LIFE AFTER 25

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The cultural attache dug in with UnCabaret host, producer and muse Beth Lapides for a conversation about life after the big 25th Anniversary show. They talked comedy business, how the comedy world is changing, comedy during the Trump era, loneliness, twitter and more. Last fall at the Theatre at the Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles, an institution of comedy …

MISSION STATEMENT 2.0

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I got so clear on Sunday.About the future of UnCab.And my mission with it.It’s two fold.Partly everything it’s always been.Space for unhomophobic, unxenophobic, unmysogynistic and unhacky comedy.Comedy with a bent toward the fresh, the raw, towards the now. It’s more than the comedy. But there’s another part.A part I miss so much when we take a hiatus.The you part.Being with …

UnCab Kicks Off 2019 at Rockwell in Los Feliz

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We are thrilled to announce that we will kick off the UnCabaret 2019 Season at the wonderful Rockwell Table and Stage.   Sunday, January 13. Doors at 6 PM. Show at 7:30. Beth’s Birthday Show! Julie Goldman, Laura Kightlinger, Frangela, Jamie Bridgers and others TBD ASAP! Tickets Here!   If you’ve been to Rockwell you know what a delightful and …

We’re LA Weekly’s Cover Story!

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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

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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!

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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 …