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Buy Tickets for Uptown Showdown: Tortoise Vs. Hare

  • Tue Feb 22, 2022
  • 7:30pm
  • In-Person Ticket
  • Leonard Nimoy Thalia, 250 95th Street
  • $16 - $16

Symphony Space / Comedy

Uptown Showdown: Tortoise Vs. Hare


Some people say, slow and steady wins the race. Those people hate the Olympics. In this battle of slowpokes versus speed demons, two teams of comics fight about how civilization best makes progress. Should we carefully plod along, eating slow food while talking on flip phones? Or move fast and break things while jacked on massive quantities of Adderall?

This installment features Spike Einbinder (Los Espookys), Alison Leiby (It's a Long Story) and more!

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 stop only when the audience decides the winner. Hosted by Matthew Love.

Performers are subject to change.


Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre

Expected Run Time is 90 minutes

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