The Green Room 42 Presents 'Poetry/Cabaret: CHILLY'
The coffeehouse meets the cabaret in "Poetry/Cabaret: CHILLY" at The Green Room 42. Come in from the cold, but prepare to be chilled by poems, songs, and stories about frosty receptions, tingles along the spine, and cool, smooth characters. Curated and hosted by Thomas March, author of the newly-released collection Aftermath, Poetry/Cabaret brings together poets and performers in an evening of wild variations on a theme. Joining us onstage to celebrate all things "CHILLY" will be-poets Ryan Foster Casey, Cat Fitzpatrick, & Hafizah Geter; singers Lauren Elder, Daniel Nolen, & Stephanie Weeks; and comedians Alex English, Sophie Santos & Jes Tom-& with Scottie Hawley returning on piano.
This fast-paced, multi-genre variety show keeps the audience on its toes-get ready for a heartbreaking and hilarious evening of emotional whiplash!
Tickets are available online at OvationTix.com: https://ci.ovationtix.com/34878/production/995353?performanceId=10359035
Thomas March, host and curator of "Poetry/Cabaret," is a poet, performer, and essayist. Aftermath, his first poetry collection, was selected by Joan Larkin for The Word Works Hilary Tham Capital Collection and appeared in April 2018. OUT Magazine praised its "diamond-sharp lyricism" and hailed it as "a stimulating, if sober, tonic for our times." His poetry has appeared in Bellevue Literary Review, The Good Men Project, OUT, and Pleiades, among others. His reviews and essays have appeared in The Believer, The Huffington Post, and New Letters. With painter Valerie Mendelson, he is the co-creator of A Good Mixer, a textual-visual hybrid project based on a 1933 bartender's guide of the same name. A past recipient of the Norma Millay Ellis Fellowship in Poetry, from the Millay Colony for the Arts, he has also received an Artist/Writer grant from The Vermont Studio Center. In recent years, he has written and performed monologues at a number of venues in New York City, including Ars Nova, Club Cumming, The Duplex, The Green Room 42, Joe's Pub, The Peoples Improv Theater, Sid Gold's Request Room, and The Tank.
The Green Room 42 is Broadway's newest urban entertainment cabaret club, that since its opening on Valentine's day has featured Broadway names like Alice Ripley, Telly Leung, Josh Groban, Eva Noblezada, Lillias White, James Snyder, The Skivvies (Lauren Molina & Nick Cearley), Matt Doyle, Constantine Maroulis, and many more. Located on the fourth floor of YOTEL NYC, The Green Room 42 boasts a funky new vibe, and no food or beverage minimum-- opening up the cabaret industry to an affordable, relaxed atmosphere, perfect for theatre people and theatre fans alike."