Wit’s End™ Presents: A Night In Clover!

Saturday, March 28th 2015 in NYC, come to Wit’s End™ “A Night In Clover” and drink Prohibition era cocktails and celebrate the Jazz Age with music from Vintage Barber & Radio Host, “Mike Will Cut You” and LIVE hot jazz from The Lady Bugs!

Come in your finest jazz age or vintage inspired attire to drink specialty cocktails and dance to jazz age songs in an authentic 1920s speakeasy (Texas Guinan’s Club Intime, now at Flute Midtown, 205 W. 54th Street at Broadway)!

Our co-sponsor is the Dorothy Parker Society (dorothyparker.com), the drinking club with a book problem.

Dress code: Jacket and tie, vintage or vintage-inspired, Jazz Age, evening wear, cocktail attire is encouraged!

Just $15 at the door!
Advance tickets on sale at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1332579

Table reservations are available and encouraged; telephone Flute Midtown reservation line at 212.265.5169 to reserve a table.

Doors open at 8
Free dance lesson at 8:30 with Jeri Lynn Astra Turner-Barnes and Neal Groothuis!

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The Lady Bugs: http://www.ladybugsjazz.com
DJ Mike Will Cut You: http://www.mikewillcutyou.com

Jazz Age extras needed for a film in NYC

Hey, everyone! Performer, playwright and author (No Applause, Just Throw Money: The Book That Made Vaudeville Famous) Trav S. D. is in a new film that needs extras with period attire for a 1920s party scene the second weekend in April.

For men: a 1920s black tie look for well to do gangsters. Tuxedos (non-tails)with vests, high waisted pants, etc…

For ladies, a late 1920s elegant flapper look. Drop waist, non-corset, flapper look with exposed arms.

***It’s a period scene so no tattoos, piercings, dyed hair or anything anachronistic!***

If you’re available, contact Karen Flood at kflood26@gmail.com and send info and a photo.

Wit’s End’s™ Sixth Anniversary!

Saturday, February 28th 2015 in NYC, come to Wit’s End™ and drink Prohibition era cocktails and celebrate Wit’s End’s™ Sixth Anniversary with music from Vintage Barber & Radio Host, “Mike Will Cut You” and LIVE hot jazz from Dandy Wellington and His Band!

Come in your finest jazz age or vintage inspired attire to drink specialty cocktails and dance to jazz age songs in an authentic 1920s speakeasy (Texas Guinan’s Club Intime, now at Flute Midtown, 205 W. 54th Street at Broadway)!

Our lovely hostess is burlesque showgirl Kita St Cyr! (https://twitter.com/kitastcyr)

Our co-sponsor is the Dorothy Parker Society (dorothyparker.com), the drinking club with a book problem.

Dress code: Jacket and tie, vintage or vintage-inspired, Jazz Age, evening wear, cocktail attire is encouraged!

Just $15 at the door!
Advance tickets on sale at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1201865

Table reservations are available and encouraged; telephone Flute Midtown reservation line at 212.265.5169 to reserve a table.

Doors open at 8
Free dance lesson at 8:30 with Jeri Lynn Astra Turner-Barnes and Neal Groothuis !

Follow Wit’s End!™
Twitter: @clubwitsend
Pinterest: pinterest.com/clubwitsend

Dandy Wellington and His Band: http://www.dandywellington.com
DJ Mike Will Cut You: http://www.mikewillcutyou.com

Kimberly Faye Greenberg (Fanny Brice at Wit’s End™) has a new show!

54 Below, Broadway’s Supper Club, presents Kimberly Faye Greenberg in “Fabulous Fanny: The Songs and Stories of Fanny Brice.” In this intimate “Fanny Brice” solo show, Kimberly shares her extensive research not as another tribute, but to personally reveal Fanny’s heart and humor, soul and song. Look into the life and relationships of the legendary Fanny Brice, greatest Jewish singing comedienne of her time and inspiration for the musical Funny Girl.

