Saturday, November 19, 2011

Pitch! Featuring

Pitch! 11/30, 9:30PM, $7 (no drink minimum), at The Lounge at Dixon Place, hosted by Greg Walloch & Mark Allen with field correspondent, Karl Jones. Featuring guest editors Weston Bingham and Richard Welch of EASTVILLAGEBOYS.COM with performers Tommy Vallette, Sam Benjamin, Kyle Kupres, Charlie Gaeta, and a special guest video pitch from Colby Keller.

The old saying goes" "If you can remember the East Village, you weren't there!" will be proven wrong at November 30th's PITCH!, as we welcome esteemed writers and performers CHARLIE GAETA (sex diarist for New York magazine, contributing writer Saturday Night Live 'Weekend Update'), SAM BENJAMIN (author of American Gangbang: A Love Story and Confessions of An Ivy League Pornographer), KYLE KUPRES (violinist and performer Old Queen and the Sea, PussyFaggot) and TOMMY VALLETTE (actor If, LOW, playwrite Learning to Listen [or Seeing Sound]), and a special guest video pitch from COLBY KELLER (Artist/Porn Star, Big Shoe Diaries) ...all going up against WESTON BINGHAM & RICHARD WELCH (Co-Creators and Co-Editors at, who'll be responding to performer and audience pitches, as well as bringing special guest COLE ESCOLA to perform some of the most questionable submissions have received over the last year.

Come for the insanity, stay for the networking! Live video! True Confessions! Gays! Straights! Non-committals! ...oh, and writers! AUDIENCE PITCHES ARE WELCOMED AND ENCOURAGED! Come get in line! Your hosts GREG WALLOCH and MARK ALLEN it lively and irreverent! Willing audience members are invited to submit a rapid fire pitch with field correspondent, KARL JONES who brings us your pitch from the audience and the streets. Will the performers have what it takes? Will you have what it takes? Witness amazing stories, insightful editorial commentary, and the intense process of being a writer more closely than you've ever imagined. What are you waiting for? It's time for your big break. "Pitch!"

What people are saying about Greg Walloch and Mark Allen:

"It's not often that the typically rough-and-tumble atmosphere of the comedy stage softens enough to allow such moments of delicate human tenderness." - The New York Times

"Then... there's Mark Allen." - NPR

"Pitch!" happens on the last Wednesday of every month at The Lounge @ Dixon Place, 161A Chrystie Street, 9:30 PM. Ticket price: $7. Showtime: about 90 minutes. Fall drink specials, but no drink minimum... or maximum for that matter!

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