SKETCH BLOCK, FIRST TIME, LONG TIME, CABARET SHOWDOWN and More Set for Horse Trade Theater, June 2014

SKETCH BLOCK, FIRST TIME, LONG TIME, CABARET SHOWDOWN and More Set for Horse Trade Theater, June 2014

Horse Trade Theater Group has announced its June 2014 events. Details below!


Stand Up and Take Your Clothes Off
Sunday, June 1 @ 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, June 11 @ 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, June 20 @ 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, June 25 @ 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.


The Adam Wade Show
Featuring Moth StorySLAM Champion, Adam Wade
Monday, June 9 @ 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.

First Time, Long Time
Hosted by Moth GrandSLAM Champion Aaron Wolfe
Monday, June 9 @ 9pm $10
First Time, Long Time is a new storytelling show about sports from the point of view of narrative - the heartbreak, the joy, the accidental jock strap disasters, and the time that you almost slept with Tiger Woods. It's ESPN's "30 for 30" but for indoor kids.


The Wasabassco Hellfire Club
Wednesday, June 11 @ 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.

Naked Girls Reading
Wednesday, June 18 @ 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 Open Mic Downstairs
Hosted by Dan Ricker, Mike Milazzo, & Kaitlyn O'Connor
Every Tuesday @ 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.

Pulp Variety Streamcast
Presented by RadioTheatre
Tuesday, June 24 @ 7pm $10
AshcanDepot, a new media production company, will be releasing its new series: The Pulp Variety Streamcast, an original RadioTheatre showcase, recorded live in front of a studio audience then released as a Audio Podcast and Video series for New Media listeners and viewers to consume and share.

Ten-Foot Rat Cabaret
Thursday, June 12 @ 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, June 8 @ 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, June 26 @ 10:30pm $12
The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street)
Join Surf Reality 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.