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Sat Jan 13 // 9:00 pm

This Day In History

Presented by Caveat

Chris Calogero and Sarah Kennedy present a show about today firmly rooted in the past! They have given performers an event from the past that occurred on the day of the show. The performers will present these events to the audience in a variety of ways and with the funniest of intentions. Everyone gets to learn a little bit, laugh a lot, and go home knowing what not to do in the future! Those who fail to learn history are doomed to repeat it, but those who come to
this show are bound to love it!

 

Guests:

Molly Ruben Long & Ariel Elias

Nasser Khan

Raj Sivaraman

Maria Wojciechowski 

Kevin O’Brien

 

 

 

Doors: 9:00

Show: 9:30

Tickets: $7 in advance, $10 at the door

 

 

Sarah Kennedy has been called a “rising star in the NYC comedy scene” by Backstage Magazine. She’s been a featured on Glamour.com, The Today Show, and has performed in multiple comedy festivals across the country including the Laughing Devil Comedy Festival in New York and the Ladies are Funny Festival in Austin, Texas. She’s the host of the podcast, Dwellin’ On Ellen (available on iTunes) and she was also a finalist in NBC’s Stand-Up For Diversity nationwide comedy contest

Chris Calogero is a comedian and writer in Brooklyn. He’s been featured on Vice, Fusion TV and AOL’s 2 Point Lead web series and has performed in the Cape Fear Comedy Festival, What a Joke
National Comedy Festival, The Brooklyn Comedy Festival, and More. Chris hosts a podcast called "Mourning Coffee" where he discusses grief, loss, death, and mourning with other comedians.
He is also the co-host of Not Quite Midnight, a hybrid Stand-up Comedy/Late night show that has been featured in the New York Times.

Molly Ruben Long & Ariel Elias
Ariel Elias is a nationally touring stand-up comedian with the Girls With Mace Comedy Tour and currently lives in New York City. Molly Ruben Long is a comedian/actress/writer/woman with great bangs. Her festival appearances include Just for Laughs New Faces in Montreal, Kennedy Center District of Comedy Festival in D.C., Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival, Bridgetown Comedy Festival. Together they host the “Well Behaved Podcast” where every week they tell you about a great woman who history seems to have forgotten.

 

Nasser Khan is a comedian based in New York City. He has performed all around the country and was featured in the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, the Beast Village Comedy Festival and Cinderblock Comedy Festival. He hasn't met a croissant that he didn't like (except once).

Raj Sivaraman is a writer, comedian, and writer/comedian (Oh! And scientist!). He is one of the co-hosts of the Universe City podcast, which breaks down scientific papers for mainstream audiences, and has performed in several festivals all over the country and presented his research at as many international scientific conferences. As a sketch writer, he released an album in 2012 entitled “In Case of Emergency” and was one of the main writers/performers for Boston News Net.

Maria Wojciechowski is a Brooklyn-based stand up comedian with a strong background of sketch, improv, dance, and music. Originally from Mobile, AL, Maria graduated with a degree in theater from University of South Alabama and moved to Chicago to study improv at Second City and iO before heading to New York to pursue stand up. She has previously worked as a staffwriter for Seriously.TV and Comedywire, and her blog “I Look Like Laura Dern” has been featured in Entertainment Weekly. Maria also appeared on Seeso’s Schtick or Treat Special as Paula Poundstone.

Kevin O’Brien is an international touring stand up comedian based in Brooklyn, New York by way of Denver. He was named a “comic to watch” by the Denver Post describing him as having, “a laissez-faire persona and indignant material” while also appearing on Viceland, the A.V. Club and Colorado Public Radio. O’Brien is the host of the monthly comedy debate series “Arguments & Grievances” which was featured on Laugh Button’s Best Podcast of 2014 and is available on the Audible.com podcast network. He has appeared at a number of festivals including the High Plains Comedy Festival, Laughing Devil Comedy Festival, and Fest in Gainesville. When he isn’t spreading himself too thin you can find O’Brien sleeping in with his basset hound Oscar.