January 1, 2020
Marybess is tickled to be producing the second installment of her original variety show Generous Laughs, an evening of comedy and music all benefitting a fantastic cause!
Generous Laughs 2020: A RAICES Benefit Show returns to the littlefield stage on Wednesday January 15th, two years after its first iteration in 2018 benefitting the Pride Fund to End Gun Violence. This year’s event will benefit RAICES, an incredible non-profit defending the rights of immigrants and refugees while empowering individuals, families, and communities through advocacy, education, and legal services.
Generous Laughs 2020 features a sparkling lineup of comedians and musical performers including Jennifer Vanilla (MOMA PS1), Jes Tom (Soojung Dreams of Fiji), Sam Taggart (Comedy Central’s Clusterfest), Karolena Theresa (Handmaid’s Tale: the Musical), Tommy McNamara (Caroline’s on Broadway), Ladies Who Ranch (Brooklyn Comedy Collective), Mamoudou N’Diaye (Comedy Central), Jay Malsky (NY Fringe Festival), Guitler Raphael (The Alley) and more! Join your hosts Marybess Pritchett and Ian Lockwood for a night of pure delight as we dive into the new year celebrating an incredible organization and the power of giving back!
Purchase tickets here.
Poster art by Amanda Xeller
December 21st, 2019
Don't miss the Fourth Annual Chanukahstravaganza: Brighter Than Ever, returning to Union Hall Saturday, December 21st at 7:30 PM. This brilliant, benefit show has been a smashing success the last three years, and 2019’s edition promises to be the biggest Chanukahstravaganza yet! This year features performers such as Josh Gondelman, Alison Lieby, Anna Roisman and more! All proceeds will be donated to the Center For Advancing Holocaust Survivor Care, and audience members will have even more chances to give this year as raffle tickets will be on sale during the event for a veritable smorgasbord of exciting prizes! Purchase tickets HERE!
FEATURING: Josh Gondelman (Last Week Tonight, Desus and Mero), Alison Leiby (The President Show, The New York Times), Anna Roisman (The Unemployed Show, Funny or Die), Jess Salomon (The Tonight Show with Jimmy Falon, Just For Laughs), Charlie Bardey (Vulture, August Exploration), Yaari Nadav Tal (Vulture), And MORE!
*PRODUCED BY: Marybess Pritchett
December 3rd, 2019
It's the show you've been waiting for all year long, An Inconvenient Holiday Special 2019, coming to The Bell House on December 3rd, 2019 at 8:00 PM! The weather outside is truly frightful, but "Al Gore" (played by Rollie Williams) is determined to make climate activism delightful as he hosts this Night of Too Many Stars-style comedy event. Featuring "A-list celebrity appearances" (from a rising class of NYC comedy royalty), musical guests singing holiday songs, and climate scientists playing reindeer games. All proceeds will benefit a nonprofit working to support climate activism on the community level — WEACT For Environmental Justice. Purchase tickets HERE!
HOSTED BY Rollie Williams (Columbia U, Funny or Die)
WITH Mark Vigeant (Comedy Central Clusterfest's Up Next) and Mamoudou N'Diaye (Mic)
FEATURING COMEDY FROM Meg Stalter, Lucas O'Neil, John Trowbridge, Nicole Conlan, Jay Malsky, Torey Strahl, Sam Reece, Tristan Griffin, Natasha Vaynblat, Joey Dardano, Katie Hartman, Asher Perlman, Zach Zimmerman, Andrew Coalson, Brian Bahe, Matt Barats, Becky Chicoine, Marcia Belsky, Matt Gehring, Sarah Dooley, Taylor Ortega and Carmen Christopher
AND CLIMATE EXPERTS Alicia Perez-Porro (Museum of Natural History) and Ayana Johnston (Ocean Collectiv, NYU)
*PRODUCED BY: Carly Hoogendyk & Marybess Pritchett
Blessed as she is to know so many talented comedians, Marybess is excited to be producing Guitler Raphael's first ever half hour of comedy at The Footlight on Friday September 27th, with special guests Carmen Lagala (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert), Saurin Choksi (Brown Privilege), Tawanda Gona (CBS), and Kofi Thomas (Auntie's House). Tickets can be found HERE.
Marybess is thrilled to be joining the production team behind the phenomenal An Inconvenient Talk Show, a monthly offering at Caveat NYC from celebrated comedian and activist Rollie Williams. Every month, An Inconvenient Talk Show brings together comedians and climate experts to help close the information gap between the public and climate change.
“Gonzo comedian Rollie Williams plays a rode-hard Al Gore interviewing comedians and real scientists about climate change." — Time Out NY
Everyone's favorite former vice president and environmental crusader is now a late night comedy talk show host, and he's taking no prisoners in this riotous breakdown of the current state of climate change. An Inconvenient Talk Show brings together New York's hottest comedians (Comedy Central, SNL, UCB, etc) and world's hottest climate experts (NASA, VICE, NYU, Smithsonian, etc) to tackle the globe's hottest problem.
Don't miss this month's performance, Tuesday August 6th at Caveat NYC. Tickets can be found HERE!