Comedian Jena Friedman Added to Pretty Good Friends With Eugene Mirman at The Jewish Museum, 2/21
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by BWW News Desk
The Jewish Museum presents a night of comedy and music in Pretty Good Friends with Eugene Mirman on Thursday, February 21 from 8pm to 11pm. This entertaining evening, part of The Wind Up, a series of after-hours events with art, music, performance, drinks, and socializing, features stand-up comics Eugene Mirman, Todd Barry, Wyatt Cenac and Jena Friedman; and indie rock musician Eleanor Friedberger. Attendees will also be able to take a special tongue-in-cheek guided tour of the Museum's permanent exhibition, Culture and Continuity: The Jewish Journey. Complimentary snacks will be served, and there will be an open bar featuring beer and wine. Beers courtesy of Shmaltz Brewing Company.
Tickets for the February 21 event are $12 in advance; $15 day of event. For further information, the public may call 212.423.3337. Tickets can be purchased online. The Jewish Museum is located at Fifth Avenue and 92nd Street, Manhattan.
Eugene Mirman is a comedian who lives in Brooklyn, NY. He was on HBO's Flight of the Conchords, is a regular on Adult Swim's Delocated, voices Gene in the animated FOX series Bob's Burgers, and just did a new hour-long special on Comedy Central. Along with Julie Smith and Caroline Creaghead, he produces live comedy shows like this one, as well as what began as a joke and has become the annual Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival, which celebrates comedy Eugene likes while satirizing comedy festivals.
Todd Barry has been a stand-up comedian for over 25 years, and an actor who frequently appears on FX's Louie and Adult Swim's Delocated, and played Wayne in Darren Aronofsky's The Wrestler. He is also a voice actor, having made guest appearances on shows such as Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist, Home Movies, and Aqua Teen Hunger Force.