January Events Announced at Horse Trade Theater Group

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Horse Trade Theater Gourp is a self-sustaining theater development group; with a focus on new work that has produced a massive quantity of stimulating downtown theater. Horse Trade’s Resident Artist Program offers a home to a select group of Independent theater artists, pooling together a great deal of talent and energy. It is also the home of FRIGID New York – the first and only festival of its kind in New York City. In 2011 Horse Trade received the New York Innovative Theatre Ellen Stewart Stewardship Award for demonstrating a significant contribution to the Off-Off-Broadway community through service, support and leadership.

JANUARY EVENTS @ HORSE TRADE THEATER GROUP

COMEDY

The Skinny
Wednesday, January 4 @ 8pm $10
The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street)
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.

Sketch Block
Wednesday, January 11 @ 9pm $5
UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place)
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, January 20 @ 10:30pm $5
UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place)
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.

Blogologues
Monday, January 30 @ 7:30pm & 9:30pm $15
UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place)
In a world where anyone can become an overnight YouTube sensation and tech CEOS are high-rolling celebrities, Blogologues gives voice to what’s overheard in New York, what happens when parents text, and your missed connections.

STORYTELLING
The Adam Wade Show
Monday, January 9 @ 7pm $5
UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place)
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.

BTK Band
Monday, January 9 @ 9pm $5
UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place)
Raconteurs regale the audience with true stories from their lives while The BTK Band, NYC’s hardest-drinking improvised storytelling rock band, improvises music and lyrics to turn their stories into songs. As if Tom Waits and The Moth delivered a baby from the gaping maw of Chaos.

TOLD
An evening of themed storytelling
Monday, January 16 @ 7pm $8
UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place)
TOLD is a monthly storytelling show hosted by Seth Lind. Each month New York's best performers take the stage to tell true stories related to a central theme. A special guest provides interludes to glue the evening together into a collective experience.

BURLESQUE

Bastardpiece Theatre
Thursday, January 12 @ 10:30pm $20
UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place)
Burlesque MC Bastard Keith and striptease beauty Madame Rosebud have scoured the earth to find the dumbest, goriest, nakedest exploitation movies you've never seen. Bastardpiece Theater is the result: an out of control evening featuring wild go-go, drinking games, giveaways and hilarious live commentary.

Naked Girls Reading
Wednesday, January 18 @ 9pm $20
UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place)
A monthly nude literary salon featuring in-the-buff readings by local burlesque luminaries, professional librarians, authors and other Naked Girls.




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