Joe's Pub Presents is the first ever collaboration with Joe's Pub at the Public where the iconic cabaret setting is recreated for Houston audiences with artists both new and seasoned who have brought their unique flavor to the famed stage in New York. Joe's Pub is one of New York City's most celebrated establishments for emerging and accomplished performance artists. Named for Public Theater founder Joe Papp, Joe's Pub at The Public opened in 1998 and plays a vital role in The Public's mission of supporting young artists while providing established artists with an intimate space and superior acoustics to perform and develop new work. Joe's Pub presents the best in live music and performance nightly, continuing its commitment to diversity, production values, community and artistic freedom. As part of The Public's programming downtown at its Astor Place home, Joe's Pub showcases talent from all over the world, hosting approximately 800 shows and serving over 100,000 audience members annually. Joe's Pub also offers unique opportunities like New York Voices, an artist commissioning program that provides musicians (Allen Toussaint, Ethan Lipton, Toshi Reagon, Bridget Everett and more) resources and collaborators to develop new theatrical works; and Pub Club, the venue's new artist development program.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Joe's Pub Presents - Jeffrey Marsh - Netflix
Jeffrey Marsh (born July 7, 1977) is an American writer, actor, artist, activist, author, and social media personality, best known for making inspirational viral videos on Vine. Marsh has a beard and most often wears makeup and traditionally feminine clothing. With over a quarter billion views online, Marsh has been described by CBS as “the internet's most beloved anti-bully.” Marsh identifies as Genderqueer and uses the singular they as their pronoun of choice and “Mx.” as a gender-ambiguous honorific. Marsh has also identified at various times as a gay man, queer, and genderfluid.
Joe's Pub Presents - How to Be You - Netflix
In August 2016, Marsh released their first book, How to Be You, via Penguin Random House. The book is Marsh's own story of “growing up fabulous in a small farming town,” and also serves as a workbook, inviting readers to participate in activities and answer questions about how they do the things they do. NBC News describes the book as “Part memoir, part self-help, but also a workbook,” and “'a love letter' to Marsh's 11-year-old self.” In conjunction with the release of How to Be You, they also became a regular contributing writer for TIME and Oprah.com. Digital Journal wrote with regards to the publication of How to Be You that “Marsh became a social media star by being kind. And fabulous.”
Joe's Pub Presents - References - Netflix