Following critically acclaimed runs in NYC, Hollywood, and the UK, Peter Michael Marino’s interactive "Show Up, Kids!” is back for a limited run. This entirely unique, semi-improvised, family show for kids 3-10 years old puts a comedic twist on the traditional kids’ show. When the main attraction doesn’t show up, Pete enlists the kids (and adults) to help create a show from set to sound, plot to props, and costumes to characters. What could possibly go wrong?Running time: 60 minutes Directed by Michole Biancosino Music by Michael Andrew New York Times PICK ***** “Marino handles the unpredictability of working with children in an improvised environment with great skill and grace, putting on a fantastic performance which my children were talking about long after the show.” - Backstage on the Fringe “This show is not like any other show. Usually, the kids are just watching things happen, but here, kids are actually part of the show. Pete definitely has a superpower!”- Kids News NYC “Fantastic fun! A one-man whirling dervish of energy, comic timing, physical agility, and out and out hilarity. The kids were absolutely mesmerized!” - The Front Row Center **** “Hilarious! Marino knows what kids find funny. A show of this caliber is an opportunity to show up for!” - The Wee Review
Sugar, spice, and everything nice - plus a heaping dose of Chemical X! Every month, a group of loud actors make up a never-before-seen and never-to-be-seen-again episode of The Powerpuff Girls. We’re not your average improv troupe – we feature iconic characters and voices from the PPG, plus a whole ton of improvised fight choreography. Come visit the city of Townsville, grab a drink, and revel with these femme-fueled butt-kicking superheros!
A comedy show, with variety! Comedian Amanda Van Nostrand hosts 'Sleepover' as the middle-school version of herself. Featuring some of New York's finest and funniest stand up comics, musicians, storytellers--let's stay up late and piss our parents off.Alex Murray and Paul AsheyMike BrownCamille TheobaldAnita Flores Emily Walshand Robert Allen*lineup is subject to change*
Stand Up and Take Your Clothes Off! features hilarious female comics and sublime burlesque acts. They are in films, seen on TV, and perform at venues all over the world. NYC performer Jillaine Gill brings this sexy, explosively talented show to you the first Sunday of every month. January Lineup:Subhah AgarwalChristi ChielloMaria HeineggJoyelle Nicole JohnsonLil' Miss LixxFem AppealMary CynMiss Frankie EleanorDJ Venatrix and Kitten Clara CoquetteHosted by Jillaine Gill and special guest Ginger Twist
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!
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.
Women of a Certain Age Comedy:
created and produced by veteran comedian Carole Montgomery
A comedy show for the ages.
Female comics who tell it like it is cause they just don't give a crap anymore
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.
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/
FRIGID NEW YORK PRESENTS: STAGE PRESENTSA Birthday Poetry Party Trip Around the Sun Sunday, February 9th Doors open 5:00 PMShow starts 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM 85 E 4th Street, Kraine Theatre Cake & Pizza Poetry Party $5 Admission Hosted by Jennifer Juneau and Company
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!
Paper Kraine was created on the principle that we all know writers, directors, actors, and creators who make wonderful work. All they need is a space. The Paper Kraine is committed to creating a venue for early-career artists to show humor-focused work in the spirit of adventurous discovery. We encourage risk-taking, question-asking, and the development of a supportive community of artists seeing, encouraging, and challenging each other’s work with the ultimate goal of enriching the artistic community through cross-pollination and meeting new people.
TRASH, New York’s premier pile of garbage and loveable comedy collective wanst you to spill the T. Bring your hottest goss and hotter butts to their variety show at Under St. Marks Theater. Each month TRASH hosts some of their favorite comedians to perform anything from stand-up, character and musical comedy, storytelling or improv. Previous guests have appeared on shows including Broad City, Disney +, Comedy Central, HBO, The New York Times, Funny Or Die, Sesame Studios and Nickelodeon, and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. TRASH are a NYC comedy collective, with performers from UCB NY, The PiT, Reductress, the BBC, Chris Gethard Presents, Edinburgh Fringe Festival and more. Come petty. Come pretty. Come prepared to goss.
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 fortiesPreviously purchased tickets will defer to standby line 15 minutes after doors. Keep an eye on our social media @thelisainsta for updates.
