Mission Statement

Beth Lapides Uncategorized

CAP/UCLA asked us to write an Artist’s Statement for the program of of 25th Anniversary Show. UnCabaret is actually a collective of many artists. So that was interesting. But it was a good chance to step back and write a mission statement…. We are filled with hope every time UnCabaret convenes. We are curious about each other’s stories. And our …

We’re LA Weekly’s Cover Story!

Beth Lapides Uncategorized

What is alternative comedy? How did it come to exist? The LA Weekly asked UnCabaret’s creator Beth Lapides to write the story of the UnCabaret’s 25 year history. They called it “A Place in The Un”. “I had to laugh. Darrick Rainey, the editor of L.A. Weekly, called me with notes on this piece. “You need to say what UnCabaret is. …

COMEDY CENTRAL SPECIAL PLUS BACKSTORY

Beth Lapides Uncategorized, Video

In the summer of 1997 we gathered some of the most original voices and originators of the UnCabaret story based style to do a special for Comedy Central. We shot it at Luna Park, on Robertson Boulevard in West Hollywood. Luna Park is where we did our weekly Sunday night shows for seven years. To accommodate the shoot we moved …

Two Comedy Legends! UnCab Pop Up!

Beth Lapides Image, Link, Shows

UnCab Pop Up at The Laugh Factory! Alt Comedy in Weho! Two comedy legends together for one night! Beth Lapides hosts Julie Goldman (Curb Your Enthusiasm), Byron Bowers (Chi), Mary Lynn Rajskub (24), Laura Kightlinger (SNL) and Jamie Bridgers!Stories ripped from the headlines of performers own lives. Raw, unrehearsed. Unhomophobic, unmisogynistic, unxenophobic, unhacky. UnCabaret! Thursday Sept 6th, 2018 7:45 Tickets …