FIVE DIVERSE VOICES, a Stellar Line Up!
When was the last time you had a good laugh? It’s even more fun to laugh together! We teamed up with NY Laughs to bring you a great show this coming Tuesday. FREE!
Cancellation due to inclement weather will be announced one-hour before showtime, so check our website www. dagplaza.org.
JORDAN CARLOS (HEADLINER) Writer, stand-up comedian and actor, Jordan co-starred and wrote for the first season of “Everything’s Trash” (Freeform). He has also written for “Divorce” (HBO), written/performed for “The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore” (Comedy Central), and “First Wives Club” (BET) and appeared on Black Mirror (Netflix), and the “Home Alone” reboot on Disney Plus.
VANESSA HOLLINGSHEAD Vanessa appeared in the ground-breaking Showtime Special, “Funny Women of a Certain Age,” hosted by Fran Drescher, the network’s highest-rated premiere of a stand-up special in 2019. Listed on Oxygen’s TV Special Fifty of the Funniest Women Alive, she was featured at the New York Comedy Festival and in a special on Comedy Central. She taped her fourth stand-up DVD/CD at New York Comedy Club.
PEDRO GONZALEZ Pedro is the first Colombian-born comedian to appear on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Arriving in the U.S. at age-19, his humor bounces off of what it’s like to date, work, and live in America when you have an accent and your name is Pedro. With rapeir wit, Pedro punctures stereotypes and challenges commonly held points of view.
EMAN EL-HUSSEINI A Canadian-Palestinian comedian currently living in NYC, Eman has performed at festivals in Montreal Toronto and Australia ” She and her female partner Jess, “The El-Salomons, ” have appearted at the “Just for Laughs” Festival and the “Boston Women in Comedy Festival.” Eman has recorded two comedy albums, “Unveiled” and “Handsome Daughter.”
JESS SALOMON Comedian Jess Salomon is a former U.N. war crimes lawyer who has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and handles dark, sometimes off-color and often political topics with a light touch.
YOUR HOSTS: FRIENDS OF DAG HAMMARSKJOLD PLAZA AND THE TURTLE BAY ASSOCATION
We are excited to present this program by New York Laughs, a nonprofit 501c3 organization that brings live stand-up comics to NYC public venues. By connecting New Yorkers through humor with free performances, the organization strives to deepen an appreciation of comedy as a cultural asset unique to this city and to foster a happier, healthier NYC. NYLaughs.org
The next venue after Dag Plaza is Lincoln Center.