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Event: 'The Hysterical Festival: A Celebration Of Women In Comedy - NYC'Print
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Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2008 - 3:30 pm
Duration: 1 Day
Repeat Event: Every Day
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THE HYSTERICAL FESTIVAL KICK OFF SHOW! This inaugural show is a potpourri of comedy! Featuring stand-up, sketch, musical comedy and improv from I Eat Pandas (UCBT), The Apple Sisters (Comedy Central, The PIT), Claudia Cogan (Caroline's, TONY Joke of the Year), hula-hooping burlesque star Miss Saturn (Ars Nova), and Livia Scott (Late Night With Conan O'Brien, Comedy Central's Motherload). Hosted by Michelle Buteau (Last Comic Standing). Wednesday, October 15th Comix Mainstage at 7:30 pm 353 W. 14th Street (at 9th Ave) $15 advance, $20 at the door plus a two item minimum purchase in the showroom. WORD! These ladies take their funny from the page to the stage: Rachel Shukert ("Wasp Cove", “Have You No Shame? And Other Regrettable Stories”), Kambri Crews (The Moth, LoveDaddy.org), Allison Kilkenny (Sirius Radio, Huffington Post), Christen Clifford ("BabyLove," Salon.com) Catie Lazurus (Comedy Central, “The Customer is Always Wrong”), Cheryl B. (Poets vs. Comics) and Michele Carlo ("Moth Slam Stories," "It Came From NY") A night of big words, and even bigger laughs hosted by solo/video maven Sara Schaefer (“Video Gaga,” MTV Wednesday, October 15th Ochi’s Lounge at 9:00 pm 353 W. 14th Street (at 9th Ave) Tickets are $5 plus a one item food or drink purchase from the discounted menu. STRIPPED STORIES Hosts Margot Leitman & Guilia Rozzi have appeared on NBC, ABC, Vh1, MTV, Comedy Central, AMC, ESPN, E! Join them as they invite comedians and musical acts to reveal hysterically honest stories about their lives between the sheets. Starring Adrianne Frost, Megan Neuringer, Erin Markey, and Bridget Everett. Wednesday, October 15th Comix Mainstage at 9:30 pm 353 W. 14th Street (at 9th Ave) $15 advance, $20 at the door plus a two item minimum purchase in the showroom. LAUGHING LIBERALLY These liberal ladies are on a mission to save democracy one laugh at a time. Lizz Winstead (The Daily Show, Air America) headlines. Featuring Katie Halper (Huffington Post), Erin Judge (Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham), and Negin Farsad (Comedy Central, “Nerdcore Rising”). Hosted by Mindy Raf (Best Night Ever, CollegeHumor.com) as Leibya Rogers. Wednesday October 15th Bleecker Street Theater at 10:30 pm 45 Bleecker @ Lafayette Tickets are $15


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