The Inspired Word presents EVERY Wednesday night one of the hottest open mics in the country at one of the coolest spots on the planet, Sophie's at Broadway, in Manhattan's Theater District.
Totally upscale, cool, and state-of-the-art.
Completely fresh, intimate cabaret atmosphere.
Anything but your ordinary, dreary open mic. This is the crème de la crème.
Raised stage. Theatrical lighting and Peavey sound. Sennheiser vocal and instrument microphones. Behringer stage monitors. Yamaha Baby Grand Piano!
Also, a professional house technician on hand to take care of your specific needs.
Produced by the nationally-known, long-running independent open mic series, The Inspired Word, which has been appeared on MTV's Washington Heights, the Travel Channel's Hidden City, and the Spirit Network's City Girl Diaries, as well as featured Grammy winners, American Idol finalists, Golden Globe Award winners, Emmy nominated actors, Obie Award winners, and HBO stars, this open mic is open to ALL types of performing artists - comedians, musicians, storytellers, singers, poets, fiction/nonfiction writers, playwrights, spoken word artists, performance artists, dancers, and whatever else imaginable.
30 slots, 7-minute time limit for poets, comedians, storytellers, singers/musicians (pianists, acoustic guitarists, R&B, Light Rock, Jazz, Pop, Show Tunes)
Sign-up starts @ 8:30pm.
18+ age limit (unless accompanied by an adult)
Online payment via http://wednesdaynightopenmicnyc.eventbrite.com GUARANTEES your slot on the open mic list. WITH OUR OPEN MIC BEING SO POPULAR, WE STRONGLY SUGGEST THIS OPTION.
A warm, supportive community of artists. Real crowds. And a great place to network.
Affordable drinks (everything from domestic beers to wine coolers to premium cocktails) and food (from nachos to pizzas to Nathan's hot dogs to Junior's Cheesecake).
*****Please be respectful of our venue. That means NO OUTSIDE FOOD OR DRINK of any kind. Including chips and bottled water. We must support our venues as much as we can or else they won't support us. #SupportLiveArtsVenues
When: EVERY Wednesday Night!
Where: Sophie's at Broadway
(inside Broadway Comedy Club, on street level)
318 West 53rd Street
New York, NY
Phone: (212)[masked](212)[masked], (917)[masked](917)[masked]
Show starts @ 9pm.
Cover charge: $10 for solo performers/audience members, $15 for performance duos, $20 for performance groups (3+ performers).
*2 item minimum inside venue per person. Purchase of online tickets DOES NOT include the minimum*
$7 EARLY BIRD SPECIAL - Buy your ticket at least 3 days (72 hours) in advance and get in for $7, plus bring 2 non-performer friends FREE (non-performers will not be able to sign up for open mic list). LIMITED QUANTITY AVAILABLE. Early Bird tickets are non-refundable, non-transferable.
For more Inspired Word info, please check out http://inspiredwordnyc.com/.