Jesse Luttrell Hosts BAWDY! At The Triad Theatre With Guests Brad Loekle, Lavina Draper And Terese Genecco 12/5
"BAWDY" - Marriage Equality's Biggest Little Vaudeville, SATURDAY, December 5th 7pm @ The Triad Theatre (158 w72nd Street)
Dirty with desire, Pretty with a purpose, and always putting the ASS back in the class; This monthly burlesque-themed evening is an exciting breath of fresh air in the midst of hundreds of variety shows in New York City.
Join fishnet clad baritone JESSE LUTTRELL as he hosts a raucous evening of cabaret, cheap thrills, and low comedy to benefit MARRIAGE EQUALITY NEW YORK
BRAD LOEKLE (TruTV)
LAVINIA DRAPER (Therapy)
and TERESE GENECCO (The Iridium)
Plus the burlesque capers of Grace Gotham, The Hot Boxes, and The Bawdy Dancers
Tickets are just $15 in advance via Brown Paper Tickets (http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/90703) or $20 at the door (cash only)
The Triad has a 2 drink minimum (cash only)
No one under 18 years of age will be admited.
CALL 1-800-838-3006 (24/7) FOR TICKETS
BRAD LOEKLE has hit the scene in recent years as one of the freshest and wildest gay comedians in America. He can currently be seen weekly on TruTV's new original series The Smoking Gun Presents. This "Best Week Ever" style show features celebrities and comedians giving their take on some of the most outrageous criminal video footage there is. He's also appears on Sirius XM Rasio's "Morning Jolt" Every Sunday night he holds court of NYC's longest running weekly GLBT Comedy show "The Electro-Shock Therepy Comedy Hour." As a comedian he has opened for the likes of Darryl Hammond, Jessica Kirson, Nancy Witter, and Frank DeCaro; and has appeared at Carolines Comix, and Gotham Comedy Club. www.bradloekle.com
LAVINIA DRAPER is the long time stand in for the grand diva Betty Buckley. She was with Miss Buckley from the set of "Carrie"(Oh, how I loved slapping the other stand in for Miss Sissy Spacik) through all the Broadway shows, to the set of "OZ" where they parted ways. Miss Buckley never got sick so Lavinia never went on stage but was a hit on the set of "OZ"(the inmates liked me much better) Now Lavinia has created her own solo act at the Gay clubs in NYC. Every Thursday nite at 11pm @ Therapy Bar. Lavinia's Go-Go Contest is a huge hit and now she is taking her act on the high seas on the Norwegien Jewel, setting sail out of NYC on May 15-22. THE LAVINIA PARTY CRUISE...only $600 for a week to the Bahamas and back! www.laviniapartycruise.com
TERESE GENECCO is currently appearing as a headliner at The Iridium Jazz Club in New York City on the Last Tuesday of every month. Before relocating to NYC, Terese was named the San Francisco-Bay Area's "Entertainer of the Year" after winning the debut and overall title in a 2003 Cabaret competition there. Since then, Genecco has appeared on both coasts in major jazz and concert venues and has garnered even more awards, including a 2009 MAC Award for Outstanding Female Vocalist, a 2009 OUTmusic Award Nomination for Best Cabaret/Theatre/Comedy Song, a 2008 MAC Award for Best Recording, a 2007 Back Stage Bistro Award for Best Tribute Show, a 2008 MAC Award nomination for Outstanding Female Vocalist, a 2006 MAC Award nomination for Best Female Debut Vocalist, and was named to Time Out New York Magazine's Top Ten Best Cabaret Shows List in 2006 and again in 2007. Genecco was also voted one of the Top Ten Best Cabaret Performers and one of the Top Ten Best CD's of 2007 in the Cabaret Hotline Online Members Choice Awards. www.bugoutmusic.com
JESSE LUTTRELL is a critically acclaimed performer; having appeared all over the country in touring shows, musical theatre, concerts, and cabaret engagements. His energy filled live performances have earned him national acclaim as a gifted young song-and-dance-man , and his skillful story-centric style of singing is reminiscent of the cabaret and nightclub acts dating back to the American birth of vaudeville. You can catch him monthly as the fishnet-clad emcee of BAWDY, and at his weekly cabaret open mic MELANGE MONDAYS at La Mediterranee (2nd ave at 50th) www.jesseluttrell.com