"Las Culturistas" LIVE: I Don't Think So, Honey!

"Las Culturistas" LIVE: I Don't Think So, Honey!

Matt Rogers, Bowen Yang, Kady Ruth Ashcraft, Marcia Belsky, Farah Brook, Becky Chicoine, Christi Chiello, Catherine Cohen, Nicole Conlan, Anna Drezen, Cole Escola, Brian Faas, Ana Fabrega, Carly Ann Filbin, Jo Firestone, Sudi Green, Patti Harrison, Michael Hartney, Tessa Hersh, Mary Houlihan, Aaron Jackson, Brandon Scott Jones, Rachel Joravsky, Mitra Jouhari, Dara Katz, Betsy Kenney, Henry Koperski, Matteo Lane, Dylan Marron, David Mizzoni, Alise Morales, Monique Moses, Tim Murray, Aparna Nancherla, Beth Newell, Sarah Pappalardo, Mo Fry Pasic, Tim Platt, Kelley Quinn, Pat Regan, Phoebe Robinson, Chrissy Shackelford, Nicole Silverberg, Blair Socci, Hannah Solow, Sam Taggart, Julio Torres, Liza Treyger, Jon Wan, Rachel Wenitsky, Sasheer Zamata

Tue, March 21, 2017

Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$8.00 - $10.00

Tickets at the Door

This event is 21 and over

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

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Matt Rogers
Matt Rogers is a comedian, actor and writer based in NYC, originally from Long Island. He was selected as one of Comedy Central's Comics To Watch 2016. Matt is the artistic director of the musical sketch comedy group Pop Roulette (Comedy Central Comics To Watch 2015). He is a proud alumnus of the NYU sketch group Hammerkatz, and his work has been featured on Above Average, Reductress, College Humor, Funny Or Die and MTV, among others. Matt is also an actor and director with Story Pirates and a member of the sketch group Chess Club Comedy. His biggest comedic influence is Eva Longoria.
Bowen Yang
Bowen Yang
Bowen Yang is a comedian, producer and formerly a mediocre chemistry major based in Brooklyn, NY. He creates and produces various live shows in New York, including "LIVE ON BROADGAY" at Littlefield, "LAKE HOMO HIGH" at The Annoyance, and the "LAS CULTURISTAS" podcast with Matt Rogers. TV credits include "BROAD CITY" and "THE OUTS." He performs sketch with POP ROULETTE—named one of Comedy Central's "Comics to Watch"—and occasionally performs stand-up around the city. His work has been featured on Above Average, The Onion News Network, Mashable, and CollegeHumor.
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.
Christi Chiello
Christi Chiello
Christi Chiello is NYC-based standup comedian who has been featured in Time Out NY and The Village Voice. She has appeared on MTV, CollegeHumor, Funny or Die and is a regular guest on MNN's 'The Special Without Brett Davis.' Christi has performed at Joe's Pub, Caroline's, the Stand, Gotham, Stand Up NY, the Comedy Store, Improv Olympic, the New York Comedy Festival, the Women in Comedy Festival and many other festivals, clubs and colleges in New York and LA. Christi is a recurring guest on the 'Keith and the Girl' comedy podcast and also performs sketch comedy at Upright Citizens Brigade, the PIT and the Annoyance NY. To learn more visit: www.christichiello.com (photo Mindy Tucker)
Anna Drezen
Anna Drezen
Anna Drezen is a comedian, writer, and actor living in Brooklyn, NY. She is currently a writer for Saturday Night Live. She regularly performs standup and sketch comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, the People’s Improv Theater, Union Hall, the Annoyance, and other clubs across the country. She is the editor-at-large of Reductress, a satirical women’s magazine (Forbes, “ Best Websites for Women”), and is the coauthor of Reductress’ debut humor book, How to Win at Feminism (HarperOne). Anna co-wrote the viral Tumblr-turned-book How May We Hate You? (Potter Style) about her experiences working as a concierge in Times Square. She’s written for Cracked, MTV, Thought Catalog, Nylon, the Daily Dot, and has been featured in videos on CollegeHumor, Above Average, Buzzfeed, and the Funny or Die. Her sketch group Gentlemen Party (“intensely funny surrealist comedy" -Time Out NY) has performed at the PIT, Chicago Sketchfest, the Del Close Marathon, and the Museum of Modern Art. Anna is also a member of the Story Pirates, an educational organization that performs hilarious stories written by kids. NYU Tisch grad. She loves soup.
Cole Escola
Cole Escola
COLE ESCOLA is a comedian, actor, and writer. The most attractive person to ever appear in the OUT 100. Named one of Brooklyn's 50 Funniest People by Brooklyn Magazine and Time Out New York's Top Ten Downtown Cabaret Performers. Plays Matthew on Hulu's "Difficult People." Co-creator, writer, and star of the lo-fi cult-hit TV show "Jeffery & Cole Casserole." Other TV appearances include "Nurse Jackie," "Law & Order," "Smash," and Netflix's "The Characters." Originated the role of Bridget Everett's fetus in "Rock Bottom" for The Public Theater in a performance Variety referred to as "heroic." His monthly solo sketch comedy show, "The First Gay President," has sold out every performance since it started in October of 2013 and has generated buzz and praise from the likes of PAPER Magazine and Lena Dunham.
