Night Train with Wyatt Cenac

New Monday Night Comedy Show

Night Train with Wyatt Cenac

Hannibal Buress, Al Jackson, Calise Hawkins, Jim Tews, Julie Klausner

Mon, November 19, 2012

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

$5.00 - $8.00

This event is 21 and over

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

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Night Train with Wyatt Cenac
Night Train with Wyatt Cenac
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.
Hannibal Buress
Hannibal Buress
Hannibal Buress is a comedy writer and performer widely known for having an “irresistible” comedic presence that lands squarely between “cerebral and swagger,” (New York Times). Buress, the 2012 winner of Comedy Central’s award for Best Club Comic, has also been lauded by Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, Esquire, and Variety. As a stand-up comedian, he’s consistently featured throughout the late-night circuit, including the Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and the Late Late show with Craig Ferguson. Also a former staff writer for both SNL and 30 Rock, Buress is the co-host of Comedy Central’s The Eric Andre Show, and appears as a regular “expert” on FX’s Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell. In addition, his debut comedy CD, My Name Is Hannibal (2010) and his Comedy Central one-hour special, Animal Furnace (2012), were both lavished with praise, each making multiple Top 10 lists. His newest project, the weekly web series Talking to Strangers with Hannibal Buress, features witty, humor-filled conversations between the award-winning comic and top-notch musicians and entertainers. The premiere episode featuring ?uestlove (The Roots) is set to debut Summer 2013. Though perpetually touring, Buress considers New York City, where he hosts a weekly Sunday comedy night at Brooklyn’s Knitting Factory, his place of residence. He lives with zero pets and an XBOX 360, and has a cable package with the Starz network but never watches it.
Al Jackson
Al Jackson
Al Jackson was born and raised in Cleveland, OH. After graduating undergrad with a degree in biology and finishing grad school Al spent several years teaching middle school in Miami, FL. It was then that Al began his career in standup with material fueled by the constant nonsense he encountered from his students. After quitting teaching to pursue comedy full time Al moved to New York. Since then he has made a name for himself in comedy through performing across the country and numerous tv appearances including his own 30 minute stand up special on Comedy Central. Al has been described as delivering hard nosed comedy with a laid back swagger and a giant smile. Most recendly, Al was a featured performer on the John Oliver Show on Comedy Central.
Calise Hawkins
Calise Hawkins
Calise Hawkins is a nationally touring comedian and freelance writer for Nickelodeon. She has been a featured panelist on Lewis Black's "The Root of All Evil", a finalist in NBC's "Stand-Up for Diversity" competition & a semi-finalist in New York Comedy Festival's "Funniest Comedian in New York". She has also been featured on Last Comic Standing.
Jim Tews
Jim Tews
Jim Tews is a man of many comedic talents who has been clawing his way to the middle for nearly a decade. Since starting as a standup comic in Cleveland eight years ago, he's traveled the country and relocated to New York City.
In 2007 he was a finalist in the Boston Comedy Festival, In 2008 he created the "popular" web series The Opener for HBO's new media division and in 2010 he was the winner of the New York Comedy Contest. He was also one of this years New Faces at Just For Laughs Montreal. His work has been featured on the front pages of YouTube, MySpace and several other online outlets that were once considered relevant. He has yet to completely accept his parents' divorce and is on a foolish quest to get them back together. Will he accidentally find wisdom and maturity along his journey?
Julie Klausner
Julie Klausner
Julie Klausner is a comedy writer/performer, podcaster, and author. Her podcast, How Was Your Week, was recently named one of the best 10 comedy podcasts of the moment by Rolling Stone and one of the best podcasts in GQ's Comedy Issue and in the New York Times. Her first book, I Don't Care About Your Band, was optioned by Will Ferrell and Adam McKay's production company, Gary Sanchez Productions, in 2010. Julie's TV staff writing credits include Funny Or Die Presents: Billy On The Street, Best Week Ever with Paul F. Tompkins, and The Big Gay Sketch Show. She's also written for Robert Smigel's "TV Funhouse" on SNL, and for comedy legend Joan Rivers on a few different occasions. Currently, she's finishing a YA Novel called Art Girls Are Easy for Little, Brown and writing a pilot based the novel Apocalipstick for NBC. She also recaps The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills for NYMag.com, and will soon recap The Real Housewives of New York City as well.