THE SHOW MUST MOSTLY GO ON

Beth Lapides Shows

Of course we were going to do the show on Sunday. This Now needs to be occupied together. So much to say. And we need the good laughs. These were my thoughts Just yesterday morning. Then, in the course of just a few hours That Now changed to this Now. So intense to feel the transition. To feel yes shift …

2 EVENTS IN 2/2020! ROCKWELL & TIG NOTARO!

Beth Lapides Shows

We have 2 events this month, the 2nd month of 2020! That’s a lot of two’s! And we are too excited to double your pleasure! Our monthly ‘comedy be in” (Rolling Stone) at Rockwell Table and Stage and Beth in conversation with Tig Notaro at the WeHo City Council Chambers. Beth Lapides In Conversation with Tig Notaro Friday, February 7, 7 PM …

The Why of UnCabaret 2020

Beth Lapides About, Shows

I’m often sharing the whats of UnCabaret. The amazing whos. The delightful wheres. But as we enter this ultra intensified field of 2020 It seems like a perfect time to refresh the why. Or maybe even the imperfect time. Because part of the why of UnCab Is the practice of the Perfectly Imperfect. Comedy of the the illusive now. And we so need the now …

UnCabaret at Rockwell: Our 2020 Season

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  UnCabaret’s 2020 Season At Rockwell Table and Stage We’re thrilled to be bringing you another year of shows at Rockwell Table & Stage where we will be in residence for our 2020 season! We launch on Sunday January 12 and then will be the third Sundays of the month. Which means Sundays Feb 16, March 15, Aprl 17, May 17, June …

ALL THE ROCKWELL FAQ’s

Beth Lapides Shows

Sunday November 10 is the exciting ultimate show of our Rockwell 2019 residency. We have loved being there and will be back in January 2020! Here are the fine print details about the venue that people sometimes ask…. All Ages? YES! Of course we are a grown up show so, you know your teenagers, we leave it up to you. …

LIFE AFTER 25

Beth Lapides Link, Press, Shows

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

Beth Lapides Shows

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 …