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Uptown Showdown: Dreamers vs. Doers


Masks are encouraged and appreciated, but not mandatory for this event.

They say it takes all kinds, but which is superior—the fantastical or the practical? In this debate, purveyors of the impossible square off against the automatons of production.

This installment features Robin Gelfenbien (Yum’s the Word), Josh Gondelman (Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!), Abby Govindan (How to Embarrass Your Immigrant Parents), Yoni Lotan (Russian Doll), Shalewa Sharpe (HBO's 2 Dope Queens), and Ikechukwu Ufomadu (Words with Ike).

The popular comedy debate series invites two teams of funny folks from the worlds of stand-up and late-night television to tackle topics of great importance to pop culture, such as which pet is superior--cats or dogs--and is it better to be comfortable or fashionable? The verbal sparring and all-around absurdity only stop when the audience decides the winner. Hosted by Matthew Love.

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Past Performers include
Elna Baker, Maria Bamford, Michael Ian Black, Guy Branum, Wyatt Cenac, Ronny Chieng, Jo Firestone, John Fugelsang, Janeane Garofalo, Jon Glaser, Ilana Glazer, Josh Gondelman, Dave Hill, Maeve Higgins, Mehran Khaghani, Julie Klausner, Hasan Minhaj, Aparna Nancherla, Kristen Schaal, Baratunde Thurston, Kevin Townley, Michael Showalter, Dan Soder, Bowen Yang, Sasheer Zamata, and many more.

Due to a scheduling conflict, Ian Fidance, Dave Hill, and Aparna Nancherla will no longer be appearing at this event.

Performers are subject to change.


Leonard Nimoy Thalia

Expected Run Time is 90 minutes

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