STRAWBERRY MILK is a monthly stand-up comedy show set for make an existence where white men are not the greater part in comedy. In case individuals are insulted by that, they are a part of the issue. 8th show is Tuesday, May 24th, 2019, 8pm at Escondido, 146 Bowery in New York City.
Past Artists Include: Mia Jackson, Liza Treygar, Jessica Kirson, Rachel Sennott, Norlex Belma, Nore Davis, Chloe Hillard, Ginny Hogan, Eagle Witt, Sydney Washington, Quan Wiggins, Martin Urbano, Kate Berlant, Orlando Leyba, Naomi Ekperigin, Chinedu Unaka, Randall Otis, Megan Gailey and many more.
Strawberry Milk is dedicated to decent variety, focused on positive vibes and quality experiences, curated by trailblazing ladies that mean business. Everybody are a monthly stand-up comedy creation where white men? isn’t the primary ingredient. The spotlight is on blended diversity, with delightful stories. In a domain where white men are traditionally the gatekeepers of stage time and keepers of figuring out what is entertaining, the all-ladies engaged makers are transforming reality and leveling the present playing field. With each show, the makers are fastidiously rebuilding the fabric of the comedy industry, finding and putting on the next wave of comedians. Everybody feature new and built up ability.
The founders, Glory, Kate and Olivia, met amid ‘New Talent’ night at a famous New York City comedy club. For the duration of the night, they were reliably skipped by white men – white men that felt their narratives were substantially more critical to share that night. In mutual disappointment, the founders acknowledged something must be finished. Never again would they request regard, and permission to perform, they chose to make a backup course of action, a new platform, to shake up custom.
Glory a Dominican-Harlem native, recently highlighted in Teen Vogue, had enough of the nepotism, bigotry and microaggressions in the advertising industry, and chose to denounce any and all authority and launch a career in stand-up comedy and production; the methodology she takes in her art is to share her perceptions of benefit, the cis female experience and social shameful acts in a ‘pretty’ digestible manner for all audiences, joining a large number of her own experiences. She holds a Bachelor of Science from Syracuse University, College of Visual and Performing Arts, and is an individual from Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated.
Caroline’s on Broadway, NBC – Universal, Harlem Nights, Apollo Comedy Cafe, Cleo TV are incorporated into her credits.
Olivia Auerbach is a TV author and stand-up comedian, recently included in the Wall Street Journal.
Liv was born in Amsterdam, and spent a larger part of her childhood in Asia. She’s been in the New York stand-up scene for four years, and regularly performs at Caroline’s, Eastville, Union Hall, Greenwich Village comedy club, and a lot increasingly dark basements.
Her comedy is focused on finding the feminist connective tissue by all the various landmasses she’s lived on – making a point to dependably raise ladies’ equality, worldwide issues and the underbelly of society in her work.
Kate Robards was recently hailed as “hilarious” by the Washington Post. She is an award winning writer, performer, and producer. Born and raised on the Gulf Coast of Texas/Louisiana, her creativity comprises of the narratives identified with straddling the wealth gap, battling white benefit and battling bigotry. She is an individual from the Dramatist Guild, Sundance New Voices Finalist (2019), and holds a Master of Fine Arts from California College of the Arts. Kate lives in New York City and performs stand-up consistently at Caroline’s on Broadway, Eastville, Broadway Comedy Club and more.
Tickets/Passes: $17 general seating in advance on Eventbrite