FRIGID New York Announces April Events

FRIGID New York Announces April Events

FRIGID New York has announced its upcoming April events at Horse Trade. FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade is a theater development group with a focus on new work that produces a massive quantity of stimulating downtown theater every season. FRIGID's Resident Artist Program offers a home to a select group of Independent theater artists, pooling together a great deal of talent and energy. FRIGID New York grew out of the annual FRIGID Festival, the first and only festival of its kind in New York City to offer artists 100% of their box office proceeds, and Horse Trade Theater Group, a self-sustaining theater development and management group. www.FRIGIDnewyork.info

The Beer Show
Sunday, April 1 @ 6:30pm $12
UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place)

Drink-a-long through time in the Quantum Pint Machine! Currently in its third season at UNDER St. Marks, Wish Experience brings you their sci-fi sketch comedy based on the life and times of the humble beer. Drama

Stand Up and Take Your Clothes Off!
Sunday, April 1 @ 8pm $10 in advance; $15 at the door
The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street)

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. Burlesque/Stand Up

The Adam Wade Show
Featuring Moth StorySLAM Champion, Adam Wade
Tuesday, April 3 @ 7pm $10
The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th
Street)

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. Storytelling

The Open Mic Downstairs
Hosted by Dan Ricker & Mike Milazzo
Every Tuesday @ 9pm $4 at the door
UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place)

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'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. Open Mic

FEAST: A Performance Series
Wednesday, April 4 @ 7pm $15
UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place)

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! Development Series

Smut Slam
Wednesday, April 4 @ 9pm $10
UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place)

Hosted by good time gal Trish Parry, 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 for Trish, with a chance to win the coveted Njoy toy at the end of the evening. Storytelling

Women of A Certain Age
Wednesday, April 4 @ 7:30pm $15
The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street)

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. Stand Up

PRINZE
Thursday-Saturday, April 5-7 @ 7pm $25
The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th
Street)

The time is October 1976. The place is the Improv comedy club. Freddie Prinze is giving one of his last performances just a few months before his death. A one-man show about the extraordinary life of the late actor/comedian Freddie Prinze --- the half Hungarian, half Puerto Rican pioneer that paved the way for future Latino entertainers. Sonera takes us on an unforgettable journey that boldly addresses issues of race, culture and socio-political topics of that era that are still at the forefront of social justice conversations today. He does this effortlessly as he interlaces Prince's best comedy sets with gripping original monologues that illuminate the life of the late comedian. Drama/Biography

Kelly Cash
Friday, April 6 @ 10:30pm $8
UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place)

Kelly Cash wanders a waste of desert sands; a shadow of time and memory, waiting to lose 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. Improv

Trump Lear
Every Saturday @ 2pm $20
UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place)

Trump Lear stars Actor and impersonator, Carl David, is being held without bail for performing his Trump-inspired version of Shakespeare's King Lear. Carl David is forced to perform his King Lear to an unseen online audience of one, as the President restlessly watches remotely from a live and public feed. The stakes are high: if Trump likes Carl and his show, Carl lives. If not, Carl dies. But how can Carl get through a show where he has created a Lear based on Trump himself without offending the audience? Comedy Theater

It's Getting Tired Mildred
Saturday, April 7 @ 10:30pm $20
UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place)

Welcome to Mildred Springs!. Where the bold and the beautiful citizens live the days of their lives. They are young and restless and have all got one life to live. Watch as their world turns... as their guiding light leads them on their constant search for tomorrow... as they hang on to the edge of night and you will be transported to another world. The world of It's Getting Tired Mildred. Comedy Theater/Serial

Cabaret Showdown: Winners Showcase
Sunday, April 8 @ 5:30pm $10
The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street)

Join last month's winner of the Cabaret Showdown as they star in their own show! Cabaret

The Cabaret Showdown
Hosted by Mark McDaniels
Sunday, April 8 @ 7pm $12 (includes a free drink)
The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street)

