Name: Darien LaBeach
What is your current project? The Untold Yippie Project: A new American play by Becca Schlossberg
Where are you performing your show and why is it a good fit for your production?
Access Theater. Not only do they support innovative work, but the Gallery Space in which our show takes place allows the greatest creative freedom to transform into whatever is necessary. Theater in the rounds makes the show more immersive and personal which is a core message of the story.
What’s next for you?
Standup comedy around the city and preparing for performances at the first ever fundraising gala for Brunch Theatre. They are a theatre company serving millennials what they love best: fresh entertainment and fresh brunch.
What is the name of the last show you saw?
War Paint. I was fortunate enough to see my friend Tally Sessions perform in this captivating production at the Nederlander Theatre. Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole were also fantastic!
Any advice for your peers?
Surround yourself with people who inspire both on and offstage – in front and behind the camera. It’s when you get to know your fellow creators as people you build deeper levels of understanding. And if what they are doing outside of your shared work inspires you, and vice versa, you find that you can exist in stillness with one another because you KNOW who they are and what they’re about.
Darien LaBeach is a Brooklyn-based actor and comedian daylighting as a digital strategist at a global marketing agency. He’s been seen in The Unfringed Festival, the Broadway Comedy Club and regularly performs standup comedy with A-list pros from Letterman, Tonight Show, and Conan in Character Flawed: New York City’s marquis standup event at the Dangerfield’s Comedy Club.
WHERE: Access Theater, 380 Broadway, NYC
WHEN: AUG 3 – AUG 19, 2017
Wed, Thu, Fri at 8pm
Sat (8/12) at 1pm & 8pm
Sun (8/13) at 2pm & 8pm
Sat (8/19) at 2pm & 8pm
TICKET INFO: $18.00 (Students $12.00 & Wednesdays are FREE)