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.
Brian Agler (New Yorker) and Chandler Dean (McSweeney's)
With Special Guests:
Ziwe Fumudoh (Desus & Mero, Our Cartoon President)
Taylor Garron (Reductress)
And from West Wing Writers:
Christopher Fox (The Kenyon Review)
Laurence Pevsner Washington Post, HuffPo)
Ilana Ross (Real Time with Bill Maher)
Patrick Ross (Edinburgh Festival Fringe)
Liliane Slater (The Oxford Revue, International Politics Reviews)
Doors 6:30 PM, show 7:00 PM.
Tickets $12 in advance, $15 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.