It's snowing in Manhattan! Isn't it wonderful, Virginia? There really is a Santa Claus!
First things first: SAVE THE DATE!
My first solo show ever - a long time coming, to be sure - premieres at Ars Nova on Thursday, February 5, 2009 at 8 pm. It's called Brown Ambition and is directed by the delightful Baron Vaughn, featuring the daunting beatboxing skillz of Shockwave.
Rapping + Musical Comedy = RAPSICAL! Rapsical + Rad = Brown Ambition. I really hope you can make it!
Wednesday, Dec. 17 at 8 pm
Two free shows to choose from!
Superwednesday at Three of Cups
1st Avenue at 5th Street
Hosted by the delicious Charlie Gaeda
Shrink at Otto's Shrunken Head
538 East 14th Street (between A/B)
Hosted by the delectable Sharon "Mama" Spell
A percentage of the bar sales made during the show will be donated to Joe Powers' medical expense fund.
Thursday, Dec. 18th at 9:30 pm
On the Rocks for the Holidays
Hosted by the debonair Danny Leary
The Duplex - 61 Christopher Street at 7th Ave.
Shawn Hollenbach, Katina Corrao and I get our Turkey Lurkey on. If you haven't seen Seth Rudetsky deconstruct the 1969 TONY performance from Promises, Promises, please click here, like, now. Video by Eliot Glazer, from Julie Klausner and Jackie Clarke's show Obsessed.
Friday, December 19th at 8 pm
Times Square Arts Center
8th Ave. at 42nd Street
Hosted by the delightful Stephanie Holmes
Catch a free show in the mezzanine theatre from 7-11 pm!
Saturday, December 20th at 8 pm
Derrick presents THIS IS NEW YORK
The Creek - 10-93 Jackson Ave.
Long Island City (that's Queenz)
Derrick is the darling three D's: Dominic Dierkes, Donald Glover, and DC Pierson. They have a movie premiering at Sundance called Mystery Team. Check it!
That's it for 2008! Stay tuned for the third annual 50 First Jokes on January 3, 2009, 7:30 at Webster Hall, hosted by the daring John O'Donnell, dashing Claudia Cogan and divine Jiwon Lee. HAPSY HOLZ, y'alls!