Jennifer Jasper to Bring FAMILY AFFAIR Cabaret Show to JewelBox Theater, 12/18

Jennifer Jasper to Bring FAMILY AFFAIR Cabaret Show to JewelBox Theater, 12/18

Jennifer Jasper, in association with JewelBox Theater, presents a monthly cabaret all about family. Hosted by Jennifer Jasper, storytellers, dancers, writers, musicians, artists will be sharing their sick, hilarious, and ultimately relatable familial skeletons on the third Wednesday of each month. Each performance will help a family in the artist community who has had an unforeseen crisis. Closing the evening will be a new story randomly drawn from Jennifer's kooky family album of Jasper Jewels.

Jennifer Jasper, in association with JewelBox Theater, will bring you "Family Affair - Cabaret, served up family style" at the Rendezvous/JewelBox Theater, 2322 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98121, on December 18, 2013 at 7:30 pm (Monthly Event-Every 3rd Wednesday). Tickets: $10 cash at the door - must be 21 or over. No pre-sales.

It's the Holiday Edition! The December installment includes the amazing talent of:

Jason Sauls, PDX
Julie Robinson-Jasper
Emmett Montgomery
Kelleen Conway Blanchard
And more to be announced soon!

Every family has a little crazy in it-some people like to share it with others. Come on down and join us for a monthly cabaret celebrating the the dysfunction that is our families. Performers from all types of performance disciplines including storytelling, dance, writing, music, and visual arts will be sharing their family secrets and skeletons. During each performance we'll pass the hat to benefit a family in the artistic community who's had an unexpected crisis. Hosted by Seattle storyteller Jennifer Jasper. At the end of every evening she pulls a new Jasper Family Jewel from the jewel box to bring the show to a close.

Jennifer Jasper didn't speak until she was 3 years old. And when she finally did, in full sentences, her family didn't understand her. But growing up the middle child of five girls, struggling to express herself, she forged a knack for observation, turning those observations into comedy. Her stories are brutally honest, sometimes poignant, and absolutely hilarious. Jasper has been a fixture of the Northwest theater scene for more than two decades, known for acting, directing, and emceeing. She co-founded Kings' Elephant Theatre (original long form improvisational pieces and scripted plays) and Vixen Productions (Pulp Vixens, A Fistful of Lesbians). Known for her character work, she is a frequent hostess and emcee as the scotch-swilling, hard-living "Maggie." Jennifer's hit autobiographical show I Can Hear You...But I'm Not Listening was featured most recently at Theatre Off Jackson's SPF Festival in March of 2013. In 2013 she was awarded a Jack Straw Artist Support Residency and is currently working on her next solo show as Theatre Off Jackson's Artist in Residence.

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