THE LUCKY ONES' Adina Verson, DOLL & EM's Dolly Wells, And More Join DEEP NIGHT WITH DALE
Sporting his signature turtleneck, owl necklace, and swirling comb over, Dale Seever (comedian James Bewley) hosts the season finale of his long-running cosmically-attuned talk show Deep Night. On this night Dale welcomes Dolly Wells, Joan Wasser, Adina Verson, Courtney Fearrington and Emily Panic.
Plus music by Ben Kling.
The Slipper Room, 167 Orchard Street (212-253-7246 slipperroom.com). Weds 16 at 8pm; $12.
More info: www.deepnightshow.com
About the Show
Deep Night with Dale Live
Dolly Wells, Joan Wasser, Adina Verson, Courtney Fearrington, and Emily Panic
Wednesday, May 16, 8pm/Doors at 7pm
On Wednesday, May 16th, Deep Night with Dale returns to the glitter-flecked stage of The Slipper Room for a special live edition of the acclaimed talk show/cosmic experience. Wrapping up his tenth season, host/guru Dale Seever (James Bewley) welcomes an all-star roster of guests to explore the dark art of comedy including Dolly Wells (Doll & Em, Portlandia); Joan Wasser (Joan As Police Woman); Adina Verson (Mozart in the Jungle, Indecent); Courtney Fearrington (The New Yorker, MTV2); and Emily Panic (Funny Or Die, Pitchfork). With music throughout by Ben Kling.
More info: www.deepnightshow.com
About the Host
Your guide through the Deep Night is the Dale Seever. In his black turtleneck and an owl-shaped amulet around his neck, Dale opens up a portal to an hour of regrets, revelations, and rising stars. Dale has performed across the country to sold-out halls and enthusiastic crowds in bars, basements, and theaters of every size. He also sells essential oils from the home. He's not real. James Bewley is real. He is a Brooklyn-based performer whose work has been presented as part of numerous comedy and storytelling shows across the country. Bewley trained at Upright Citizens Brigade in Los Angeles and has made regular appearances at Joe's Pub, Ars Nova, NYC Podfest, Hell Yes Fest, SF Sketchfest, Union Hall, Littlefield, and UCB NY among other fine venues.
About the Guests
Dolly Wells is an actor and writer who has appeared in numerous films and television projects. She co-wrote and starred in the critically-acclaimed HBO series Doll & Em (2014-15) with Emily Mortimer. Her other television roles include Noel Fielding's Luxury Comedy (2012-14) and Blunt Talk (2015-16). She had memorable roles in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Bridget Jones Diary, and the sensational Alan Partridge: Welcome to the Places of My Life.
JOAN WASSER is a singer-songwriter, musician, and producer best known for her work under the stage name, Joan As Police Woman. Over the last decade, she has released five acclaimed studio albums, one EP, a number of singles and a collection of covers. Throughout her career, she has pursued collaborations with other artists as a writer, performer and arranger including recent projects with Sufjan Stevens, John Cale, Justin Vivian Bond, RZA, Norah Jones and Daniel Johnston, and Domino Kirke. Her latest album, Damned Devotion has been called "edgily lascivious" by The Guardian and described by reviewers at Record Collector as "exquisite, tenderly fraught torch-soul songs of compulsion and regret."
Adina Verson is a theatre artist based in Brooklyn, NY. Originally from the suburbs of Chicago and Kansas City, she moved east after high school to study musical theatre at the Boston Conservatory. After receiving her BFA, moving to New York City, and having a brief love affair with holistic medicine, Adina attended the Yale School of Drama's acting MFA program. Recently she appeared in the Tony-nominated production of Indecent by Paula Vogel. She portrays Maria Anna Mozart in the Amazon series Mozart in the Jungle and has also appeared on episodes of The Strain and Wormwood.
COURTNEY FEARRINGTON is a New York based comedian that has quickly become a fixture on the comedy scene with his likable personality and quick wit. He is the co-host of the popular series, Thug Passion Presents and Butterscotch Comedy. His work was recently featured in The New Yorker and he has appeared at comedy clubs and festivals all over the country, including the Bentzen Ball festival in Washington, DC. Along with touring, he has been heard on Sirius XM, syndicated radio, and has worked with comics from HBO, The Daily Show, Comedy Central, MTV, SNL, and many more.
EMILY PANIC is a writer, comedian, and musician whose work covering fashion, thrift stores, music festivals, and Beyoncé concerts has been featured on Funny or Die, Jezebel, Pitchfork, and other media outlets. She can be seen as the recurring character, Hard Melissa on Two Minutes to Late Night, the world's first (and probably only) Heavy Metal late night talk show. She regularly performs stand up at top comedy shows throughout New York and Brooklyn.
BEN KLING is a Brooklyn-based musician, writer, animator, and performer whose work has been featured by Frederator Studios (Adventure Time, Fairly Odd Parents), CollegeHumor, and BustedTees. He is also a contributor to SparkNotes, TL;DR Wikipedia, and ClickHole.