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Review: Erin Markey, Boner Killer

Guy Fletcher | Posted 01.20.2017 | Arts
Guy Fletcher

Joan Osborne performed at Joe's Pub Friday night, right before Erin Markey, who finally proved her 90's hit accurate: God is one of us and it's her. I...

Betty Buckley Promises Stories, Songs And Inspiration In NYC

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 09.22.2016 | Queer Voices

From “Cats” to “Sunset Boulevard” and everything in between, Betty Buckley boasts one of the most storied careers in modern musical theater. W...

Why This Drag Homage To Whitney Houston Is Anything But Camp

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.26.2016 | Queer Voices

New York actor-singer Kevin Smith Kirkwood can trace his passion for the stage back to one woman: Whitney Houston. “Ever since I was a skinny, littl...

Joyce Carol Oates, Ben Arthur, Ted Leo Answer To Joe's Pub

Courtney M. Soliday | Posted 06.30.2016 | Arts
Courtney M. Soliday

JOE'S PUB, NEW YORK - On June 27th, Joyce Carol Oates, Ben Arthur and Ted Leo hit the stage for the one-night-only engagement, "Joyce Carol Oates: Ans...

A 'Son Of Venezuela' Sets His Sexy, Sassy And Personal Story To Music

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.07.2016 | Queer Voices

Migguel Anggelo sees his acclaimed cabaret act, “Another Son of Venezuela,” as a theatrical testament to the American dream. “If you work hard, ...

The Ins And Outs Of Gay Tinder Dating

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 01.10.2017 | Queer Voices

In his new video for HuffPost Queer Voices, writer-performer Justin Sayre opens up about a Tinder date gone sour. Sayre offers a tongue-in-cheek take...

The Metropolitan Room of Ageless Art

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 02.04.2017 | Arts
Randee Mia Berman

According to owner Bernie Furshpan, the goal of this Flatiron district cabaret is to revive the "golden age of cabaret" with both renowned performers and new faces.

Fiddler Star Jessica Vosk Takes on Joe's Pub-Sings on The Set List Podcast

Victor Legrá | Posted 01.29.2017 | Arts
Victor Legrá

The quest to achieve gay icon status in 70 minutes is Jessica Vosk's mission for her Joe's Pub solo debut, entitled You Asked For It. A veteran of thr...

Migguel Anggelo Talks New CD, Upcoming Show and LGBT Equality (AUDIO)

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 11.20.2016 | Queer Voices
Charlotte Robinson

In a similar genre to Justin Vivian Bond, Migguel has created a brand new production under Obie Award-winning director, David Drake which addresses his thoughts through music on national pride and a belief for a better future.F"

Kitten N' Lou: The World's Show-Busiest Couple!

Wes Hurley | Posted 10.28.2016 | Queer Voices
Wes Hurley

In the worlds of burlesque, cabaret and queer performance there's no hotter couple right now than Kitten N' Lou.

Why Writer-Performer Justin Sayre Hopes Gay Divorces Are Televised

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

EmbedContent(56296b94e4b0aac0b8fc5f51,,Embed,html,Some({})) Like most of the gay community, Justin Sayre was thrilled about the Supreme Court's June 2...

DANCENOW's 20th Anniversary Is a Cause for Celebration -- and Reflection

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 09.07.2016 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

ZviDance; Photo credit: Stephen Delas Heras On September 10, 2001, a 24-year-old made the trek from Pennsylvania to New York City. A decade later, h...

Jane Lynch Covers 'Anaconda' -- Yes, Really!

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Midway through her new cabaret show, Jane Lynch performs a faithful, though endearingly cheeky, version of Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda," alongside Tim Dav...

First Nighter: The Nora York-Jerry Kearns Double-Barreled Love Fest, a John Partrick Shanley Revival

David Finkle | Posted 07.30.2016 | Arts
David Finkle

The live performance part occurred July 29 at Joe's Pub, where Nora York--who's appeared at the venue every three or four months for several years as well as at any number of other prestigious arenas--charged the air with enough electricity to power the entire East coast.

Mark Dendy Explores Social Issues at Joe's Pub

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 05.18.2016 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

The Lower East Side has always been a playground for oddballs, creative types who diverge from Manhattan's mold. It's a quirky neighborhood filled with idiosyncrasies and secrets stuffed in blocks and buildings. These days, south of Union Square is trending, a wonderland of bars, movie houses, and restaurants that offer a refreshing contrast to Midtown.

First Nighter: Cush Jumbo Truly Stars in Josephine and I

David Finkle | Posted 05.10.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

Pauline Kael once wrote -- and probably said many times -- that "it takes a star to play a star." I thought of the quote while watching Cush Jumbo performing her Josephine and I, at Joe's Pub.

'Twin Peaks' Burlesque Is The Best Thing To Happen Since Log Lady (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.02.2015 | Arts

Anyone with access to the Internet is well aware of the fact that David Lynch's pièce de résistance "Twin Peaks" is getting a 21st century reboot. ...

Music and Memory in the Real-Life Narnia: Alan Doyle Works Wizardry on Where I Belong

Jaime Lubin | Posted 01.03.2015 | Home
Jaime Lubin

Alan Doyle is a self-professed lucky bastard, and I suspect he may also be magic.

What Happens When Broadway Collides With Experimental Underground Nightlife?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Earlier this summer, we brought you the news of a new party in New York City that aimed to merge tomorrow's biggest Broadway stars with some of the mo...

Somi: A New High Priestess of Soul

Craig Carpenter | Posted 10.01.2014 | Arts
Craig Carpenter

Cynical music fans like to talk about the things that aren't happening today; things that aren't happening in jazz, that aren't happening in R&B. A few months ago, I was invited to witness what was happening at New York's Joe's Pub, in the person of recording artist, Somi.

Some Spirited Queer Hopes For 2014 From NYC's 'The Chairman'

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

As part of his acclaimed variety show "The Meeting," writer-actor Justin Sayre took to the stage of New York's Joe's Pub, where he offered up his spir...

The Twin Peaks Burlesque Show Will Make Your Fantasies And Nightmares Come True (NSFW)

Posted 02.04.2014 | Arts

If you love David Lynch's creepy-quirky character, Log Lady, as much as you love the vaudevillian beauty of burlesque, do we have a performance for yo...

Stage Door: Hebe For The Holiday

Fern Siegel | Posted 02.20.2014 | Arts
Fern Siegel

The scathingly funny actress brings her latest cabaret act to Joe's Pub in Hebe For The Holiday. Hanukkah came early this year, but her stand-up, which relies on dark, child-hating humor, hits in time to end the year with a zetz.

Sandra Bernhard Does 'Sandyland'

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 02.03.2014 | Arts
Elysabeth Alfano

"I think you are at your best when allowed to be yourself. No direction for your personality is the best way to go."

Conversations With Graham Nash, Allen Toussaint and Colin Gilmore, Plus Coney Hatch and Dom La Nena Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.24.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Music, absolutely, without question, put me in a direction that you can say saved my life, although to me, my life was already safe."