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Known from Broad City and The Eric Andre Show, Hannibal Buress performs with perfect comedic delivery, timing and overall coolness which makes him one of the most well-rounded stand-ups today.

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Comedy superstar Hannibal Buress, who used to host a weekly stand-up comedy show at The Knitting Factory, is coming “home” to our borough for a one-night a stand-up set of all-new material at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House on Friday, May 18.

Hannibal Buress, who describes himself as s a comedian, actor, writer, musician, magician and poker dealer from Chicago, has been lauded as one of the most “supremely gifted and respected” comics around. Yet, according to his own assessment: “In my hometown of Chicago, I’m kind of a medium deal.”

Buress is currently a cast member on Comedy Central’s Broad City and the same-shirt-wearing co-host of Adult Swim’s The Eric Andre Show. Buress is also a favorite on the late-night circuit and has written for NBC shows Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock. He recently appeared in Daddy’s Home, alongside Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, Baywatch and Spider-Man: Homecoming, and lent his voice to the animated films The Secret Life of Pets and Angry Birds.

The comic has recorded one album, My Name Is Hannibal, and a comedy special, Hannibal Buress: Animal Furnace. His stand-up show Comedy Camisado is currently streaming on Netflix.

With his perfect comedic delivery, timing and coolness, Hannibal Buress is one of the most well-rounded stand-ups today, and Brooklynites can experience his comedic gift that keeps on giving in May at BAM!

Tickets went on sale for BAM members on Monday, February 26. Beginning Friday, March 2, also the general public will be able to purchase tickets.

Hannibal Buress

When: Friday, May 18 | 8:00 pm | starting at $35

Where: BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, 30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217

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Andrea Leonhardt

“Made in Germany,” Andrea Leonhardt is the managing editor for BK Reader. Andrea holds a bachelor’s degree in political science, with minors in American studies and education, and a master’s...

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