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The Daily Show Writers Standup Tour Comes to the Brave New Workshop ETC Theatre
Minneapolis, MN - The Brave New Workshop (BNW) is thrilled to announce "The Daily Show Writers Standup Tour" is coming to the BNW's ETC Theatre. "The Daily Show Writers Standup Tour, An Evening of Political-ish Comedy" will take place on Saturday, May 16 at 7:00pm in the ETC Theatre, on the first floor of the BNW theatre in downtown Minneapolis.Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased via the BNW box office at (612) 332-6620 or http://theatre.bravenewworkshop.com/NowShowing/TheDailyShowWritersTour.aspx
"The Daily Show Writers Standup Tour, An Evening of Political-ish Comedy" is a nationwide comedy tour starring the writers and producers behind The Daily Show. Standup credits of performers include, John Oliver's NY standup show, The Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Adam DeVine's House Party, performances for the USO in Afghanistan and more. Post standup performance Q&A session with performers. Topics include: the writing process, production of a field piece, how short Jon Stewart really isn't and more!
Adam Lowitt - Adam Lowitt is a four-time Emmy award winning Executive Producer for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. As a standup, he has performed on Comedy Central as part of John Oliver's New York Standup Show and in 2012 was selected to perform at the Just For Laughs festival in Montreal as part of their New Faces Showcase. In 2013, Adam and three other Daily Show staff members were deployed by the USO to the Middle East as part of a USO tour of a two-country morale boosting USO/Armed Forces Entertainment tour.
Matt Koff - Matt is a staff writer on The Daily Show With Jon Stewart. As a stand-up, he has appeared on Adam DeVine's House Party on Comedy Central, and The History Channel series I Love the 1880s. He has toured with such names as John Oliver and Mike Lawrence. Matt currently lives in Brooklyn, NY without a wife, kids, or even so much as a pet. Pretty sad stuff.
Travon Free - Travon Free is a comedian/actor and Emmy nominated writer for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart from Compton California. Along with his (use to be) popular "FREEdom of Speech" socio-political comedy blog, his writing work can also be found all over the web including TV One's TheUrbanDaily.com as one of the most sought after young comedic voices on social and political issues.
Zhubin Parang - Zhubin Parang is an Emmy award-winning writer for The Daily Show With Jon Stewart. He is the creator of the webseries "Approach The Bench," produced by Above Average, and his writing has been featured in McSweeney's, The Onion, and The Morning News.
The Daily Show Writers Standup Tour, An Evening of Political-ish Comedy
Event description: "The Daily Show Writers Standup Tour, An Evening of Political-ish Comedy" is a nationwide comedy tour starring the writers and producers behind The Daily Show. Topics include: the writing process, production of a field piece, how short Jon Stewart really isn't and more! This evening will occur in the Brave New Workshop's ETC Theatre.
Date: Saturday, May 16 at 7:00pm
Location: Brave New Workshop ETC Theatre, 824 Hennepin Ave, downtown Minneapolis
Tickets: $20 (General admission). On sale now.
How to purchase: Available at via the Brave New Workshop box office at 612-332-6620 or
About Brave New Workshop
The Brave New Workshop has been writing, performing and producing sketch comedy and improvisation since 1958-- longer than any other theatre in the United States. Founded by former circus performer Dudley Riggs and currently owned by husband and wife John Sweeney and Jenni Lilledahl, the BNW has become a legendary comedy institution, where audiences enjoy improv and sketch comedy nearly every night of the week.