University Union is proud to welcome comedy acts Jenny Slate and Aparna Nancherla for the spring comedy show. We want to provide students with information about the talented actresses, and their upcoming show here on campus.
Jenny Slate is an acclaimed actress, writer, and stand-up comedian best known for her Critics Choice Award winning performance in Obvious Child, and the film Gifted. Jenny has also appeared in Big Mouth, SNL, Parks and Rec, Bob’s Burgers, Girls, The Kroll Show, House of Lies and Hello Ladies. Jenny is the writer and star of the children’s book and films Marcel The Shell. Her stand-up show Big Terrific, with Gabe Liedman and Max Silvestri, was named the "Best Variety Show" by TimeOut New York. Jenny was the lead actress in two major films this year, Landline and Despicable Me 3, and is currently filming another movie. Check out this hilarious clip below of Slate as Missy from Netflix's hit show, Big Mouth.
Aparna Nancherla started out doing comedy in her hometown of Washington D.C. and now resides in New York. She is a series regular in the debut season of Comedy Central’s Corporate and has reprised her role in season 2 of HBO’s CRASHING. She will also be featured on the upcoming second season of Netflix’s The Standups. This year, Aparna will make her feature debut in the upcoming Paul Feig movie, A Simple Favor. Her TV writing credits include Late Night with Seth Meyers as well as being a regular correspondent/writer on FX’s Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell. Check out this clip of Nancherla when she did a quick bit on CONAN.
The show will be held on Friday, February 9th at 8:00pm. Tickets are available for $5 with a valid SU/ESF ID at the Schine Student Center Box Office for students, $10 for faculty and staff at the Schine Box Office, and $15 for the public online or at the Schine Box Office.