Laughter @ The Lodge: Show #2

January 24

8:00pm -9:00pm

The Lodge at Bryant Park - 42nd Street between 5th and 6th Avenues

NYLaughs, the city’s premier source of laughter, is thrilled to announce its upcoming winter comedy events at Bryant Park’s The Lodge. Comedy enthusiasts and New Yorkers alike can look forward to an exciting lineup of talent, sure to bring warmth and laughter to the cold winter nights.

Winter Dates at Bryant Park’s Winter Lodge:

Wednesdays: January 17, January 24, and January 31, 8-9PM

As the temperatures drop, NYLaughs is set to heat things up with hilarious comedy performances at Bryant Park’s Winter Lodge. Mark your calendars and join us on these Wednesdays for unforgettable evenings of laughter.

NYLaughs is thrilled to join forces with Bryant Park Corporation for it’s winter programming, a celebration of collaboration and giving back to the community. Best of all, admission to all shows is free!

This remarkable program is made possible by the generous support of various organizations. In addition to Bryant Park Corporation, NYLaughs would like to extend its gratitude to the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council for public funding; A.R.T./New York; A.R.T./New York’s NYC Small Theatres Fund made possible with support from the Howard Gilman Foundation and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul. We thank the New York City Council for Discretionary Funding in addition to the Honorable Councilmembers Joseph C. Borelli, Gale Brewer and Keith Powers for their ongoing support of NYLaughs’ programming and mission.

Please follow us for details on talent announcements. Contact details and information for the public can be found by visiting, calling 917-727-5233 or following NYLaughs on twitter / X @NYLaughs or Instagram #NYLaughs.

Line-ups are subject to change.  Language and material may not be suitable for ages under 18.


Adira Amram and The Experience HOST & HEADLINER

Ophira Eisenberg CO-HOST / HEADLINER

Ophira Eisenberg is an accomplished comedian, author, and host known for her razor-sharp wit and vibrant stage presence. As the engaging host of NPR’s comedy trivia show “Ask Me Another” for 9-years, she interviewed and played silly games with hundreds of celebrities including Sir Patrick Stewart, Awkwafina, Rosie Perez, Yo-Yo Ma, Bob The Drag Queen, Nick Kroll, Chelsea Handler, Jim Gaffigan, Michael C. Hall, and so many others. As a comic and a parent to a 6-year-old, Ophira is the host of the new comedy podcast Parenting Is A Joke co-produced by iHeart Radio and Pretty Good Friends Productions. She has appeared on Comedy Central, This Week at The Comedy Cellar, Kevin Hart’s LOL Network, HBO’s Girls, Gotham Live, The Late Late Show, The Today Show, and VH-1. The New York Times called her a skilled comedian and storyteller with “bleakly stylish” humor. She was also selected as one of New York Magazine’s “Top 10 Comics that Funny People Find Funny,” and hailed by as one of the most engaging comics working today.

Damien Lemon COMIC

Damien Lemon is a comedian, writer, actor, and podcast host. Host of TruTV’s Comedy Knockout, Damien was a long-time cast member and writer for various MTV2 shows, including Guy Code, Hip-Hop Squares, and Uncommon Sense. Damien has also appeared on Comedy Central’s Broad City, HBO’s Crashing, and The Night Of.

Marina Franklin COMIC

Marina Franklin, a seasoned comedian, actor, writer, and host, has become a standout in the world of stand-up comedy with performances at premier venues and festivals worldwide. With notable appearances in TV shows like Hulu’s “Life And Beth,” HBO’s “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver,” and TBS’s “The Last OG,” she has garnered a dedicated fan base. Marina’s diverse onscreen credits also include FX’s “Hysterical,” HBO’s “Crashing,” and the hit movie “Trainwreck.” Her podcast, “Friends Like Us,” features a dynamic group of women comedians of color offering their perspectives on current events. Marina is a festival favorite, having graced stages at events like the Melbourne Comedy Festival, Montreal’s Just For Laughs, and Nashville’s Bonnaroo Music Festival.