Yum’s the Word 3-Year Anniversary Show Yum’s the Word 3-Year Anniversary Show

with Taylor Negron, Michele Carlo, hosted by Caitlin Brodnick, Jonathan Braedley Welch & host Robin Gelfenbien

Tue October 29th, 2013


The Gallery

Minimum Age: 21+

Doors Open: 7:00PM

Show Time: 7:30PM

Event Ticket: $10/$15

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-Caitlin Brodnick (Glamour, Funny or Die)
-Michele Carlo (Moth GrandSlam and Moth Mainstage)
-Jonathan Braedley Welch (UCB, “Watch Your Mouth” Host)
-One more TBD
3 Ice Cream Cakes
-One made with Ginger Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream
-One with candy corn on top (Ice cream flavors TBD)
-One more TBD
$10 advance
$15 at the door
This is a general admission event in The Gallery at LPR.

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Yum’s the Word 3-Year Anniversary Show

“Yum’s The Word” is a new show that blends old-fashioned birthday parties with modern- day storytelling. Each month comedian and storyteller, Robin Gelfenbien, throws a party for an audience member replete with Mad Libs, balloon animals and homemade ice cream cakes. Join Robin and some of New York City’s best storytellers for a sweet and decadent night of juicy stories and treats.

Taylor Negron

Taylor Negron is a writer, actor and stand-up comedian. His TV appearances include Curb Your Enthusiasm, Reno 911, Seinfeld and many others. He has also appeared in numerous movies including The Aristocrats, Fast Times at Ridgemont High and The Last Boy Scout. Taylor wrote and performed the solo show The Unbearable Lightness of Being Taylor Negron, which ran at the Edinburgh Comedy Festival, Best of New York Solo Festival at the SoHo Playhouse and at the Barrow Street Theater. His plays include Gangster Planet and Downward Facing Bitch. He is one of the original members of Un-Cabaret, hailed by the Los Angeles Times as “the mother show of alternative comedy.” www.taylornegron.com

Michele Carlo

Michele Carlo is the author of the memoir Fish Out Of Agua: My Life on Neither Side of the (Subway) Tracks. As a storyteller, she’s appeared across the U.S., including the MOTH’s GrandSlams and Mainstage in NYC, and on NPR with Latino USA. Tonight’s story is an excerpt from the stage adaptation of Fish Out Of Agua—full show to come soon!  

hosted by Caitlin Brodnick

Caitlin Brodnick is a Moth StorySLAM winner and has been featured on the MOTH Podcast. Her credits include Sideshow Goshko, The Story Collider, and Story League (Washington, DC) and is a founding member of the MIMSY storytelling team. Contact Caitlin if you’d like to develop your story to perform in the show: caitlinbrodnick@gmail.com

Jonathan Braedley Welch

Jonathan Braedley Welch is an actor, storyteller and writer. His monthly storytelling show Watch Your Mouth drudges up his obsession with 1980s television every month with shows in both NYC and his new home city of Los Angeles. He has performed at Upright Citizens Brigade, the PIT, Magnet and Improv Asylum. He loves two things: Valerie Harper on “Valerie” before it became “The Hogan Family” and when you follow him on twitter: @braedley.

host Robin Gelfenbien

Robin Gelfenbien Official Website | Robin Gelfenbien on Twitter | Robin Gelfenbien on Instagram | Yum’s the Word on Twitter | Yum’s the Word on Instagram

Robin Gelfenbien is the self-proclaimed Ambassador of Fun and an NYC-based storyteller, writer and comedian. She’s a three-time Moth Story SLAM winner who has performed on PBS, RISK!, Mortified and countless other shows. She’s also shared the stage with Hannah Gadsby, Trevor Noah and more.

Robin is the Creator and Host of the storytelling series and podcast, “Yum’s the Word,” that features her homemade ice cream cakes. The show has been named a New York Times and Time Out New York Critic’s Pick. Guests have included Tim Gunn, Jason Biggs, Joy Behar and stars from “Orange is the New Black.”

New York Magazine called her solo show, “My Salvation Has a First Name: A Wienermobile Journey,” “the highlight of the Fringe” and Time Out New York gave it 4 stars.

She’s performed her original comedy songs at The Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center and on Sirius Radio. She’s also been featured in Marie Claire magazine and she starred in a commercial directed by Spike Lee.

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