Meet them at Brooklyn Pride: Thursday Edition – Comedians

On Thursday, June 6th, at Brooklyn House Of Comedy (1165 Bedford Avenue), we are having our annual Brooklyn Pride Comedy Show. Performing will be:

Lois Thompson – Producer & Host

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The Esteemed Lois Thompson

A founding member of Comic Diversity, Lois has performed at Caroline’s, Gotham Comedy Club, Broadway Comedy, & Stand-Up NY to name just a few.  She currently is the Producer & Host of Blacklight Comedy Show at the Brooklyn Moon in Fort Greene, presenting the best in All-Female line-ups for 6 years running.  She is looking forward to, for the 5th year in a row, producing & hosting the Brooklyn Pride Celebration Comedy Show.
When not sharing the gift of spontaneous laughter, Lois helps people create the dream of home ownership as a a top selling broker.

Reece Cotton

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Reece Cotton

A Tufts University alumna who effortlessly fuses humor with controversy and is one of the most sought-after emerging comedians hailing from Boston, Massachusetts. Cotton became a stand-up comedian as a means to cope with the loss of her younger brother. She founded the Javonee Cotton Scholarship for Cinematic Excellence in honor of his memory. She made her TV debut on Comedy Central’s Kevin Hart Presents: Hart of the City 2. She made her international stand-up comedy debut at the Hong Kong International Comedy Festival. Cotton recently delivered her first collegiate motivational speech and will be featured as a Rising Star.

Alysia Hush

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Alysia Hush

A San Antonio native that performs regularly at clubs all over the city.  She co-hosts a popular Stand Up comedy strip tease show called Comedy Ugly and she has competed in festivals and competitions through the US.  In her personal life, she owns two fish, Laura and Mary.  Laura’s a real asshole.

Justin Covington

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Justin Covington

Out, ripped, and nerdy, and he’s gonna tell you all about it.
The Detroit native moved to New York City in 2017 and has been a steadily rising force in the comedy scene ever since. He was a featured performer in the Limestone Comedy Festival and was in Season 2 of the Netflix original, “Easy”.
Justin’s easy-going and likable demeanor lets him tell even the most eyebrow-raising stories and bring down the house everywhere he goes.

Sydnee Washington

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Sydnee Washington

Originally from New York City but raised in Oakland, California. A part of Comedy Central’s Clusterfest UpNext ‘18. Vulture’s “Comedians You Should Know”. Co-Hosts “The UnOfficial Expert” Podcast on Forever Dog network. Also co-hosts a very popular weekly comedy show at Knitting Factory with Marie Faustin & Aminah Imani called “Comedy The Knit”. Has appeared in TruTv “Laff Mobb’s Laff Tracks” and various YouTube videos for GQ and Elite Daily.

Nikki Carr – Headliner

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Nikki Carr

A 20 year veteran of the Comedy World, she has performed all over the world, including a great many shows for our troops in Kuwait, Baghdad, Iraq and at Commands all over the US. She has been featured on several TV shows such as; Martin Lawrence’s first Amendment Stand Up, BET’s One Mic Stand w/Kevin Hart, Showtime Presents Stand Up for Family, Charlie Murphy’s Crash Comedy series and most recently, NBS’s Last Comic Standing.Her brand of comedy crosses all age barriers and demographic. She vows to make anyone, of any age, anywhere at any time have a good time and a hearty laugh when she performs! From Roughnecks to Clergy! From Urban to suburban, she reaches all with her unique and hilarious outlook on life!