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NYC TALENT SHOW is a weekly variety/open mic night highlighting the best of NYC variety acts, comedians, musicians, and whatever else walks through the door. The show is co-hosted by comedians Victor Varnado and Pam Wess. The open mic participants are randomly chosen at the beginning of the show and win money for outstanding performance. The show will feature performers from Comedy Central, The Onion, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The Bonnaroo music festival and more!

Every Sunday at 9 PM at The Creek and The Cave in Long Island City, Queens New York

TRAILER - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qykanNTCT2Q&feature=youtu.be

NEW YORK, NY and WORLDWIDE – [DATE] –The Creek and The Cave Presents The Original NYC Talent Show (http://www.nyctalentshow.com/) performance art variety open stage where anything can happen and millions can watch, live on Camfrog. Fans of the weird can see seasoned professionals and first-time performers grace the same stage for six minutes at a time.

Every Sunday night at 9 PM EST, hosts Victor Varnado (http://www.victorvarnado.com/) (Conan O’Brien) and Pam Wess (https://www.pamelawess.com/) (UCB) welcome eclectic performers to take the stage at The Creek and The Cave (http://creeklic.com/) in Queens while the entire show is streamed live on Camfrog (https://live.camfrog.com/ComedyPR), an international leader in live streaming. Comedians, musicians, poets, and sometimes people who just go nuts and take their clothes off sign up for a spot on the show. Performers who do something outstanding enough to get the hosts to scream “Holy s**t” are tipped $5 on the spot.

The Original NYC Talent Show was started in 2009 by Varnado and Diane Langan (O’Debra) at the historic Bowery Poetry Club in New York’s east village. Performers on the show have included Jim Gaffigan, Hannibal Buress, Kristen Schaal, Jonathan Ames, and Andrew W. K. The tradition of the open stage is a long one in the Big Apple but this is the first time performers will be able to walk in, sign up and get paid for any kind of performance. Acts could sing a song or tell jokes while doing yoga positions.

Upcoming events (5+)

FREE- OPEN STAGE - The Original NYC Talent show

The Creek & The Cave

NYC Talent Show, the world’s greatest open stage and a real New York City Tradition. It’s a decade old art performance show started at Bowery Poetry Club by Diane O’Debra and Victor Varnado where anyone can walk on stage whether they are a first time performer or a seasoned veteran and get treated like a star. A star that leaves the stage when bellman’s bell is rung telling them that their time on stage is over. You won’t want to miss this event! There is a full Mexican kitchen, pinball, and a bar. COme at 8 for dinner. See or perform in the show at 9, and have a drink afterward with the cast. About the show: https://medium.com/@victorvarnado_67536/i-run-the-worlds-greatest-open-stage-708b00ab84f1

FREE- OPEN STAGE - The Original NYC Talent show

The Creek & The Cave

NYC Talent Show, the world’s greatest open stage and a real New York City Tradition. It’s a decade old art performance show started at Bowery Poetry Club by Diane O’Debra and Victor Varnado where anyone can walk on stage whether they are a first time performer or a seasoned veteran and get treated like a star. A star that leaves the stage when bellman’s bell is rung telling them that their time on stage is over. You won’t want to miss this event! There is a full Mexican kitchen, pinball, and a bar. COme at 8 for dinner. See or perform in the show at 9, and have a drink afterward with the cast. About the show: https://medium.com/@victorvarnado_67536/i-run-the-worlds-greatest-open-stage-708b00ab84f1

FREE- OPEN STAGE - The Original NYC Talent show

The Creek & The Cave

NYC Talent Show, the world’s greatest open stage and a real New York City Tradition. It’s a decade old art performance show started at Bowery Poetry Club by Diane O’Debra and Victor Varnado where anyone can walk on stage whether they are a first time performer or a seasoned veteran and get treated like a star. A star that leaves the stage when bellman’s bell is rung telling them that their time on stage is over. You won’t want to miss this event! There is a full Mexican kitchen, pinball, and a bar. COme at 8 for dinner. See or perform in the show at 9, and have a drink afterward with the cast. About the show: https://medium.com/@victorvarnado_67536/i-run-the-worlds-greatest-open-stage-708b00ab84f1

FREE- OPEN STAGE - The Original NYC Talent show

The Creek & The Cave

NYC Talent Show, the world’s greatest open stage and a real New York City Tradition. It’s a decade old art performance show started at Bowery Poetry Club by Diane O’Debra and Victor Varnado where anyone can walk on stage whether they are a first time performer or a seasoned veteran and get treated like a star. A star that leaves the stage when bellman’s bell is rung telling them that their time on stage is over. You won’t want to miss this event! There is a full Mexican kitchen, pinball, and a bar. COme at 8 for dinner. See or perform in the show at 9, and have a drink afterward with the cast. About the show: https://medium.com/@victorvarnado_67536/i-run-the-worlds-greatest-open-stage-708b00ab84f1

Past events (4)

FREE- OPEN STAGE - The Original NYC Talent show

The Creek & The Cave

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