w/ Craig Baldo , Michele Carlo , Aaron Wolfe , and host Robin Gelfenbien
About This Event
Doors Open:7:00 PM
Show Time:7:30 PM
$10 advance, $15 at the door
This is a general admission event in The Gallery at LPR.
“Yum’s The Word” is a new show that blends old-fashioned birthday parties with modern- day storytelling. Each month comedian and storyteller, Robin Gelfenbien, throws a party for an audience member replete with Mad Libs, balloon animals and homemade ice cream cakes. Join Robin and some of New York City’s best storytellers for a sweet and decadent night of juicy stories and treats.
Craig Baldo is a writer/comedian who splits his days between freelance copywriting and audience warm-up for The Colbert Report. His stand-up has been featured on Comedy Central, Late Night with Conan O’Brien and NBC’s Late Friday. He’s written ads for dozens of brands including Nike, Verizon and Wendy’s as well as for the MTV VMAs, The New Yorker and his own web series, SoBro. \
Craig Baldo official site
Michele Carlo is the author of the memoir Fish Out Of Agua: My Life on Neither Side of the (Subway) Tracks. As a storyteller, she’s appeared across the U.S., including the MOTH’s GrandSlams and Mainstage in NYC, and on NPR with Latino USA. Tonight’s story is an excerpt from the stage adaptation of Fish Out Of Agua—full show to come soon!
Aaron Wolfe is a Brooklyn-based writer, filmmaker, Moth GrandSLAM winning storyteller, and obsessive fan of Tottenham Hotspur — an English Football club, which he knows is dreadfully hipster and he’s pretty embarrassed about it, but he’s trying to own it, you know? He’s also the host of “First Time, Long Time” a brand new storytelling show about sports and games and silly stuff.
Aaron Wolfe official site
Robin has written jokes for emcee Rosie O’Donnell at The Matrix Awards where featured presenters included Martha Stewart, Rupert Murdoch and Hillary Rodham Clinton. Her original comedy songs have played on Sirius Satellite Radio and The Wiseguy Show hosted by Vinny “Big Pussy” Pastore. She’s been on VH1’s “Awesomely Badder Videos,” AMC’s “Liza Life Coach” with Cheri O’Teri, and she starred in a commercial directed by Spike Lee. She wrote and performed the critically-acclaimed solo show, “My Salvation Has a First Name (A Wienermobile Journey),” she has performed at The Moth, RISK! and Mortified, and she is the creator and host of the storytelling series, “Yum’s the Word.” Recently, she was featured in “Oy! Only Six? Why Not More? Six-Word Memoirs on Jewish Life” along with Henry Winkler and Larry David.
Robin Gelfenbien official site