christmas in nickyland

The Club

December 20, 2009
Sunday at 5:30pm

Tickets $10
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Just in time for the holidays, La MaMa E.T.C. presents Nicky Paraiso as the master of ceremonies for the ultimate holiday cabaret, in our intimate 99-seat cabaret space, The Club at La MaMa.

Each night there will be a holy host of characters singing, dancing, gender-bending, and merry making, all to get you into the East Village spirit of the season.  Performances by: The Alien Comic aka Tom Murrin, Little Annie, Joseph Keckler, Chris Tanner & Lance Cruce, Edgar Oliver, Jim Andralis & Larry Krone, Lucy Sexton & Salley May w/ daughters Annabel Clare & MeiMei, The Hot Keys Glee Club and other special guest artists TBA!
Nicky Paraiso is currently Performance Curator at The Club at La MaMa Experimental Theatre, and co-curates (with Mia B. Yoo) La MaMa Moves!, La MaMa’s annual spring dance festival.  He has been a prolific actor at La MaMa, and the New York downtown theater and performance scene, since 1979. Paraiso's awards include a 1987 BESSIE Award for Performance, a 2004 Spencer Cherashore Fund grant for mid-career actors and a 2005 NY Innovative Theater Award.  Paraiso has been a member of Meredith Monk/The House and Vocal Ensemble (1981-1990), touring extensively throughout the United States, Europe and Japan. Nicky’s critically acclaimed one-man shows Asian Boys, Houses and Jewels and House/Boy have been presented at La MaMa ETC, Dixon Place, PS122, Dance Theater Workshop and on tour.