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. Cabaret

Sketch Block
Wednesday, April 11 @ 9pm $10
UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place)

Sketch Block is a comedy showcase that gives sketch troupes an opportunity to perform without the pressure of bringing in an audience. Also, Sketch Block does not force their audience to pay for drinks. We believe that it's your choice to drink or not. It's about the comedy. Sketch Comedy meets Block Party. This monthly show features a guest host comedian, three guest sketch troupes and drinking. Come meet, mingle, and perform! Improv

CHALK
Saturday, April 14 @ 2:30pm $15; $5 for kids under 12
The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th
Street)

CHALK is a playful and poignant one-man show guaranteed to delight audiences of all ages. Chalk invites audiences into a hand-drawn world where imagination is made real and anything can happen. Charlie Chaplin meets Harold and the Purple Crayon in this feel-good romantic romp sure to "Draw You In." Kids

Ten-Foot Rat Cabaret
Saturday, April 14 @ 10:30pm $10
UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place)

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. Variety

Vintage Basement with Max & Nicky
Monday, April 16 @ 9pm $7
UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place)

From New York-based 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 humorous banter and charming musical styling's through the dynamic mélange of their dovelike old-fashiondness and quirky, absurd idiosyncrasies. With a heavy focus on stand-up comedy, this vintage style variety show will feature the additional talents of four hilarious stand-up comics. Variety

These Shining Lives
Monday-Tuesday, April 16-17 @7pm $20
The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th
Street)

These Shining Lives, written by Melanie Marnich, is based on the true story of the "Radium Girls". These young women in the 1920s and '30s painted the faces of luminous watches and clocks, unknowingly becoming some of the early victims of radium poisoning. Set in Ottawa, IL, home of the Radium Dial Company, the play follows Catherine Donohue from her beginnings as a factory worker in 1922 through the litigation she pursued into the late 1930s. Drama/Biography

The Varietal Hour
Wednesday, April 18 @ 7pm $10
UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place)

The Varietal Hour showcases a diverse collection of talent from around the city. Host and two-time Tony Award rehearsal attendee Lucas Womack splits a bottle of wine with guests as they perform anything from stand up to soft shoe, from storytelling to juggling, and very little in between. Or maybe all of it. Join us as we celebrate variety and varietals! Variety

Lo-Fi Comedy
Saturday, April 21 @ 10:30pm $5
UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place)

LO-FI NYC is a live taping of the comedy show you always dreamed of. Recorded only on iPhones and a 10-year-old Sony handicam, this fast-paced trash heap of a show features the best sketch, stand up, hammer giveaways and musicians from the big apple and beyond. It's like The Muppet Show, but there aren't any puppets and everyone is drunk. Sketch

Paper Kraine
Wednesday, April 25 @ 7:30pm $8
The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th
Street)

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. Development Series

SABRA
Wednesday, April 25 @ 9pm $8
UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place)

SABRA is a late night comedy variety show with Dudu Moran. Come shake your sillies with us! Variety

The Shrug Comedy Show
Saturday, April 28 @ 10:30pm $10
UNDER St. Marks (94 St. Marks Place)

Come bear witness and live vicariously to the kind of comic chemistry that can only come from a near decade of two friends watching each other take L's. But the last Saturday of every month at UNDER St. Marks is a W for everyone involved. With the funniest up and coming comics, special guests an indeterminate genre and banter you usually need a cable provider to access, there is no reason for you not to come hang out with us for an hour or two. Please buy drinks because we will. Variety

New York Madness
Sunday, April 29 @ 8pm $10
The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th
Street)

NY Madness is a raw and unpredictable show of short plays by an ensemble of playwrights presented fully staged with scripts in hand. Each night has a Theme, which is given out a week before the event. It is a snapshot of where we are politically, culturally, and artistically. A Madness is a forum for all writers to explore the boundaries of modern theater. Development Series


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