Home for the Holidays: Doogie Horner & Jim Tews

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Dec 26th 2018 7:30 pm
$10 | $9 student & senior Website 610-332-3378
Presented by: ArtsQuest
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Date(s) - Dec 26th 2018
7:30 pm

Fowler Blast Furnace Room


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Opening Act: Julianne Simitz

Doors: 7:00 pm | Show: 7:30 pm

Born and bred in the Lehigh Valley, these comedians have gone on to make a name for themselves in New York and Los Angeles. But they’re home for the holidays and ready to make you laugh!

Doogie Horner is a comedian, writer, and artist. He is the author of Some Very Interesting Cats Perhaps You Weren’t Aware Of (Workman Publishing Company,) 100 Ghosts (Quirk Books, 2013) and Everything Explained Through Flowcharts (HarperCollins, 2010).

His art and writing have appeared in Wired, McSweeney’s, Fast Company, Boing Boing, the Believer, the London Times, the Sun, and other publications. His comedy achieved national attention when a video of him taming a hostile crowd on America’s Got Talent became a viral sensation. He has designed numerous book covers, including Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.

Jim Tews is the creator of the New York Times Bestseller “Felines of New York.” He made his stand-up television debut on Last Comic Standing. He’s been seen on FX, NBC, SeeSo, and TBS. Previously he was one of 2011’s New Faces at Just For Laughs Montreal and has performed in the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival, as well as SF Sketchfest. His recent comedy album “I Was In Band” debuted at #3 on the iTunes comedy charts. He performs regularly in New York at the Comedy Cellar, UCB, and any basements or backrooms that will allow it.

Jim also created, co-wrote, and starred in The Undone Sweaters web series about a sociophobic Weezer cover band, which was featured on Funny or Die and Nerdist.com. Before that, Jim created the HBO Labs’ web series The Opener and directed a feature length documentary about Cleveland’s independent comedy scene called “Make Fun.”

Julianne Simitz is an LA-based stand up comedian, writer, and producer who currently writes for Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Founder of ‘The Clitorati’ and a survivor of CBS Diversity Showcase, Julianne’s performed in clubs, festivals, and dive bars from sea to shining sea. She’s the co-creator, executive producer, and head writer of Bad News, an indie political Late Night show filmed live at ACME Comedy Hollywood. Julianne is also a writer and producer for Late Night with Jimmy Fallopian Tubes (UCB Sunset) and The Night Cap (Pack Theater) late night shows.

This show will contain adult language and/or situations. Seating will be assigned by ArtsQuest staff upon arrival into the showroom. Anyone coming in between the ages of 13 and 17 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. No child 12 or under will be admitted.

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