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Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, October 1- with Orfeh & Andy Karl, Next On Stage: Da Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, October 1- with Orfeh & Andy Karl, Next On Stage: Dance Edition, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2020

Today (October 1) in live streaming: The Next On Stage Dance Edition top 3, Orfeh & Andy Karl visit Backstage Live, and so much more!

Totally True Things Presents Calvin Cato In DADDY ISSUES Photo Totally True Things Presents Calvin Cato In DADDY ISSUES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2020

Totally True Things: A Socially Conscious Storytelling Show presents comic Calvin Cato in his solo show 'Daddy Issues' a true account of what he discovered when he stepped into the role of caregiver for his terminally ill father.

Livestreamed Socially Conscious Storytelling Show Series To Feature Award-Winning Art Photo Livestreamed Socially Conscious Storytelling Show Series To Feature Award-Winning Artists And Speakers
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2020

Totally True Things: A Socially Conscious Storytelling Show,' is a new live-streaming series featuring award-winning performers sharing true stories that focus on mental health, medical challenges, and social issues on Thursdays, beginning September 17.

No Name @ Word Up Returns to Washington Heights Photo No Name @ Word Up Returns to Washington Heights
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2020

No Name Comedy/Variety Show producer Eric Vetter brings New York's best established and emerging authors and storytellers including: Kelli Dunham , Richard Cardillo, Troy Alan and Calvin Cato to the Word Up Community Bookshop in Washington Heights on Tuesday, March 3rd at 7 p.m. for its monthly series 'No Name @ Word Up Super Story Party.'

Photo Flash: Thomas March's 'Poetry/Cabaret: Smitten!' February 8 At The Green Room 4 Photo Photo Flash: Thomas March's 'Poetry/Cabaret: Smitten!' February 8 At The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2020

In this “variety salon,” a multi-genre evening of emotional whiplash, the coffeehouse met the cabaret as “Poetry/Cabaret” (Time Out NY-recommended) once again brought together poets and performers in a fast-paced night of stimulating variations on a theme. The third episode of the season, “SMITTEN!”, a “pre-Valentine's Day recovery show”, explored the thrills and chills of loving, longing, and lusting. Tonight's topical monologue offered tales of unintentionally erotic candies, hotel romance in Germany, and shopping for underwear in hostile territory. The show featured poetry from Ariel Francisco, Joseph Legaspi & Ansley Moon; comedy from Calvin Cato & Keira McGill; and music from Liz Bouk & Angela Di Carlo. Kyle Forester and Kathryn Olander were on keys.

Party Of Two Presents New Show F*CK LOVE Photo Party Of Two Presents New Show F*CK LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020

Party of Two brings some of NYC's best storytellers & comedians together to recount their wild experiences about dating in the modern world.

No Name @ Word Up Presents its Super Story Party On Tuesday, In Washington Heights Photo No Name @ Word Up Presents its Super Story Party On Tuesday, In Washington Heights
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020

No Name Comedy/Variety Show producer Eric Vetter brings New York's best established and emerging authors and storytellers including: Rhonda Hansome, Wes Hazard Calvin Cato, and Adam Selbst to the Word Up Community Bookshop in Washington Heights on Tuesday, February 4TH at 7 p.m. for its monthly series 'No Name @ Word Up Super Story Party.'

POETRY/CABARET: SMITTEN! Comes to The Green Room 42 Photo POETRY/CABARET: SMITTEN! Comes to The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020

In this a?oevariety salon,a?? a multi-genre evening of emotional whiplash, the coffeehouse meets the cabaret as a?oePoetry/Cabareta?? (Time Out NY-recommended) once again brings together poets and performers in a fast-paced night of stimulating variations on a theme. The third episode of the season, a?oeSMITTEN!a??, our a?oepre-Valentine's Day recovery showa??, explores the thrills and chills of loving, longing, and lusting. Host Thomas March and the cast explore these and more, in song, poetry, comedy, and story. Tonight's topical monologue will offer tales of unintentionally erotic candies, hotel romance in Germany, and shopping for underwear in hostile territory. The show will feature poetry from Ariel Francisco, Joseph Legaspi & Ansley Moon; comedy from Calvin Cato & Keira McGill; and music from Liz Bouk & Angela Di Carlo. Kyle Forester will be on keys.

PARTY OF TWO: A NEW YEAR to be Presented on January 5 Photo PARTY OF TWO: A NEW YEAR to be Presented on January 5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2020

Party of Two brings some of NYC's best storytellers & comedians together to recount their wild experiences about dating in the modern world.

PARTY OF TWO: HOLIDAY EDITION Is Happening On 12/21! Photo PARTY OF TWO: HOLIDAY EDITION Is Happening On 12/21!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019

This holiday season, gift yourself with a night of comedy and free booze! Join us for an evening of stand-up and storytelling that'll make you feel better about your love life.

