West Wing Writers Presents: SpeakEasy

A hilarious look at speeches, from actual speechwriters.

SpeakEasy brings together former presidential speechwriters, current West Wing Writers speechwriters, and comedians who like speeches, to talk about the world’s greatest medium–oration.

Guests will break down their favorite speeches, give behind-the-scenes looks at the drafting process, and offer their insights into the words and wordsmiths changing the world today. Also, there will be jokes!

Hosted by:
Chandler Dean (McSweeney’s, ChandlerDeanVideos)

With Special Guests:
Johnathan Appel (New Yorker, McSweeney’s)
Alex Song (TBS, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Night of Too Many Stars)
Prof. Christopher Toulouse (Fordham University Dept. of Political Science and International Studies)

And from West Wing Writers:
Leah Abrams (Duke Chronicle)
Brian Agler (New Yorker, McSweeney’s, Esquire)
Daniel Ajootian (The Yellow Journal)
Adam Chase (New Yorker, McSweeney’s)

Doors 6:30 PM, show 7:00 PM.
Tickets $10 in advance, $12 at the door.
21+











When: Wed., August 14, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Where: Caveat
21 Clinton St.
212-228-2100
Price: $10
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A hilarious look at speeches, from actual speechwriters.

SpeakEasy brings together former presidential speechwriters, current West Wing Writers speechwriters, and comedians who like speeches, to talk about the world’s greatest medium–oration.

Guests will break down their favorite speeches, give behind-the-scenes looks at the drafting process, and offer their insights into the words and wordsmiths changing the world today. Also, there will be jokes!

Hosted by:
Chandler Dean (McSweeney’s, ChandlerDeanVideos)

With Special Guests:
Johnathan Appel (New Yorker, McSweeney’s)
Alex Song (TBS, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Night of Too Many Stars)
Prof. Christopher Toulouse (Fordham University Dept. of Political Science and International Studies)

And from West Wing Writers:
Leah Abrams (Duke Chronicle)
Brian Agler (New Yorker, McSweeney’s, Esquire)
Daniel Ajootian (The Yellow Journal)
Adam Chase (New Yorker, McSweeney’s)

Doors 6:30 PM, show 7:00 PM.
Tickets $10 in advance, $12 at the door.
21+

Buy tickets/get more info now