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.
Justin Willman has worked his magic as host of the Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars” for the last eight seasons and he’s coming back to add icing to our alt comedy cupcake this Sunday. The rest of the richly delicious lineup includes Lauren Weedman, Dan Levy and Zach Sherwin. And as an added treat we also have music from two-time Oscar nominee Allan Rich & Jud Friedman.
For more info on Justin Willman, visit his website.
Here’s a funny video from Dan Levy, who is making his UnCabaret debut.
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Our guests this week are all on the rise and totally happening right now – so we’re extra happy to have them all together in one show! It’s the downtown uprising and it’s gonna be a riot!
Sam Pancake! Drew Droege! Frank DeCaro! (SiriusXM) Missi Pyle! Nicol Paone! (BIg Gay Sketch Show) Michaela Watkins! (SNL, In A World Where, Trophy Wife) conniekim! It’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see them all in one night — don’t want to miss it! So get up and get out and come on down!
On top of which we will be celebrating the birthday of UpRising Yoga Executive Director Jill Weiss. UpRising Yoga brings yoga to at-risk youth and underserved communities and they are fellow downtown LA peeps and we are happy to have a chance to give them some love! There will be cake and hugs:)
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This Sunday’s UnCabaret features a British Invasion of talent that will leave you gobsmacked! Comedians Matt Kirshen and Luisa Omelian and singer Judith Owen join Yanks Byron, Jason Stuart and Kira Soltanovich (well, Kira’s technically Russian, but…) for a night of comedy from both sides of the pond. Take a dip with us, won’t you?
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