Fabulous Fanny: The Songs And Stories Of Fanny Brice
Experience the closest you’ll ever get to the legendary Fanny Brice on stage!
February 12, 2015
7pm
54 Below, Broadway’s Supper Club
254 West 54th Street
New York, NY 10019
Tickets and information are available here. (There is a $5 discount by typing greenberg5 at checkout). There is a $25-$35 cover charge and $25 food and beverage minimum. Premium tickets are currently available for $60. Tickets on the day of performance after 4:00pm are available by calling (646) 476-3551.

“Kimberly is the first and only actress ever to star in two legitimate Off-Broadway musicals at the same time with leading roles in Danny and Sylvia: The Danny Kaye Musical (as Sylvia Fine, a role she played for over three years), and the solo show One Night with Fanny Brice (receiving a Patrick Lee IBTA Best Solo Performance Award nomination amongst fellow nominees, John Leguizamo, Michael Shannon and Michael Birbiglia). Like her own personal muse, Kimberly will once again portray Fanny Brice in the Broadway-bound musical Ghostlight by Matthew Martin and Wunderkind’s Tim Realbuto. She has been involved in the workshop and reading stages of Ghostlight for several years, and originated the role in the New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) production at The Signature Theatre in 2011.”

Wit’s End™ Presents: A Hot Time In Winter!

Saturday, January 31st in NYC, come to Wit’s End™ and drink Prohibition era cocktails and celebrate the first Wit’s End™ of 2015 with music from Vintage Barber & Radio Host, “Mike Will Cut You” and LIVE hot jazz from Jessy Carolina and the Hot Mess! (http://www.jessycarolinahotmess.com/)

Come in your finest jazz age or vintage inspired attire to drink specialty cocktails and dance to jazz age songs in an authentic 1920s speakeasy (Texas Guinan’s Club Intime, now at Flute Midtown, 205 W. 54th Street at Broadway)!

Our lovely hostess is burlesque showgirl Kita St Cyr! (https://twitter.com/kitastcyr)

Our co-sponsor is the Dorothy Parker Society (dorothyparker.com), the drinking club with a book problem.

Dress code: Jacket and tie, vintage or vintage-inspired, Jazz Age, evening wear, cocktail attire and of course, seasonal! 1920s, 30s and 40s vintage is encouraged!

Just $15 at the door!
Advance tickets on sale at Brown Paper Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1092582

Table reservations are available and encouraged; telephone Flute Midtown reservation line at 212.265.5169 to reserve a table.

Doors open at 8
Free dance lesson at 8:30 with Jeri Lynn Astra Turner-Barnes and Neal Groothuis!

Follow Wit’s End!™
Twitter: @clubwitsend
Pinterest: pinterest.com/clubwitsend

Jessy Carolina And The Hot Mess: https://www.facebook.com/jessycarolinahotmess
DJ Mike Will Cut You: www.mikewillcutyou.com

Wit’s End™ is proud to announce the staff of 2015!

HaarAtWitsEndWit’s End™ is proud to announce that in 2015 Michael Haar will be coproducing Wit’s End™ with Kevin Fitzpatrick (author and President of the Dorothy Parker Society)  and Don Spiro (who founded Wit’s End™ in 2009 with Diane Naegel), allowing Mr. Spiro to focus on Zelda Magazine and other pursuits.

Michael (aka Mike the Barber)is the producer of “Ragged But Right” Sundays at the Backroom, host of “The Ragged Phonograph Program” on WFMU and has been the house DJ at Wit’s End™, as well as half of the Antique DJs (with partner with Michael Cumella).

We will be posting more about future events of Wit’s End™ very soon. As always, hostess and emcee Christina and Kita St Cyr will be adding atmosphere and charm to the events.

Wit’s End™ & The Dorothy Parker Society Present: The Sixth Annual Black Cat Masquerade!

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Saturday, October 25th in NYC, come to Wit’s End™ and drink Prohibition era cocktails and dance to live hot jazz from Gelber and Manning and celebrate Halloween in Jazz Age style!

Come in your finest jazz age or vintage inspired attire or costume to celebrate in style with live hot jazz and specialty cocktails in an authentic 1920s speakeasy (Texas Guinan’s Club Intime, now at Flute Midtown, 205 W. 54th Street at Broadway)!

