Sep

06

Yum’s the Word: 6-Year Anniversary Show Yum’s the Word: 6-Year Anniversary Show

with Adam Wade, JiJi Lee, Sandi Marx, Mark Pagán & host Robin Gelfenbien

Wed September 6th, 2017

7:30PM

The Gallery

Minimum Age: 18+

Doors Open: 7:00PM

Show Time: 7:30PM

Event Ticket: $15

Day of Show: $20

event description event description

“Yum’s The Word” is the only show that blends old-school fun with modern-day storytelling. Each month comedic storyteller, Robin Gelfenbien, hosts this unique event replete with Mad Libs, nostalgic candy and her homemade ice cream cakes.*

Join Robin and some of the country’s best storytellers, comedians and writers for a decadent night of stories and treats.

Yum’s The Word official site

Time Out New York Critics’ Pick

“We love Yum’s the Word”
BonAppetit.com

One of “5 Comedy Shows to Watch”
Time Out New York Comedy

One of “5 Top Storytelling Series in NYC”
CBS New York

One of “5 Best Comedy Shows Hosted by Women in NYC”
CBS New York

*Lactaid pills available at every show. Seriously.

Listen to the Yum’s the Word podcast

the artists the artists

Yum’s the Word

Yum’s The Word” is the only show that blends old-school fun with modern-day storytelling. Each month comedic storyteller, Robin Gelfenbien, hosts this unique event replete with Mad Libs, Pin the Hose on the Fireman and her homemade ice cream cakes.*

Join Robin and some of the country’s best storytellers, comedians and writers for a decadent night of stories and treats.

Yum’s The Word official site

Time Out New York Critics’ Pick

“We love Yum’s the Word”
BonAppetit.com

One of “5 Comedy Shows to Watch”
Time Out New York Comedy

One of “5 Top Storytelling Series in NYC”
CBS New York

One of “5 Best Comedy Shows Hosted by Women in NYC”
CBS New York

*Lactaid pills available at every show. Seriously.

Listen to the Yum’s the Word podcast

Adam Wade

Adam Wade official site | @adamwade on Twitter | Adam Wade on Instagram

Adam is a 20-time Moth StorySLAM winner. He’s been seen on HBO’s Girls and COMEDY CENTRAL’s Inside Amy Schumer. He’s been profiled in The New Yorker Magazine. His debut album ‘The Human Comedy’ is on iTunes.

JiJi Lee

JiJi Lee on Twitter | JiJi Lee on Instagram

JiJi Lee is a comedy writer whose writing has appeared on Reductress, Above Average, and The Belladonna, and her tv scripts have received honors from The Austin Film Festival and Screencraft competitions.

Sandi Marx

Sandi Marx official site | Sandi Marx on Twitter | Sandi Marx on Instagram

Sandi Marx, a 7-time Moth slam champ has been telling stories all of the country for the last three years. She will be featured this fall on the WGBH tv pilot, “Stories From the Stage” and will be appearing at the Cinderblock Comedy festival in September. Sandi can also be heard on a multitude of podcasts including RISK!, HotMic and her favorite “Yum’s the Word.”

Mark Pagán

Mark Pagán official site | Mark Pagán on Twitter | Mark Pagán on Instagram

Mark Pagán is an award-winning comedian, film and podcast producer, writer, and former b-boy. A Moth Storyslam winner, his work and performances have been shown at festivals and shows worldwide including Slamdance Film Festival, Arizona International Film Festival, North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival, Charleston Comedy Festival, RISK!, The Moth, Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theater, Story Collider, Peoples Improv Theater, and Magnet Theater. He currently produces and hosts the series and live show, “Other Men Need Help.”

host Robin Gelfenbien

Robin Gelfenbien official site | @robingelfenbien on Twitter
 
Robin Gelfenbien is a NYC-based writer, comedian and storyteller. She has performed at The Moth, RISK!, Mortified and The Soundtrack Series, and she is the Creator and Host of the storytelling series, “Yum’s the Word,” that features her homemade ice cream cakes. The show was recently named a “Critics Pick” by Time Out New York Comedy, one of the “5 Best Storytelling Series in NYC” by CBS New York and Bon Appetit raved, “We love Yum’s the Word.”
 
Robin has written jokes for emcee Rosie O’Donnell at The Matrix Awards where featured presenters included Martha Stewart, Rupert Murdoch, Hillary Rodham Clinton and more. Her critically-acclaimed solo show, “My Salvation Has a First Name (A Wienermobile Journey),” premiered at the New York International Fringe Festival where New York Magazine called it “the highlight of next month’s Fringe.”
 
She’s performed her original comedy songs at The Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center and on Sirius Satellite Radio. She’s also starred in a commercial directed by Spike Lee.
 
Robin also created the web series “Auntie, Do Tell” with her 74 year-old aunt and is the co-host and co-producer of the storytelling show “A Very Special Episode.” Off stage, Robin writes for Huffington Post Comedy, and she is currently working on a screenplay about how the Wienermobile saved her life.

similar artists

SHARE THIS