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Sparkle Hour!

  • The Brick 579 Metropolitan Avenue Brooklyn, NY, 11211 United States (map)

Sat, April 27 @ 9:30pm

Welcome to the Sparkle Hour - a joyous variety show created and hosted by Philip 'Sparkle' Markle and featuring his favorite queer and alternative comedians in NYC! Sparkle Hour has played sold-out stages all over NYC for the past four years - including twice at Joe's Pub at the Public Theater. Leave your cynicism at the door; we're bringing the whimsy back to the stage!

  • La Dynasty (Caveat)

  • Tessa Skara (Carolines)

  • Marcia Belsky (Handmaid’s Tale)

  • Bobby Hankinson (Kweendom)

  • Peter Donnelly (Club Cumming)

  • Hannah Wnorowski (The Deck of Character)

  • Matthew J. Harris (IN THE HEIGHTS)

"Yes, this will get whimsical." - The New York Times

"In a comedy scene oversaturated with irony and cynicism, improv master Philip Markle invites you to indulge in blissful inanity at this absolutely batshit variety hour, featuring life-affirming wisdom from Markle, visceral humor from a crazed coterie of avant-garde performers and spectacular dance breaks." - Time Out New York

"Bolting through the audience and bounding on to the stage with the conviction of a tent revival evangelist, Philip Markle quickly wins over the audience with his enthusiasm. Mr. Markle brilliantly balances the glittery outrageousness of his performance style with amazing storytelling skill. Coming out of his shell with vim and vigor, Markle brings home the message of “Be yourself, love yourself” at the heart of Sparkle Hour! ”

Promo Video:

Earlier Event: April 26
Piss Panel
Later Event: April 27
Late Night Show that is also Live!