Sunday, Aug 26 at 8:00 PM
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UnCabaret is the legendary show that Entertainment Weekly called "Liberating", Los Angeles Magazone called "Legendary", The New York Times called "Seminal", LA Weekly called "The Mother Show of alternative comedy". It's been a hot bed of personal storytelling that fostered the careers of iconoclastic comedy stars like Kathy Griffin, Julia Sweeney, Margaret Cho, Greg Behrendt, Laura Kightlinger, Mike McDonald, Bob Odenkirk, David Cross, Janeane Garofalo, Andy Kindler, Jeff Garlin, Andy Dick, Dana Gould, Patton Oswalt and Taylor Negron. UnCabaret is where award winning comedy writers like Judd Apatow, John Riggi, Michael Patrick King and Larry Charles have connect directly with audiences. Where luminaries like Jon Stewart, Sarah Silverman, Roseanne Barr, Sandra Bernhard, Carrie Fisher and Bill Maher have popped in to try their hand at this comedy free styling.
After an extended hiatus, UnCabaret is back! The LA Times recently wrote about the new UnCabaret. Here's the link.
Frontiers wrote this nice review.
The new UnCabaret is has added more deeply talented performers of both the comedic and musical variety including Moshe Kasher, Mss Coco Peru, Joe Mande, Kyle Dunnigan, Rob Delaney, Jill Sobule, Xander Smith, Ruby Freidman, Timor and The Dime Museum and Kelly Mantle. Beth is producing along with Musical Director Mitch Kaplan who is an award-winning singer, songwriter and pianist and has worked as a producer, songwriter, and musical director with such iconic luminaries as Sandra Bernhard, Ana Gasteyer and Cady Huffman. His songs have been recorded by artists such as Chaka Khan, Thelma Houston, Sister Sledge and Martika. Mitch and Beth began working together on music for "100% Happy 88% of the Time" and are excited about expanding their mix of comedy and music into UnCabaret.
UnCabaret has been produced by Beth and originating producer Greg Miller as a Comedy Central Special, a daily radio show on Comedy World Radio, a podcast on audible.com and three CD's. It ran for 13 years in Los Angeles, (Luna Park, Knitting Factory, HBO Workspace, The Skirball Cultural Center) as well as at the HBO Comedy Arts Festival, The Getty Center, Lollapalooza, and colleges and theaters nationally. It birthed offshoot shows Say The Word and The Other Network. And is the subject of a documentary in the making by Little Miss Sunshine directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris.
To contact UnCabaret directly: 213-706-3630.
** Please note - if you are purchasing a dinner package, you MUST call ahead for a dinner table reservation. Dinner is served in the dining room 90 minutes prior to show time. Dinner seating is closed 1/2 hour prior to show time**
Beth is best known for creating and hosting Un-Cabaret which the LA Weekly called "the mother show of alternative comedy". She was the host and Executive Producer on Comedy Central's Un-Cabaret, Comedy World Radio's Radio Un-Cabaret, and audible.com's Un-Cabaret podcast. Un-Cabaret ran for... [More]
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