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Thu Feb 22 // 9:00 pm

The Laboratory: Answering Humanity’s Greatest Questions

Presented by Caveat

Come venture into The Laboratory, a variety show featuring some of the funniest comedians in New York conducting new experiments in standup, sketch, music, and more. Each show, comedians attempt to answer questions that have plagued humanity’s greatest thinkers, philosophers and scientists: What is the nature of reality? What happens after we die? What makes a happy life?

Hosted by the creators of Drunk Science: Shannon Odell, Joanna Rothkopf, and Jordan Mendoza.


Doors 9:00pm, show 9:30pm.
Tickets $8 adv/ $10 door.


This month features:
Django Gold (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert)
May Wilkerson (Someecards, Crazy in Bed)
and more!


Shannon Odell is a Brooklyn based writer, comedian, and scientist. She has trained and performed at at the Upright Citizens Brigade and the Annoyance Theater. She co-hosts and produces Drunk Science, an experimental comedy show deemed “a stroke of genius” by Gothamist and a finalist in TruTV’s comedy break out initiative. She cowrote and starred in the comedic play “Wake Up with Tina and Gina” which was a semifinalist in the New York New Works Theater Festival. She created, writes, and stars in the Inverse original series “Your Brain on…” which has over five million views. She can also be seen at Weill Cornell Medicine, where she is a Neuroscience PhD candidate studying the epigenetic bases of memory.

Jordan Mendoza is a writer, comedian, and video maker based in NYC. He co-hosts Drunk Science (ft. New York Times, Gothamist, New York Television Festival), a monthly show at Littlefield. He’s a finalist of the truTV Comedy Breakout Initiative and Time Out named him a “Rising New York comedian primed to break big”. 

Joanna Rothkopf is a comedian, writer, and managing editor at Jezebel.com, where she hosts science video series Pipette, the podcast Big Time Dicks, and regularly appears on Fusion television. Her work has been published in Vanity Fair, the Atlantic, and Salon, among other outlets, and she recently completed a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in Science and Health Journalism at Columbia University. She is managed by Scott Halle at Gramercy Park Entertainment.


REFUND POLICY: Tickets maybe be refunded up to 24 hours before the event. Within 24 hours we may take exchanges for other events at our discretion. No refunds after the event.

This event is mixed seated and standing room. Seats are first-come first-serve.