A Moo-ving Night of Cow-medy

An evening of heartfelt hilarity at legendary comedy venue Carolines on Broadway.

Join us in New York City Monday, April 30, for A Moo-ving Night of Cow-medy at Carolines on Broadway!


  • cocktail reception and comedy show
  • stand-up performances from top comedians, including Emmy Blotnick, Michelle ButeauChloé Hilliard, Myq Kaplan, Luke Null, Julio Torres, and Gina Yeshere, with Ashley Nicole Black stepping up as emcee
  • tray-passed plant-based appetizers
  • first two drinks hosted by Farm Sanctuary
  • VIP front-row seating and meet & greet  (Snag your VIP seat before we sell out!)
  • a chance to network and visit with Farm Sanctuary President & Co-founder Gene Baur


6 p.m.
Guest check-in
Cocktail reception including drinks and vegan appetizers

7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
“Cow-medy” show with your favorite comedians on stage at Carolines on Broadway

9:30 p.m.
Event concludes

This event is expected to sell out. Register today so you don’t miss out!

Emily Blotnick

Emmy Blotnick is a comedian and writer based in New York. She is a writer for “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” where she has also performed stand-up. Previously, she was head writer/co-executive producer of “The President Show” on Comedy Central. Her half-hour stand-up special will air on Comedy Central later this year.

Michelle Buteau

Born in New Jersey to Caribbean parents, comedian/actress Michelle Buteau brings her unique perspective and big personality to stage and screen. As a comedian, she has toured the country performing at colleges, clubs, and festivals. Her television credits include “The Tick,” “Broad City,” “Key & Peele,” and “Enlisted” on FOX. Her half-hour special premiered on Comedy Central in September, and Comedy Central Records concurrently released her album, “SHUT UP!,” which is now available on iTunes. She starred in the Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg directed/produced pilot “Singularity.” She was a featured comedian on the “2 Dope Queens” special for HBO and is currently taping “Late Night Whenever,” her own podcast for WNYC.

Chloé Hilliard

Chloé Hilliard was a culture/entertainment journalist for more than a decade before making her national TV debut as a comedian on NBC’s smash hit “Last Comic Standing.” She has since appeared on AXS TV’s “Gotham Comedy Live,” Comedy Central’s “The Nightly Show,” TruTV’s ”Almost Genius,” and MTV’s “Acting Out.”
Photo credit: Andre Austin

Myq Kaplan

Myq Kaplan is a comedian named Mike Kaplan. He has performed on “The Tonight Show,” “Conan,” “The Late Show with David Letterman,” “Late Night with Seth Meyers,” “The Late Late Show with James Corden,” in his own half-hour “Comedy Central Presents” special, and in his own one-hour special on Netflix and now Amazon, “Small, Dork, and Handsome.” He has been a finalist on Last Comic Standing and recently appeared on “America’s Got Talent.” His debut album “Vegan Mind Meld” was one of iTunes’ top 10 comedy albums of the year, and his most recent album “No Kidding” is one of the top billion albums of eternity.
Photo credit: Mindy Tucker

Luke Null

Luke Null is currently a featured player in the Emmy Award-winning “Saturday Night Live.” Previously based in Chicago, Luke frequently performed with iO Chicago and is known for his musical comedy.

Julio Torres

Julio Torres is a Brooklyn-based comedian who moved to NYC from El Salvador to study literature at the New School. In 2013, Julio was a finalist in the NBC “Stand-Up for Diversity” showcase, then was named one of Comedy Central’s 2014 “Comics to Watch.” In 2015, Julio was honored as one of the “New Face” in the Montreal Just for Laughs Comedy Festival. Julio has developed original content for Broadway Video’s Mas Mejor network, including his series “Diego + Valentino.” After writing for “The Chris Gethard Show” and “Billy on the Street,” Julio went on to guest write for the 41st season of “Saturday Night Live” and is now an Emmy-nominated full-time staff writer in his third season. Julio’s work on “SNL” has received much acclaim from The New York TimesVultureVanity Fair, and more. Julio has guest starred on HBO’s “High Maintenance,” performed stand up on “Late Night with Seth Meyers,”  appeared as a correspondent on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” and has his own half-hour special on Comedy Central “Standup Presents.” Last August, Julio headlined his first solo show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, “My Favourite Shapes: By Julio Torres” to rave reviews.
Photo credit: Mindy Tucker

Gina Yashere

Originally from The UK, Gina Yashere broke onto the American comedy scene on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,” where she made it to the final 10 and never went back home! Since then she’s been named a Top 10 rising talent by The Hollywood Reporter and become the British correspondent on “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.” Gina has also made appearances on “The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore,” AXS TV’s “Gotham Comedy Live,” and “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” as Madame Yashere, The Surly Psychic.

In addition to her new half-hour special on Season 2 of Netflix’s “The Standups,” Gina has several comedy specials including “Skinny B*tch” for Showtime and “Ticking Boxes” for Seeso.

The only British comedian to ever appear on the iconic “Def Comedy Jam,” Gina has also appeared on iconic TV shows such as “Live at The Apollo” and “Mock the Week,” as well as creating and performing popular comedic characters on “The Lenny Henry Show.” In addition, Gina performs non-stop around the world, including playing the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival numerous times, and has had roles in feature films including “Kiss Kiss Bang Bang” and “Mr. In-Between.”

Ashley Nicole Black

Ashley Nicole Black is a senior writer and correspondent on “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee.” She dropped out of a Ph.D. program at Northwestern University to study comedy at The Second City. In 2017, Ashley took home an Emmy for “Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special” for “Full Frontal With Samantha Bee Presents: Not The White House Correspondents’ Dinner.”
Photo courtesy of TBS.


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