The Ivy League of Comedy feat. Myq Kaplan, Leighann Lord, and Shaun Eli!
Time & Location
About the Event
Friday, November 12, 2021
8:00 PM – Performance in the BlackBox Theater
THE IVY LEAGUE OF COMEDY
The Ivy League of Comedy is the premier group of stand-up comedians touring America. Known for their elite brand of clever comedy, you’ve heard their brilliant comedic voices on late-night TV and Comedy Central. Now come see them live on stage! The Ivy League of Comedy honors audiences with original, well-written comedy that doesn’t resort to playing on stereotypes or picking on the audience. From theatres to corporate events to fund-raising shows for charities, The Ivy League of Comedy brings you stand-up comedy’s funniest and brightest. This hilarious comedy show is as perfect for entertaining your clients as for a casual night out with friends. Wouldn't you rather be the one talking about the show instead of just hearing about it later? Don't be disappointed that you missed out. Buy your tickets now!
Myq Kaplan is a comedian named Myq Kaplan (pronounced “Mike Kaplan”).
Myq has appeared on the Tonight Show, Conan, Letterman, James Corden, Seth Meyers, Comedy Central, Last Comic Standing, and America’s Got Talent. He has a one-hour standup special on Amazon, “Small, Dork, and Handsome,” and two podcasts, The Faucet and Broccoli and Ice Cream. His first album, “Vegan Mind Meld,” was one of iTunes’ top 10 comedy albums of the year, and his newest album, “A.K.A.,” debuted at #1. The NY Times called it “invigoratingly funny” and included it among its five “coronavirus best new comedy specials”… “to remind you of the old normal.” And now, here we are in the new weird!
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Leighann Lord is a veteran standup comedian who has appeared on ABC, HBO, Comedy Central, and is a former co-host of StarTalk Radio,with Neil de Grasse Tyson. She has performed for the troops in the Middle East and was a national finalist in the American Black Film Festival-HBO Comedy Wings Competition. Leighann received the AHA Humanist Arts Award and recently re-released her comedy album, I’m Not Urban. I’m Urbane is streaming on all the best services. She is the author of several humor books including: Dict Jokes and Real Women Do it Standing Up.
Stand-up comedian Shaun Eli has rightfully been called one of America's smartest comics. He’s headlined comedy shows on five continents. Whether it's a story about dining with a vegetarian or successfully fighting a parking ticket, master storyteller Shaun Eli proves that there's hilarity in the ordinary if you approach life with a comedic warp. Job interviews? Serving on a NYC criminal jury? How about the Ten Commandments? For just about anything he's experienced Shaun has a hilarious story at the ready.
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