"If everything you drew became real, where would your imagination take you?"A charismatic clown discovers magic chalk that makes everything he draws come to life in this fantastical one-man show guaranteed to delight audiences of all ages! A non-verbal physical comedy in the style of the great silent-film era comedians, Chalk is a goofy testament to the power of a childlike imagination, and a moving exploration of the adult search for romantic love and connection.Critics call CHALK:"A Simple, Generous, Touching Show For Everyone" FOUR STARS - Broadway Baby"Wildly Entertaining & Incredibly Moving" BEST BET - Theater Is Easy"Clever, Theatrical Magic" - Center on the AisleCHALK was recently featured in Time Out New York.Charlie Chaplin meets Harold and the Purple Crayon in this whimsical romp guaranteed to "Draw You In." ALEX CURTIS – (creator. / performer.)Alex Curtis is a professional actor performing in theater, film, and television. Alex's clown work has been featured in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the New York Clown Theatre Festival, the Gotham Storytelling Festival, FRIGID New York, and the 10 Foot Rat Cabaret. Other career highlights include playing a house-hunter on a reality TV show (not real, btw), appearing on the ABC prime-time crime drama 'FOREVER', and landing a co-starring role on an episode of award-winning CBS drama ‘Blue Bloods’. He hosts the podcast ‘Stop Waiting Tables’ where he interviews creatives about making art and making a living and has a recurring role on the web series ‘Love In NY’ (named 'Best of the Web' by FUNNY OR DIE). Alex earned his MFA in acting from Brown University/Trinity Repertory Company. He lives in Brooklyn with his cactus and action figure collection. More details at 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
From twin brothers Max and Nicky Weinbach comes a monthly neo-retro night of stand-up comedy and music. Max & Nicky will have you falling in love with their quirky, absurd antics and dovelike musical stylings as they welcome the additional talents of four hilarious stand-up comics. The January 20th lineup features headliners MARK NORMAND, SHANE TORRES, MARIE FAUSTIN, and A SURPRISE GUEST!
Hot In Here: A Comedy Show Against Climate Change is a comedy show where proceeds from the show will be going to aid those affected by the Australian Bushfires, Wildlife Recovery, as well the People's Climate Movement of NY. Marches are hard, laughter is fun. Alongside a great evening of comedic performances also attending will be a keynote speaker informing us on what we can do locally to combat climate change.
Adam Wade (Comedy Central's Inside Amy Schumer, NPR regular), a staggering 20-time Moth Story Slam winner, has put together many of his winning heartfelt and humorous stories for this special monthly show. No two shows are the same. A different featured guest will start the evening off.Here's what the critics are saying: "Wade’s narrative persona is a salt-of-the earth guy with a sensitive soul. He tells stories about humiliation and heartache, about small but thrilling human connections and tiny victories that feel huge. The rise of nerd culture has no doubt helped him. Onstage, he seems to be the adolescent misfit within everyone’s soul." - The New Yorker "Adam Wade is one of the best storytellers on the planet" - The Dish "You can't not like him." - Time Out NY “If this endearing storyteller doesn’t make you feel at least a teeny bit warm and fuzzy, check your rib cage, because you may not have a heart.” - Time Out NY “Wade's storytelling prowess stems from a heartfelt honesty that always hits home.” -Time Out NY "Ladies: please do not go to this show if you are currently seeking someone to love. Because Adam Wade will become that person."- Village Voice "The Moth's Adam Wade--so adorable, he's essentially a human kitten with eye-glasses." - Village Voice "When it comes to public speaking, Adam Wade knows what it takes." - New York Post
Join us for six tales of treacherous plans and treasonous schemes, esoteric knowledge and secret societies that go unseen; connivances, counterplots, countermines and put-up jobs… Join us for Odd Salon NYC: CONSPIRACY!ODD SALON NYC: ConspiracyCurated by Greg TaubmanSpeakers and Stories TBAThursday, January 16, 2020Doors open at 6:30, Talks begin at 7:00General Admission seats are first come, first served.
Angel Investigations has set up shop in NYC!Fans will help Angel, Cordelia, Gunn, and Wesley solve a case of the supernatural completely on the spotFollowing this performance will be a free screening of Angel.
Winner of the First of May Award 2019, The Bindlestiff Family Circus proudly presents the New York premiere of: "Shout and Feel It!" Written and Performed by Japanese Clown Extraordinaire Mariko Iwasa Blending her signature style of slapstick comedy and dance, Iwasa portrays a personal ragtag journey of discovery, despair and getting lost in translation. Reawakening the spirit of Lower East Side vaudeville against the rushing clang of a once world famous circus train, Iwasa's story will captivate audiences of all ages! A tribute to the clown in all of us!