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 …

SPRING 2019 CALENDAR

Beth Lapides Shows, Workshop

Here’s our UnCabaret Spring Calendar 2019! Put one or all these events into your calendar! If you have questions feel free to email us info@uncabaret.com or text/call the office at 213-706-3630. THE SUNDAY SHOW We’ll be at Rockwell Table and Stage in Los Feliz the second Sunday of each month. That means April 14, May 12 and June 9. Doors …

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 …

Mission Statement

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CAP/UCLA asked us to write an Artist’s Statement for the program of of 25th Anniversary Show. UnCabaret is actually a collective of many artists. So that was interesting. But it was a good chance to step back and write a mission statement…. We are filled with hope every time UnCabaret convenes. We are curious about each other’s stories. And our …

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 …