Baron Vaughn, Open Mike Eagle
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The New Negroes with Baron Vaughn (2 Dope Queens, Mystery Science Theater 3000, Grace & Frankie) and Open Mike Eagle is a socially aware stand-up and music series showcasing a collection of new and established comedians and musicians. According to Vaughn and Eagle, the pair took inspiration for the series and title from the term “New Negro” as popularized during the Harlem Renaissance, referring to Black Americans speaking up, telling their own stories, and affirming their various identities to dismantle outdated assumptions and beliefs.
The popular New Negroes live show in LA is now a Comedy Central series, showcasing stand-up and music from today's talented black creatives. The show has been featured in the New York Times, Rolling Stone, Vice, NPR, Vulture, Variety, Pitchfork, Salon, Deadline and Spin. Notable guests have included Lizzo, Lil Rel Howery, Hannibal Buress, Method Man, Chris Redd, Dulcé Sloan, George Wallace and many more.
Some seats available at a first come, first served basis.
1200 Callowhill St
Philadelphia, PA, 19107