Gotham Comedy Allstars
Featuring Ophira Eisenberg, Nathan Macintosh, Gina Brillon & Dean Edwards!
Saturday 1/30 at 5pm PT / 8pm ET
All ticket holders can watch the show for 24 hours after the livestream broadcast.
About Ophira Eisenberg
Ophira Eisenberg is a standup comedian, writer, and host of NPR’s national syndicated comedy trivia radio show and podcast Ask Me Another where she interviews, jokes around with, and plays silly games with Sir Patrick Harris, Rosie Perez, Awkwafina, Roxanne Gay, Bob The Drag Queen, Jessica Walter, Bowen Yang, Debra Messing, Nick Kroll, Chelsea Handler and more. She is also a regular panelist on Hulu’s Up Early Tonight. She’s appeared on Comedy Central, This Week At The Comedy Cellar, The New Yorker Festival, Kevin Hart’s LOL Network, HBO’s Girls, Gotham Live, The Late Late Show, and The Today Show. She is a regular host and teller on The Moth Radio Hour. Her stories have also been included in two of The Moth’s best-selling collections, including the most recent: Occasional Magic: True Stories About Defying the Impossible. Ophira’s own comedic memoir, Screw Everyone: Sleeping My Way to Monogamy was optioned for a feature film. Her comedy special Inside Joke is available on Amazon and iTunes.
About Nathan Macintosh
Energetic, loud, never understated, and always funny, Nathan Macintosh is quickly becoming one of the names to know in comedy. Most recently appearing on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on NBC, he’s also performed on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert on CBS, Conan on TBS, his own half-hour special shown on The Comedy Network/CTV, and Just For Laughs All Access and Talk Of The Fest. His debut album I Wasn’t Talking was featured in Ex!aim Magazine’s Top Ten Hilariously Good Comedy Moments of 2015. He is also the host of the podcast Positive Anger, which has over 1,000,000 listens on SoundCloud and is frequently in the top 200 podcasts on iTunes. Nathan has performed at many major comedy festivals, including the Halifax Comedy Festival, the Boston Comedy Festival, and the prestigious Just For Laughs Comedy Festival seven times. He’s also been heard on Sirius Satellite Radio, XM radios Laugh Attack,is a regular on CBC’s radios The Debaters, and has been heard on Raw Report.
Live Studio Audience
This show will have a live studio audience so you will hear real laughter and reactions from a group of people selected from ticket buyers. Having a live studio audience helps the comedians tell their jokes and feel connected. It’s a special part of the RushTix experience.
About Gina Brillon
Actress, comedian, and writer Gina Brillon was born and raised in Bronx, New York. She’s been a standup comic since she was 17 years old. Her first one-hour special, Pacifically Speaking, was produced by Gabriel Iglesias and will debut on NuvoTV in Fall 2014. She has a featured role in Gabriel Iglesias’ upcoming theatrical film, The Fluffy Movie. She’s made appearances on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham, E!’s Chelsea Lately, AXS’ Gotham Comedy Live, The View, and is the first (and only) Latina winner of NBC’s 2012 Stand up for Diversity Showcase. She was selected to be part of Montreal’s Just For Laughs New Faces Showcase. Gina sells more tickets as a headliner within the Improv Comedy Club chain than any new artist. Gina is also an accomplished singer, published writer, and poet, her pieces have appeared in the New York Post and Daily News among others.
About Dean Edwards
As one of the stars of MTV2’s hit show, Guy Code, Dean has helped the show become the network’s most successful show in its history. He also just completed hosting a season of TV One’s clip show, Vidiots and serves as a correspondent on BET’s new program, Don’t Sleep, hosted by TJ Holmes.
A talented Actor/Comedian, most people remember Dean Edwards since making his mark in comedy during two successful seasons as a cast member on Saturday Night Live with such memorable impressions as Don Cheadle, Michael Jackson, and Denzel Washington, as well as such original characters as Man in Elevator and Cop#2, Dean always pushed himself to the limits of creativity and exhaustion. Always the multi-tasker, Dean found the momentum to juggle his SNL career, his numerous standup appearances, and multiple television appearances.
Edwards has earned a reputation as a headlining favorite at comedy clubs and colleges across the country. An international sensation, Dean has attended Montreal’s Just For Laughs Comedy Festival twice and was chosen to perform at the Jozi, Cape Town, and Durban Comedy Festival’s in Johannesburg, Cape Town, and Durban South Africa, as well as Saudi Arabia in late 2009.
Dean has made several late-night appearances, including The Late Show with Craig Ferguson and Last Call with Carson Daly. He is also a favorite and frequent guest on Byron Allen’s Comic Unleashed, and is frequently providing comedic commentary on various VH1 highlight shows.