West Wing Writers Presents: SpeakEasy

TUE // JAN 22 // 09:00PM

A hilarious look at speeches, from actual speechwriters

Doors 9:00pm / Show 9:30pm
Tickets $10 adv / $12 door
This event is mixed seated and standing room. Seats are first-come, first-served.

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.

Hosted By:

Brian Agler (West Wing Writers, The New Yorker)



Jen Spyra (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, The New Yorker)
Karen Chee (The New Yorker, The New York Times)
Prof. Laura Viidebaum (NYU)


With Special Presentations from West Wing Writers:

Jeff Nussbaum (Vice Presidents Al Gore, Joe Biden)
Chris Fox (The Kenyon Review)
Laurence Pevsner (The Washington Post, HuffPo)
Chandler Dean (McSweeney’s, ChandlerDeanVideos)
Sarah Gruen (The Institute)


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