Educational Alliance and The 14th Street Y present #NASTY WOMEN: A Night Of Female Resistance Comedy
Presented by The Educational Alliance and The 14th Street Y In Partnership with The BETCHES 'Sup #NASTY WOMEN - A Night of Female Resistance Comedy. Thursday, January 18 at 7:30pm - An evening of political comedy led by 4 ferocious female voices:
Jena Friedman is a stand up comedian, actor, writer and filmmaker. She is currently a correspondent for National Geographic Explorer and has worked as a field producer at The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and has written for Late Show with David Letterman. Her critically acclaimed stand up special is now available on Seeso and Amazon.
Aparna Nancherla is a comedian and actor. Credits include Crashing, Master of None, Love, and Inside Amy Schumer. Aparna was also named one of "The 50 Funniest People Right Now" by Rolling Stone. She has upcoming roles on the Comedy Central show, Corporate, the Paul Feig mystery thriller, A Simple Favor, as well as her own Netflix half-hour special, out in 2018. Last year, she released her debut album, Just Putting It Out There, on Tig Notaro's new label, Bentzen Ball Records, and recorded a half hour special for Comedy Central.
Joyelle Nicole is currently on tour with Lizz Winstead's Lady Parts Justice League and has toured with Dave Chappelle, Hannibal Buress, Russell Peters and Maria Bamford. Television credits include: TruTV's Laff Tracks and Wyatt Cenac's Night Train for Seeso.
Emmy Blotnick is a comedian and writer based in New York. Currently she is Head Writer of The President Show on Comedy Central. Emmy has been named one of Comedy Central's Comics To Watch and Time Out NY's Women of Comedy. Hosted by Betches - The 'Sup's Alise Morales (formerly of the 14th Street Y's After School program). In the lead up to the first anniversary of the women's march, this night aims to amp up the audience with laughter, games and giveaways.
Hashtags and banned words highly welcome. Running Time: 90 minutes || No Intermission.
The Theater at the 14th Street Y focuses on social awareness and change through big picture narrative. Inspired by works that welcome artists of all backgrounds, we place artists at the heart of our community and seek to create an inclusive and open cultural experience for all. Art is incubated here.
The 14th Street Y's philosophy is grounded in the belief that contemporary Jewish sensibilities can be a source of inspiration, connection and learning. No matter what your background, we aim to inspire you to live your best life. We're committed to the development of the whole person, to strengthening family connections and to building inclusive and sustainable communities. The 14th Street Y serves more than 20,000 people annually with a variety of community programs and is proud to be a part of Educational Alliance, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a 128-year history of serving New Yorkers downtown.
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