photos by David Andrako

50 First Jokes

John F O'Donnell and Claudia Cogan hosted their 5th Annual 50 First Jokes night at the 92YTribeca on January 5th, 2011. The show, which might have been more appropriately titled 57 First Jokes, featured 57 New York based comedians telling the very first joke that they'd written in 2011.

Each comic was given approximately 2 minutes to perform and try out his or her new material. The sold-out show, also produced by O'Donnell and Cogan, was split into 3 acts that each featured approximately 20 comics. A set of pictures from the whole night continues below...

50 First Jokes

50 First Jokes

50 First Jokes

Nick Turner / John F O'Donnell

50 First Jokes

Amy Schumer / Sean Patton

50 First Jokes

Yannis Pappas / Sean Donnelly

50 First Jokes

Rondel Hartley / Ben Lerman

50 First Jokes

David Angelo / Ophira Eisenberg

50 First Jokes

Greg Barris / Erik Bergstrom

50 First Jokes

Jason Saenz / Kevin Barnett

50 First Jokes

Victor Varnado / Damien Lemon

50 First Jokes

Myka Fox / Sara Schaefer

50 First Jokes

Brooke Van Poppelen / Team Submarine

50 First Jokes

Matt McCarthy / Sean O'Connor

50 First Jokes

Danny Solomon / Jena Friedman

50 First Jokes

Dave Rosinsky / Giulia Rozzi

50 First Jokes

Jared Logan / Mike Recine

50 First Jokes

Annie Lederman / Nate Bargatze

50 First Jokes

Mark Normand / Nikki Glasser

50 First Jokes

Andrea Rosen / Claudia Cogan

50 First Jokes

Brent Sullivan / Kurt Metzger

50 First Jokes

Calise Hawkins / Vince Averill

50 First Jokes

Pat Dixon / Adira Amram

50 First Jokes

Mike Lawrence / Dan Soder

50 First Jokes

George Gordon / Jesse Popp

50 First Jokes

Joe List / Myq Kaplan

50 First Jokes

Lisa Delarios / Jon Friedman

50 First Jokes

Matt Ruby / Nick Maritato

50 First Jokes

Carmen Lynch / Robert Dean

50 First Jokes

Neal Stastny / David Cope

50 First Jokes

Eric Andre / Joe DeRosa

50 First Jokes

Kurt Braunohler

50 First Jokes

50 First Jokes

50 First Jokes

50 First Jokes

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