The Roundabout: An Evening of NYC Standups

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Orpheum · Saugerties

LISICK & LENNON’S MORE THAN A FEELING Comedy Fest and a LIVE from Upstate event

Saturday, June 8 8:00p

A line up of a lifetime.
(Hosted by: Unitard)

Brittany Carney is a comic based in New York City. She has written for HBO and Adult Swim, and her standup is featured on Comedy Central. Brittany headlines around the country, and continues to develop her science-themed solo show, Kingdom Phylum Ass. Her debut special, That Is My Horse, is available on YouTube.

 

Dave Hill is a comedian, writer, actor, and musician originally from Cleveland, now living in New York City. He has appeared on “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”, “Girls5eva”, “Joe Pera Talks with You”, “Inside Amy Schumer”, among many others.
Dave is a regular contributor to public radio’s “This American Life” and “Live from Here with Chris Thile” (formerly “Prairie Home Companion”) and also hosted his own radio show, “The Goddamn Dave Hill Show”, on WFMU. He plays guitar and sings in his own rock band, Valley Lodge, whose song “Go” is the theme song for HBO’s “Last Week Tonight” with John Oliver in addition to fronting Painted Doll with death metal legend Chris Reifert (Autopsy, Death) and founding Witch Taint, most extremely extreme Norwegian Black Metal band from Gary, Indiana. Dave has written for The New York Times, The Paris Review, Salon, GQ, McSweeney’s, among other publications, and is author of four books, most recently “The Awesome Game: One Man’s Incredible, Globe-Crushing Hockey Odyssey”, was published by Doubleday Canada and Triumph Books in the fall of 2023. He also smells really great you can ask anyone.

Matt Koff is a Brooklyn-based comic and writer. He won an Emmy for his work on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He was recently named “NY’s Funniest Standup” at The 2023 New York Comedy Festival.

 

 

 

Clare O’Kane is a comedian, writer and actor from gorgeous San Jose, California. She has performed at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, San Francisco Sketchfest, Outside Lands, High Plains and many other festivals around this godforsaken country. She’s also opened for the band Jawbreaker a few times, which was fun, she thinks! Clare has written for Spongebob Squarepants, Shrill, Saturday Night Live, kinda hosted the show Flophouse on Viceland (RIP) and appeared on Comedy Central (dot com). Her first comedy album Let It Be, released in 2018, turned out pretty good and people seemed to like it. Clare is frequently cast in short films and is usually paid in hummus. She has been described as “sarcastic” and “half-Asian”. 

When she’s not sneezing, Clare travels around the country to perform stand-up comedy and eat like shit. She currently lives in Brooklyn, NY with her tall husband and medium dog.

Julia Shiplett is a writer, performer and freckly hag based in NYC. Since finding her own distinct voice in comedy over the years, Julia has performed around the country and was named a Comedy Central Up Next Comedian, a TBS Comic To Watch and a Vulture Comedian You Should Know. She has appeared on television series like Love Life (HBO Max), High Maintenance (HBO) and Crashing (HBO). As a writer, Julia has worked on comedy talkshow Doing The Most with Phoebe Robinson (Comedy Central) and animated series 10-Year-Old Tom (HBO Max) with bylines in The New York Times and The New Yorker.

UNITARD is a wildly twisted, brilliantly outspoken, hilarious, fabulous comedy group from NYC. Combining the talents of Mike Albo, Nora Burns and David Ilku, Unitard is a series of comic sketches and monologues skewering social, political, and sexual mores. Smart, specific, and irreverent, Unitard has a gay sensibility though some of their  most ardent fans refer to themselves as “straight”. 

Collectively and individually their work has been seen on CNN, NPR, Bravo, VHI, Logo TV, and Comedy Central and they have performed at numerous venues including: We’re Funny That Way, Toronto, Aspen Comedy Festival, Toyota Comedy Festival, Joe’s Pub, PS122, HBO Workspace, Highways, SF Sketchfest, Andy Warhol Museum, and clubs in Provincetown, Boston, Portland, Seattle and more.