New Art Exhibit 'Speak Out' Opens at The BraidNew Art Exhibit 'Speak Out' Opens at The Braid
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2017

Jewish Women's Theatre's first art exhibit of the new year, entitled Speak Out, and running from January 15 to March 5, will feature four artists who use their individual and diverse palettes to speak up for those who have no voice. (more...)

A MICROWAVED BURRITO FILLED WITH E. COLI Coming to FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

The comedic duo Andrea Alton and Allen Warnock return to the 20th Annual New York International Fringe Festival with their new comedy A Microwaved Burrito Filled With E. coli. Written by Alton and Warnock who previously worked together on the critically acclaimed 2008 FringeNYC production of Carl & Shelly: Best Friends Forever which went on to a commercial run in 2010. In addition, they've performed together at the Chicago, DC, Provincetown, MA, and Toronto Sketch Comedy & Theatre Festivals, HOT! Festival at Dixon Place, as well as numerous shows at The People's Improv Theater (The PIT) and Upright Citizen's Brigade (UCB) in New York City. (more...)

A MICROWAVED BURRITO FILLED WITH E. COLI Set for FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

The comedic duo Andrea Alton and Allen Warnock return to the 20th Annual New York International Fringe Festival with their new comedy A Microwaved Burrito Filled With E. coli. Written by Alton and Warnock who previously worked together on the critically acclaimed 2008 FringeNYC production of Carl & Shelly: Best Friends Forever which went on to a commercial run in 2010. In addition, they've performed together at the Chicago, DC, Provincetown, MA, and Toronto Sketch Comedy & Theatre Festivals, HOT! Festival at Dixon Place, as well as numerous shows at The People's Improv Theater (The PIT) and Upright Citizen's Brigade (UCB) in New York City. (more...)

Michele Carlo Set for 2014 Solocom Fest at The P.I.T & Q.E.D. Astoria this Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

On Saturday, November 15th, at 4:30pm,author/ storyteller and native New Yorker Michele Carlo will present a brand-new solo show, 'THERE GOES THE NEIGHBORHOOD!' as part of the 2014 SOLOCOM festival at the People's Improv Theater (P.I.T.). (more...)

SHRUGGING OFF THE DRESS Set for Queer Not Cool Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2013

Being a voted a male prom queen, on obsessively writing letters to Kathernine Hepburn as a kid and the majesty of a woman named Cate Blanchett will take the stage in QUEER NOT COOL's 'Shrugging Off the Dress', hosted by Rob Ribar tonight, June 8, 2013. (more...)

Luca Lounge Hosts Free Storytelling Show, 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2011

The new free monthly storytelling show 'What's Your Story?' returns to Luca Lounge on Thursday, October 13that 7:00 PM. (more...)

Luca Lounge Hosts Free Storytelling Show, 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2011

The new free monthly storytelling show 'What's Your Story?' returns to Luca Lounge on Thursday, October 13that 7:00 PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: Heather Shields Wins Miss Fag Hag Pageant
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2009

On Sunday, May 17th, Mintyfresh Comedy presented the first annual 'Miss Fag Hag Pageant' as a benefit for the Hetrick-Martin Institute, home of the Harvey Milk School. The show was a huge success and played to a packed house full of Broadway, television, radio and comedy stars. (more...)

Danny Leary to Present 'On The Rocks' at The Duplex This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2008

