Three of New York City’s best comics blend personal stories with political commentary as they attempt to dismantle the patriarchy in one 90 minute show. (You know women, such overachievers…)
Negin Farsad was named one of the 53 Funniest Women by Huffington Post, named one of the 10 Best Feminist Comedians by Paper Magazine, and was selected as a TEDFellow for her work in social justice comedy where she gave an actual TEDTalk. She is the author of the recently released How to Make White People Laugh, a memoir-meets-social-justice-comedy manifesto (nominated for the Thurber Prize for Humor). She is on the current season of High Maintenance on HBO. Farsad is host of Fake the Nation, a political comedy round-table podcast on the Earwolf network and a regular panelist on NPR’s Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me. You’ve also seen her on Nat Geo’s Year Million, Comedy Central’s Nightly Show, as a correspondent on IFCNews, and as a nerd on Nickelodeon’s Class Parents. She also wrote and directed The Muslims Are Coming! (Netflix) with Jon Stewart, Lewis Black and David Cross and 3rd Street Blackout (Amazon) with John Hodgman, Janeane Garofalo, and Ed Weeks.
Leah Bonnema is a stand-up comic based in New York City. She’s been featured on AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live, IFC’s Comedy Crib, TruTV’s Comedy Knockout, Vh1’s 100Greatest series, VProud’s You’re Not Crazy and is a regular on SiriusXM. Huffington Post named her one of their Favorite Female Comedians and she was featured on The America Stands Up Showcase at The International Glasgow Comedy Festival. Leah has had the honor of performing with the USO overseas, touring with Lizz Winstead’s Lady Parts Justice League and she has been featured in The New York Comedy Festival, The Women in Comedy Festival, The Charleston Comedy Festival, Bumbershoot, AfroPunkFest, Laughing Skull Fest and at The Kennedy Center in Washington DC for The District of Comedy Festival. Hailing from Maine, she received her degree from McGill University. For more information please go to LeahBonnema.com
Ophira Eisenberg is a comedian, writer, and host of NPR’s Ask Me Another. She has appeared on HBO’s Girls, Comedy Central, Gotham Live, The Late Late Show, The Today Show, and VH-1. Selected as New York Magazine's Top 10 Comics that Funny People Find Funny, and featured in the New York Times as a skilled comedian and storyteller with a “bleakly stylish” sense of humor. Ophira's debut memoir, Screw Everyone: Sleeping My Way to Monogamy, was optioned for a feature film with Zucker Productions. She has also been featured numerous times on the award winning radio show and #1 podcast, The Moth Radio Hour. Her recent comedy special “Inside Joke” is available on iTunes and Amazon.