Brian Faas
Brian Faas has been a UCB performer since 2006. He currently improvises every Friday night with The Law Firm. You can also catch him on the UCB stage with Ass Wednesday, Hot For Teacher, or hosting the fake talk show DING DONG! Brian got his start as a cast member on Vh1's Best Week Ever. Since then, he's appeared on Comedy Central, Fuse, Bravo, Logo, Fusion - and in videos for Above Average, IFC, and UCB Comedy. He's also written for MTV, truTV, and the History Channel. In 2015, Brian served as the drunk sidekick for the late-night show "Bianca Unanchored." Brian loves making comedy with his friends, but his real passion is taking selfies.
Ana Fabrega
Ana Fabrega
Ana Fabrega is a comedian in New York City. She produces and hosts a monthly show at Starr Bar in Brooklyn called Sundays with Ana, and performs weekly at The Annoyance Theatre's Holy Fuck Comedy Hour and Michael Jordan Steakhouse, as well as other venues around the city. She's appeared on Portlandia, The Chris Gethard Show, The Jim Gaffigan Show, various web series for Comedy Central, and more. She was selected as a Comedy Central “Comics to Watch” for the 2016 New York Comedy Festival.
Jo Firestone
Jo Firestone
Jo Firestone is a comedian and producer based in Brooklyn. She has created several poppin' Brooklyn events, including Punderdome 3000, the Annual Inner Beauty Pageant, Bullsh*t History, and Friends of Single People. For more information on upcoming shows, you can visit her website at meatballpresents.tumblr.com
Aaron Jackson
Aaron Jackson
Aaron is an actor, writer and comedian based in New York. Currently at UCB, you can see Aaron in 'Fucking Identical Twins: A Musical,' which he co-wrote. He also performs improv every Saturday night with his team WHAT I DID FOR LOVE. Previous UCB credits include 'Erik Dies, You're Stupid and We Hate You,' a show he co-wrote and co-starred in, Harold Night (Sandino, Salmon Diane), Maude Night, Newsadoosies, the UCB Touring Company, and the now defunct, world-famous 3 For All competition, a show he proudly co-hosted with perennial favorites, Big Fat Fatties.
Brandon Scott Jones
I am a writer and performer in New York City. I like tennis and baseball and movies and theatre and food.
Mitra Jouhari
Mitra Jouhari is a writer/comedian who lives in Brooklyn. She is the Writer’s Assistant/Digital Producer @ Full Frontal w/ Samantha Bee, is one of the Three Busy Debras, and is a member of the Holy Fuck Comedy Hour and Michael Jordan Steakhouse at the Annoyance. She co-hosts the monthly shows "It's A Guy Thing" at Union Hall and "You Are Heard" at the Annoyance. TV/Film Credits Include: Yazmin in “The Big Sick”, Yasmine in “Friends From College”, Herself on Full Frontal, as well as videos for the New Yorker, IFC, Comedy Central, Above Average, Refinery29's RIOT, and more. Her writing has appeared in McSweeney’s, Reality Beach, Splitsider, Flaunt Magazine, Rookie, and Reductress. She is from Ohio which is why she is nice.
Matteo Lane
Matteo Lane
Matteo Lane is a New York-based comedian, originally from Chicago. Before starting stand up, Matteo lived in Italy as an oil painter and Opera singer. After realizing that he can’t become Maria Callas, Matteo began telling jokes to strangers in dark rooms. Matteo has performed in the TBS Just for Laughs Festival, has been heard on SiriusXM and “Keith and the Girl,” and co-hosts a monthly variety show at the Creek and the Cave.
Dylan Marron
Dylan Marron
Dylan Marron is a Drama Desk-nominated writer, performer, and video maker. He is the voice of Carlos on the hit podcast Welcome to Night Vale and he plays Ari on the critically acclaimed web series Whatever this is. He is the co-creator and performer of Ridgefield Middle School Talent Nite, a 17-character middle school talent show, currently playing monthly at the UCB. An alum of the New York Neo Futurists, Dylan wrote & performed in the hit weekly show Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind and wrote & directed The Human Symphony, a play entirely performed by randomly selected audience members via instructional mp3 tracks. He is the creator of Every Single Word, a video series that edits down popular films to only feature the words spoken by people of color. He is a writer & correspondent at Seriously.tv, a comedy news channel from Hearst.
Alise Morales
Alise Morales is a comedy writer and performer. She is an improviser on UCBT's Lloyd Night, and a contributing writer for websites such as Betches and Reductress. In 2012 she was featured a featured standup in MTVU's College Quickies series and she is a member of the video sketch trio Horrible Insane Girl, which premiered on IFC's Comedy Crib in May 2015. She is one of the hosts of the Important Shit That Doesn't Matter podcast as well as many live shows including Cool Show (not lame) and The Roast of Your 15 Year Old Self. You can see her performing all over the city and in festivals across the country.
