A virtual evening of laughs brought to you by top comedians revealing the entire truth about comedy and disability. Hosted by Danny Woodburn.
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This event will be open captioned.
Steve is a 29 year old substitute teacher by day and stand up comedian by night. He was born with Muscular Dystrophy and is an advocate for disability awareness. Steve performs stand up in the NJ/NY area, motivational speeches around the country, and is the co-creator and star of the web series Uplifting Dystrophy. He can be seen in the Hulu show Ramy.
Maysoon Zayid is an actress, comedian, disability advocate, and writer. She is a graduate of and a Guest Comedian in Residence at Arizona State University. Maysoon is the co-founder/co-executive producer of the New York Arab American Comedy Festival and The Muslim Funny Fest. She was a full-time on-air Contributor to Countdown with Keith Olbermann and a columnist for The Daily Beast. She has most recently appeared on Oprah Winfrey Network’s In Deep Shift, 60 Minutes, and VICE. She is currently developing a comedy series with Hazy Mills Productions.
Donnie Sengstack began his comedy career in Maryland running between open mics in Baltimore and Washington, DC. Now after years of hard work and traveling around the country, many consider Donnie to be one of New York City’s most promising young comedians. His unique style appeals to generations young and old. He may have a stutter, but that takes nothing away from his strong delivery and stage presence. It simply helps to make every show unique. Donnie first started to get recognition for his comedy in 2014 when he was featured in The Washington Post and Baltimore Magazine. Since then he has gone on to win Magooby’s Joke House Comedian of the Year, become a regular at the DC Improv, and move to New York City. Now he is headlining at the top comedy clubs in the city like Caroline’s on Broadway and performing at major comedy festivals around the country including the New York Comedy Festival and the San Francisco Sketchfest. He recently toured the UK, France, and Spain and has opened for many national headliners here in the US like Howie Mandel, Tiffany Haddish, Michael Che, Dave Attell, Mike Birbiglia, and more.