Public Engagement

General Public

Center for Communication Presents The Business of Funny

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall 55 West 13th Street, Room I-202, New York, NY 10011

Comedy has long been seen as overwhelmingly male, but the industry is experiencing a renaissance fueled by female comedians. Hear from popular female comedians on writing and performing stand-up; what the new face of comedy looks like; and how they determine success.

Mary Houlihan, comedian, writer, and animator

Darcie Wilder, comedian and writer

Aparna Nancherla, comedian and actress

Moderator: Sam Corbin, playwright, actor, comedian, and freelance writer

Seats are limited. RSVP is required at the button on the top right. New School Students and faculty can attend for free with proper ID. 

Center for Communication  is an independent nonprofit media forum.

Presented with the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment and The School of Media Studies at The New School.

Event Type

Lectures and Panel Discussions


General Public


Media and Technology


Schools of Public Engagement, School of Media Studies


Writing, Storytelling and Communication, Gender and Sexuality, Management


Free; registration is required at the top right button

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Getting Here

Detailed Directions

By Train:
The 4, 5, 6, N, R, Q and L to 14th St./Union Square.
The A, C and E to 14th St. and 8th Ave.
The 1, 2 and 3 to 14th St. and 7th Ave.
The The F and M to 14th St. and 6th Ave.
PATH train to 14th St. and 6th Ave.

Event Registration Required

This event requires registration.