Comedian Danny Leary's hit variety show is back and stirring it up with his signature cocktail that's two parts stand-up, a twist of musical comedy and a splash of cabaret served up 'On the Rocks!' This season will feature an original opening theme song written especially for the series by the award-winning team of composer Alan Cancelino and lyricist Hector Coris. Every Thursday at The Duplex, Danny Leary hosts a new and frisky assortment of top-shelf entertainment from comedians of Comedy Central and late night TV, musical comedy and cabaret acts from the city's most celebrated nightclub performers, thrilling variety acts and even hilarious 'celebrity' cameo appearances. Jazz pianist Jessica Stewart is on the piano. 'On the Rocks with Danny Leary' dubbed 'a marvelous rambunctious evening' by Cabaret Exchange has been featured on the CW11 and was picked as a Best Bet in Time Out New York. Last season 'On the Rocks' also hit the road to San Francisco for two sold-out performances. See for yourself why every Thursday evening at 9:30 PM at the Duplex. WHAT: 'ON THE ROCKS WITH DANNY LEARY' WHEN: Thursday, September 11, 2008 at 9:30 PM (SEASON PREMIERE) Thursday, September 18, 2008 at 9:30 PM Thursday, September 25, 2008 at 9:30 PM Thursday, October 2, 2008 at 9:30 PM WHERE: The Duplex Cabaret Theatre 61 Christopher Street at 7th Avenue South (1) Train to Christopher Street / Sheridan Square COVER: $10 + 2 Drinks WEBSITE: http://www.dannyleary.com http://www.theduplex.com Lineup for September 11, 2008 at 9:30:* Comedian BECKY DONOHUE from Comedy Central headlines. YouTube sensation and Patti LuPone sing-alike MICHAEL BURBACH recreates LuPone's legendary performance from this year's TONY Awards! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0gXKxipviCY The sexy cabaret stylings of JENNA ESPOSITO. The infamous WENDY HO SHAWN HOLLENBACH from Here! TV. LEAH DUBIE from Dykes on Mics. H. ALAN SCOTT from the 5 Funny Fags Tour. ...and a very special visit from everyone's favorite 'GOLDEN GIRL!' Lineup for September 18, 2008 at 9:30:* Comedian RACHEL FEINSTEIN from Comedy Central headlines. Smooth crooner SCOTT BARBARINO and his fabulous doo wop sensations THE BEV NAPS The sexy cabaret stylings of JENNA ESPOSITO Sultry musical comedian ADIRA AMRAM. SUSAN ALEXANDER from The Friars Club roasts! DAVE RUBIN from Here! TV. JACKIE MONAHAN from Logo's 'One Night Stand-Up' Lineup for September 25th at 9:30 PM:* Comedian POPPI KRAMER of NBC's 'Biggest Loser' headlines. JARED THE CONJUROR and his amazing escape artistry! The sexy cabaret stylings of JENNA ESPOSITO. Musical comedians THE PARODIVAS put a twist on your Top 40 faves. BRIAN BALTHAZAR from The Today Show and NBC's Olympic Coverage. JENNY RUBIN from Here! TV. BROOKE VAN POPPELEN from Chicago! Lineup for October 2nd at 9:30 PM:* Comedian MICHELLE BUTEAU from Comedy Central headlines. Musical comedy team BOOTH & PAT perform a high energy medley of just about every song on the radio! Rock legend KEITH RICHARDS appears along side VENTRILOQUIST CARLA RHODES! The sexy cabaret stylings of JENNA ESPOSITO. SUSAN PREKEL from Comedy Central. CLAUDIA COGAN from MTV. JAFFE COHEN from the original Funny Gay Males. *Lineups are subject to change without notice. About Danny Leary: Danny Leary is one of America's rising comedians and can be seen most weekdays on national television as a regular commentator on MTV's FNMTV. This fall, Danny Leary's stand-up will be featured live in performance on Here! TV's Hot Gay Comics. He has appeared on the CW-11 Morning News, on the nationally syndicated Joey Reynolds Radio Show and Here! TV's Busted. His comedy delights audiences across the country on the national 5 Funny Fags tour and in New York at major comedy venues including Comix, Gotham, Caroline's and Broadway Comedy Club. http://www.dannyleary.com (more...)

'One Woman Standing' for One Woman Shows to Start 5/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2008

Emerging Artists Theatre present 'One Woman Standing: A developmental series for one-woman shows', for a one-week only engagement at Roy Arias Theatre Center beginning May 12th. (more...)