Ned Riseley is a writer, actor, musician, and comedian based in New York. Acting credits include Six Degrees of Separation on Broadway, Poster Boy and Unknown Soldier at Williamstown Theatre Festival, Loveplay at Cloud City and La MaMa, The Mysteries at The Flea, [title of show] at the Warren Miller Performing Arts Center, and others. As half of the folk comedy duo Friends Who Folk, Ned hosts a monthly show at Union Hall, has hosted an evening at Ars Nova, and regularly performs at venues around the city, like the Upright Citizens Brigade, Caveat, Union Hall, and others. Friends Who Folk has made videos for The New Yorker, and been featured in Glamour, Splitsider, and Paste, who called them a “crazy insanely madly unbelievably inconceivably unthinkably good faux-folk band.” Ned also writes plays, prose, and music, and is a classically trained singer.
On the horizon:
Ned’s comedy folk duo, Friends Who Folk, just recorded an album, which will be released on October 14th. Come celebrate its release that Sunday at Union Hall in Park Slope for a special show. Tickets and more info here!