WHAT: Jen Kirkman string of shows at Union Hall in Brooklyn, NY Dec 1-4: Jen Kirkman has not performed in Brooklyn since 2019 - that’s all about to change! Catch a residency of five shows at Union Hall in early December where Jen will be recording her latest comedy album, Ok, Gen-X, to be released in 2022. This is Jen’s only headlining date in 2021 and her first since hiding in her home all of 2020.
WHO: Jen Kirkman is a stand-up comedian, writer, & podcaster. Her Netflix comedy specials “I’m Gonna Die Alone (& I Feel Fine)” and “Just Keep Livin’?” made many best-of lists.. Jen is also a WGA award winning-writer on the Amazon Prime series, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” Jen’s the author of two books, “I Know What I’m Doing & Other Lies I Tell Myself,” and The NY Times Bestseller, “I Can Barely Take Care of Myself.” Jen hosts the podcast “No Fun: the Jen Kirkman Podcast” and has received both doses of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine.
WHEN: Wednesday Dec 1st, 7:30pm, Thursday Dec 2nd, 7:30pm, Friday Dec 3rd 10pm, Saturday Dec 4th 7:30pm and 10pm
WHERE: Union Hall, 702 Union St, Brooklyn, NY 11215
HOW: PR Inquiries to Kathryn Musilek, email@example.com
TICKET INFO: Tickets available for purchase here: https://unionhallny.com/jen-kirkman
About Jen Kirkman:
Jen Kirkman is an internationally touring stand-up comedian, New York Times Bestselling author, television writer and actor. Her comedy specials are streaming now on Netflix: Just Keep Livin’? and I’m Gonna Die Alone (And I Feel Fine.) Her specials have been named in many yearly top ten lists by Time Out New York, New York Magazine, and the Atlantic.
Jen is a WGA award winner writer for her work on seasons 1 and 2 of The Amazon Prime series, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and a New York Times Bestselling author. Her two comedic essay memoirs, I Can Barely Take Care of Myself and I Know What I’m Doing and Other Lies I Tell Myself; (Dispatches From a Life Under Construction) are hilarious looks at her life without children, and living a not-so-conventional life after 40.
Jen was a long time writer and round table guest on Chelsea Lately, and is also well known for being a five-time narrator of Central’s Drunk History. She’s a regular guest on CONAN and has also appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, The View, The Wendy Williams Show, Harry, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and voiced many characters in Cartoon Network cult-hit“Home Movies.” She also appeared in the 2017 Reese Witherspoon feature film Home Again.
Jen has released two stand-up albums Hail to the Freaks (released March 2011) which hit #13 on the Billboard Charts. Her debut album was 2006’s Self Help. Jen has a weekly podcast, I Seem Fun: The Diary of Jen Kirkman, which is often in the Top 100 in comedy on iTunes.