UnCabaret has been critically acclaimed. It has been appeared in or on The NYT, The Today Show, NPR’s All Things Considered, Los Angeles Magazine, The Onion, Entertainment Weekly, Vanity Fair etc.
UnCabaret is the ground breaking, a legendary venue for alternative comedy, specializing in an idiosyncratic conversational story based style. Beth lapides, creatrix and host leads the intimate, very personal shows in live and media formats. The show has been running in LA for over 20 years and has produced projects for Comedy Central, Amazon, Comedy World Radio, audible.com. The talent is the cream of the crop including top names like Roseanne Barr, Margaret Cho, Sandra Bernhard, Patton Oswalt, Kevin Nealon, Janeane Garofalo, Kathy Griffin and Jennifer Coolidge.
Beth Lapides’ wildly effective workshop comedy writing and performance workshop. Cultivate your authentic voice for one-person shows, personal essays, standup, scripts, books, teaching and your evolution as a human. Beth Lapides’ wildly effective comedy writing and performance workshop. Taught by the creator, host and producer of UnCabaret (Comedy Central, Comedy World Radio, Audible, Amazon, Sirius and currently running Sundays in Los Angeles), The Comedian’s Way helps you uncover, recover, discover your 7th sense: your sense of humor. It’s a comedy workshop that is about more than comedy. Change your work, change your story, change your life. One of the most long running workshops in Los Angeles, participants have gone on to write for TV, publish books, direct films, stage shows, tour as comedians and in general live more satisfying lives.
Lauren Weedman is a favorite at UnCabaret. Her high octane, stream of consciousness, loopy style, pays off in unexpected and delightfully fresh ways.
Lauren was traveling across America, gathering material to write a new play about love… as her marriage began to fall apart! These are the stories about What went wrong??! Musical guest… “whoever I’m dating that night. Hopefully Brady Harris.” Hosted by Beth Lapides. Musical Director Mitch Kaplan, Denise Fraser on drums.
710 W 1st Street
LA, CA 90012
Tickets and Info 213-706-3630
Lauren’s TV credits include Looking, The Daily Show, True Blood, United States of Tara, Reno 911, Curb Your Enthusiasm, New Girl, Arrested Development, HUNG. Film credits include Date Night and Judd Apatow’s Five Year Engagement.
She’s also written and performed 8 solo plays (HOMECOMING, AMSTERDAM, IF ORNAMENTS HAD LIPS, HUU, RASH, WRECKAGE, BUST, NO…YOU SHUTUP) for which she was awarded the McDowell Fellowship. Her first book, A Woman Trapped in a Woman’s Body, was named by Kirkus Review as a top ten Indie book for 2007 and was optioned by Fox TV.
This will be a high energy, very special one night only! Do not miss it.Learn More
Do you sometimes feel like a private eye investigating your own life, trying to figure out exactly what’s happened and who’s responsible? Have you ever been double-crossed? Caught up in plots that don’t seem to add up? Celebrate life’s great mysteries with Beth and: Rebecca Corry (Comedy Central Presents, Last Comic Standing), the Sklar Brothers (ESPN’s Cheap Seats, Earwolf), and Stephen Kramer Glickman (Big Time Rush).
You don’t need to bone up on Double Indemnity or Raymond Chandler, just show up and enjoy the hard-boiled comedy.
Presented lounge-style, with cocktails and snacks.
Line-up, LIKE ALL OF LIFE, subject to change.
Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049
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A Special Halloween Season UnCabaret
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Carlos Kotkin – Rio 2, The Moth, Please God Let It Be Herpes
Kira Soltanovich – The Tonight Show
Michael Kosta – Chelsea Lately
Justin Sayre – 2 Broke Girls
“Best Comedy Clubs” LA Magazine
“Liberating!” Entertainment Weekly