NYC Podfest

Since 2013, NYC PodFest has provided podcast fans with a rare opportunity to set down their ear buds and watch a variety of their favorite podcasting personalities record live on our NYC PodFest stages.

Podcasts offer a platform to spotlight every voice and opinion. From average joes to entertainers to individuals in every area of pop culture one can think of, podcasts are a reflection of all of us. NYC PodFest celebrates the very best in podcasting, and we’re thrilled to provide our platform to bring fans and talent together.

Our official podcast selections feature some of the biggest names in popular culture, comedy, Broadway, film and television, along with spotlights on emerging artists that you won’t want to miss.

Year after year, NYC PodFest delivers audiences with exclusive live podcast experiences in an intimate setting. Come and engage with the creative and innovative talents that are shaping today’s podcasting industry. Leave with memories to last a lifetime.

NYC Podfest Presents

Pod Save the People

April 6, 2018 from 7–8:30pm

Abrons Playhouse
7:00-8:30pm, doors at 6:00 pm
$30 Mezz/ $35 Orch Adv
$35 Mezz/$40 Day Of

Please be advised our presentation of Pod Save The People/If I Were You will have preshow security screenings. All bags and large containers will be subject to search prior to entering the theater.  Please plan to arrive early so we may be sure to start our show on time.  We also recommend that you refrain from bringing large bags and backpacks.

If I Were You w/ Jake & Amir

April 6, 2018 from 9:15-10:30pm

Abrons Playhouse
9:15-10:30pm, doors at 8:45 pm
$25 Mezz/ $25 Orch/ $45 GA Orch w/ Meet & Greet (limited to 50 tickets)

Please be advised our presentation of Pod Save The People/If I Were You will have preshow security screenings. All bags and large containers will be subject to search prior to entering the theater.  Please plan to arrive early so we may be sure to start our show on time.  We also recommend that you refrain from bringing large bags and backpacks.

Kill Me Now w/ Judy Gold

April 7, 2018 from 2:45 PM

Underground Theater
2:45 PM
$10 General Admission

w/ Guest Lecy Goranson (Roseanne, Boys Don’t Cry).

Origins w/ James Andrew Miller

April 7, 2018 from 3-4:10pm

Abrons Playhouse
3:00-4:10pm, doors at 2:30pm
$15 mezz/$20 Orch (plus an additional $5 day of)

w/ Guest John Skipper (Former President of ESPN)

How To Be A Person

April 7, 2018 from 4:45-5:45pm

Underground Theater
4:45-5:45pm, doors at 4:30 pm
$15 Adv/ $15 Day of

w/ Guests Michael Ian Black (The State) and Marc Summers (Double Dare)

Behind The Scenes of RISK!

April 7, 2018 from 4:45-6:45pm

Abrons Playhouse
4:45-6:45 pm, doors at 4:30 pm
$15 mezzanine/$20 orchestra (+ $5 day-of)

w/ Guests Franchesca Ramsey, Mollena Williams-Haas, Gastor Almonte, Michele Carlo and Elna Baker

TV Guidance Counselor w/ Ken Reid

April 7, 2018 from 6:15-7:00pm

Underground Theater
6:15-7:00pm, doors at 6:00 pm
$10 Adv/ $15 Day of

w/ Guests Donwill (Tanya Morgan, Night Train) and Harrison Greenbaum (America’s Got Talent)

Twinnovation

April 7, 2018 from 9:00-10:00pm

Underground Theater
9:00-10:00pm, doors at 8:45 pm
$15 adv/$20 Day of

Kevin McDonald’s Kevin McDonald Show

April 7, 2018 from 9:30-11:00pm

Abrons Playhouse
9:30-11:00pm, 9:15pm
$25 Orch + Meet and Greet (limited to 50)/ $15 Orch/ $15 Mezz

W/ Guests Michael Ian Black (The State) and Jordan Keppler (The Opposition with Jordan Keppler), musical guest Wheatus

ViewPoint with Bakari Sellers

April 8, 2018 from 11:00am-12:10pm

Abrons Playhouse
11:00am-12:10pm, doors at 
10:30am
$15 mezzanine/$20 orchestra (+ $5 day-of)

w/ Guest Jordan Klepper (Host of Comedy Central’s The Opposition)

I Sell Comics

April 8, 2018 from 11:45am-12:45pm

Underground Theater
11:45am-12:45pm, doors at 11:30am
$10 adv/ $15 doors

Touré Show

April 8, 2018 from 1:00-2:10pm

Abrons Playhouse
1:00-2:10pm, doors at 12:30pm
$15 for all seats

Sorry I’ve Been So Busy

April 8, 2018 from 1:15–2:15pm

Underground Theater
1:15pm-2:15pm Show, doors at 1:00pm
$15 Adv/ $15 Doors

w/ Guest Sara Haines (The View)

We Hate Movies

April 8, 2018 from 2:45 PM

Abrons Playhouse
3-4:30pm, doors at 2:45pm
Orchestra $20/Mezzanine $15

Applying It Liberally

April 8, 2018 from 4:45-5:45pm

Underground Theater
4:45-5:45pm, doors at 4:30pm

$10 Adv/$15 Doors

w/ Guests Abbi Crutchfield (Tru TV’s You Can Do Better), Alison Kilkenny (Citizen Radio) and Pat Brown (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert)

What Really Happened? with Andrew Jenks

April 8, 2018 from 5:30-6:45pm

Abrons Playhouse
5:30-6:45 Show, doors at 5:00pm
$15 all tickets

w/ Guest Jason Flom (CEO of Lava Records and Founding Board Member of the Innocence Project)

Little Known Facts

April 8, 2018 from 6:30-7:30pm

Underground Theater
6:30-7:30pm, doors at 6:15pm
$10 Adv/$15 Doors

W/ Guest Matthew Broderick (The Producers, Ferris Bueller)

An Evening with Alex, Inc.:

April 8, 2018 from 7:30-8:45pm

Abrons Playhouse
7:30-8:45pm, doors at 7:15pm
FREE; seating is on a first come first served basis, ticket does not guarantee a seat.

NYC PodFest in association with ABC and Sony Pictures Television presents an advance screening and panel for the new series Alex, Inc. 

Join Cast Member Zach Braff and Gimlet Media founder and host of StartUp, Alex Blumberg as they take folks behind the scenes of this new comedy premiering March 28th at 8:30|7:30c on ABC. 

Two Beers In: A Tipsy Political Round Table

April 8, 2018 from 8:15-9:15pm

Underground Theater
8:15-9:15pm, doors at 8pm
$10 adv/$15 day of

w/ Guests Josh Sharp (The Opposition with Jordan Klepper) Jasmine Pierce (The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon) and Shawna Thomas (Vice News)

Inside the Closet

April 8, 2018 from 9:45-10:45pm

Underground Theater
9:45-10:45pm, doors at 9:30pm
$10 adv/$15 day of

Legion of Skanks

April 8, 2018 from 9:30pm

Abrons Playhouse
9:30pm, doors at 9:15 pm
Orchestra $20/Mezzanine $15