Streamed live 10/23, 8pm edt:
In order to preserve democracy, Model Majority and Friends are hosting a comedy night to help get out the vote. Enjoy some laughs while we still can and help us get people registered and motivated to vote.
Free show! But donations in time or money to the following charities are encouraged and appreciated
Executive Producer: Veronica Dang
Technical Director: Horacio Gutierrez
Livestream Producer: Brad Davies
Sound Designer: Judith Moy
Video Editing: Kevin Chew
Graphics: Carol Lee
Model Majority Sketches
Tiger Momala Harris
Written by Veronica Dang, Maura Sateriale
Directed by Veronica Dang
Cast: Rita Sengupta
Written by Kevin Chew
Directed by Kevin Chew, Carol Lee
Cast: Rob Chen, Kevin Chew, Veronica Dang, Non Kuramoto, Carol Lee, Fred Chong Rutherford
Written by Carol Lee, Kevin Chew
Directed by Carol Lee, Veronica Dang
Cast: Andrew Barlow, Rob Chen, Veronica Dang, Devin Southard, Lauren Vernea
Written by Julie Tran
Directed by Carol Lee
Cast: Devin Southard, Maura Stauriele, Julie Tran
Carmen Sandiego vs Sallie Mae
Written by Devin Southard
Directed by Carol Lee
Cast: Veronica Dang, Julie Tran
2020 in 2010
Written by Fred Chong Rutherford
Directed by Kevin Chew
Cast: Carol Lee, Fred Chong Rutherford, Kevin Chew (VO)
Written by Maura Stauriele, Veronica Dang, Carol Lee
Directed by Veronica Dang
Cast: Viet Vo, Non Kuramoto, Carol Lee, Rob Chen, Kevin Chew, Veronica Dang, Rebecca Lee Lerman, Monica Villa
Marcus Cardona is a New York City based comedian, writer, actor, and producer. The Maine born Filipino-American comedian began performing in 2011, after forming the YouTube sketch comedy group, Pinetree Comedy. The Assistant manager at Brooklyn House Of Comedy, helping develop new talent in Brooklyn, the producer and host of a variety of shows that have included Bassanova Ramen shop based comedy show, Send Noods in Chinatown and Cabin Fever: An Outdoor Comedy Show For A Socially Distant Time during the pandemic back in Portland, Maine. You can see him perform throughout the country and Canada.
Sara Contreras, a 25-year comedy veteran with multiple television, theatre, print, film, and writer credits, is currently staging her second one-woman show “F.R.E.AK. of Nature.” Her debut podcast of the same name—where she shares her secrets for “aging juicy” and pays comedic homage to the last of the Baby Boomers—is available at email@example.com.
Sara is partnering on several dramatic projects but is also focused to producing her first comedic screenplay “Searching for Sosie.” Sara was showcased as one of the country’s best female comedians in Showtime’s ALMA-nominated comedy special “The Original Latin Divas of Comedy” in 2008 and she performed for our military troops in Iraq/Kuwait in 2011.
She’s been a familiar face on Law & Order: SVU and has opened for Charlie Murphy, Felipe Esparza, Paul Rodriguez, Carlos Mencia, and Pablo Francisco.
Podcast: F.R.E.A.K of Nature
Best known for his comedy web-series Minny Pacquiao: Manny Pacquiao's Shortest Biggest Fan, Erick Esteban started his comedy career at Chicago's Improv Olympic studying with the Godfather of American Comedy, Del Close. Erick has performed sketch comedy and improv at UCB-Sunset, I.O. Chicago, I.O.West, The Groundlings and with Second City Chicago's BizCo. Erick has performed his one-man show 'A Fight Club for One' at the Hollywood Fringe Festival 12', and a subsequent national college tour that included the Ohio University, University of Florida and Northwestern University. Erick has also recently performed stand up at the Punchline in San Francisco and regularly performs at The Ice House, HaHa Comedy Club and all three stages of the World Famous Comedy Store in Los Angeles.
Erick also started the podcast ‘Crazy Funny Asianz‘ where AAPI Hollywood shared their origin stories and told the history of Asian Hollywood and AAPI in entertainment. This resulted Erick producing an All AAPI National Comedy Showcase where 40 of the America’s best AAPI Comedians got to perform for casting producers from America’s Got Talent.
Fareeha Khan is a comedian & artist based in New York City. She has toured her stand up with Man Repeller, opened for Ilana Glazer, and played festivals around the country. Her writing has appeared on MTV Decoded and Reductress. As an actor, she’s appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Comedy Central, and Adult Swim. She’s acted in several indie films, most recently including 1/30, which was executive produced by Lena Waithe as part of the 2019 AT&T Filmmaker Program.
Christiana Jackson is a New York based stand up comedian, who has been performing for over 7 years. In the before times, she appeared at Gotham Comedy Club, Caroline’s on Broadway, and The Grisly Pear. She also performed her two half hour sets Stout Lusty Wench and Filthy & Racism.
Christiana has managed to stay busy in spite of quarantine. In 2020, she made her tv debut on Cash Cab, won the Jersey City Comedy festival, and appeared in the Staten Island Comedy Festival. She has also regularly performed on Zoom, IG Live, parks, roofs, sidewalks, backyards, and hopefully back inside one day!
Aside from standup, Christiana has appeared in several sketches and is a favorite podcast guest. Aside from comedy she was a real estate professional for over 15 years, makes bougie ice cream, is a big sneakerhead, and loves a good cigar!