Actress/Comic Nicky Sunshine to Present CONFESSIONS at WOW Cafe Theater in New York City
Actress / comedian Nicky Sunshine brings her solo comedic performance "Confessions of A Massage Parlor Madam" to the WOW Café Theatre (59-61 E. 4th Street) on Sunday, June 3rd for performances at 5:00pm & 8:30pm. Produced by Comedy With A Purpose, tickets to the show are $15.00 in advance, $20.00 at the door. Discounted $10.00 tickets will be available for seniors and students with ID. A post-show talkback / panel discussion focusing on violence against women, human trafficking, and sex work are also scheduled. For information and reservations, go to: https://nickysunshine.com/ or call (347) 766-3001.
The 60-minute "Confessions," which is directed by Chuck Burks is described by Nicky as "a funny, poignant look at the period she spent as a sex worker upon arriving in New York in 2002." The show - which contains adult themes, language and content - received great reviews at its 2016 premiere in Harlem and has been performed in front of sold out houses at The Producers Club, Broadway Comedy Club and National Black Theatre in Manhattan.
A Virginia native who graduated from Northwestern University, Nicky has performed in numerous productions including the acclaimed play "Yo Soy Latina," originated the role of Samana in the hit play "Platanos & Collard Greens" and most recently starred in "The Vagina Monologues" at New World Stages. She has also starred in and produced several comedy shows in major NYC venues such as the Times Square Arts Center, Stand-Up NY & New York Comedy Club and most recently Harlem's famed Apollo Theatre. Her reality show "A Question of Love" aired on Tuesdays on the FYI Network. "Let's Get Greedy!" - Nicky's weekly adventures as a comedic food critic searching for food and fun in New York City is broadcast weekly on Friday evenings @ 11pm (EST) on Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN).
Founded in 1980, WOW Café Theatre is an East Village-based theater collective, which promotes the empowerment of women through the performing arts." Subway: take the #4 or #6 subway to Astor Place, the "N" or "R' to 8th Street or the "F" to Second Avenue. For additional information, call 917.725.1482 or contact: www.wowcafe.org