About This Event
Doors Open:7:00 PM
Show Time:7:30 PM
-Caitlin Brodnick (Glamour, Funny or Die)
-Michele Carlo (Moth GrandSlam and Moth Mainstage)
-Jonathan Braedley Welch (UCB, “Watch Your Mouth” Host)
-One more TBD
3 Ice Cream Cakes
-One made with Ginger Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream
-One with candy corn on top (Ice cream flavors TBD)
-One more TBD
$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.
Taylor Negron is a writer, actor and stand-up comedian. His TV appearances include Curb Your Enthusiasm, Reno 911, Seinfeld and many others. He has also appeared in numerous movies including The Aristocrats, Fast Times at Ridgemont High and The Last Boy Scout. Taylor wrote and performed the solo show The Unbearable Lightness of Being Taylor Negron, which ran at the Edinburgh Comedy Festival, Best of New York Solo Festival at the SoHo Playhouse and at the Barrow Street Theater. His plays include Gangster Planet and Downward Facing Bitch. He is one of the original members of Un-Cabaret, hailed by the Los Angeles Times as “the mother show of alternative comedy.” www.taylornegron.com
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!
Caitlin Brodnick is a Moth StorySLAM winner and has been featured on the MOTH Podcast. Her credits include Sideshow Goshko, The Story Collider, and Story League (Washington, DC) and is a founding member of the MIMSY storytelling team. Contact Caitlin if you’d like to develop your story to perform in the show: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jonathan Braedley Welch is an actor, storyteller and writer. His monthly storytelling show Watch Your Mouth drudges up his obsession with 1980s television every month with shows in both NYC and his new home city of Los Angeles. He has performed at Upright Citizens Brigade, the PIT, Magnet and Improv Asylum. He loves two things: Valerie Harper on “Valerie” before it became “The Hogan Family” and when you follow him on twitter: @braedley.
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