Party of Two Returns To The Pleasure Chest This Month! Photo Party of Two Returns To The Pleasure Chest This Month!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2019

Party of Two brings some of NYC's best storytellers & comedians together to recount their wild experiences about dating in the modern world.

UG! COMEDY SHOW!! Comes to Drexler's Photo UG! COMEDY SHOW!! Comes to Drexler's
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2019

Todd Montesi & Richard James present awesome comics in front of a cool supportive crowd in the epicenter of hip, NEW YORK CITY. Featuring both established comic veterans you've seen on TV to the up and comers, UG! guarantees a swell time all for FREE! We've also got tons of drink specials! So what are you waiting for? Come down and UG! it with us!

MAKE AMERICA LAUGH AGAIN Begins Performances Tonight Photo MAKE AMERICA LAUGH AGAIN Begins Performances Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019

Laughing Liberally will present LAUGHING LIBERALLY OFF-BROADWAY - 'MAKE AMERICA LAUGH AGAIN,' featuring a diverse roster of political performers taking back the discourse and bringing joy and intelligent topical humor to the NY stage for 15 performances only, beginning tonight

Laughing Liberally Will Present MAKE AMERICA LAUGH AGAIN Off-Broadway Photo Laughing Liberally Will Present MAKE AMERICA LAUGH AGAIN Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019

Laughing Liberally, in association with Eric Krebs, will present LAUGHING LIBERALLY OFF-BROADWAY a?' a?oeMAKE AMERICA LAUGH AGAIN,a?? featuring a diverse roster of political performers taking back the discourse and bringing joy and intelligent topical humor to the NY stage for 15 performances only (September 3-21) at The Theater at St. Clement's (423 West 46th Street- between 9th & 10th Avenues). The run promises a different lineup of artists at each performance a?' and the return to the NYC stage of the great Elayne Boosler.

A TRIBUTE TO JENNIFER LOPEZ Variety Show Announced In NYC Photo A TRIBUTE TO JENNIFER LOPEZ Variety Show Announced In NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019

Jennifer Lopez is turning fifty years old! To celebrate this pop culture icon, we're dedicating a night of comedy, music, and dance to all things JLo. Her music, films, and broken engagement to Ben Affleck are ICONIC. Line-up TBD. You don't want to miss this!

No Name Comedy/Variety Show Comes to WORD UP In Washington Heights Photo No Name Comedy/Variety Show Comes to WORD UP In Washington Heights
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2019

No Name @ WORD UP: Eric Bueller's Day Off Edition!' - Eric Vetter is on vacation this week, so the WONDERFUL and FUNNY Jillian Thomas and Maggie Nuttall will be hosting!! Each NN @ WU show at the wonderful Word Up bookshop features a mix of some of NYCs best established and upcoming comics, storytellers and musicians and guests for Tuesday, June 25th will include Megan Sass, Calvin Cato and Jennifer Glick. Carl Fortunato will provide the music The show will also include No Name's OPEN STAGE-- the place where ANYONE can get up and do ANYTHING! And we DO mean anything.

Playable Characters Podcast To Release 100th Episode Photo Playable Characters Podcast To Release 100th Episode
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

Comedians Brian McGuinness (Inside Amy Schumer) and Calvin Cato (named one of Time Out New York's "LGBT Comedians of Color You Should Know") are preparing to release the 100th episode of their long-running video game podcast Playable Characters on Monday, February 25th, 2019. The show finds its two hosts engaging in completely ad-libbed interviews with retro and often obscure video game characters. Past "guests" have included everyone from King Bowser to Diddy Kong to Arthur from Ghosts n' Goblins. Playable Characters' archive of 96 episodes are all currently available on iTunes.

Frigid New York Presents The Seventh Annual GOTHAM STORYTELLING FESTIVAL Photo Frigid New York Presents The Seventh Annual GOTHAM STORYTELLING FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

FRIGID New York is hosting its 7th Annual Gotham Storytelling Festival! Aimed at providing a unique storytelling experience, Gotham welcomes talented performers from a myriad of backgrounds, creating a tapestry of weirdness that we're proud to exhibit.

Additional Performers Added To The SPEAK UP, RISE UP Lineup At The Tank Photo Additional Performers Added To The SPEAK UP, RISE UP Lineup At The Tank
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2018

Speak Up, Rise Up, now in its second year, is back with an all new storytelling festival. During the course of a week, over 40 productions and more than 100 artists will share the stage.

SPEAK UP, RISE UP Festival Announces August Lineup At The Tank Photo SPEAK UP, RISE UP Festival Announces August Lineup At The Tank
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Speak Up, Rise Up, is pleased to announce their festival lineup which features a diverse group of over 100 artists featuring a wide range of ethnicities and races with the majority of the performers being women.

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