From Esther, to Haman—A Roast of Cancelled Men - 92Y, New York

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From Esther, to Haman—A Roast of Cancelled Men

Kelly Bachman, Josh Gondelman, Orli Matlow, Jess Salomon, Anna Roisman, and Julia Shiplett
From Esther, to Haman—A Roast of Cancelled Men
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The holiday of Purim is full of sheroes! We’re hosting a night of comedy celebrating women and roasting cancelled men—from within the story of Purim to pop culture.

We’re going to “boo” toxic masculinity with New York’s best comedians including Kelly Bachman, Orli Matlow, Jess Salomon, Anna Roisman, Julia Shiplett, and our returning Ha“MAN” of the evening, Josh Gondleman. More comedians to come.

Join us for a Megillah (the story of Purim) reading before the show at 6 pm, and a Purim party with hamentashen and drinks after the laughs. It's traditional to dress in costume on Purim, so feel free to come dressed up! Check out a breakdown of our evening below.

  • Megillah Reading: 6 pm
  • Comedy Show: 7 pm
  • Purim Party: 8:30 pm

All proceeds go towards funding Housing Works' mission to fight AIDS and homelessness in New York City.

This program is offsite at Housing Works Bookstore & Café. $20 per ticket online with one drink on us! ($25 at the door)

Kelly Bachman

Kelly Bachman is a writer, director, producer, comedian, and musician from North Carolina—currently based in New York …

Josh Gondelman

Josh Gondelman is a writer and comedian who incubated in Boston before moving to New York City …

Orli Matlow

Orli Matlow is a comedian and writer from Toronto, Canada. She recently in the writers room for the upcoming Soft Focus with Jena Friedman special on Adult Swim …

Jess Salomon

Jess Salomon is a Canadian comedian now based in New York. She was a 2017 StandUp NBC Finalist and had her stand up featured on SiriusXM’s Raw Dog

Anna Roisman

Anna Roisman is a comedian, actress, writer, and host in NYC …

Julia Shiplett

Julia Shiplett is a comedian and writer. As a biracial feminist from the Midwest, Julia has found her own unique voice in comedy over the years …

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