Mock The Vote: Pre-Election Comedy Showcase

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dnWhen: Saturday Oct 29, 8pm
Where: Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St NW, Washington, D.C
Cost: $20-$25
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Lee Camp, Leah Bonnema, and Brian Parise form a comedic SuperPAC to deliver a night of politically incorrect comedy. Hosted by Andrew Knox as Donald Trump.

About the performers:

Lee Camp’s stand-up comedy has been featured on Comedy Central, ABC’s Good Morning America, Showtime’s The Green Room with Paul Provenza, Al-Jazeera America’s election night coverage, Current, the BCC’s Newsnight, E!, MTV, and Spike TV, and he has headlined over 500 college shows. Lee has written for The Onion, Comedy Central, and the Huffington Post, and wrote the acclaimed essay collections Moment of Clarity: The Rantings Of A Stark Raving Sane Man, and Neither Sophisticated Nor Intelligent. He hosts Redacted Tonight on RT America and the popular podcast and YouTube web series, Moment Of Clarity.

Leah Bonnema is a stand-up comic based in New York City. The Huffington Post named her one of their Favorite Female Comedians. She has been featured on AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live, VH1’s 100 Greatest Series, and IFC’s Comedy Drop. Leah was a finalist in ‘New York’s Funniest’ during the NY Comedy Festival and has also performed in the Women in Comedy Festival, The New York Underground Comedy Festival, and Bumbershoot. Leah has opened for comedy legends Darrell Hammond, Kevin Nealon, Paul Mooney, Sarah Silverman, and Gilbert Gottfried.

Brian Parise started out doing comedy in Washington, DC and then moved to New York City after being selected to perform in the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal. He’s performed at the Boston Comedy Festival, Laugh Your Asheville Off Comedy Festival, and Laughing Devil Comedy Festival. Brian has also been recognized as a sharp political comic, winning Pardon the Pundit’s Political Comedy Competition and then roasting Washington’s political elites at DC’s Funniest Celebrity. He’s performed with great comedians like Dave Attell, Patton Oswalt, Patrice O’Neal, and Bill Burr.

Originally from Shelburne, Vermont, Andrew Knox starred in The Second City’s Almost Accurate Guide to America at the Kennedy Center. Favorite credits include The Second City Touring Company (Mighty Mighty BlueCo), The Improvised Shakespeare Company, the Off-Broadway production of BLANK! The Musical, and Baby Wants Candy.

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