Talent Moat presents KATE BERLANT with special guest Chris Thayer at the Starline Social Club. Tuesday, Feb. 12th, 8:00pm. 18+. Seated show. The show is sold out, no tickets will be sold at the door. There are still tix available for the 2/13 show at Rickshaw Stop, SF.
Kate Berlant is an LA based writer/performer who has performed at festivals across the globe including a sold out run at the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Montreal Just For Laughs Festival, New York Comedy Festival, Festival Supreme, Treasure Island, Sasquatch, and Moontower. Her performances have been commissioned by The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, and she has been described by The New York Times as a "magnetic improvisational comic" at the forefront of experimental comedy. Kate most recently appeared in Boots Riley’s breakout Sundance film 'Sorry to Bother You' and can be seen in the films Dean, written and directed by Demetri Martin, Duck Butter, written by Alia Shawkat & Miguel Arteta, who also directed the film, and James Franco’s The Disaster Artist. Kate recently wrapped production on MIB, the Men In Black sequel with Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth (alongside John Early).
Kate has appeared in such television series as Search Party (TBS), Ghosted (Fox), Transparent (Amazon), and High Maintenance (HBO). She also wrote, executive produced, and starred in her own episode of Netflix Presents: The Characters for which she won raves.
In 2017 Kate was nominated for a Gotham Award for the Andy Deyoung-directed Vimeo series 555 which she co-wrote and co-starred in with John Early. Kate and John Early have also made multiple appearances together on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon.
Chris Thayer is a stand-up comic and writer. He has appeared on Comedy Central’s Adam Devine’s House Party, VICELAND’s Flophouse, and TBS’ The Pete Holmes Show. He’s written for for Comedy Central’s CC: Studios, Funny or Die, TBS, and JASH. He has been a recurring guest on Pete Holmes’ You Made it Weird podcast, as well as having been featured on dozens of other podcasts (including 2 Dope Queens, The CrabFeast, & Put Your Hands Together).
He performs regularly–both in the US and abroad–and has appeared in numerous comedy festivals, such as SF Sketchfest and Bridgetown Comedy Festival. In addition to having embarked on thousands of miles of self-booked tours, he’s gone on the road extensively with Pete Holmes, as well as having worked with Patton Oswalt, Maria Bamford, Hannibal Buress, Tig Notaro, Thee Oh Sees, Kyle Kinane, Michael Ian Black, Demetri Martin, Rory Scovel, Nick Thune, Greg Fitzsimmons, and many others.
“Distinctly warped and funny.” – The Onion AV Club