UnCabaret Special Mother's Day Show w Julie Goldman, Merrill Markoe and More!
Sun · May 13, 2018
Doors: 7:15 pm / Show: 8:00 pm (event ends at 10:00 pm)Au Lac
$10.00 - $30.00
The Showroom at Au Lac, Bar Fedora, serves food from their world class plant based menu, prepared by Chef Ito. You can arrive early, 6ish, and eat in the dining room before the show, or eat dinner, snacks, drinks during the show. You can even start your meal in the restaurant and have them carry over the rest of your meal in the showroom.
The showroom itself is a beautiful intimate room, with a speakeasy vibe.
It's located right across from Disney Hall.
Questions and more info call 213-706-3630 or uncabaret.com
We look forward to seeing you there!
Her first stand-up performance was at The Comedy Connection in Boston, Massachusetts, at the age of 15. Julie founded an all-women's stand-up and variety show called "OFFENSIVE WOMEN" and recruited Eve Ensler to sponsor their biggest show to date at The Zipper Theater in NYC.
Goldman is a frequent guest on Jonny McGovern's weekly podcast Gay Pimpin' with Jonny McGovern.
Goldman is working on raising money for Nicest Thing, a feature-length, lesbian romantic comedy that she co-wrote with Brandy. Goldman and Howard are producing the movie with Amanda Bearse who is also slated to direct. Other attachments include Tammy Lynn Michaels, Guinevere Turner, Kate Clinton, Paul Vogt, Bryce Johnson and Kate McKinnon.
Julie Goldman and Brandy Howard co-host Julie & Brandy in Your Box Office, a webseries on lesbian website Autostraddle, in which they provide reviews and re-enactments of movies. In "In Your Box Office FOR REAL," Julie & Brandy go behind the scenes for events like The Michigan Womyn's Music Festival and The VH1 DO Something Awards, where Julie performed with Jane Lynch.
Goldman appeared as a contestant on the second season of RuPaul's Drag U the summer of 2011.
After auditing scriptwriting classes and doing research for the head writer of Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, Markoe was hired as writer for the 1977 revival of Laugh-In, joining a team that included Robin Williams. In 1978, she was part of the cast of Mary Tyler Moore's first attempt at a variety show, the eponymous Mary, along with future boyfriend David Letterman. In 1980, Markoe was the original head writer for The David Letterman Show, a short-lived live NBC morning show whose writing team was recognized with a Daytime Emmy Award.
Markoe shared in three Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series for her work on Late Night with David Letterman. She engineered most of the original concepts and architecture for the ground-breaking late-night talk show and created the segment "Stupid Pet Tricks" as well as "Stupid Human Tricks" and "Viewer Mail." Many of the ideas behind the remote segments outside the studio came from Markoe, who also won a Writer's Guild award for her writing/performing work on HBO's Not Necessarily the News.
She has also written for television shows such as Newhart, Sex and the City, and Moonlighting. She appeared on-camera as a lifestyle reporter at KCOP-TV in Los Angeles, then for Michael Moore's NBC show TV Nation, and worked on other magazine shows such as Lifetime Magazine. In the early 1990s she wrote and directed a number of HBO and Cinemax comedy specials. She appeared in two episodes of Space Ghost Coast to Coast from 1997–1998 as the unwilling subject of the eponymous late night talk show host's affections.
In 2005, Markoe was a regular panelist on Animal Planet's Who Gets the Dog? She has had a number of columns and written for many periodicals including Rolling Stone, Time, New York Woman, New Woman, US News and World Report, US, People, Esquire, The Huffington Post, Glamour, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, LA Weekly, Real Simple, etc. She appears in episode 2 of Friends as irritable museum curator Marsha and can be seen in the movie EDtv as a panelist, as well as in the cast of The Aristocrats.
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