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Brooklyn Art Haus and Eccentric Bear Theater Co. have come together to bring you a variety show that's your monthly escape from the mundane: a world of sublime insanity where anything can happen and everyone gets to be a star. Your mysterious emcee beckons you through our playground of clowns, carnies, comedians, crooners, and queens who promise to amaze and delight. But watch out. You never know what surprises might lie just behind the curtain…


MARCH 05, 2024
7:30 PM


24 Marcy Ave. Brooklyn, New York 11211

MARCH 05, 2024

A man in a green brimmed hat plays piano against a blue curtain backdrop.


Richard Lowenburg is Eccentric Cabaret's masterful house pianist. This Brooklyn-based musician, actor, and teaching artist can be heard playing keys with the jazz-funk band Mysa. As an actor, he’s performed new plays at the Tank and Dixon Place and in the films Magic Hour and Hold Your Breath.


Mr. Eccentric is part used-car salesman, part circus ringmaster, and all charm. Your affable guide through the world of Eccentric Cabaret: Mr. E has many tricks up his sleeve. He's dedicated his life to showing off his collection of entertainers, and he's always on the lookout for the next big star. Who knows? That star could be YOU!



Drag artist Vape Kid Jr. grimaces behind a grotesque puppet character.


Vape Kid Jr. is a trans feminine drag king and ongoing multimedia project. His world is one of clandestine government agencies and a city of genetic experiments gone wrong. The Vape Kid Jr. story is told through drag, sound design theater, experimental fiction, Instagram “lore drops,” and puppetry.

Puppeteer Chris Palmieri stands smiling next to a furry blue puppet.


Chris Palmieri is a puppeteer, puppet builder, and entertainer who has had the good fortune of working in stage, camera, and live event productions in NYC and beyond for over a decade.

Musician Anthime Miller shouting while playing a cello.


Anthime Miller is a composer, cellist, and teaching artist based in Brooklyn, NY. Anthime is the composer-in-residence for the Brooklyn-based devised theater companies The Circle Theater of New York and SMPL MCHN. Credits include The Mountain, which was nominated for Best Original Music at the 2015 New York Innovative Theater Awards; Trail of Crumbs, a 2015 co-production with The National Theater of Luxembourg and Wellspring, which premiered at the RADA in London in June of 2016; and Strangers in 2018. Anthime regularly works with The National Theater of Luxembourg, for whom they’ve scored Codename Ashcan (2017), L’ecûme des jours (2017) and Richard II (2022). Anthime is the Principal Cellist of the Regina Opera Company, Protestra, and a cellist with City Lyric Opera, New Amsterdam Opera as well as many other orchestras and chamber music ensembles across North America and Western Europe. @anthimemillermusic

Circus artist Sarah Tapper performing upside down on a trapeze.


Sarah Tapper is a US-based performer and coach who strives to create dynamic & funky circus. With a background in gymnastics and dance, she currently performs tightwire and single point trapeze. Sarah enjoys balancing on things and balancing things on herself. Taking her movement inspiration from music, Sarah tries to combine trapeze, tightwire, and weird shoulder stuff in unique, dynamic ways to show you something you haven't seen before. Everything she does is infused with a light-hearted pessimism and fun. Her happy place is driving on a sunny day singing loudly. She is a mediocre ukulele player and never late.

Artists Benj Merman and Will Clark take a mirror selfie in a room flooded with red light.


Benj Mirman and Will Clark are clowns and actors, both based in Brooklyn and bound together by Will's talents on the keys and Benj's love of "Oklahoma!". Benj and Will have performed professionally as actors and collaborated in the workshops of Aitor Basauri.



Edu Díaz is a Fulbright-awarded actor, theater producer, and writer from The Canary Islands. He is the creator and performer in "A Drag Is Born", a clowndrag show to premiere at the NYC Fringe and the Orlando Fringe in Spring 2024, and "Fantastic Mr. S," a play that premiered in 2022 at the NYC United Solo Festival. With over ten years of experience, he has produced several awarded plays and has performed in theater and films such as "Third Week." In 2019 he won the Fulbright grant in Performing Arts, and in 2021, the Extraordinary Abilities visa from the US government.


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Café des Artistes is Brooklyn's home for artists and the community. Open from 9am-midnight Sunday-Thursday and from 9am-2am Thursday-Saturday, our spaces feature a rotation of Mediterranean-focused delicacies alongside international elixirs. Fill up at any point during the day as you view our monthly gallery rotation of featured domestic and international artists, as well as film programming playing throughout the cafe and lounge courtesy of Brooklyn Art Haus. Executive Chef Naama Tamir of Lighthouse has crafted a menu that will delight in shareables to enjoy throughout the day and night.


Brooklyn Art Haus (BAH), is an arts organization that premiers new and innovative productions. For our artistic community, our mission is to serve as an incubator, social environment, and performance space built for the longevity and success of artists and companies that maintain high standards and take risks with their projects. Audiences will experience the best of Brooklyn art, as well as the beauty of our international community of artists and production companies. From inspiring artistic experiences, to delicious food and drink, to events and devising space, we invite you to make Brooklyn Art Haus your new home for the arts in New York City!

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Eccentric Cabaret runs approximately 90 minutes with no intermission.

This production is not recommended for persons under 18 years of age.

Eccentric Cabaret contains elements of audience interaction or participation.


24 Marcy Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211

B60, Q54, Q59

B46, B62

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* This venue is accessible to patrons who require a mobility device.

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