QED Presents is QED's series of house-booked stand up showcases, featuring national headliners and up-and-coming gems! Be sure to keep an eye out for special guests and other surprises!
Throughout October, QED Presents will feature two comedians per show who will be taping their half hours to submit to Comedy Central!
Ophira Eisenberg (NPR's Ask Me Another)
Emily Winter (TV Land)
Hosted by Calvin Cato
*Lineup subject to change
Ophira Eisenberg is the host of NPR's Ask Me Another.
A familiar face in the comedy world, Eisenberg moved to New York in 2001 from Canada and performs stand-up regularly at comedy clubs in the city as well as headlines across the United States, Canada and Europe. She tours as a host and storyteller with The Moth and is featured on The Moth Radio Hour and podcast.
Selected as one of New York Magazine's "Top 10 Comics that Funny People Find Funny," and featured in the New York Timesas a skilled comedian and storyteller with a "bleakly stylish" sense of humor, Ophira has appeared on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Comedy Central, The Today Show, VH-1 and more.
Her debut memoir, Screw Everyone: Sleeping My Way to Monogamy, was recently optioned by Zucker Productions for a feature film.
Emily Winter is a pile of potatoes who's written for The New Yorker, NPR's "Ask Me Another," TV Land, Fusion TV, Glamour, and The Barnes & Noble Review. She's an NBC Late Night Writers Workshop script judge, and co-creator of WHAT A JOKE, a national anti-Trump comedy festival that raised more than $50K for the ACLU in 2017. Emily's standup has been featured on SiriusXM, and she's performed at SF SketchFest, Laughing Skull Comedy Festival, The Limestone Comedy Festival, and others. She runs three Time Out Critics' Pick comedy shows in Brooklyn: BackFat Variety, Comedy at Rose Gold, and Side Ponytail, and hosts a podcast that reached #1 in Podomatic training podcasts, HOW TO PRODUCE LIVE COMEDY. Her work has been profiled in The AV Club, Buzzfeed, Lifehacker, The Miami New Times, Bustle, someecards and others.