About the show
Join us for a night of storytelling that’s sure to make Mike Pence uncomfortable. It’s not just gay, it’s GAAAAAYYYYY. Gay like The B-52s are gay. Gay like Hocus Pocus is gay. Gay like Pee-Wee’s Playhouse is gay. Come for the laughs, stay for the fresh faces in your Grindr grid.
KWEENDOM, a TimeOut NY and New York Times Critics’ Pick, is a monthly stand-up and storytelling showcase featuring a diverse lineup of all LGBTQ performers. Our special all-storytelling StoryFest installment features performances from:
LORENA RUSSI SERNA: Lorena Russi is a Latina and Queens native who genuinely enjoys taking public transportation. She’s written on the digital team for the “Late Show” and eats for free at Chipotle! You can catch her performing standup/sketch/improv around the city or playing soccer on Nike’s NYC team.
MIKE CHO: Mike Cho is a NYC-based storyteller, writer, photographer, library professional and volunteer, occasional musician, and was once responsible for “the most unsettling sequence of events…witnessed in 30 years of concertgoing.”
KELLI TRAPNELL: Kelli Trapnell is a bisexual writer from Houston, TX. She has an MFA in fiction from Columbia. Most recently, she’s told her stories on the Tales to Terrify podcast and at Greetings from Queer Mountain. Her big project right now is a novel called DOLLAR SLICE, which is about two queer women on an intergalactic road trip gone wrong.
BOBBY HANKINSON: Kweendom host Bobby Hankinson has immersed himself in the queer experience as a columnist for leading LGBT website Towleroad.com, a nationally touring member of the critically-acclaimed Awkward Sex and the City live storytelling show and by banging dudes on the regular. His writing has appeared inThe Boston Globe, Houston Chronicle, VICE, Gothamist and Brokelyn.com.