Laura Lane + Ellen Haun: Cinderella and The Glass Ceiling and Other Feminist Fairy Tales
Friday March 13: 7:00PM – 8:00PM
Doors open 30 minutes before the start of the event.
Laura Lane and Ellen Haun, the comedians behind the hit sketch show and new book Cinderella and the Glass Ceiling and Other Feminist Fairy Tales, come to Strand for a night of commiseration and comedy readings. They’ll be joined by an all-star panel of readers including writer Sarah Cooper, author and editor Jennifer Wright, and author and comedian Caitlin Kunkel.
Whether you're looking for a laugh or an escape from the patriarchy – or both – join us for a fabulous night of champagne and readings with these smart and hilarious women! The readings will be followed by a Q&A and book signing.
Join us in the Rare Book Room for the release of Cinderella and the Glass Ceiling and Other Feminist Fairy Tales.
Laura Lane is a comedy writer, performer, journalist and author. She is the co-creator of This Is Why You're Single, a comedy sketch show, hit podcast and book, which was optioned for TV. She has also contributed to the books Coloring for Grown-Ups: Holiday Fun, Callings and McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern. She has written for People, ESPN, Esquire, Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, Cosmopolitan, The Washington Post and McSweeney's. She is the co-writer of the new book Cinderella and the Glass Ceiling and Other Feminist Fairy Tales.
Ellen Haun is a writer and actress. She is best known for her role as Ms. Chapin on How to Get Away with Murder, she has also appeared at St. Ann's Warehouse, Actors Theatre of Louisville, and Williamstown Theatre Festival. She co-created and starred in the viral web series OMGHI and her indie short No Limes made the film festival circuit in 2016. She is the co-writer of the new book Cinderella and the Glass Ceiling and Other Feminist Fairy Tales.
Caitlin Kunkel is a writer and satirist. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, The New Yorker, and McSweeney's, and she's a co-founder of the Satire and Humor Festival as well as The Belladonna Comedy. Along with the other Belladonna editors, she published the gift book, "New Erotica for Feminists: Satirical Fantasies of Love, Lust, and Equal Pay." She created the online satire program for The Second City and teaches and gives talks around the world.
Jennifer Wright is the author of humorous history books including Get Well Soon: History's Worst Plagues and the Heroes that Fought Them, It Ended Badly: 13 of the Worst Break-ups in History and We Came First: Sex and Dating Advice from Cleopatra, Josephine Baker and more. She is also an editor at large for Harper's Bazaar, and has contributed to publications including the New York Times, The New York Post, The New York Observer, and a few that don't have New York in their title.
Sarah Cooper is a writer, comedian, and author of bestselling books How to Be Successful Without Hurting Men's Feelings and 100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings. She co-hosts the monthly stand-up comedy show You're So Brave in NYC and was a writer and on camera correspondent for the CBS All Access pilot Old News.