POLITICAL SUBVERSITIES to Return to the PIT with Jason Veasey
Political Subversities returns for a limited run at the People's Improv Theater eviscerating politics and pop culture with a new night of musical-sketch comedy: Political Subversities: Vote Or Whatever! starting October 14th. This newest edition will premiere a full show of brand new material and fan favorites, and will feature three new writer/performers.
Performances: Friday 10/14 at 8:30pm Friday 10/21 at 8pm Friday 10/28 at 8pm Friday 11/4 at 8pm. Tickets are $15 and can be obtained at http://thepit-nyc.com/, by calling 1-212-563-7488, or in person at the door. The show is approximately 50 minutes with no intermission.
Announcing the addition of new cast members: Jason Veasey (The Lion King, Broadway BounTy Hunter), Andrew Farmer (The Elementary Spacetime Show, Clown Bar) and Chanel Carroll (How To Tell You're A Douchebag); and music director Karl Saint Lucy (Fucking Identical Twins).
Initially conceived by Tony Nominee Elizabeth Swados and currently written and performed by a cast as talented as they are diverse, Political Subversities is a dark and hilarious cabaret that aims to break your expectations as well as your funny bone with a breathless barrage of songs, sketches, characters and Broadway-worthy musical numbers.
The Peoples Improv Theater is located at 123 E. 24th Street between Park and Lexington. On public transit: The 6 or the N/R to 23rd St . Full bar available in the lobby. Visit www.thepit-nyc.com or www.politicalsubversities.com for more information.
POLITICAL SUBVERSITIES is created and performed by a cast of young, vibrant writers and performers including Todd Dakotah Briscoe (Author of How May We Hate You?), Jabari Brisport (These! Paper! Bullets!), Chanel Carroll (How To Tell You're A Douchebag), Jenna Dioguardi (The Wolves), nicHi douglas (Dance Cartel, "The Late Late Show" w/ James Corden), Andrew Farmer (The Elementary Spacetime Show, Clown Bar), Stephanie Hsu (SpongeBob The Musical), Preston Martin (Pirate La Dee Da at Atlantic Theater Company), Cyndi Perczek, Emma Tattenbaum-Fine (writer for "Almost Genius" on truTV), Shannon Tyo ("30 Rock", Broadway BounTy Hunter) Jason Veasey (The Lion King, Broadway BounTy Hunter). Music Direction by Ian Axness (Clown Bar, A Ride on the Irish Cream) and Karl Saint Lucy (Fucking Identical Twins).
The show also features original songs and writing by Shaina Taub (Public Work's Twelfth Night, Old Hats), Andrew R. Butler (Finn the Fearless, BLESSING), and Matthew Robert Gehring (UCBT Maude Night, Netflix's The Characters, Louie).
The show is directed by Andrew Neisler (2014 Ars Nova Director-In-Residence; Drama Desk Nominee for Charlatan, NYT Critics Pick for Clown Bar), Annie Tippe (NYT Critics Pick for Ghost Quartet, 2015 Drama League Directing Fellow, Ars Nova Director-in-Residence 2016) and Associate Director Charlotte Murray.
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