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UPTOWN
AT NIGHT

COMEDY & STORYTELLING ON THE UPPER EAST SIDE

October 30, 6:00 pm

New York Society Library

53 East 79th Street

$20 per person - Reservations Required

Hors d’oeuvres, desserts & wine will be served

 

Check back for new lineup coming soon! 

ABOUT

Uptown at Night presents New York City's most brilliant storytellers and comedians in a unique old-world setting,

The New York Society Library.

Here you’ll find humorists who are literally funny - award-winning writers including Thurber Prize and PEN honorees, New York Times best-selling authors, New Yorker favorites, Saturday Night Live writers, comics to watch, and more.

And while our comedians and storytellers are up to the minute, our beautiful parlor-floor townhouse setting recalls the glow of the city's unrivaled literary past.

It's a one-of-a-kind show, in a very special place. We hope to see you there!

Highlights of previous shows include:

  • Sloane Crosley, named one of America’s 50 funniest writers and author of Cult Classic 

  • Lisa Birnbach, best-selling author of The Official Preppy Handbook

  • Annabelle Gurwitch, actress and author of You're Leaving When?

  • Henry Alford, New Yorker writer, humorist and author 

  • Roz Chast, New Yorker cartoonist and author

  • Michael Arkin, actor

  • Nancy McCabe Kelly and Bruce Jarchow, Second City alums

  • Tom Perrotta, best-selling novelist with movie adaptations, Election, Little Children, and The Leftovers

Click Past Performers to see them all. 

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SYDNEY LeBLANC

Director

Sydney LeBlanc founded Uptown at Night in 2016. A former design writer turned humorist, her books have been published by W.W. Norton and Rizzoli; her articles have appeared in The New York Times and other publications.

Sydney frequently reads her humorous short stories at The New York Society Library’s "Live from the Library" series. Her latest story is "Dog Psychic Near Me."

CONTACT
To contact us and receive email alerts about future shows
OR
If you're interested in performing at a future show, please submit this form or email Sydney@UptownAtNight.org
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