"Penny Arcade is provocative, intellectually stimulating, perceptive, and hysterically funny! She combines the anarchy of Lenny Bruce with the pathos of Judy Garland." - The List, UK. Penny Arcade has been at the forefront of downtown NY's performance scene for two decades. With the non stop touring of her hit shows Bitch!Dyke!Faghag!Whore!, New York Stories, and Love, Sex and Sanity she has brought the East Village's downtown sensibility kicking and screaming out of the underground to mainstream attention in 17 cities internationally. Join Penny for Howl Festival 2005 as she creates a special evening of The Essential Penny Arcade "Penny Arcade is an incredibly astute, a take no prisoners, feminist stand up comic! Jagged. Unexpected! Mesmerizing! " - Village Voice
Presented in association with the HOWL Festival of East Village Arts
Joe's Pub is The Public Theater's newest performance space. Named in honor of The Public Theater/NYSF's founder, Joseph Papp, the Pub features food, drink, and eclectic entertainment that spans a wide spectrum of cultural and performance styles. Performances are held six nights a week, and the Pub itself is open daily from 6PM to 4AM. Performance times vary. There is a two drink or twelve dollar minimum per person.
Seating for ticket holders is on a first-come, first-served basis. For table reservation information (With Dinner Only. Subject to Availability!) call 212-539-8778. Otherwise, seating is general admission for tables, couches, and at the bar. It is recommended that ticket holders arrive at least 1 hour prior to the start of the performance to locate seats and place drink orders. The Pub is an intimate room with only 150 seats. Patrons may be seated at tables with other patrons.
The Pub opens as a lounge, which includes food service and a full bar service at 6PM.
Smoking is not permitted
Producer: The Public Theater