RISK! Live

Space Ballroom , 295 Treadwell Street, Hamden

PREMIER CONCERTS AND MANIC PRESENTS: RISK! LIVE IN NEW HAVEN Fri · April 17, 2020 Doors: 7 PM / Show: 8 PM $20.00 RISK! RISK! is a live show and podcast where people tell true stories they never thought they'd dare to share. Founded in 2009 by Kevin Allison of MTV's legendary sketch comedy show, The State, RISK! has been downloaded tens of millions of times and has featured incredible true stories from Sarah Silverman, Kevin Nealon, Dan Savage, Margaret Cho, Trevor Noah, Michael Ian Black, and regular folks from around the world. Slate calls RISK! "jaw-dropping, hilarious and just plain touching." Come see RISK! live to hear incredible true stories that will make you laugh, cry and feel more human. Learn more at www.RISK-show.com, get the RISK! podcast wherever you get podcasts, or follow RISK! on social media at @RISKshow.

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Demetri Martin

College Street Music Hall, 238 College Street, New Haven, CT

In the interest of public health, Demetri Martin has postponed his April 3rd show until September 30th. Hold onto your tickets as they will be honored for the rescheduled date. Refunds are available at point of purchase until 4/23 at 10PM.

Demetri Martin Wednesday, September 30th @ College Street Music Hall $30-140 / 7:00pm doors / All Ages

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Premier Concerts, Fistful of Jokes, and Manic Presents:

DEMETRI MARTIN Demetri Martin is a standup comedian, artist, writer, and director. He began doing standup comedy in New York City, where he worked as a staff writer for Late Night with Conan O’Brien. Demetri then became a regular performer on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.

Demetri won the Perrier Award at the International Fringe Festival in Edinburgh for his one-man show, If I. At the Melbourne International Comedy festival, his show Dr. Earnest Parrot Presents Demetri Martin won Australia’s Barry Award. Demetri has released three standup comedy albums and four hour-long standup comedy specials, including his latest for Netflix, The Overthinker.

Demetri created and starred in his own television series for Comedy Central called Important Things with Demetri Martin. His books, This Is a Book and Point Your Face at This, are New York Times Bestsellers. His latest book, If It’s Not Funny It’s Art, features a collection of his original drawings. Demetri’s fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, Esquire, and The New York Times Magazine. He recently wrote and directed his first feature film, Dean, which won the Founder’s Prize at the Tribeca Film Festival for best narrative American feature film.

Demetri has brown hair and he is allergic to peanuts. Check it out: http://testing.demetrimartin.com/

Hari Kondabolu

Space Ballroom , 295 Treadwell Street, Hamden

In the interest of public health, Hari Kondabolu has postponed his 4/1 show until 10/9. Hold onto your tickets as they will be honored for the rescheduled date. Refunds are available at point of purchase until 4/19 at 10PM.

Hari Kondabolu Friday, October 9 @ Space Ballroom $25 ($22 adv) / 7pm doors / All Ages

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Fistful of Jokes, Premier Concerts and Manic Presents:

HARI KONDABOLU Hari Kondabolu is a comedian, writer & podcaster based in Brooklyn, NY. He has been described by The NY Times as “one of the most exciting political comics in stand-up today.” In 2018, his Netflix special “Warn Your Relatives” was released and he was named one of Variety’s Top 10 Comics To Watch.

Hari has released two comedy albums two albums, “Waiting for 2042” & “Mainstream American Comic” with the legendary indie rock label Kill Rock Stars. He has performed on The Late Show with David Letterman, Conan, Jimmy Kimmel Live, John Oliver’s NY Stand-Up Show, @Midnight & has his own half-hour special on Comedy Central. A former writer & correspondent on the Chris Rock produced FX TV show “Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell.” In 2017, he released his critically acclaimed documentary “The Problem with Apu” on truTV.

Hari is a regular on the public radio gameshow “Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me.” Hari has also appeared on such notable radio shows and podcasts as Fresh Air with Terry Gross, WTF with Marc Maron, 2 Dope Queens, Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Prairie Home Companion, Wits, Studio 360, and Bullseye. He co-hosted the popular “Politically Reactive” podcast with W. Kamau Bell and currently co-hosts “The Kondabolu Brothers Podcast” with his brother Ashok on Earwolf.

In the UK, Hari has established himself with appearances on BBC 3’s Russell Howard’s Good News, Live at the Electric and Channel 4’s 8 out 10 Cats. He also performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2011.

Hari attended both Bowdoin College and Wesleyan University, graduating from the former institution with a B.A. in Comparative Politics in 2004. A former immigrant rights organizer in Seattle, Hari also earned a Masters in Human Rights from the London School of Economics in 2008. He was the NYU’s APA Institute’s “Artist in Residence” for the 2014-2015 Academic Year.

Hari was born and raised in Queens, NY. He went to Townsend Harris High School and the school’s mascot, “Hari the Hawk,” was named after him during his senior year. (He sometimes fears that his greatest achievement. Check it out: http://www.harikondabolu.com/

Fortune Feimster

College Street Music Hall, 238 College Street, New Haven, CT

In the interest of public health, Fortune Feimster has postponed her 5/14 show until 11/13. Hold onto your tickets as they will be honored for the rescheduled date. Refunds are available at point of purchase until 5/3 at 10PM.

Fortune Feimster Friday, November 13th @ College Street Music Hall $30-$35 / 7:00pm doors / All Ages

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Premier Concerts, Fistful of Jokes, and Manic Presents:

FORTUNE FEIMSTER Fortune Feimster’s first, one-hour special, SWEET & SALTY, is now streaming on Netflix. A stand-up comedian, writer and actor, Feimster first made a name for herself on CHELSEA LATELY. She is also well known for her role of ‘Nurse Collette' on THE MINDY PROJECT for Hulu. Recently, Feimster has been frequently recurring on Comedy Central’s LIGHTS OUT WITH DAVID SPADE. In 2018, Netflix released Feimster’s half-hour special as part of THE STANDUPS, which received rave reviews.

Feimster can be seen in a fun role for the Amblin Pictures feature film, OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY in addition to the adventure comedy, DEPORTED. Feimster also starred on the NBC series, CHAMPIONS, created by Mindy Kaling and Charlie Grandy. Amblin recently acquired BAD COP, BAD COP a feature that she co-wrote and will star in. Feimster also co-wrote and sold two comedy pilots to ABC with the latter being produced by Tina Fey. Previously, Feimster had a recurring role on CBS’ LIFE IN PIECES and many guest appearances on hit TV shows including DEAR WHITE PEOPLE, IDIOTSITTER, WORKAHOLICS, DRUNK HISTORY, @MIDNIGHT.
Listen: https://www.fortunefeimster.com/