Schimmel Center at Pace University Presents AN EVENING WITH RONNY CHIENG AND DULCE SLOAN
Schimmel Center at Pace University concludes its 2018-19 Comedy 1 Series with a double-bill evening of standup featuring Crazy Rich Asians actor
Ronny Chieng and NBC Stand Up Showcase Winner Dulcé Sloan on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 7:30pm. Perhaps best known as correspondents on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, these two internationally award-winning comedians will take the stage together for the first time for a special Valentine's Day performance. Tickets start at $19 and can be purchased at SchimmelCenter.org, by phone at 212-346-1715, or by visiting the Schimmel Center Box Office at 3 Spruce Street in Manhattan. Box office hours are Tuesday-Saturday, Noon-5pm, and then beginning three hours prior to each performance, through intermission.
About Ronny Chieng
Ronny Chieng started performing standup in Australia after graduating from the University of Melbourne, winning the Directors' Choice Award at 2014's Melbourne International Comedy Festival and being named one of the Top 10 Rising Comedians in Australia by several major publications. Chieng has performed at the Montreal Just For Laughs festival, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the New Zealand International Comedy Festival. His sold-out comedy tours have played major international venues including London's Soho Theatre, the Sydney Opera House, Singapore's Esplanade Concert Hall, and others. He made his US television debut on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson in 2015 and was shortly thereafter hired as a correspondent on Comedy Central's The Daily Show. He recently played Eddie Chen in the Golden Globe-nominated film Crazy Rich Asians, and he also co-wrote and stars in his own television series Ronny Chieng: International Student, which has aired internationally on Comedy Central, ABC Australia, the BBC, and Comedy Central Asia. www.ronnychieng.com.
About Dulcé Sloan
As a regular correspondent on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah and hailed by Variety as a 2018 "Top 10 Comedian to Watch," Dulcé Sloan is one of the sharpest, fastest rising voices in comedy, known for her honest perspective that speaks truth to power and eviscerates the status quo. In 2016 she won NBC's 12th annual Stand Up Showcase, and she was featured as a "New Face" at Montreal's 2015 Just For Laughs festival. For television, she was cast in the FOX pilot Type-A opposite Eva Longoria as well as the Amy Poehler project Dumb Prince for NBC. She has also appeared on MTV's Acting Out, Comedy Central's @Midnight, truTV's Comedy Knockout, TBS' Conan, The Steve Harvey Show, and as a correspondent on E! News Daily. www.dulcesloan.com.
We are excited to announce two major changes to the House Left Bar at Schimmel Center. Beginning this season, beer, soda and wine purchased from the House Left Bar will be served in a Schimmel Center Souvenir Cup, allowing guests to enjoy beverages throughout the entire performance. Credit card transactions will now be accepted, making purchases from the House Left Bar more convenient and accessible. The House Left Bar serves wine, beer, soda, and snacks and is open one hour prior to curtain and during intermission.
Please note, no outside food or beverage is allowed in the Schimmel Center theater.
About Schimmel Center at Pace University
Schimmel Center is a hidden gem, a performing arts center for everyone. We push boundaries and bring together generations through a diverse lineup of world-class artists who seek to educate, inspire, provoke, and entertain.
This season, we are excited to offer an array of world premieres and inaugural events, from the first annual Crossing Bridges Music Fest, that celebrates traditional and modern Americana with contemporary singer-songwriters and legacy artists, to a modern premiere dance piece calling glenn by Ate9 with music composition and percussion by Wilco's Glenn Kotche, to the premiere of Fearless: B-Sides with Hamilton's Mandy Gonzalez.
We have added documentaries to our season this year with the critically acclaimed Sacred and Abacus: Small Enough to Jail. We will enhance this experience by presenting a Q & A after Sacred with Executive Producer William F. Baker and after Abacus with members of the film's Sung family.
Photo Credit: Gabriel Botten