Ginny's Event

AFROPUNK COMEDY

AFROPUNK & JILL NEWMAN PRODUCTIONS present

AFROPUNK COMEDY

Thu, February 23, 2017

Doors: 9:00 pm / Show: 9:30 pm

Ginny's Supper Club

New York, NY

$20 ADVANCE - $25 DAY OF SHOW

FEATURING GINA YASHERE AND OTHER COMEDIANS TBA

AFROPUNK and Jill Newman Productions are collaborating to present - AFROPUNK Comedy featuring  Nigerian-UK comic Gina Yashere.  Gina Yashere is a stand up Comedian and TV star from the UK that broke onto the American scene in NBC’s Last Comic Standing. She has appeared on Def Comedy Jam. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Nightly Show on Comedy Central and in her 1 hour Stand Up Special on Showtime, Skinny B*tch.

Gina Yashere
Gina Yashere
Gina has been a stand up and TV star in the UK for several years now, with appearances on iconic TV shows such as Live At The Apollo & Mock The Week, as well as creating & performing popular comedic characters on The Lenny Henry Show.She broke onto the American comedy scene with her appearances on Last Comic Standing (NBC), where she made it to the final 10, and then never went home! Gina went on to be named one of the top 10 rising talents in the Hollywood Reporter. She is also known in the US for being the only British comedian to ever appear on the iconic Def Comedy Jam, as well as for her regular, hilarious appearances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno as Madame Yashere, The Surly Psychic (NBC), The Nightly Show on Comedy Central, & and her 1 hour Stand Up Special on Showtime, Skinny B*tch.

Gina has performed for audiences not just in Europe, the US & Australia, but she is in fact, a highly sought after comedian in Asia, making numerous sold out appearances in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia & Hong Kong. It's a wonder she found the time to pick up her 4th award in a row for "Best Comedian" at the recent Black Entertainment & Comedy Awards (UK). She has recently shot her 3rd Stand Up Special, Gina Yashere: Ticking Boxes, which was filmed at the iconic 02 Academy, London, in front of over 2000 of her fans. Gina has performed numerous times at the prestigious Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal and Toronto. Feature films appearances have included Kiss Kiss Bang Bang and Mr. in Between, and She has also appeared on the West-End stage in The Vagina Monologues. Gina currently resides in New York and tours non-stop around the world
Jill Newman Productions
Kevin Avery
Kevin Avery
Kevin Avery is a comedian and Emmy award-winning writer. His writing credits include HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, VH1′s Best Week Ever and the critically acclaimed FX original series, Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, on which he had the distinction of serving as head writer. He also appears in and was co-writer of the Comedy Central digital series, White Flight, and is co-host of the popular Earwolf podcast, Denzel Washington is the Greatest Actor of All Time, Period, praised by Buzzfeed as “smart” and “funny” and recommended by Entertainment Weekly as a “Must List(en).”
Venue Information:
Ginny's Supper Club
310 Lenox Ave.
New York, NY, 10027
http://ginnyssupperclub.com/