A hilarious look at speeches, from actual speechwriters.
SpeakEasy brings together former presidential speechwriters, current West Wing Writers speechwriters, and comedians who like speeches, to talk about the world's greatest medium--oration.
Guests will break down their favorite speeches, give behind-the-scenes looks at the drafting process, and even lead the audience in crafting their own big, keynote speech.
Chandler Dean (McSweeney's, ChandlerDeanVideos)
With Special Guests:
Johnathan Appel (New Yorker, McSweeney's)
Alex Song (TBS, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Night of Too Many Stars)
Prof. Christopher Toulouse (Fordham University Dept. of Political Science and International Studies)
And from West Wing Writers:
Leah Abrams (Duke Chronicle)
Brian Agler (New Yorker, McSweeney's, Esquire)
Daniel Ajootian (The Yellow Journal)
Adam Chase (New Yorker, McSweeney's)
Doors 6:30 PM, show 7:00 PM.
Tickets $10 in advance, $12 at the door.
This event is mixed seated and standing room. Seats are first-come, first-served.
REFUND POLICY: Tickets may be refunded up to 24 hours before the event. Within 24 hours we may take exchanges for other events at our discretion. No refunds after the event.