On the Rocks with Danny Leary

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Opened Sep 11, 2008
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Comedian Danny Leary's hit variety show is back and stirring it up with his signature cocktail that's two parts stand-up, a twist of musical comedy and a splash of cabaret served up On the Rocks! This season will feature an original opening theme song written especially for the series by the award-winning team of composer Alan Cancelino and lyricist Hector Coris. Every Thursday at The Duplex, Danny Leary hosts a new and frisky assortment of top-shelf entertainment from comedians of Comedy Central and late night TV, musical comedy and cabaret acts from the city's most celebrated nightclub performers, thrilling variety acts and even hilarious "celebrity" cameo appearances. Jazz pianist Jessica Stewart is on the piano. "On the Rocks with Danny Leary" dubbed "a marvelous rambunctious evening" by Cabaret Exchange has been featured on the CW11 and was picked as a Best Bet in Time Out New York. Last season "On the Rocks" also hit the road to San Francisco for two sold-out performances. See for yourself why every Thursday evening at 9:30 PM at the Duplex. Lineup for September 11, 2008 at 9:30:* Comedian BECKY DONOHUE from Comedy Central headlines. YouTube sensation and Patti LuPone sing-alike MICHAEL BURBACH recreates LuPone's legendary performance from this year's TONY Awards! Sexy cabaret vamp JENNA ESPOSITO sings retro lounge pop. Musical comedians MEL & EL. SHAWN HOLLENBACH from Here! TV. LEAH DUBIE from Dykes on Mics. H. ALAN SCOTT from the 5 Funny Fags Tour. A very special visit from everyone's favorite "GOLDEN GIRL!" Lineup for September 18, 2008 at 9:30:* Comedian NANCY WITTER, of Nick-at-Nite's "Funniest Mom in America" headlines. The award-winning musical comedy team KAREN MACK and MICHAEL HOLLAND of GASHOLE perform a spontaneous medley of songs hand-picked by the audience! Sexy cabaret vamp JENNA ESPOSITO sings retro lounge pop. Sultry musical comedian ADIRA AMRAM. SUSAN ALEXANDER from The Friars Club roasts! DAVE RUBIN from Here! TV. JACKIE MONAHAN from Logo's "One Night Stand-Up" A very special visit from the bad girl, british pop star that's in all the tabloids! Lineup for September 25th at 9:30 PM:* Comedian POPPI KRAMER of NBC's "Biggest Loser" headlines. JARED THE CONJUROR and his amazing escape artistry! Sexy cabaret vamp JENNA ESPOSITO sings retro lounge pop. Musical comedians THE PARODIVAS put a twist on your Top 40 faves. BRIAN BALTHAZAR from The Today Show and NBC's Olympic Coverage. JENNY RUBIN from Here! TV. BROOKE VAN POPPELEN from Chicagoland! A very special visit from that lovable gal who was almost our very first female president! Lineup for October 2nd at 9:30 PM:* Comedian MICHELLE BUTEAU from Comedy Central headlines. Musical comedy team BOOTH & PAT perform a high energy medley of just about every song on the radio! Rock legend KEITH RICHARDS appears along side VENTRILOQUIST CARLA RHODES! Sexy cabaret vamp JENNA ESPOSITO sings retro lounge pop. SUSAN PREKEL from Comedy Central. CLAUDIA COGAN from MTV. JAFFE COHEN from the original Funny Gay Males. *Lineups are subject to change without notice.

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