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Say What?! Friday Night with Reese Waters

Friday, January 25, 2019 - Friday, April 26, 2019

Comedy

Reese Waters, comedian, DC native, and host of Get Up DC! on WUSA 9, curates a new comedy series in the KC Jazz Club. On the fourth Friday of every month, Reese will headline and present an evening of stand-up comedy and intimate conversations with his friends from the comedy community. Check back to see each month's guest. 

Price

$20.00 - $35.00

Run Time

Approx. 1-1/4 hours

About

Reese Waters, comedian, DC native. and host of Get Up DC! on WUSA 9, curates a new comedy series in the KC Jazz Club. On the fourth Friday of every month, Reese will headline and present an evening of stand-up comedy and intimate conversations with his friends from the comedy community. Check out Reese and Nore Davis on February 22! Yannis Pappas guest stars on the March 22 performance.

Recommended for mature audiences.

About Nore Davis: 
Nore Davis is a New York-based comedian who delivers an energetic performance filled with witty quips and sharp punch lines, combined with an amazing stage presence. He has appeared on Comedy Central’s Inside Amy Schumer, HBO’s Last Week Tonight, MTV’s Nikki & Sara Live, Sasheer Zamata’s Play Time, The Artie Lange Show, HBO’s Boardwalk Empire and will appear in the upcoming feature Go/Don’t Go in 2019. His standup can be seen on Conan, and he has appeared in many videos on College Humor and was featured on WNYC's 2 Dope Queens Podcast with Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams. Davis also wrote on Seriously.tv and on Jessica Williams’ Comedy Central pilot. His self-produced Amazon special You Guys are Dope is out now, as well as his most recent album, Too Woke, which released November 2018 on Blonde Medicine.

About Yannis Pappas: 
Yannis Pappas is a stand-up comedian from Brooklyn, NY. He previously hosted the AOL Original Series, 2 Point Lead (a sports comedy show). He was the co-anchor, alongside journalists, Marianna Antonio and Pedro Andrade, of Fusion Live, a live, primetime, one-hour news magazine program which focused on current events, pop culture, and satire. Fusion Network launched in September 2013 as a joint venture of ABC and Univision. Yannis' Half Hour Comedy Central Special aired in June 2014 and is available on their ap. His 2016 album “Let Me Yannis” is available online. He is also known for his popular internet characters Maurica and Mr. Panos. He currently co-hosts a podcast called History Hyenas with fellow comedian and Brooklynite, Chris Distefano. The duo also have a web series called Bay Ridge Boys.

About Reese Waters: 
When New York Magazine tapped Reese Waters as one of the city’s "Ten Comedians To Watch," few realized just how quickly his star would rise. First came his victories in the annual Caroline’s Comedy Competition and the Emerging Comics Contest at the New York Underground Comedy Festival. Soon after, appearances on MTV, Good Morning America, Sirius Satellite Radio and NPR were followed by Waters’ mastery of his Comedy Central “Live At Gotham” set and subsequent role on the critically acclaimed Comedy Central series “Michael and Michael Have Issues.”

Programmers took note, and within the next year, Waters was bringing comedy truth to sports as co-host of The Daily Line on the Versus Network, where his sly wit garnered raves for his commentaries on the big sports news of the day, along with his ground breaking interviews with everyone from D Wade and Queen Latifah to Derrick Rose and UFC President Dana White. The Daily Line led to additional sports roles at Bleacher Report, TNT's Inside the NBA and eventually a correspondent on ESPN's Sportscenter.

With a deep knowledge and passion for sports, stand-up is his true love, and soon he accomplished a rare feat of making back to back appearances on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and The Late Show with David Letterman. Long time watchers of the comedy scene were unanimous in praising Waters for cool, collected and knock out funny premieres on two of the nation’s top late night platforms for stand-up comedy.

Waters hails from Washington, DC, and was introduced to comedy by his grandmother’s hysterical impressions of everyone she’s ever met. His earliest memories include riding in the back of his parents’ car listening to a Martin Lawrence cassette on his Walkman, sure to muffle his laughter, since he was forbidden to hear such vulgarities. However, he took notice of the joy that comedy brought to the world and wanted to be part of it. Before officially taking the stage, he amused himself in his high school dormitory by pouring gravy on toilet seats, planting newspaper in the dryer and executing his self-titled “Sour Milk Bomb.” Fights ensued.
 

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