Horse Trade Presents STAND UP AND TAKE YOUR CLOTHES OFF and More, April 2014

Horse Trade Presents STAND UP AND TAKE YOUR CLOTHES OFF and More, April 2014

Horse Trade Theater Group has announced an exciting lineup of events for April 2014. Check them out below!

Comedy events include:

Stand Up and Take Your Clothes Off
Sunday, April 6 at 9pm $15 ($10 in advance)
The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street)
Stand Up and Take Your Clothes Off is a fast paced, sexy show, bursting with talent. Each month will feature NYC's funniest female comics and sassiest burlesque acts.

Sketch Block
Wednesday, April 9 at 9pm $8
Sketch Comedy meets Block Party. This monthly show features a guest host comedian, three guest sketch troupes and drinking. Come meet, mingle, and perform!

Thank You, Robot
Friday, April 18 at 10:30pm $5
A showcase for independent and established improv teams. For each show, two teams join Thank You, Robot to perform sets of unscripted comedy, never seen before and never to be seen again.

The Skinny
Hosted by Peter DeGiglio
Wednesday, April 30 at 9pm $10
The Skinny is a political comedy talk show with a twist: The host, Peter DeGiglio, is just an average schnook struggling to wrap his head around the events that shape our world. Joining him is a discussion panel of real life experts and a plethora of wacky variety acts.

Storytelling events include:

The Adam Wade Show
Featuring Moth StorySLAM Champion, Adam Wade
Monday, April 14 at 7pm $5
Moth storytelling favorite, Adam Wade, has put together many of his winning heartfelt and humorous stories for a special show. He'll also sing a few songs, and play video shorts. No two shows will be the same. A different featured guest will start the evening off.

Burlesque events include:

Naked Girls Reading
Wednesday, April 16 at 9pm $25 (2 for $40)
A monthly nude literary salon featuring in-the-buff readings by local burlesque luminaries, professional librarians, authors and other Naked Girls.

The Wasabassco Hellfire Club
Wednesday, April 9 ay 9pm $40
The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street)
It's Wasabassco's wildest, wickedest and most adult evening, curated to cater to the most sophisticated and lustful desires of a select group of curious and enlightened guests.

Variety and open mic events include:

The Open Mic Downstairs
Hosted by Dan Ricker, Mike Milazzo, & Kaitlyn O'Connor
Every Tuesday at 9pm $3
At The Open Mic Downstairs the focus is the stage! Sign-ups get seven minutes to try anything in one of the most supportive rooms in New York. Whether it be a performance art piece, comedy, music, storytelling, dance, something entirely off the top of your head, or you just would like to have a drink and watch the show, you'll find a home in the welcoming community every Tuesday night at UNDER St. Marks

Ten-Foot Rat Cabaret
Thursday, April 10 at 10:30pm $10
Ten-Foot Rat Cabaret is Gotham's Premiere Variety Show 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.

Cabaret Showdown
Hosted by Mark McDaniels
Sunday, April 13 at 7pm $12 (includes a free drink)
Do you have what it takes to be a cabaret champion? Contestants compete for the chance to star in their own show or cabaret. Come out and join the fun! Whether you are a contestant or in the audience you are guaranteed to have a blast.

Radical Vaudeville
Thursday, April 24 at 10:30pm $12
The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street)
Join Surf Reality and Faceboy as we celebrate NYC's counterculture and the downtown Art Stars. While Manhattan has been relentlessly transformed into a corporate strip mall these intrepid entertainers are the cultural vanguard that leads by example. We welcome you to come enjoy the nights of sex, comedy and eclectic music that are Radical Vaudeville.

All shows are at UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place between 1st Avenue and Avenue A) unless otherwise noted. Tickets may be purchased in advance at or by calling 212-868-4444.

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