Monique Moses
Monique Moses
Monique Moses is a Canadian born, Brooklyn based, actor, improvisor, and choreographer.
Aparna Nancherla
Aparna Nancherla
Queen of that slightly cynical but innocent humor, Aparna Nancherla has been winning audiences everywhere she goes. You may have caught her on “Last Comic Standing”, The Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Aspen Rooftop or WTF podcast. Writer and player on W. Kamau Bell’s “Totally Biased” Aparna is sure to be soaking up the laughs. Look out for her on SF Sketchfest’s comedy lineup this year.
Phoebe Robinson
Phoebe Robinson
Stand up comedian and writer Phoebe Robinson recently made her television debut on TV Guide’s “100 Shows to See Before You Die.” She was also a finalist in NBC’s Stand Up for Diversity competition and was a part of their college tour, which traveled the USA. She has performed in the New York Underground Comedy Festival, Bridgetown Comedy Festival and for the second straight year, she appeared in the Women in Comedy Festival. Phoebe has also appeared on Sirius XM’s Raw Dog Comedy Show, in The Daily News, the NY Post as well as on The Smoking Jacket and Rooftop Comedy websites. Her writing has been published in the New York Times and most recently, she became a blogger for the Huffington Post. Currently, she hosts a weekly comedy show at Manchester Pub called Case of the Mondays and performs at venues all over NYC. And every Monday, Wednesday, & Friday, you can read her blog Blaria at http://blaria.com.
Nicole Silverberg
Nicole Silverberg
Nicole Silverberg is a UCB house performer with Lloyd team The Nightmare and a writer for Maude team Pretty Boys. She is an actor/director with the Story Pirates and a regular contributor forGQ. Nicole is an Associate Editor at Reductress, where she also co-writes and co-hosts the podcast Mouth Time! with Reductress. You can also find Nicole's work in The Neu Jorker, The Tusk and Funny or Die. She was recently named one of the 50 Funniest People in Brooklyn by Brooklyn Magazine.
Blair Socci
Blair Socci
BLAIR SOCCI is an NYC-based comedian from Southern California. She is very excited to be starring in the upcoming MTV series, LADYLIKE, premiering on June 13th. When she isn’t watching Vanderpump Rules, you can find her performing standup in clubs and bars all over Manhattan on mostly every night of the week. Since her start in NYC, Blair has appeared at Caroline’s on Broadway, The Stand, the Hollywood Improv, Laugh Boston, Sleepaway Camp, Crash Test, The Knitting Factory, Kabin CSL, and Broken Comedy at Matchless. She has participated in several festivals including the Laughing Skull Comedy Festival, Women in Comedy Festival, She Devil Comedy Festival, The Devil Cup, and the Red Clay Comedy Festival alongside several of her favorite comics. Blair has also trained in both the improv and sketch programs at the Upright Citizens Brigade theatre in NYC. After graduating from UCLA with a BA in English, she recently earned her MFA in creative writing (fiction) at The New School. Blair has written for Reductress, xoJane.com, Splitsider.com, Wmag.com, Riviera Magazine, and Volleyball Magazine. Once a month, she co-hosts a popular show, NACHO BITCHES, at New York Comedy Club that she co-founded with Corinne Fisher of Guys We F*cked fame.
Sam Taggart
Sam Taggart
Sam is your typical comedian-next-door (assuming you live in Brooklyn). He co-hosts the monthly variety show CUBE, writes and acts in videos with MEAT, and performs standup in various shows around New York. He trained at the Upright Citizens Brigade and has been featured on WFMU, the North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival, and the Boston Improv Festival.
Julio Torres
Julio Torres
Julio is a Brooklyn-based comedian who moved to NYC from El Salvador to study literature at the New School. He has since parlayed his short story and play writing into stand-up, making observations on pop culture, his strict vegan diet, and ranking other people’s lifestyles on a scale from “chill” to “kind of whatever I guess.” Last year, Julio was a finalist in the 2013 NBC Stand-Up for Diversity showcase and awarded a spot on the 2014 NBC College Diversity Tour. Most recently, Julio was named one of Comedy Central’s 2014 Comics to Watch.
Liza Treyger
Liza Treyger
Liza Treyger is from the former Soviet Union where jokes aren't allowed so she moved to America and has been telling jokes in Chicago and loving it. For close to two years she was creator and co-producer of one of Chicago's most loved weekly showcases, Riot Comedy. In the past year she's been able to travel the country performing with her friends and heroes in amazing venues and prestigious and super fun festivals like The Bridgetown Comedy Festival and Just for Laughs Chicago.
Sasheer Zamata
Sasheer Zamata
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.