Date and Time
Dec 3, 2019 7:00 pm
Why so serious?! If you are like us, you have found it hard to find things to laugh about. Working to change the world is grueling and daunting work, but the pursuit of happiness is what we are fighting for! So we are making time to LAUGH! Busboys and Poets is pleased to introduce COMEDY NIGHT in Takoma.
Come out and get your ribs tickled, massage your funny bone, slap a knee or two. Because LAUGHTER is an act of resistance!
Produced by Allan Sidley:
A comedian, improviser and lyricist, Allan is a jack off all trades. Allan's humor is dry, and a little wet from perspiration, usually. He pokes fun at Jews, mostly his Mom & Grandma, and dissects cultural taboos like online dating while balding or being a great +1 for a funeral. Often serious with hints of silly, Allan manages to keep dark topics light-hearted and his audiences on their toes (so bring comfortable shoes). His comedy has been described as, "great for first dates."
He's opened (the door for) Sinbad, and toured throughout Eastern Europe in the summer of 2011 (not for comedy, just a fun fact). He did however recently headline the Church of Satire comedy club. In addition to running comedy shows at Busboys & Poets in Takoma, Shirlington, and 14th & V, he manages the Tysons Comedy Cellar and shows under his production company Sidley Standup. Follow @SidleyStandup on IG & Twitter to stay up to date with shows and content.
Hailing from Washington, DC Jelani delivers witty and honest takes on subjects ranging from Pokémon to police brutality. As a private school grad and loyal Kwanzaa Celebrator, Jelani brings audiences a unique perspective. Jelani has performed at various comedy clubs, and theaters throughout the country including Magoobys Joke House, State Theater, Dangerfield's Comedy Club, and The Church of Satire.
Sandy is a Baltimore/Washington-based stand-up comedian who brings a quirky perspective to a wide array of topics that include aging, body image, self-esteem, weight loss, menopause, divorce, and familial dysfunction. The cool Aunt you wish you had, Sandy has appeared at clubs and festivals around the country, including the DC Improv, Comic Strip Live (NY), and the Baltimore Comedy Festival. She's opened for I have opened for Dustin Diamond (Screech in Saved by the Bell), Willie Tyler (Willie and Lester), and Amazon Video's Comics Watching Comics. Her stand-up can be heard on the iOS Standup Comedy App.
Seating is first come first served. Full menu & bar will be available throughout the event.
$10 tickets available online!! [full menu + bar available throughout the event]