'Ellen' writer to headline 'Make Christmas Great Again' stand-up show in Allentown

Adam Yenser.  (Courtesy Photo)

Adam Yenser. (Courtesy Photo)

A group of stand-up comedians will come together in Allentown next week to put holiday cheer back into Christmas.

A group of stand-up comedians are hoping to change that. 

"Make Christmas Great Again! A Holiday Stand Up Event" will be held 9 p.m. Monday at the Allentown Brew Works in Allentown. Tickets cost $15.

The show will feature sets by comedians Adam Yenser, Jonny Loquasto, Anthony P. Devito, The Jasons and producer Dan Shelly. Comedian Tyler Rothrock, a native of Nazareth, will host.

Yenser is a Lehigh Valley native and has earned five Daytime Emmy awards for his work as a writer on Ellen DeGeneres' talk show, Ellen. (He also portrays the recurring character Kevin the Cashier on the show). Yenser has also performed on Conan.

Loquasto is a native of Northampton. 

Allentown Brew Works is located at 812 Hamilton St.