The Kennedy Center

Comedy at the Kennedy Center: John Early
6/9/2016

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John Early is a comedian who recently created and starred in his own episode of Netflix's The Characters. He’ll be appearing soon in the film The Disaster Artist opposite Sharon Stone, the upcoming TBS comedy Search Party, and a mini series for Vimeo with frequent collaborator Kate Berlant.

His previous credits include Neighbors 2, Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, Love, Animals, Broad City, High Maintenance, Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, 30 Rock, and the indie features Fort Tilden (SXSW Grand Jury Prize) and Other People (2016 Sundance opening night film). He was a writer on season 4 of truTV’s Billy on the Street.

Early is an Artist in Residence and Comedy Curator at Ars Nova, where he hosts the monthly variety show Showgasm. He performs a live sketch show Hey™ with Kate Berlant, co-hosts a weekly stand up show at Cake Shop, and has been a part numerous comedy festivals including Just For Laughs, South by Southwest, Riot LA, Treasure Island Music Festival, and Festival Supreme. He was named one of Time Out New York's Top Ten Comedians of 2015. Natalie McGill opens.

This program contains mature themes and strong language.

Free general admission tickets will be distributed in the Family Theater lobby starting at approximately 5:30 p.m., up to two (2) tickets per person.

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