Lisa is a sketch, improv, filmmaking group comprised of a bunch of friends in New York. The show is an hour of brand new live comedy and afterwards everyone sticks around to dance, talk, and sow seeds of friendship that will last well into their fortiesDoors 10:30PM. Previously purchased tickets will defer to standby line at 10:45 PM
One Night Only:Mike Power will be performing original songs written from the 1980s to 2019, including ones originally recorded with Racy Dates and Late Model Humans and performed at CBGBs, the Bitter End, and Kenny’s Castaways, as well as instrumental pieces, original poetry, visual art, and a few surprises.
Following sold out runs in NYC, LA, and the UK, Peter Michael Marino returns to where it all began with a special “NO KIDS” version of his critically acclaimed kids’ show. When the main attraction doesn’t show up, Pete enlists the audience to help create a comedy show from set to sound, plot to props, and costumes to characters. What could possibly go wrong? Directed by Michole Biancosino and the audience. 60 minutes. www.showuptheshow.com
Sugar, spice, and everything nice - plus a heaping of Chemical X. Every month, a group of loud actors completely make up a never-before-seen and never-to-be-seen-again episode of The Powerpuff Girls, with an added screening of a classic episode from the show. Come grab a drink and revel with the femme-fueled butt-kicking superheros!
$5 Tickets always Available at the door. At The Mic Under St. Marks the focus is the stage! Sign-ups get 7 minutes to try anything in one of the most supportive rooms in New York City. Whether it’s a performance art piece, comedy, music, storytelling, dance, or something entirely off the top of your head, you'll find a home in the attentive welcoming community at UNDER St. Marks.
Join us on an adventure to find the far-out, far-flung, and forgotten people, places, and stories of the past. ODD SALON brings their evening series of cocktail hour mini-lectures to New York featuring short talks from the odd corners of history, science, art, and adventure. From legends of lost cities to masters of art forgery, engineering failures to murderous sideshow performers, daring heists, questionable taxidermy, and tales of epic revenge.
Bartenders Matt and Julian rant, tell stories, and ask questions all about bartending. Improvisers and more will then come perform based on the things that are discussed. Special guest: Gabrielle Lowe. Performances by Brian Detlefs, The Regulars, and Beautiful Dreamers.
Brenda is 16 and pregnant, Amy is the first in her family to go to university. What could possibly go wrong? This brand-new verbatim play explores the struggles that young, working class women face. We are working class and attend university. We recognise the difficulties women like us face when trying to be a mother and study. We want to raise awareness of the struggles and pressures that these women face and the systems in place such as universal credit and whether they really are enough in this current political and economic climate. The piece follows two sisters on a journey of hardship, tension, self discovery and aspiration. These sisters challenge each other and grow together as their lives take different routes.
Music. Comedy. Clitter. Written and performed by DestinyDunkle. Almost Gorgeous is back! Here to take you through the story of a hopeless and hopeful side piece surviving New York and her almost relationship. Ukulele in hand, Dunkle tackles the difficulties of communication, boundaries, and vulnerability through various types of relationships. Above all, she pays a moving and musical tribute to Night Cheese. Featuring the musical stylings of Killy Dwyer!
The Landstuhl Chronicles takes a look at one of the US Military’s largest overseas hospitals, Landstuhl Army Regional Medical Center, as it welcomes injured soldiers from both the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts. Go on a journey with Spc. Lee Harris as he navigates his way through LARMC, as he forges a brotherhood with injured/sick troops alike, and get a birds-eye view of what life is really like, once the rockets and bombs stop. Or do they ever really stop?Date of Show/Opening
"If everything you drew became real, where would your imagination take you?"A playful and poignant homage to classic silent-film era comedians, Chalk invites audiences into a hand-drawn world where imagination is made real and anything can happen.Critics call CHALK:"Unbelievably Special" - Theater in the Now"Clever, Theatrical Magic" - Center on the Aisle"A Whimsical, Jovial, Enjoyable Show!" - Hi! DramaCharlie Chaplin meets Harold and the Purple Crayon in this family-friendly physical comedy guaranteed to "Draw You In." ALEX CURTIS – (creator. / performer.)is a professional actor working in theater, film and television. Alex moved to New York in 2014, after graduating with his MFA in acting from Brown University/Trinity Rep. Since then, career highlights include playing a house-hunter on a reality TV show (which wasn’t real, btw), and saying a few lines in an episode of “FOREVER,” a prime-time drama on ABC which has since been cancelled. He is very excited to perform “CHALK” and not say anything. Alex has recently been seen clowning in the New York Clown Theatre Festival and The 10-Foot Rat Cabaret. He is the artistic director of Playpen Theater, and has produced raucous, irreverent work in San Francisco and New York. To learn more or join his update list, visit www.AlexMCurtis.com Caitlin Ryan O’Connell (director) is a theatre director and teaching artist. She has worked with The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, LCT3, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Trinity Repertory Company, and Clubbed Thumb. In 2010, she conceived and directed A World of Girls, an original play based on interviews with teenage girls from twenty-two countries worldwide. Caitlin is a 2016/2017 Clubbed Thumb directing fellow and a former directing intern at Actors Theatre of Louisville. She has trained with the National Theater Institute, St. Petersburg Theatre Arts Academy, The Royal Shakespeare Company, Simon McBurney’s Complicite and the NY Neofuturists. She is a teaching artist with The International Theatre and Literacy Project and works in Rwanda to devise theatre with Rwandan youth. Caitlin is an alumna of Wellesley College and a graduate of the Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Directing class of 2016. Mike Kirsch (choreographer) is a NYC based producer, director and choreographer. His film and video productions, which he produces, directs and choreographs have been seen by millions across the globe. He has directed and choreographed productions for MTV, ABC, SeaWorld, Bloomingdale’s, L’Oréal, Sabra Hummus, and for Shellac in Times Square during New York Fashion Week. Most recently his dance film “Public Displays” was selected and featured at the prestigious Lincoln Center for the Arts’ Dance on Film Festival. His work has also been featured numerous times on The Today’s Show, in The New York Times and The Huffington Post. www.MikeKirsch.org
Suicide Nights is an NYC-based music and comedy show that seeks to normalize the topic of mental health through black comedy and introspective music. Featuring the comedy of Maddy Smith, Andrew Casterano, and Jeremyah Schur, the music of Jackson Sturkey and Kate Koenig, and the performance art of James McClain.
Funny Women of a Certain Age Comedy is a show straight from the unfettered mouths and uninhibited minds of the funniest, most daring, most experienced people in comedy: the women that have seen it all. They’ve raised children both on and off the road with big hairy club bouncers cradling their babies while onstage. These women have stayed in comedy condos where you don’t want to use a blacklight on anything. They’ve been told women aren’t funny and asked to trade sexual favors for work. Trust us, they have A LOT to say, and they say it hysterically.
Smut Slam is a storytelling competition based in real life, real lust, real sex. With sexy prizes from sponsors Njoy and Babeland, Smut Slammers sign up to tell a 5 minute dirty story, judged by a different panel of celebrity judges like sex party curators, erotica writers, storytelling hosts, and more! Voyeurs can still participate also with the Fuckbucket, divulging secrets anonymously or digging deep with questions, with a chance to win the coveted Njoy toy at the end of the evening.Smut Slam is queer-friendly, kink-friendly AND vanilla-friendly, fat-friendly, poly-friendly . . . we are very friendly. We welcome people with all types and amounts of sexual experiences to our space, and consent is key. SMUT SLAM was CREATED by Cameryn Moore, an award-winning playwright/performer, sex activist and educator. Find Cameryn being NSFW on Facebook, or at www.camerynmoore.com Smut Slam NYC is hosted by FRIGID's own Tess Henry.
A mixture of dance, clown, and mime, all with the intent to make audiences laugh without any of us having to learn our lines - I mean, er - using body language? Yeah, that's it, body language. Artsy stuff like that. Using our head, shoulders, knees, and toes, we'll be contorting and wiggling into your hearts and nightmares.
Kelly Cash wanders a waste of desert sands; a shadow of time and memory, waiting to loose its passionate intensity. On chosen evenings, when the sun drowns the innocence of the plains in its blood-dimmed tide and the darkness draws cold and taut across the tired throats of hungry coyotes and worn ranchers, Kelly Cash rides in from the west, a vexing nightmare, with but a lone purpose: to perform the improv comedy for you and you alone. Kelly Cash is Upright Citizens Brigade improvisers Ken Beck, Corey Brown, Sean Casey, Maelle Doliveux, Rocco Marrongelli, Jeff Miller, and Johnna Scrabis.
Stand Up and Take Your Clothes Off! features NYC's funniest female comics and sassiest burlesque acts. Past performers have been featured in films, seen on TV, and perform at venues all over the world. This is a fast paced sexy show, exploding with talent.
Feast: A Performance Series invites you to the table for a fresh and delicious three-course performance series. Co-curators Conrad Kluck and Alex Randrup offer an evening of performances from the worlds of theater, music, dance and poetry, including a new work-in-progress staged reading by our monthly featured playwright. We're cooking up new works every month!
Join us on our very own little slice of the Hellmouth. Buffy fans gather every month at 7 pm to watch a group of skilled actors and Whedon fanatics make up a live episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer on the spot. Grab a drink at "The Bronze" bar, participate in our charity raffle, and stick around for an informal screening of a fan-favorite episode. Get ready for vamp-dustings, apocalypses, wiggins, and more!This month's screening:Season 2 Episode 3: School Hard"Angel's former friends arrive in Sunnydale; Buffy must shield her mother when a gang of vampires crashes parent-teacher night."