with Jennifer Bartels, Heather Dockray, hosted by Caitlin Brodnick & Lisa Kleinman
Thu February 19th, 2015
Minimum Age: 21+
Doors Open: 7:00PM
Show Time: 8:00PM
Event Ticket: $5
Day of Show: $8
True stories with feelings. Funny funny feelings. Shut UP is an all female storytelling show with seasoned and new storytellers.
Featured in this New York Times article.
Michelle Buteau (VH1’s Morning Buzz)
Jenn Bartels (Friends of the People on TruTV)
Heather Dockray (Splitsider)
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This is a general admission event in The Gallery at LPR.
Born in New Jersey to Caribbean parents, comedian/host/performer Michelle Buteau brings a cheeky swagger, unique perspective and big personality to stage and screen. You can catch her co-hosting on Vh1’s Big Morning Buzz Live with Nick Lachey weekdays at 9 a.m. Michelle has been a staple at Vh1 appearing on countless I Love The series, Best Week Ever, where she was nominated for a New Now Next Award, and also played the sassy sidekick on The Jenny McCarthy Show. As a comedian, Buteau has toured the country performing at colleges, clubs and comedy festivals.
Her television stand-up appearances include The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Lopez Tonight, Comedy Central and Last Comic Standing. As well as playing Private Robinson on FOX’s critically-acclaimed series Enlisted, Michelle is also known as ‘The Crazy Girlfriend’ on Comedy Central’s Key & Peele and Adult Swim’s The Eric Andre Show. Michelle’s dynamic presence both on television and on the stage, bringing an unapologetic frankness to every performance will have you saying, “Hey, Girl Hey!” the rest of your day.
JENNIFER BARTELS is an actress and funny lady who resides in Los Angeles and NYC. A graduate of East Carolina University, she packed up her B.F.A. in Theater and headed to NYC where she studied and performed at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater on numerous improv and sketch teams. Jen was cast in the FOX Reboot of IN LIVING COLOR, appeared in MEN IN BLACK 3, and was featured as NY Daily News Top Five Funniest women. Jen was also selected as one of the “New Faces of Comedy” for the 2013 Just For Laughs Comedy Festival.
She can be seen on the web series, EXES which she co-created with UCB star Mike Still and on commercials and other things you would like or judge. She is currently filming the first season of truTV’s sketch show, FRIENDS OF THE PEOPLE where she serves as writer, performer and executive producer. She loves foods.
Heather Dockray is a writer-storyteller-comedian living in Brooklyn, NY. She regularly contributes to FilmDrunk/Uproxx and has recently appeared in Splitsider, Entertainment Weekly, and Gawker. Heather has performed stories at venues including Photoville, Mass MOCA, and BRIC Arts Media House. Once upon a time, she was a children’s birthday party entertainer/Mad Scientist named Hydrogen Heather. We don’t talk about that.
hosted by Caitlin Brodnick
Caitlin Brodnick is a Moth StorySLAM winner and has been featured on the MOTH Podcast. Her credits include Sideshow Goshko, The Story Collider, and Story League (Washington, DC) and is a founding member of the MIMSY storytelling team. Contact Caitlin if you’d like to develop your story to perform in the show: email@example.com
Lisa Kleinman is an actress and comedian based out of Brooklyn. She performs with UCB Maude Team BEIGE, improv teams TONKA and The Improvised Play (currently running at The PIT). You can also see her perform stand-up in all sorts of places that sell alcohol.