A Special Halloween Season UnCabaret

Jessica Delfina – Russell Brand Radio Hour

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



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“Liberating!” Entertainment Weekly

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Emmy Winners, Bestsellers and Ground Breakers!




A hunter’s moon? Yes that’s what this moon is called.

What are you hunting? Love, sex, money, beauty, peace, freedom, chocolate?

We are hunting for transcendent comedy and music that will make your life a way better one!

Or at least be fun. Super fun. And we hunted and gathered this mega talent for you….

Max Mutchnick creator of Will & Grace!

Sarah Colonna Chelsea Lately regular and New York Times Bestselling Author!

Justin Sayre you read about in the NYT and has been imported by Michael Patrick King to write on 2 Broke Girls! He was on the show last week and was so stellar that we had to have him back this week! Yay!

Frank DeCaro sassy Film reviewer from the Daily Show and Sirius XM host!

Harrison Greenbaum who is funny and magical and went to Harvard and appeared on MTV! Mash that shit up!

Plus some really beautiful music to stir your stirrables!

Tom Freund

“Every year the mounting landfill of new releases that threatens to bury the working music journalists yields a few unexpected gems, and Tom Freund is one of them.”  THE NEW YORK TIMES

Ali Handal

“Chrissie Hynde meets Ani DeFranco meets Prince!” Live Magazine

And of course Beth hosts.

Mitch Musical Directoring and Denise turning the beat around.

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Tim Bagley

(This is 40, Web Therapy, Will & Grace, #*! My Dad Says)

Scout Durwood

(The Mindy Project, The Moth)

Laura Kightlinger

(The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman, Will & Grace)

Merrill Markoe

(NYT, Vanity Fair, Letterman, Friends)

Justin Sayre

(2 Broke Girls, Joe’s Pub)

Sam Morrow


First and Hope is an intimate warm room where we make magic, on the best corner in LA, First and Hope.

710 W ist Street. LA CA 90012


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UnCabaret Presents… Alec Mapa!

So excited for this… One Night Only!

Alec Mapa with Featured Guests Jeffery Self and Michelle Collins!


Alec Mapa is a freak. No one should be this talented.” Variety
“Smart, hilarious and funny.” Ellen Degeneres

Alec‘s televison career has gone from desperate to ugly! He is beloved for his recurring roles on ABC’s Desperate Housewives and Ugly BettyOn Wisteria Lane Alec is known as Gabriel Solis’ personal shopper, Vern. On Ugly Betty no gossip report would be complete without the latest from Alec as fashion reporter extraordinaire Suzuki St Pierre.

Audiences first discovered Alec on Broadway in the Tony Award winning production of M. Butterfly.

He guest starred on over 40 television series, including Switched at Birth, Alias, Friends, Roseanne, Seinfeld and NYPD Blue. Alec played network television’s very first gay asian series regular role on the short lived CBS sitcom Some Of My Best Friends. He then starred in four seasons of the UPN sitcom Half and Half. He has also appeared as his own very fine self on The Tonight ShowRuPaul’s Drag RaceShowville and UnCabaret on Amazon.

Film audiences howled at Alec as N’Cream in the wildly popular drag queen musical Connie and Carla. Other films include Playing By HeartMarley and Me and You Don’t Mess with The Zohan. Alec’s Wisecrack stand up comedy special premiered on LOGO in 2005 and has since gained a huge cult following. He is the subject of the 2013 award winning documentary Baby Daddy.

Alec has entertained live audiences with Rosie O’Donnell aboard her R Family Cruises and all over the world with Atlantis Cruises.

Alec was awarded the prestigious Davidson Valentini GLAAD Award for promoting equal rights for the LGBT community. A tireless fundraiser Alec has toured the country on behalf of The Human Rights Campaign and The Matthew Shepard foundation earning him the unofficial title of “America’s Gaysian Sweetheart”.

Special Guests!
Jeffery Self: 30 Rock, Gay of Thrones.
Michelle Collins: VH1’s Best Week Ever
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More Than Comedy – True Stories, Modern Magic, Brilliant Raps, Post Post Punk Pretty

SUNDAY 9/21/14

Beth Lapides welcomes a spectacular line up – comedy, music, stories, modern magic and more!


Justin Willman (Chelsea Lately The Tonight Show)

Laurie Kilmartin (Conan, NYT Bestselling Author: Sh*tty Mom)

Sam Pancake (Arrested Development)

Drew Droege (Where The Bears Are)

Jackie Kashian (Conan, This American Life)

Scott Reynolds (All, The Pavers)

Zach Sherwin (The Pete Holmes Show)

Downtown Los Angeles DTLA, across from Disney Hall

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