Jest Fest Comedy Shows & Standup
Purchase tickets online or contact our box office: 206.388.0832 | BoxOffice@sjcc.org M-F during regular business hours.
SeaJAM Festival: Cathy Ladman
Sunday, December 9
6:30 pm happy hour | 7:30 pm show
One of the country’s top comedians, Cathy Ladman is self-probing and draws laughter from exposing personal neuroses. She has appeared on “The Tonight Show” nine times, “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson,” and won the American Comedy Award for Best Female Stand Up Comic for her HBO comedy special “One Night Stand.” She has written for “Roseanne” and other TV sitcoms. Her film credits include “Charlie Wilson’s War,” “The Aristocrats,” and “White Oleander.” TV appearances include “Mad Men,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “Everybody Loves Raymond” and “Politically Incorrect.”
Comedian Ophira Eisenberg
Thursday, January 24
7 pm happy hour | 8 pm show
$25 | $20
Ophira Eisenberg is a comedian, writer, and host of NPR and WNYC’s “Ask Me Another.” She has appeared on HBO’s “Girls,” “Gotham Live,” “The Late Late Show,” “The Today Show,” “The Nightly Show,” Comedy Central’s “Fresh Faces of Comedy,” and VH-1’s “Best Week Ever” comedy series. Selected as one of New York Magazine’s Top 10 Comics that Funny People Find Funny, and featured in the New York Times as a skilled comedian and storyteller with a “bleakly stylish” sense of humor, Ophira’s debut memoir, “Screw Everyone: Sleeping My Way to Monogamy,” was optioned for a feature film with Zucker Productions. She is also a regular host and storyteller with “The Moth,” and her stories are part of their award-winning radio show, podcast, and New York Times best-selling book. Her comedy special “Inside Joke” is available on Amazon and iTunes.
Comedian Monica Piper: "Farmisht, Farklempt, and Farblungit"
Monica Piper, Emmy Award-winning comedy writer (“Rugrats,” “Mad About You,” “Roseanne”), actress (Off-Broadway’s “Not That Jewish”), and comedian, explores her Jewish roots and present life in this honest and hilarious biographical blend of stand-up and storytelling. Audiences leave laughed out, a little teary-eyed, and happy to be Jewish … even those who aren’t.