Cetology (n.): The study of whales. One woman warps the destructive story of Moby Dick and the selfless story of Jonah’s whale into a blistering confrontation of unequal relationships. As Ahab’s wife and Jonah’s mother, she harnesses the power of women’s anger and the delicacy of exercising that rage in this powerful story of love, loss, and...whales.
Inspired by the 1984 Kerry Babies scandal, Caroline Burns Cooke takes on the roles of mother, jury, judge, and conscience in the heartbreaking yet darkly funny tale of a unmarried young Irish woman, twice pregnant by a married man, accused of being a home-wrecker, awful skit of a girl and child killer-worryingly in that order! In a time of extreme political turmoil this tragic story is as shocking as it is true.
In 2013 "Bikini" Katie Thayer started a performance art piece in which she walked around in a bikini and sold ad space on her body. This award-winning cabaret is her story of growing up not-so-skinny, her love of food, and finding the confidence to do that.
A hallway at midnight. Cassie is locked out. Jane is not lonely, not even a little. Coincidence leads to blossoming friendship, to escaping the intruding isolation of life in the city. They grow closer. A doctor’s office. Jane has trouble navigating their new friendship with her own unpredictable feelings.
4 siblings meet at an abandoned cabin on the 2nd anniversary of their parents' death. The middle child has recently undergone a procedure to have his feelings removed. His therapist arrives along with an eccentric singer who claims to be the physical manifestation of that man's feelings. A surrealist dueling sibling dramedy based on the four elements, forty eight hours before the apocalypse.
$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.
MOTHER LEEDS immerses the audience in the role of Sam, 12th child of Jane Leeds. Sam discovers the youngest sibling; a brother, locked away in a room. Set in the early 1900’s Pine Barrens, we are in the shoes of a curious & fearful child of a religious single mother.
Awkward Teenage Years is a storytelling show about the most gloriously weird times in our lives. We share true stories about school, crushes, broken bones, betrayal, embarrassment, alcohol, and ultimately, coming of age.
Gunfire. Explosions. Heartbreak. These are the things that happened not in front of the camera, but behind the scenes of the film with the worst production day ever: Magnetic Dragons. This comedic one-man show revisits all the disasters that happened for the 25th anniversary of the movie.
Mark Levy grew up as an outcast and became a movie nerd. So much so, that he worked at Blockbuster Video in college in small town Florida. Experience the highs and lows of choosing escapism and DVDs and what movies can do to someone in this hilarious new storytelling show.
Relive Joey Rinaldi’s most embarrassing moments with him in his solo show Story Time with Joey Rinaldi. This hilarious autobiographical show is a collection of stories that have been featured in Joey’s previous one man shows’ Potty Training and Picture Everybody Naked, with a few new additional stories as well.
Chris Fair draws with lasers combining his talents of art and performing long-form improv to construct an improvised, live-drawn comic book/puppet show before your very eyes. It's an exhilarating, often gut-busting experience as Fair sketches and voice acts a multi-faceted story, scene-by-scene and character-by-character, all from behind a light-reactive screen.Wed Feb 19, 2020 | 5:30PM PG-13Fri Feb 21, 2020 | 10:30PM AdultSat Feb 22, 2020 | 8:50PM AdultSat Feb 29, 2020 | 7:10PM PG13Tue Mar 3, 2020 | 7:10PM PG13Sun Mar 8, 2020 | 1:50PM PGBio:Chris Fair has been performing for over 15 years from standup to improv and sketch comedy. He grew up in St Charles, Illinois. with a speech impediment and a fear of public speaking so he's come a daunting way to have studied at the World Famous Second City Theater, Improv Olympics, comedysportz and multiple independent theaters throughout Chicago. In early 2011 Fair, who is also a talented illustrator, invented the concept of The Laser Comedy Show that combines drawing and improv which he has performed at comedy festivals and shows all across the USA and Western Europe. Fair also performs his signature Laser Comedy Show for children and families at libraries, schools and private events.
Treat yourself to a one-night stand with SEXpert Madame K! She’s here “For the Men,” but is she here to help, rehabilitate or exploit them? ClownGuru Ed Malone directs this deep dive into a woman’s psyche...and her knickers. (FIVE STARS EdFringe Review) “Madame Komondor is doing God’s Work.
Frigid Festival, Erez Ziv, and producer/moderator Peter Michael Marino present a FREE, casual, info-packed discussion on Fringe festivals and other arts festivals in the US and abroad - featuring experiences, insights, and tips from the artists who’ve done them.
A show about a woman with big breasts and her obsession with Dolly Parton. "A deeply personal and intellectual mediation on celebrity, idolization, persona, and having breasts bigger than your face that is both high-brow and high-lash."
A torrential monologue about the canvas of our country inspired by big-city liberals who go to the rural south to canvass. But what’s really behind those doors? Knock-knock? Who's there? Liberals, conservatives, people who can’t be bothered, and people who want to save the country one door at a time.
Lucie Pohl's Immigrant Jam is a night to celebrate being from somewhere else! Immigrant stand ups, storytellers + character comics do their funniest immigration material or non immigrants do their immigration-inspired material! Accents celebrated, wanted, welcome!
MUSE is a place for actors and playwrights to receive a safe and encouraging place to experiment with new works in progress. Each playwright signs up for a 20 minute slot to work a 10 minute scene from their latest work. Actors hone their cold reading skills, putting the scene up on its feet and providing feedback. Through MUSE, creatives can meet, collaborate, and grow as artists! Come meet your new artistic home. Facilitated by Chris Rivera (they/them).
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.And we have merch! Click here to buy
These Are Not My Words presents THE BIG CHARACTER SHOW - where over twenty-performers will each write a short comedic character for another member of the line-up. It's like a giant comedy secret santa, in March. All new characters, all a surprise.
Ten-Foot Rat Cabaret is Gotham’s Premiere Variety Show: Comedy, Music, Burlesque, Vaudeville, and More!Hosted by Canadian import Jillian Thomas; featuring Bill Chambers and Gregory Levine - and a rotating cast of the entertainment cream of NYC, America and Canada. Created and Produced by Rob Dub and Gregory Levine.For more information, visit their full website: http://www.tenfootrat.com/