Comedy and music that takes you from bitter to best on Sunday night. Turn the Sunday night blues into the Sunday night pinks, or maybe even rainbows. Beth Lapides hosts a line up of some of the most agile in the moment, accomplished, in the moment comedians working today. UnCabaret Sunday, May 7. Plus music and more.
Eddie Pepitone (Community, Bob’s Burgers, Adult Swim, Conan) is one of those comedians you really want to see live onstage. He is a force of nature onstage, switching between social rage and self-doubt, calm and chaos, blue-collar angst and sardonic enlightenment. But there’ s lots online to enjoy while you whet your appetite… a doc about him, The Bitter Buddha, is now on Starz! Eddie’s Netflix Special is called Life in Ruins, his comedy album is A Great Stillness is on iTunes or Amazon MP3. The Huffington Post says, “…we highly recommend it for everyone who thinks they know comedy.”
Lauren Weedman is hilarious, a whirling dervish of stream of consciousness. She’s best known for her role on the HBO’s Looking. You also recognize her from her roles Date Night, The Five-Year Engagement, New Girl and 2 Broke Girls. She has a substantial and award winning body of solo performance work, including Homecoming, BUST, and The People’s Republic of Portland. She’s also the author of the hilarious “I’m OK and Other Lies I tell Myself”.
Byron Bowers Master of the slow burn and thrilling to watch. Byron loves to tell a story, is playful, experimental, unloving and a risk taker. Can you tell we love Byron? One of the very few stand-up comedians to have appeared on Jimmy Kimmel, Byron has also toured nationally with Dave Chappelle, Hannibal Buress, Eric Andre and shared the spotlight at the Oddball Comedy Festival in 2013 with Louis CK, Jim Gaffigan and Sarah Silverman.
AB Farrelly is an actor, comedian, and professional lesbian. She has opened for some major headliners like Tig Notaro. AB also currently plays Wanda in the web series, Down and Out. As well as Carol on the Screenhits original series, Treading Yesterday.
Kirsten Holly Smith portrayed the legendary Dusty Springfield in the musical Forever Dusty which had an extended run off -Broadway. She also conceived and co-wrote the show and Sunday she’ll be singing songs from her forthcoming album with Kelly Mantle and our own Magnolia (she who serves you your food and drinks with grace and delight and also is an amazing songbird:).
More info 213-706-3630
710 W 1st Street
LA, CA 90012
Mitch Kaplan Musical Director
Denise Fraser on Drums
Louis Van Taylor on Sax