Our lovely hostess is burlesque showgirl Kita St Cyr! (https://twitter.com/kitastcyr)

Our co-sponsor is the Dorothy Parker Society (dorothyparker.com), the drinking club with a book problem.

Dress code: Jacket and tie, vintage or vintage-inspired, Jazz Age, evening wear, cocktail attire, costume, and of course, seasonal! 1920s, 30s and 40s vintage is encouraged!

Just $15 at the door!

Advance tickets on sale at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/888178

Table reservations are available and encouraged; telephone Flute Midtown reservation line at 212.265.5169 to reserve a table. Flute Midtown has a $50 minimum per person for table reservations, so have lots of champagne, and the food is great, too! (Specialty cocktails are available at the bar.)

Doors open at 8pm
Free dance lesson at 8:30 with Jeri Lynn and Neal!

Doors open at 8 pm
Free dance lesson at 8:30pm!

Follow Wit’s End!™
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Pinterest: pinterest.com/clubwitsend

Wit’s End™ and the Dorothy Parker Society Present: Fall Frolic!

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Saturday, September 27th in NYC, come to Wit’s End™ and drink Prohibition era cocktails and dance to live hot jazz from Emily Asher’s Garden Party (www.emilyasher.com/).

Come in your finest jazz age or vintage inspired attire to celebrate in style with live hot jazz and specialty cocktails in an authentic 1920s speakeasy (Texas Guinan’s Club Intime, now at Flute Midtown, 205 W. 54th Street at Broadway)!

Our co-sponsor is the Dorothy Parker Society (dorothyparker.com), the drinking club with a book problem.

DJ Michael Haar will be playing hot jazz between sets! (http://wfmu.org/playlists/RP)

Dress code: Jacket and tie, vintage or vintage-inspired, Jazz Age, evening wear, cocktail attire and of course, seasonal! 1920s, 30s and 40s attire is encouraged!

Just $12 at the door!

Table reservations are available and encouraged; telephone Flute Midtown reservation line at 212.265.5169 to reserve a table. Flute Midtown has a $50 minimum per person for table reservations, so have lots of champagne, and the food is great, too! (Specialty cocktails are available at the bar.)

Doors open at 8pm
Free dance lesson at 8:30 with Jeri Lynn and Neal!

Advance tickets can soon be purchased at Brown Paper Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/856832

Doors open at 8 pm
Free dance lesson at 8:30pm!

Follow Wit’s End!™
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Pinterest: pinterest.com/clubwitsend

Wit’s End™ Presents: Club Intime!

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Saturday, August 30th in NYC, come to Wit’s End™ and drink Prohibition era cocktails and dance to live hot jazz from the Brooklyn Sugar Stompers! (brooklynsugarstompers.flavors.me/)

Join us as we celebrate the birthday of our lovely hostess is burlesque showgirl Kita St Cyr! (https://twitter.com/kitastcyr) and pay tribute to one of her favorite stars, Josephine Baker!

Come in your finest jazz age or vintage inspired attire (or Josephine Baker style) to celebrate in style with live hot jazz and specialty cocktails in an authentic 1920s speakeasy (Texas Guinan’s Club Intime, now at Flute Midtown, 205 W. 54th Street at Broadway)!

Our co-sponsor is the Dorothy Parker Society (dorothyparker.com), the drinking club with a book problem.

DJ Michael Haar will be playing hot jazz between sets! (http://wfmu.org/playlists/RP)

Dress code: Jacket and tie, vintage or vintage-inspired, Jazz Age, evening wear, cocktail attire and of course, seasonal! 1920s, 30s and 40s vintage or Josephine Baker attire is encouraged!

Just $12 at the door!

Table reservations are available and encouraged; telephone Flute Midtown reservation line at 212.265.5169 to reserve a table. Flute Midtown has a $50 minimum per person for table reservations, so have lots of champagne, and the food is great, too! (Specialty cocktails are available at the bar.)

Doors open at 8pm
Free dance lesson at 8:30 with Jeri Lynn and Neal!

Advance tickets can be purchased at  Brown Paper Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/807807

Doors open at 8 pm
Free dance lesson at 8:30pm!

Follow Wit’s End!™
Twitter: @clubwitsend
Pinterest: pinterest.com/clubwitsend