The Daily Show Writers

The Daily Show Writers

Performing: 03/14/2015 - Buy Tickets

CONTACT:
Andrew Seraphin
The Wilbur Theatre
Seraphin@TheWilbur.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Daily Show Writers Come to The Wilbur

WHAT: On Saturday, March 14th, 2015, The Daily Show Writers are coming to The Wilbur in Boston’s historic Theatre District.

THE DAILY SHOW WRITERS STANDUP TOUR, AN EVENING OF POLITICAL-ISH COMEDY is a nationwide comedy tour starring the writers and producers from behind the Daily Show. Standup credits of performers include, John Oliver’s NY standup show, The Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, Adam DeVine’s House Party, performances for the USO in Afghanistan and more. Post standup performance Q&A session with performers. Topics include: the writing process, production of a field piece, how short Jon Stewart really isn’t and more!

Meet Adam Lowitt (@adamlowitt), a four-time Emmy award winning Executive Producer for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. As a standup, he has performed on Comedy Central as part of John Oliver’s New York Standup Show and in 2012 was selected to perform at the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal as part of their New Faces Showcase. In 2013, Adam and three other Daily Show staff members were deployed by the USO to the Middle East as part of a USO tour of a two-country morale boosting USO/Armed Forces Entertainment tour.

Adam is joined by Matt Koff (@mattkoff), a staff writer on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. As a stand-up, he has appeared on Adam DeVine’s House Party on Comedy Central, and The History Channel series I Love the 1880s. He has toured with such names as John Oliver and Mike Lawrence.
Matt currently lives in Brooklyn, NY without a wife, kids, or even so much as a pet. Pretty sad stuff.

The cast also includes Jena Friedman (@jenafriedman), a stand-up comedian, actor, writer and director based in New York. She is currently a field producer at The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and has written for Late Show with David Letterman. Her work has been featured at SXSW, The New York Fringe Festival, The Glasgow International Comedy Festival, in New York Magazine, Newsweek, Glamour, Salon, Gawker, Time Out New York and on Comedy Central.

Finally, Zhubin Parang is an Emmy award-winning writer for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He is the creator of the webseries “Approach The Bench,” produced by Above Average, and his writing has been featured in McSweeney’s, The Onion, and The Morning News.

For tickets and more information about The Wilbur and other great events visit http://thewilbur.com.

WHEN: Saturday, March 14th, 2015 – 7:00PM

COST: $25.00

WHERE: The Wilbur | 246 Tremont Street | Boston, MA 02116 | 617.248.9700

TICKETS: Visit www.thewilbur.com, or call the box office at 617.248.9700

About The Wilbur:

Celebrating 100 years, The Wilbur, nestled in Boston’s historic Theatre District, is the premiere destination for comedy and music in Boston, MA. Built in 1914 by The Shubert Brothers, The Wilbur opened in 1915 and was named for The Shubert Theatre’s manager A.L. Wilbur. Recently revitalized by former Comedy Connection owner Bill Blumenreich in July of 2008, The Wilbur has become a first-class venue showcasing A-list comedians and musicians. A Comedy Central verified venue, the theater has attracted the best of the best in comedy including Aziz Ansari, Louis CK, Kevin Hart, Katt Williams and Jim Gaffigan. They also boast award-winning musicians from all genres such as Boyz II Men, Lauryn Hill, Lyle Lovitt and Smoky Robinson. Offering an intimate show setting, The Wilbur provides the perfect environment for enjoying comedy sensations and chart topping artists in the heart of Boston’s historic Theater District.
The Wilbur is located at 246 Tremont Street in Boston, MA. For more information, please visit www.thewilbur.com, or call 617.248.9700.
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