Sketch Comedy New York, NY
RISK! a live show and podcast “where people tell true stories they never thought they’d dare to share in public” hosted by Kevin Allison, of the legendary TV sketch comedy troupe The State.
The award-winning live show happens monthly in New York and Los Angeles. It’s featured people like Janeane Garofalo, Lisa Lampanelli, Kevin Nealon, Margaret Cho, Marc Maron, Sarah Silverman, Lili Taylor, Rachel Dratch, Andy Borowitz and more, dropping the act and showing a side of themselves we’ve never seen before. The weekly podcast gets hundreds of thousands of downloads each month. Slate.com called it “jaw-dropping, hysterically funny, and just plain touching.” DO NOT MISS THIS SHOW.
LINEUP FOR THE NCCAF PERFORMANCE INCLUDE: Jane Borden (Junior Varsity, TIME OUT NY) Josh Gondelman (Standup Comic, Modern Seinfeld Twitter) and more Special Guests TBA
HEADLINER: Kevin Allison (Founding Member of Legendary Sketch Comedy Ensemble 'The State', Allison's most recent film and TV appearances include Reno 911!: Miami, The Ten, Wedding Daze, VH1's Best Week Ever and HBO's Flight of the Conchords. He writes for TV and for production companies like JibJab and Blue Man Group.
What Fans Say:
“Risk is the BEST HOUR of my week.”
“YOUR STORY HELPED INSPIRE my 18 year old step-son TO STOP USING DRUGS…”
“If you are looking for stories that SHOCK YOU INTO BEING HUMAN again… this is the place.”
“YOUR PODCAST HAS CHANGED MY LIFE!”