Win Tickets ($20): Jenna Zine Presents Comedy @ The Secret Society | w/Sean White, Curtis Cook, Bri Pruett, David Mascorro

We are giving away a pair of tickets to Jenna Zine Presents Comedy @ The Secret Society on August 22. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, August 19.


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sean whiteJenna Zine Presents Comedy w/Sean White, Curtis Cook, Bri Pruett, David Mascorro
August 22, 2016
Doors: 7 pm / Show: 8 pm | $7 ADV, $10 Doors | 21+
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The Secret Society
116 NE Russell, Portland, OR, 97212

Sean White
Called “amazing” by The Laugh Button, “bleakly hilarious” by The AV Club. “highly original” by Penthouse Magazine, a “Gem” by RE:Com Chicago Comedy magazine, “Killing it” by the Chicago Tribune, “hilarious” by Westword, “Fearless” by, “starkly original” and “impressive and refreshing” by Creative Loafing, Sean White was just listed as one of the top 16 comics in Chicago by Chicago Magazine “with jokes that look misery straight in the eye” and has been performing over 9 years in clubs across 3 countries.

His brutally honest style has landed him in the Hong Kong International Comedy competition, Bridgetown Comedy Fest, 10,000 Laughs Fest, LaughFest, Boston Comedy Fest, Laughing Skull Fest, Chicago Comedy Expo, and the Crom Comedy Fest. His debut album, Dead and Gone was called, “an essential rumination about loss” by the Chicago Tribune with “a point of view unique among comics” and listed as the “best comedy album” by UNScene Comedy, “Best Comedy Track of 2015” by AXS, and was listed in The AV Club’s “Best of 2015 so far”.

Originally from Alabama, Sean is now located in Chicago and can be seen in showcases, clubs, and family reunions throughout the Midwest and South.

Curtis Cook
Curtis Cook is a comic from Ohio now living in Portland, Oregon. He has been featured on VICELAND’s televised comedy series Flophouse and performed in venues and festivals throughout the country, including the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, the Chicago Comedy Exposition, and San Francisco’s Sketchfest.

The Portland Mercury described Curtis’ comedy as “sleepy, slam poetry,” and the Willamette Week highlighted him as among Portland’s funniest comics.

In addition to performing stand-up, Curtis has also appeared on DAILY VICE and television programs in Kenya, Sierra Leone, and throughout the Middle East. He also co-hosts Earthquake Hurricane, a superlative comedy show every Wednesday night in PDX.

Bri Pruett
Bri Pruett is a stand-up comic and improviser from Portland, Oregon. She’s appeared at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, the All Jane No Dick comedy festival, the Seattle International Comedy Competition, San Francisco Sketch Fest and Bumbershoot. She makes regular appearances at Helium Comedy Club, Curious Comedy Theater, and other Portland showcases.

She’s a fierce ally of Action/Adventure Theater, a non-profit independent theater and black box venue in Southeast Portland. She appeared in Action/Adventure’s celebrated, long-running, improvised serial: Fall of the House. A/A also produced an original Sketch Show: Making Sex, which local press said Bri showed “razor sharp comic timing.” Oh yeah. She’s the comedy sidekick, writer, and co-creator of Late Night Action with Alex Falcone, a live, talk/variety show. Along with comedy buddies Alex Falcone, Curtis Cook and Anthony Lopez she is the power quartet behind weekly comedy showcase Earthquake Hurricane.

David Mascorro
Comedian. Former Baby, Potential Older Person. David Mascorro has an unrelenting, energetic soul. David started his pursuit of comedy in Chicago, and went through improv training at the Annoyance Theater and Second City, before turning his sights on stand-up.

David draws people in with his natural charisma, while proceeding to keep the laughs going with an infectious energy. When audiences hear David tell personal stories from his life, they instantly feel connected to him like a long lost friend.

David has performed at various clubs including Zanies, the IMPROV and the Laugh Factory, as well as alternative venues such as Upright Citizens Brigade, Chicago Underground Comedy and the Lakeshore Theater.

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16 Responses to Win Tickets ($20): Jenna Zine Presents Comedy @ The Secret Society | w/Sean White, Curtis Cook, Bri Pruett, David Mascorro

  1. alison August 15, 2016 at 1:19 pm #

    would love to win tickets. Bri is my favorite comedian on the line up. Loved her story at Mystery box.

  2. rose August 15, 2016 at 9:11 pm #

    I would love to win tickets to this show because I will be visiting portland with my best friend from eugene. Winning tickets to this show would be the icing on the cakfe for our little portland adventure. I am an aspiring stand up comic and would love to see Bri along with all the other fantastic comedians.

  3. Lauren August 16, 2016 at 12:15 pm #

    I could use a laugh by Bri.

  4. Natalie August 16, 2016 at 12:59 pm #

    I wanna go! Such a fan.

  5. Judy August 16, 2016 at 1:24 pm #

    Please give me some comic relief!

  6. Kelly August 16, 2016 at 2:14 pm #

    I could use a laugh!

  7. Jennfier August 16, 2016 at 2:45 pm #

    My boyfriend wants to try standup, any and all comedy makes him smile and horny. ;0

  8. BEN LARSEN August 16, 2016 at 2:47 pm #

    I need to go!

  9. tmmaceira August 16, 2016 at 3:32 pm #

    This looks like a ton of fun and I need a reason to separate from my couch.

  10. Alex August 16, 2016 at 4:54 pm #

    My wife and I will be celebrating our one year anniversary this night, the 22nd! Would love to head out for some laughs! It’s been too long! Please and thank you.

  11. Julia August 17, 2016 at 2:13 pm #

    Yes, please! I could use a good laugh after the week I’ve had :)

  12. Dan August 17, 2016 at 10:23 pm #

    Comedy is always a win. Would love to go to this.

  13. Brig August 18, 2016 at 9:15 am #

    I need some fun. Past week has absolutely sucked. I promise I will laugh, but not too hard else the stitches may come out.

  14. Jessica August 18, 2016 at 3:18 pm #

    Would love to go, I’m from the Midwest as well and living in Portland! Love to find other transplants and funny ones at that!

  15. Kristin August 19, 2016 at 9:38 am #

    what a line up! please oh please can i win tickets and support the best comedy organizer in PDX?!?!?

  16. Rachael Howard October 8, 2016 at 2:13 pm #

    I’d love to go!

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