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Writer's Block: a cabaret that was hard to write By and starring Seth Bisen-Hersh With: Elyse Beyer, Madison James, Mary Orzano & David Weitzer Directed by Jessica Redish Seth Bisen-Hersh, composer of five cabarets including "The Gayest Straight Man Alive," "Neurotic Tendencies" and "Why Am I Not Famous Yet?", reprises his sixth cabaret, "Writer's Block" at Don't Tell Mama this May.  With direction by Jessica Redish (green eyes, Adding Machine) and co-starring Elyse Beyer, Madison James, Mary Orzano and David Weitzer, Writer's Block deals with all kinds of barriers whether they be creative, emotional or sexual.  Featuring 16 new songs covering topics from returning home to find one's old bedroom now has an exercise machine ("Thanksgiving Day") to having sex with a co-worker ("This is Awkward") to finding out how your girlfriend's mother really feels about you ("Her Mother Hates Me"), Writer's Block is sure to delight anyone who has ever felt there was something blocking them from success, happiness or love.          "Seth Bisen-Hersh is certainly doing his part to increase the cabaret act population and his off-beat,  irreverent material makes for a fun time." -- Michael Dale,          Bisen-Hersh "had the nearly packed house roaring with laughter." - The Siegels,          "Bisen-Hersh is a talented composer and his lyrics are often very good...He has a penchant for wit."  --       Byrne Harrison,

Show Details

  • Running Time:1hr
  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:Don't Tell Mama N.Y.C., New York City