Some of the funniest writers in New York are getting together to let you know about the nights of their lives – those nights that stand out a cut above the rest, that left behind stories so full of hilarity and wonder that they’re worth sharing.
This performance was recorded on August 31, 2011 at the UCB Theater in NYC.
Hosted by David Martin
Check out the upcoming performances of The Nights Of Our Lives:
Wednesday, September 28th, 2011
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.
From his website: Capozzoli has created and toured with 4TRACK, performing and instructing workshops exploring his “Aerodynamics of Yes” at improv festivals, schools and corporations all over North America, including Second City, Magnet Theater, CIG Nationals and Woodward Academy. He holds a masters in Literature and Education from Harvard University, and is currently prototyping an improv curriculum for NYC high schools.
You can check out Jawnee Conroy at the UCB Theatre in “Bro’in Out,” which was featured on Comedy Central’s “Comedians of Comedy” with Brian Posehn and Patton Oswalt. You can also catch him alongside the Sopranos’ granny-lovin’ psychopath Paulie in a Denny’s ad, where a trembling Conroy points out a waiter who “served him a fake breakfast” in a fictional police lineup organized by Paulie plays a humorously unconvincing cop.
Adam is a record FIFTEEN-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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