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The Diversity Show (The Vintage Lounge)

12/08/18 | 10:45 pm

Gotham Comedy Club

208 W 23rd St. Map

212-367-9000

$15


08-12-2018 12:00:00 08-12-2018 12:00:00 America/New_York The Diversity Show (The Vintage Lounge) | 10:45 pm 18 & over 2 Beverage Minimum Per Person Non-Refundable & Non-Transferabl Three men -- an Indian. an African-American. a White Jewish guy. What do they have in common? Nothing . . . except their passion for comedy, their ability to break down racial and ethnic barriers through laughter, and their belief that diversity enhances all of our lives. These 3 men – Akash Bhasin, Alex Barnett and Charles McBee – who come from three very different backgrounds, use comedy to tackle head-on the racial and ethnic prejudices and stereotypes that even now in the 21st Century still linger. Through their unique comedic perspectives, these men challenge the prejudices that still exist in today's world. And, when they do, look out, you'll find yourself not only laughing out loud but emerging with new perspectives on race and ethnicity and the wonderful diversity of American culture. So, what do these men, these comedians have in common? Nothing except the fact that they all use comedy and laughter to bring everyone closer together . . . . Oh, and all three of them love peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. The Diversity Show . . . Bringing People Together One Joke at A Time The Diversity Show Is Brought To You By: Alex Barnett As the White, Jewish husband of a Black woman (who converted to Judaism) and the father of a 3-year old, Biracial son, Alex focuses on the challenges of being a parent in a bad economy and the issues that confront interracial families. Alex has been featured on Sirius/XM Radio's "Raw Dog Comedy," NBC's EVB Live, ComedyTime TV, RT TV America and NYC-TV and in The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, and CNN.com. In 2011, he won the 12th Annual Gilda's Club (Northern NJ) Laugh-Off. Charles McBee Charles brings his sharp wit and undeniable charm to every show. Charles attacts audiences of every ethnicity while he tackles taboo topics such as race with a unique and hilarious perspective and never alienating anyone in his audience. While working in New York, Charles has been cast in a variety of Off-Broadway productions including, "Raw Love," and "To Seek a Newer World." Charles has performed in NBC's, "Stand Up for Diversity," and The New York Underground Comedy Festival. He has also competed in top Comedy Competitions, including season 6 of NBC's America's Got Talent, and The New York March Madness Comedy Competition. He is currently the star, writer and director of the critically acclaimed web series "Its A Chucked Up Life." Akash Bhasin Akash has entertained crowds in China, India and now the United States. His unique wit and no holds bared sense of humor has helped him garner a fan a fan base across the globe. Akash has been featured in the second season of the critically acclaimed series "Its A Chucked Up Life." He can also been seen in a number of on line sketches with the acclaimed Cult Comedy Picture Show. Many of their sketches have been featured on CNN and the Huffington Post. Akash recieved 1st place in the Catch a Rising Star competition & 2nd place in Gilda's Laugh off competition. No matter what country he's in Akash's honest and hilarious perspective on life, cultures and religion keep audiences wanting more. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=333109 Gotham Comedy Club Gotham Comedy Club

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18 & over 2 Beverage Minimum Per Person Non-Refundable & Non-Transferabl Three men -- an Indian. an African-American. a White Jewish guy. What do they have in common?

Nothing . . . except their passion for comedy, their ability to break down racial and ethnic barriers through laughter, and their belief that diversity enhances all of our lives. These 3 men – Akash Bhasin, Alex Barnett and Charles McBee – who come from three very different backgrounds, use comedy to tackle head-on the racial and ethnic prejudices and stereotypes that even now in the 21st Century still linger. Through their unique comedic perspectives, these men challenge the prejudices that still exist in today's world. And, when they do, look out, you'll find yourself not only laughing out loud but emerging with new perspectives on race and ethnicity and the wonderful diversity of American culture.

So, what do these men, these comedians have in common? Nothing except the fact that they all use comedy and laughter to bring everyone closer together . . . . Oh, and all three of them love peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.

The Diversity Show . . . Bringing People Together One Joke at A Time

The Diversity Show Is Brought To You By: Alex Barnett As the White, Jewish husband of a Black woman (who converted to Judaism) and the father of a 3-year old, Biracial son, Alex focuses on the challenges of being a parent in a bad economy and the issues that confront interracial families. Alex has been featured on Sirius/XM Radio's "Raw Dog Comedy," NBC's EVB Live, ComedyTime TV, RT TV America and NYC-TV and in The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, and CNN.com. In 2011, he won the 12th Annual Gilda's Club (Northern NJ) Laugh-Off.

Charles McBee Charles brings his sharp wit and undeniable charm to every show. Charles attacts audiences of every ethnicity while he tackles taboo topics such as race with a unique and hilarious perspective and never alienating anyone in his audience. While working in New York, Charles has been cast in a variety of Off-Broadway productions including, "Raw Love," and "To Seek a Newer World." Charles has performed in NBC's, "Stand Up for Diversity," and The New York Underground Comedy Festival. He has also competed in top Comedy Competitions, including season 6 of NBC's America's Got Talent, and The New York March Madness Comedy Competition. He is currently the star, writer and director of the critically acclaimed web series "Its A Chucked Up Life." Akash Bhasin Akash has entertained crowds in China, India and now the United States. His unique wit and no holds bared sense of humor has helped him garner a fan a fan base across the globe. Akash has been featured in the second season of the critically acclaimed series "Its A Chucked Up Life." He can also been seen in a number of on line sketches with the acclaimed Cult Comedy Picture Show. Many of their sketches have been featured on CNN and the Huffington Post. Akash recieved 1st place in the Catch a Rising Star competition & 2nd place in Gilda's Laugh off competition. No matter what country he's in Akash's honest and hilarious perspective on life, cultures and religion keep audiences wanting more.

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