Laughs at the Lyric
Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 8:00 pm
The Allentown Symphony Association and ArtsQuest announce a new Comedy Series:
LAUGHS AT THE LYRIC
It is held in the intimate environment of The Lyric Room at Miller Symphony Hall. There will be a cash bar and snacks will be available for purchase.
MC: Janear Hankerson
Janear is a comedy writer from Easton who regularly writes and performs stand-up, sketch, and sometimes improv comedy. She has performed at ComedyPlatz at Musikfest, Brew Haha, and The Steelstacks, and she is one half of the writing team behind the accounting flavored comedy variety show, Financial Advice for Criminals (real show, fake advice-see disclaimer).
Kris Fried is a writer/comedian who appears regularly at NY's Comedy Cellar and as a panelist on The Greg Gutfeld Show on Fox News. He has written for SNL's Weekend Update, appeared in sketches on Conan O'Brien, and opened for Colin Jost, Rob Schneider, Michael Ian Black, and Jay Mohr. His album, "We're All Adults Here," debuted in the Top10 list of the iTunes comedy charts. He also has a Master's degree in psychology from Harvard University for no reason at all, and still mows his parents' lawn.
Christina Anthony is a Philly-based writer, improvisor, and stand-up comedian. You can find her performing weekly at the Philly Improv Theater, where she is currently teaching improv. She co-hosts and co-produces the monthly comedy show, ¿Cómo Se Dice…? every 2nd Friday at Good Good Comedy Theatre. Follow her on Instagram @bballslayer24.
Betty Smithsonian is a comic, musician, improviser, clown, and goof. She can be found joking and creating stages and spaces for lots of people all over the land. She was recently awarded 2019 Philly Mag’s Best of Philly, Up and Coming Comedian.
Please note: Laughs at The Lyric will contain adult language and/or situations. Seating will be assigned by staff upon arrival into the showroom. Anyone coming in between the ages of 13 and 17 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. No child 12 or under will be admitted.