Restrictions:18 & over 2 Beverage Minimum Per Person Non-Refundable & Non-Transferable Special Event
Joy Behar hosts this limited run show for some of her favorite comics in the industry to stop in and workshop their new material. Expect some of Joy's pals- Susie Essman, Mario Cantone, Judy Gold & more to drop by. This is a unique opportunity to see some great comedy in an intimate space.
with Judy Gold, Rich Vos, Bonnie McFarlane & Chuck Nice!
*This show will be held in the vintage lounge
Emmy Award winning actress and comedian, Judy Gold is best known as the star of her two critically acclaimed long-running Off Broadway hit shows. Judy’s most recent show, The Judy Show – My Life As A Sitcom ran to sold-out audiences at The Geffen Playhouse’s 2013 season, and at The DR-2 Theatre’s 2011-2012 season. The NY Times made it a critic’s pick and called it, “Highly entertaining! Brash, Buoyant & Infectiously nostalgic.“ The LA Times said Gold is “an enormously likeable performer” with “flawless comic timing.” The Huffington Post said the show is, “Comedic Gold. A funny & fantastic ride! It’s the ultimate laughter-through-the tears tale.”
Judy was nominated for the 2012 Outer Critics Circle Award for The Judy Show, as well as a 2006 Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Solo Performance for her previous show, 25 Questions for a Jewish Mother. In addition, the show won the 2007 GLAAD award for “Outstanding New York Theater.” The New York Times called this one-woman show “fiercely funny, honest and moving." A book based on the show was nominated for the prestigious Quill Award.
Judy recently guest starred on CBS’s 2 Broke Girls, ABC Family’s Melissa & Joey, & the series finale of Showtime’s The Big C. She has also appeared on 30 Rock & appears frequently on The View & The Wendy Williams Show. Judy also competed on TFN’s Rachel vs.Guy and Chopped All Stars (don’t ask). Judy hosts Nick’s new comedy series, NIckMom’s Night Out. Judy has been in the Off-Broadway hit Disaster! – The Musical (no, that is not based on her life) as well as Nora & Delia Ephron’s, “Love, Loss and What I Wore.” Gold can be seen regularly on Tru TV Presents: World’s Dumbest. Judy has also appeared on TFN’s The Next Food Network Star and on TLC’s The Next Great Baker. Judy is the host of the Funny People series at the 92nd St. Y, and is a frequent contributor to The Moth. Judy has appeared on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, The Dr. Oz Show and starred in an episode “The Glades” on A&E and “Are We There Yet?” on TBS. She was the host of HBO’s At the Multiplex with Judy Gold from 1999 - 2009, and Judy also hosted Comedy Central's100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time and the GLAAD MEDIA AWARDS, which aired on LOGO and VH1.
Her stand-up specials include Comedy Central Presents: Judy Gold , Comedy Central’s Tough Crowd Stands Up, Wisecrack - a half-hour comedy special for LOGO and her HBO half-hour comedy special, which won the Cable Ace Award. Gold was seen in the smash hit film The Aristocrats and the documentaries When Jews Were Funny, Making Trouble and I am Comic.
Gold won two Emmy Awards for writing and producing The Rosie O’Donnell Show. She was nominated twice for The American Comedy Award’s funniest female stand-up. Judy has written for The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, Wondertime Magazine, Momlogic.com and The Advocate, and for many well-known comedians. Gold is an instructor at ESPA Primary Stages where she teaches writing and Solo Performance.
She has also appeared on Ugly Betty, Law & Order, Law & Order SVU, Hollywood Squares, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and The Conan O'Brien Show.
Gold lives in New York City with her two children. She frequently tours theatres and comedy clubs around the country. Her CD, Judith’s Roommate Had a Baby is currently available. Check out www.JudyGold.com and on twitter @jewdygold.
Bonnie McFarlane hails from Northern Canada but is still always cold.
McFarlane is a national headliner whose television credits includes an HBO special, two comedy central specials, three Letterman appearances, a Tonight Show appearance and is a regular on the Opie and Anthony/Jimmy radio show. The Huffington Post listed McFarlane as the number one funniest female you should know. Paste Magazine chose the podcast she does with her husband, Rich Vos as one of the Top Ten best comedy podcasts today. It's called My Wife Hates Me. McFarlane cohosts a national radio show on Sirius based on her podcast. She most recently made a critically acclaimed comedy documentary about funny women called Women Aren’t Funny starring Joan Rivers, Rosie O’Donnell, Sarah Silverman and Maria Bamford. It’s available on iTunes and Netfix. Her comedy has been described as sly, inventive and edgy. Huffpo referred to her crowd work as the best in the biz.
Bonnie is contractually obligated to mention her husband, Rich Vos in every bio. He is a big act.