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CELEBRATED SKETCH COMEDY TROUPE UNCLE FUNCTION RETURNS LIVE WITH SHOW AT ASYLUM NYC THEATER *** Uncle Function, 'one of NYC's premier sketch comedy troupes' (Broadwayworld.com) will be at the forefront of bringing live performance comedy back to NYC as they begin their monthly residency at Asylum NYC on Friday May 21st at 7:00pm. The Uncle’s triumphant return to the stage will feature their signature brand of original sketch comedy, live musical performance, and special guest appearance by stand-up comedian Jon Laster (BET’s Comic View, Comedy Central’s Premium Blend). For over 6 years, Uncle Function has performed sold-out runs at several of NYC’s most storied comedy institutions, including the UCB Theater and People’s Improv Theater. They’ve been joined by numerous special guests, including Chloe Fineman (SNL), John Early (Search Party), Gary Richardson (SNL), Jelani Remy (Ain’t Too Proud/B’way), Ana Fabrega (Los Espookys/HBO) and many more! Uncle Function’s run begins Friday May 21st at 7:00pm at Asylum NYC - 307 West 26th Street New York, NY. Capacity is limited and the theater will be strictly adhering to all local COVID protocols. Tickets are $20, and can be purchased here:
Uncle Function has been hailed as "one of the smartest, silliest, and most seductively satisfying shows around!" by BroadwayWorld.com. NY TheatreGuide has warned: “You really need to take the opportunity to see this group before the apocalypse happens.”
Uncle Function is a sketch comedy group based in New York City. It was formed in 2015 with the help of Tony Award-winning producer Ken Davenport (Kinky Boots, Once On This Island ). Uncle Function is written by and features Chris Cafero (Inventing Anna/Netflix, The Other Two/Comedy Central), Russell Daniels (UCB Maude Night) , Jessica Frey (The Characters/Netflix), Douglas Goodhart (“Discover Card Guy”), and Gianmarco Soresi (Hustlers, Deception/ABC).
Since their inception, The Uncles have performed at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater (UCB), Davenport Theatre, Broadway Comedy Club, The Tank Theater, Ensemble Studio Theatre and The Peoples Improv Theater. They have headlined Toronto Sketch Festival and NYC SketchFest. Their work has been featured on ABC, Funny or Die, HuffPost, and more. These Uncles, just like your real uncles, will make you laugh, cry, think, feel moderately uncomfortable and then send you back to your parents, forever changed.
Website: http://www.unclefunction.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UncleFunction Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCu9ZZGwRqkAT2Gq89KN55GQ Twitter: https://twitter.com/unclefunction
WHAT: Uncle Function! at Asylum NYC A Sketch Comedy Show
WHEN: Friday May 21, 2021 (7:00 PM)
WHERE: Asylum NYC Theater - 307 West 26th St. NY, NY 10001 NOTES: Tickets are $20 and are available for purchase at https://www.seetickets.us/event/Uncle-Function/423433?ttc=1106679
*For additional information about this event please contact Asylum Theater at (212) 203-5435
Venue: Asylum NYC
307 West 26th street
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