One Week From Today!
Bad Date Great Story is coming at you LIVE from the Gramercy Theater, June 28th at 7:30. Our performers have been featured on MTV, performed at Caroline's, and mastered the MOTH main stage. Check out their bios: Kevin Barnett appeared on MTV's Guy code, Money from strangers, and Failosophy. On Comedy Central's Adam Devine's house party and Onion Sports dome, and the films Sleepwalk With Me, and How To Follow Strangers
Kendra Cunningham is originally from Boston. Kendra's blog "Blonde Logic" was featured in the New York Times. Her jokes have also been featured in the Huffington Post and Time Out New York. Time Out's writer Jane Borden has called Kendra, "Someone to Watch". Kendra's film Lonelygirl48 won the Boston Comedy Fesitval and Palm Beach Women's International Film Festival.
Amy Johnson hails from the great state of Texas. She got her start in theatre but found her heart in comedy. Amy studied improv at the Upright Citizens Brigade and was a regular stand-up at the Really Great Enjoyable Show in New York City. She also wrote and starred in The Essie and Fonda Show (Lollapolooza, Houston, TX). Favorite roles include: The Mariner/Mopsa in A Winter's Tale (The Hampton Shakespeare Festival) and Holly in Trust (Seven Ages Theatre). Amy received her BFA in Directing from Texas State University. She loves long walks on the beach and puppy dogs.
Erin Barker is senior producer of science storytelling project The Story Collider, as well as host of its New York show, even though she is neither interested in nor knowledgable about science, so who knows how that happened. She's a Moth GrandSLAM champion and has appeared on public radio's Moth Radio Hour and Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen. One of her stories will be included in The Moth's upcoming book, which will be published by Hyperion this September.
Jeff Simmermon is a storyteller and founder of the And I Am Not Lying variety show. He has performed at South By Southwest, and has appeared on The Moth podcast and This American Life.
Naomi Ekperigin has been making audiences laugh for over 10 years. Her comedy and writing covers her personal escapades as an actor, comedian, and BLACKtress who has spent much of her life INSIDE CAUCASIA. She has performed with the 5 Funny Females tour and appeared in the Sydney, Australia 2009 Mardi Gras Festival. She can be found around New York City at such venues as The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, Gotham Comedy Club, or Karma Lounge, where she co-hosts the monthly showcase "Coyote Average."
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