Nights of Our Lives got mainstream press coverage! Check out the NY Times piece on the comedic art of storytelling.
Ophira Eisenberg flashes back to a bittersweet memory involving love, Australian men and STDs, Seth Lind deconstructs a tumultuous Halloween experience in the city, Adam Wade details an event where he finally exploits his striking resemblance to Rick Moranis, and Anthony Atamanuik delivers a typically but nonetheless unique narrative/diatribe about his longtime love affair with depravity.
This performance was recorded on March 28, 2012 at the UCB Theater in NYC.
Hosted by David Martin.
Theme: “Come Clean”
Check out the upcoming performances of The Nights Of Our Lives:
Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 9:30pm @ The UCB Theater – 307 W. 26th St., New York, NY 10001
Tickets are only $5!
David Martin began studying at the UCB in the fall of 2001. He has performed in numerous shows including The Documentary, Anydayville, Chastity Cove, Instant Cinema, as well as Police Chief Rumble’s sketch show Piece of Bullsh*t P*e. He has been a member of Police Chief Rumble, Trillion, Grenade vs. Washing Machine, and he currently can be seen performing with Arsenal. He recently had a book published by Simon and Schuster entitled Officespeak, a comedic look at office culture. It might just be the funniest book ever written.
Ophira performs regularly in New York City, where she resides. She headlines comedy clubs and colleges across the US as well. She also hosts and tours with The Moth, a NYC storytelling show and is featured on one of their Audience Favorites CDs. She is a core performer in the live shows Nice Jewish Girls Gone Bad and The Liar Show. She co-produces and hosts the long running stand-up comedy show, Sweet Paprika.
She was featured in New York magazine’s “Ten New Comedians That Funny People Find Funny”, New York Post’s “The 50 Best Bits That Crack Up Pro Comics”, selected by Back Stage magazine as one of “10 Standout Stand Ups Worth Watching” in their Spotlight on Comedy Issue, and hailed as a “Highly Recommended Favorite” by Time Out New York magazine. She was a MAC Awards (Manhattan Association of Clubs and Cabarets) Finalist for Best Female Comic (source: wikipedia)
Seth has been a production manager at NPR’s This American Life since 2006, and before that he was the tech guy at The Radio Foundation. He has directed a short documentary called Barbara Leather, shot and co-produced Stranger: Bernie Worrell on Earth, and performs improv with the group Thank You, Robot as well as hosting the storytelling show Told.
Adam is a record EIGHTEEN-time StorySlam Champion at The Moth (“New York’s hottest and hippest literary ticket” by The Wall Street Journal), and a TWO-time GrandSLAM Champion (2006, 2009) . His GrandSLAM Winning Story was featured on The Moth’s Podcast in Jan ’09. Adam has been performing in New York City for the past ten years. His stories are genuine, unique, stupidly funny and just a tad heartfelt. He’s performed at renowned NYC venues such as Caroline’s on Broadway, Comix, the Highline Ballroom and the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater on shows such as The Moth’s Main Stage, The Nights of Our Lives, The Rejection Show, The Liar Show, Mortified, Stripped Stories, Speakeasy Stories, and True Tales From College (which he is the co-producer and co-host of). He has also served as the warm-up comedian for COMEDY CENTRAL’s Tough Crowd With Colin Quinn, and for CNBC’s John McEnroe Show.
Anthony Atamanuik has been writing, performing, and producing comedy for over ten years.?In 1997 he moved to Los Angeles after graduating with a BS in Film Theory from Emerson College. While living in LA Anthony worked for Jim Henson Interactive, Mr. Show, and sadly, Suzanne Somers. He moved to New York in 2000 and started training and performing at the Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theatre in 2002. Anthony improvised films on stage with the group Instant Cinema for over two years, and performed on the Harold Teams Trillion, Grenade vs. Washing Machine and Creep. Anthony has also appeared in Kromf’s 4th of July Show as King George, Up Late with Lord Voldemort as Professor Snape and in the 420 Show as Adolf Hitler. Along with fellow Death By Roo Roo cast mate, Neil Casey, Anthony co-wrote and starred in the short lived Channel 102 series The Incredible Drunk. Anthony has also appeared in the Channel 102 series Cat News, My Wife the Ghost, and Gemberling. He has also appeared on The Caroline Ray Show, Late Night with Conan O’Brian, and Munchies. Anthony is currently a member of the UCB House Team, Death By Roo Roo, and is also a regular monologist at the extremely popular monthly UCB storytelling show, Nights of Our Lives. He can also be seen on the online in new episodes of Debate Porridge and is a regular video contributor to the Huffington Post. Finally, Anthony can be seen on NBC’s 30 Rock, playing a very expressive staff writer.
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