The Columbus Cooperative proudly presents
THE DAILY SHOW WRITERS STANDUP TOUR
*AN EVENING OF POLITICAL-ISH COMEDY*
Upstairs at the Columbus Theatre
Doors at 8:30pm, show at 9:30pm
All Ages, 21+ with ID to drink
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!
Adam Lowitt is 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.
Matt is 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.
Jena Friedman is 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.
Travon Free is a comedian/actor and Emmy nominated writer for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart from Compton California. Along with his (use to be) popular “FREEdom of Speech” socio-political comedy blog, his writing work can also be found all over the web including TV One’s TheUrbanDaily.com as one of the most sought after young comedic voices on social and political issues.
He’s also been featured and seen on Tosh.o, Chelsea Lately, The Stephanie Miller Show, the hit web series “The Gentlemen’s Rant”, and the “Twitter Come Alive” national comedy tour. His debut comedy album “Undefeated” can be found on iTunes and you can catch him on various tour stops with international stand-up comedy giant Russell Peters.