The Talent Show presents: Summer CAMP!, Your Mom

The Talent Show presents: Summer CAMP!

Your Mom

Suzzy Roche, Dave Hill: The One Man Heat-Bringing Machine, Lucy Wainwright Roche, Kurt Braunohler, Chris Gethard, Miles Kahn, Seth Herzog, Che Grand, Shaina and Mary Feinberg, Calise Hawkins, Kevin Townley, Elna Baker

Wed, March 30, 2011

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

$5.00

This event is 21 and over

Limited seating! Plus stick around for Soul Syndicate with DJ Whistlepunk: Sixties/eclectic northern soul dance party, immediately following The Talent Show.

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The Talent Show presents: Summer CAMP!
The Talent Show presents: Summer CAMP!
The Talent Show embraces spectacle, surprise, limited participation from willing audience members, zaniness, grandeur and commitment. Each show has a theme. Every show is surprising. Featuring hostesses Elna Baker and Kevin Townley.
Your Mom
It’s Mother’s Day in March! Come see a bunch of really talented people being totally embarrassed by their mothers and/or children.

With:
The people’s princess, Dave Hill!
Little twin stars Lucy Wainwright Roche and Suzzy Roche!
Hilarious humoredian Kurt Braunohler!
Most valuable player Chris Gethard!
Daily Show muckity-muck and well-bearded man Miles Kahn!
Dueling banjos Shaina and Mary Feinberg!
Rapper, lover, dreamer Che Grand!
Comedian and mommy Calise Hawkins!
Living doll Seth Herzog and his mommy!

And, believe it or not, many more!

Hosted by Christine Baker’s daughter and Ashley Stevens’s son!

Musicked by our house band, Bambï!
Suzzy Roche
Suzzy Roche
Suzzy Roche is best known for her work with the female vocal group The Roches, alongside older sisters Maggie and Terre.
Dave Hill: The One Man Heat-Bringing Machine
Dave Hill: The One Man Heat-Bringing Machine
Dave Hill is a writer, performer, musician, actor, comedy-type person, artist, and thinking man living in the Big City, New York to be exact. He has written for the New York Times, Salon, HBO, Blender, The Huffington Post, and so much more. He stared in the show “King of Miami” on the MOJO network, and has also appeared on MTV, Comedy Central, VH1, and Cartoon Network. Dave hosts the hit show The Dave Hill Explosion at UCB Theater, and is also a member of rockin' bands like Valley Lodge, Children of the Unicorn and his most recent outfit, Diamond Snake.
Lucy Wainwright Roche
Lucy Wainwright Roche
Lucy Wainwright Roche is a member of a musical family, but somehow she still decided to become a working musician. Her new album, Lucy, just came out.
Kurt Braunohler
Kurt Braunohler
Kurt Braunohler has performed at SXSW, Bonnaroo, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (if.Comedy Award nominee), Melbourne Comedy Festival (Barry Award Winner), HBO US Comedy Arts Festival, Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, the HBO Vegas Comedy Festival, the Chicago Improv Festival ("Improv Ensemble for the Year" Award Winner) and numerous colleges in the US. His web-series Penelope: Princess of Pets was recently made into a for-broadcast pilot for Channel 4 in London. He has won the ECNY award for Best Male Comedian and Best Host, and the NYTVF's award for Best Non-scripted Host. Kurt recently filmed season one of his upcoming show Bunk, for IFC.
Chris Gethard
Chris Gethard
Chris Gethard is a writer, actor, and comedian living in New York City. A mainstay performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, he has performed at the Just for Laughs festivals in both Montreal and Chicago, at South by Southwest, and at various colleges and theaters throughout the US. He was named one of Variety’s Ten Comics to Watch in 2010, and has told stories on This American Life. Chris was a guest writer at Saturday Night Live. He was also an original writer on The Onion News Network, which launched its online platform with a sketch he wrote that was written about in The New York Times. He also sold a pilot to Comedy Central. Chris is the creator and host of The Chris Gethard Show, a variety and talk show that began as a stage show at UCB before becoming a weekly live public access show during the summer of 2011 and has also promoted the show as a guest on both Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and Conan. Chris is the author of "A Bad Idea I’m About to Do," "Weird NY", and the co-author of "Weird NJ" volumes one and two, "Weird US," and "Weird VA." As an actor, you can see Chris this summer in Iron Man 3, and later this year opposite Mila Kunis and Robin Williams in The Angriest Man In Brooklyn. Chris can also be seen in multiple episodes of the final season of NBC’s The Office.
Miles Kahn
Miles Kahn
Miles Kahn is an award-winning filmmaker currently working as a producer for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.
Seth Herzog
Seth Herzog
Seth Herzog has been performing stand up since the 5th grade talent show and has been performing downtown and in the clubs for the last 10 years, including producing the popular weekly show "Sweet", which he recently brought to the Sundance Film Festival for several nights. Since '04 he's been a regular commentator for VH-1 for both "Best Week Ever" and the "All Access" series. He's also invaded your televisions with appearances on Comedy Central shows "Chappelle's Show" and "Stella", as well as on CBS' "Love Monkey", E!'s "#1 Single", AMC's "Date Night" and did stand up on the old "Mark Wahlberg Talk Show". You also may have seen him in the movies "The Ten," "The Baxter," "In the Weeds" and of course the documentary "Zog's Place".

Photo: Mindy Tucker
Che Grand
Che Grand
Che Grand is a London-born, New York-raised performer/ songwriter. Years of persistence have paid off for the young rapper. He released his solo debut album Everything's Good Ugly in 2009 in conjunction with Believe Digital.
Shaina and Mary Feinberg
Shaina and Mary Feinberg
Lately, Shaina Feinberg performs with comedian and pixie chanteuse, Mary Feinberg. Mary is also Shaina's mother. People are often confused by who is who. You can learn more about Shaina on f-berg.org. And for more on Mary, check the Crime Watch section of The West Side Spirit.
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.
Kevin Townley
Kevin Townley
Kevin Townley hosts The Talent Show and sings in the band Bambi.
Elna Baker
Elna Baker
Elna Baker is a New York-based writer, actress, and comedian, and host of the wildly popular variety show--The Talent Show. She has performed with The Moth, on This American Life, Studio 360, Radiolab, BBC Radio 4, at the Upright Citizens Brigade, The PIT, The Magnet and at many other comedy clubs throughout New York City. Her show, "If You See Something, Say Something", premiered at the NY Fringe Festival and under the direction of her mentor Elizabeth Swados, she also created "Mexican-Morman" (La Mama Etc.), and "A Book of Over-Dramatic Confessions." She’s written for ELLE Magazine, Glamour, Five Dials and The Onion. Elna has also appeared in The New Yorker…or a really bad picture of her did, but hey, that counts. In 2007 and 2008 Elna was awarded residencies at Yaddo and The MacDowell Colony, and most recently, her book "The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance" was published by Penguin.