John Early Presents: A Marie and Bruce Fundraiser Show!

John Early Presents: A Marie and Bruce Fundraiser Show!

Hosted by John Early, JD Samson, Cole Escola, Kate Berlant, Theda Hammel, Murray Hill, Ilana Glazer

Sat, May 12, 2018

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

$20.00

This event is 21 and over

*** Lineup subject to change ***

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John Early Presents: A Marie and Bruce Fundraiser Show!
John Early Presents: A Marie and Bruce Fundraiser Show!
John Early Presents: A Marie and Bruce Fundraiser Show!
hosted by John Early
with your house DJ / co-host JD Samson
and special guests Cole Escola, Kate Berlant, Theda Hammel, and more!

All proceeds go to production costs for a radical revival of Wallace Shawn's play Marie and Bruce, starring Theda Hammel as Marie, Gordon Landenberger as Bruce. Directed by Knud Adams. Produced by John Early and Allie Compton.
Hosted by John Early
Hosted by John Early
John Early is a comedian and actor who wrote, created, and starred in the critically acclaimed miniseries 555 for Vimeo with frequent collaborator Kate Berlant, directed by Andrew DeYoung. He also wrote, executive produced, and starred in his own episode of Netflix's THE CHARACTERS.

John plays Elliot in the acclaimed TBS series SEARCH PARTY and recurred on the WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER reboots for Netflix. Other TV credits include AT HOME WITH AMY SEDARIS, HIGH MAINTENANCE, LOVE, PORTLANDIA, 30 ROCK, BROAD CITY, DIFFICULT PEOPLE and 2 DOPE QUEENS. He has also lent his voice to BOB'S BURGERS on Fox and ANIMALS on HBO.

John can be seen in the features THE DISASTER ARTIST opposite Sharon Stone, BEATRIZ AT DINNER with Salma Hayek, OTHER PEOPLE, NEIGHBORS 2, FUN MOM DINNER and FORT TILDEN.

While in New York, he was an Artist in Residence and Comedy Curator at Ars Nova, where he hosted the variety show Showgasm. He performed his solo show Literally Me (4 time New York Times Critics' Pick) to sold out crowds at Joe's Pub and The Bell House, and co-hosted a weekly stand up show at Cake Shop.

John currently hosts a monthly variety show in Los Angeles at The Satellite. He has performed stand up at various comedy festivals including Montreal’s Just For Laughs, Bonnaroo, South by Southwest, Pemberton, Treasure Island, Outside Lands, Riot LA, and Festival Supreme.

John was also named one of Variety’s Top Ten Comics to Watch in 2017. He was born in Nashville, Tennessee and is a graduate of the Atlantic Acting School at Tisch School of the Arts NYU.
JD Samson
JD Samson
JD Samson (Men, Le Tigre, Scissor Sundays)
Cole Escola
Cole Escola
Cole, a comedian, actor, and writer, has been named one of the 2014 OUT 100 and Time Out New York's Top Ten Downtown Cabaret Performers. Most notably, Cole played ‘Matthew’ on Hulu’s “Difficult People” where he also served as a writer. He played ‘Chris” on “Man Seeking Woman” on FXX, and recurred on the Netflix series “Girl Boss”, Amazon’s “Mozart In the Jungle” and the Tru Tv series “At Home with Amy Sedaris”. Cole just finished writing on the upcoming Broadway Video series The Other Two for Comedy Central. He was also the co-creator, writer, and star of the lo-fi cult-hit TV show "Jeffery & Cole Casserole." Other TV appearances include "Nurse Jackie," "Law & Order," and "Smash." He originated the role of Bridget Everett's fetus in "Rock Bottom" for The Public Theater in a performance Variety referred to as "heroic." His sketch comedy show, "The First Gay President," sold out every performance and generated buzz and praise from the likes of PAPER Magazine and Lena Dunham. Due to overwhelming demand, his wildly popular solo show, ‘Help! I’m Stuck!’ has continued to extend its run at Joe’s Pub each month, and recently made its way west for a sold out run in Los Angeles.
Kate Berlant
Kate Berlant
Kate Berlant is an LA based writer/performer who has performed across the US in festivals such as the New York Comedy Festival, Festival Supreme, Treasure Island, Boston Calling, and Moontower. Her performances have been commissioned by The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles and she has been described by The New York Times as a "magnetic improvisational comic" at the forefront of experimental comedy. She has been named by Time Out New York as one of New York City's "Top Three Comics to Watch" as well as one of Comedy Central's "Comics to Watch", and articles about her have been featured in The New Yorker, The Fader, Esquire, Playboy, Rookie Magazine, and the Huffington Post. Kate most recently co-wrote and starred in the Independent Spirit Award-nominated Vimeo series, “555,” directed by Andy DeYoung, Demetri Martin’s feature, “Dean,” “Little Bitches,” written and directed by Nick Kreiss, and “Happy Anniversary,” written and directed by Jared Stern. Up next, she can be seen in Boots Riley’s directorial debut, “Sorry to Bother You,” which recently premiered at Sundance to critical acclaim, as well as the Duplass Brothers’ DUCK BUTTER, alongside Alia Shawkat, Mae Whitman and Kumail Nanjiani. In the television space, Kate was featured on Netflix Presents: The Characters, Joe Swanberg’s “Easy” on Netflix, TBS’s “Search Party,” and “High Maintenance” on HBO.
Theda Hammel
Theda Hammel
Theda Hammel is an incredibly successful model. She has released three EPs (Very Great, SondHamm, and Partial Magic) under the name “HAMM.” She has a Masters in Music Technology from NYU Steinhardt.
Ilana Glazer
Ilana Glazer
Ilana Glazer is an American comedian, writer, and actress. She is best known for co-creating and co-starring in the Comedy Central series Broad City with Abbi Jacobson, based on the web series of the same name.