Comedy with Morir Soñando
The New York Comedy Festival Comes Uptown
Doors: 6:30pm, Show: 8:00pm
The 19th annual New York Comedy Festival comes to the United Palace Grand Foyer with a night of Dominican stand-up featuring Glorelys Mora and Sasha Merci of Morir Soñando. They’ll make history by inaugurating the Grand Foyer with laughs as they celebrate the funny primos/primas in our community that honor our roots. Join us as we laugh, heal, and cry together!
Tickets are extremely limited – order today. (For accessible seats call 212-568-1157.)
About Glorelys Mora - @GLORELYSMORA
Glorelys “The Legend” Mora is a Dominican-American stand-up comedian, writer, and actress hailing from Washington Heights. Known for her hilarious observations, honest storytelling, and relatable "homegirl" humor (as well as inadvertently launching her career by telling her advertising boss to “suck it” in 2018), she has quickly become a rising star in the comedy scene. Recently, she made the big move from the Big Apple to the Golden state and is now one of the co-hosts of the Girl Let Me Tell You Podcast on Mitú (a John Leguizamo company). Notably, she has opened for comedians such as Aida Rodriguez, Erik Rivera, Yvonne Orji, Ralph Barbosa, and more.
About Sasha Merci - @SASHMERCI
Second-generation Dominican American comedian, actress, and digital creator Sasha Merci is a Bronx native now based in Los Angeles. Sasha can be seen starring in the feature film De Lo Mio (HBO), her very own series Like, Subscribe Demilo (FUSE), and in the popular web-series Group Therapy (COMPLEX). Sasha has amassed a social media following of over 180k and has collaborated with brands like Bumble, AT&T, Heineken, Old Spice and many more. Last year Sasha was selected as one of Freeform TV's #YoungBlackAndFreeform inaugural honoree's which celebrates diverse content creators and thought leaders, and this year you can catch her starring in the feature film SHELTER opposite Lisa Vidal and Cam Gigandet.
About the New York Comedy Festival
Created in 2004, the New York Comedy Festival is a seven-day festival featuring more than 200 comedians performing in more than 100 shows at venues throughout all five boroughs of New York City. The festival is produced by Carolines. Learn more here.