Free Special Event
Six Funny Women
with Bonnie McFarlane, Kim Congdon, Brenda Cullerton, Carmen Lynch, Ashley Brooke Roberts, and Natasha Vaynblat
at the Spanish Benevolent Society
Friday, September 20, 2019
Tickets are no longer available.

The hilarious Bonnie McFarlane has performed twice for “Show Teachers the Love!” On Friday, September 20th she’ll headline an all-female night of stand-up designed to help our Fellows laugh in the school year.

Bonnie McFarlane made her national breakthrough on NBC’s Last Comic Standing and has performed many times on The Late Show and The Tonight Show and in specials that have aired on HBO and Comedy Central. McFarlane directed the brilliant documentary Women Aren’t Funny and is the author of You’re Better than Me: A Memoir. She and her husband, comedian Rich Vos, co-host the popular podcast My Wife Hates Me.

Kim Congdon is a comedian, actress, writer, and roaster. She is a writer for Impractical Jokers on TruTV and co-host of Stoned Science on YouTube. Congdon has appeared on Comedy Central, TruTV, and MTV.

Brenda Cullerton is an author, fashion writer, and creative consultant. She has written six books including The Craigslist Murders and a memoir, The Nearly Departed. She has performed her one-woman-show, Jay-Z and Me: A Fast Talking Memoir, at festivals in New York, Edinburgh, and Amsterdam.

Carmen Lynch has performed on The Late Show with David Letterman, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Conan, and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. She has also appeared on The Good Wife, Inside Amy Schumer, and This Week at the Comedy Cellar as well as at the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe Festival in her show Lynched. The New York Times named her comedy album, Dance Like You Don’t Need the Money,  “one of five to stream,” and it was voted the number one comedy album of 2017 by SiriusXM.

Ashley Brooke Roberts is a stand-up comedian, writer, and actress. She hosts a stand-up show with comedian Jim Tews called Fresh Out! NY and teaches 10-year-olds stand-up at Gotham Comedy Club. She was a writer for National Geographic’s Explorer and an actress on the Upright Citizens Brigade’s Maude teams The Prom and Absolutely as well as in the all-lady sketch show Bullshit Women. She is also the author of The King’s Property, an erotic novel.

Natasha Vaynblat is a writer/performer for Comedy Central Digital. You can see her stand-up on Comedy Central Digital Standup Presents and her original series Your Worst Fears. She’s also written and performed for IFC, MTV, McSweeney’s, and Reductress. Catch her regularly at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York City.