recall Aaron Persky: Join Fuck Rape Culture and Almost Lawyers for a night of fun to crush the patriarchy and fight back against the judge in the infamous Emily Doe/Brock Turner case. Comedy, Raffle, and more!
Hosted by Blair Socci & Farah Brook
Best friends and New York Comedians, Farah Brook and Blair Socci, started a comedy show in the east village in 2014. They named it after Farah's grandmother from Long Island, Harriet, because she makes them laugh.
Lane Moore
Lane Moore
Lane Moore is a stand-up comedian, writer, actor, and musician living in New York City. Paste Magazine named her #19 of the 75 Funniest People On Twitter, Brooklyn Magazine named her one of the 50 Funniest People In Brooklyn, BUST Magazine named her one of 10 Funny Ladies You Need To Be Watching, and The New York Times called her appearance on season five of HBO’s GIRLS “one of my favorite moments of this season…[Moore is] wonderful.” Her critically acclaimed comedy show Tinder LIVE! with Lane Moore is one of the most beloved comedy shows in New York City and is frequently names a New York Times Critic’s Pick and CBS called it one of the 5 Best Comedy Shows in NYC. BUST Magazine named her band It Was Romance the Best Band of 2015. Moore is a prolific writer for The Onion, The New Yorker Shouts & Murmurs, McSweeney’s, GQ, Glamour, and is the former Sex & Relationships Editor at Cosmopolitan. In 2016, she won a GLAAD award for her work with Cosmopolitan for Best Overall Magazine Coverage and was also nominated for a 2016 White House LGBT Champions of Change award.
Marcia Belsky
Marcia Belsky
Marcia Belsky is a New York City based stand-up comedian, musician and writer. After being raised an opinionated little Jewish girl in Tulsa, Oklahoma, she started her comedy career in Portland, Oregon and has since performed around the country.

In 2014, she was a semifinalist in the NBC StandUp For Diversity competition, and her web series Couch House was an official selection in the 2015 New York Television Festival. Currently, she performs stand up regularly around the New York area and has contributed to the popular satirical website Reductress. She is the lead singer of the "radical" feminist band Free the Mind and her project The Headless Women of Hollywood has been featured on Funny or Die, USA Today, Buzzfeed, Guys We F***cked, AV Club, E!News and more.
Giulia Rozzi
Giulia Rozzi
Giulia Rozzi is a comedian, writer and actress that's been seen on Chelsea Lately, Comedy Central's This is Not Happening, The Jim Gaffigan Show, TruTV, Lifetime and Vh1. She's a MothGrand Champion, a TEDx speaker, and the co-host of the Hopefully We Don't Break Up podcast. As writer, she's worked on MTV's Girl Code and Silent Library, TV Land's Younger and Bravo's Odd Mom Out. Her new album True Love was recently named one of SiriusXM's top comedy albums of 2016 and one of the 100 Best Things Of 2016 by The Comedy Bureau. More at giuliarozzi.com
Marlena Rodriguez
Marlena Rodriguez is a her-spanic comedian who has been writing and performing comedy since 1989. She's toured with The Second City, done stand up across the country, and performed in a Lincoln Center benefit called,Leave It To Beavers: A Night With Tina Fey and Friends. You may have already seen her at the Glasgow International Comedy Festival, San Francisco Sketchfest, Limestone Comedy Festival, opening for Adam Devine, Gilbert Gottfried, Aparna Nancherla, or SNL's Michael Che. Marlena has been described as "equal parts sly, crazy, sassy, subdued and has clearly studied closely that particular flavor of Midwestern wack-a-doodle". Marlena co-wrote and starred in the hit web series, We Have To Move, about a couple on a dead end search for an apartment on Craigslist. And in 2015, Marlena relocated to New York City, to write for Tina Fey's Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Most recently, she wrote, produced, and starred in, Bouncers, a web series about two lady-bouncers, on Broadway Video's Mas Mejor channel. She recently met a dog, and things are going really well!
Janelle James
Janelle James
Janelle James is a New York based comedian that can be seen on NBC Seeso's Night Train with Wyatt Cenac, @midnight on Comedy Central and Uproarious on Fuse (2016). She was included in the Just For Laughs Montreal's New Faces category for 2016, named one of the The 50 Most Funny People in Brooklyn 2016 and has been featured for her outstanding performance ability in the The New York Times, Portland Tribune and Time Out Magazine.