Smile More!
Sep
7
8:00 PM20:00

Smile More!

Smile More! is a feminist standup comedy show that’ll have the audience smiling, but not because some random dude on the street suggested it. Austin’s most unapologetically funny women break through the glass microphone to deliver big laughs. Period.

Valerie Nies hosts a curated night of comedy from a combination of veteran and beginner all-female, all-funny standup comics in this showcase that recurs the first Saturday of the month.

Grab friends, get drinks, and guffaw!

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That Time of the Month
Sep
7
10:00 PM22:00

That Time of the Month

The late night show hosted by a woman that your heart has long desired, but broadcast networks have never delivered!

Once a month, Meghan Ross showcases talented acts from humans who happen to be women, including an interview with a Strong Female Lead(er) in Austin and giveaways from women-owned business sponsors.

The September show features:

Performance from Minda Wei (Big Mood with Minda Wei)

Improvised commercials from Slide in the DMs (Fallout Theater)

Standup from Brett Marie VerVoort (Slap Bracelet)

Strong Female Lead(er) interview with Tara Stermer (K9 Workingmind, Training By Tara LLC)

Music from Natalie Wright & the It's Just Her Band

Ticket price includes free treats from sponsor Luv Fats Ice Cream plus giveaways from sponsors Poco A Poco, Milk Moon, and The Riveter!

$10 online/$12 at the door

Bar onsite from Party Pulse!

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The Fabulous People Party
Sep
13
6:00 PM18:00

The Fabulous People Party

When: Friday, September 13th, 2019

Where: Google Fiber Space, 201 Colorado St. Austin, TX 78701

What’s Included: Appetizers, drink tickets, swag bags full of neighborhood goodies, a live musical performance by Sonya Jevette, and a chance to connect with your community.

Proceeds from ticket sales will go toward YWCA programs and operations to help us further advance our mission. Tickets are limited and will go on sale soon!

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GLOW SHOW
Aug
13
9:00 PM21:00

GLOW SHOW

The Austin Chronicle – “A Definite Must See”

GLOW SHOW is a glow in the dark themed comedy event created by Austin based comedian Joey Z. Groovy pre show visuals, lots of glow, and some of the best comedians around. Come light the room with your laughter and get GLOWED UP at GLOW SHOW! Next event is August 13th at Spider House Ballroom , 8pm doors 9pm show , $5.

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That Time of the Month: Pride & 50th Show
Aug
3
10:00 PM22:00

That Time of the Month: Pride & 50th Show

The late night show hosted by a woman that your heart has long desired, but broadcast networks have never delivered!

Once a month, Meghan Ross showcases talented acts from humans who happen to be women, including an interview with a Strong Female Lead(er) in Austin and giveaways from women-owned business sponsors.

The Pride and 50th Episode features:

Characters from Laura de la Fuente (Austin Sketch Fest)

Improvised commercials from Martini Ranch (SF Sketch Fest)

Standup from Arielle Isaac Norman (Gender Fluids)

Strong Female Lead(er) interview with Jessica Soukup (He/She/They—Us)

Ticket price includes free treats from sponsors Crema Bakery & Cafe and Home Slice Pizza plus giveaways from sponsors Cute Nail Studio & Keep Austin Queer!

$10 online/$12 at the door

Bar onsite from Party Pulse!

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That Time of the Month
Jul
6
10:00 PM22:00

That Time of the Month

The late night show hosted by a woman that your heart has long desired, but broadcast networks have never delivered!

Once a month, Meghan Ross showcases talented acts from humans who happen to be women, including an interview with a Strong Female Lead(er) in Austin and giveaways from women-owned business sponsors.

Standup from Samantha Rae López (Smile More)

Improvised commercials from Lisa Frank (Basement Brawl)

Standup from Denise O'Young (Moontower Comedy Festival)

Strong Female Lead(er)s interview with Jessie Barnes, Teresa Krammer, Vanessa Mitchell (Sports Bra Squad ATX)

Ticket price includes free treats from Fancy Fluff plus giveaways from sponsors Herland Home, Brass Ovaries, and DEFINE: Austin!

$10 online/$12 at the door

Bar onsite from Party Pulse!

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That Time of the Month
Jun
8
10:00 PM22:00

That Time of the Month

The late night show hosted by a woman that your heart has long desired, but broadcast networks have never delivered!

Once a month, Meghan Ross showcases talented acts from humans who happen to be women, including an interview with a Strong Female Lead(er) in Austin and giveaways from women-owned business sponsors.

Featuring:

Sketch from Glam Fam (BABES FEST)

Standup from Jasmine Ellis (Extra Salty Podcast)

Strong Female Lead(er) interview with Amanda Williams and Erika Galindo (Lilith Fund)

Improv from SheSheSheShe (BettyFest)

Ticket price includes free treats plus giveaways from sponsors Radical Girl Gang and Jen Pavich Coaching, and 30% of ticket sales will benefit The Lilith Fund for Reproductive Equity!

$10 online/$12 at the door

Bar onsite from Party Pulse!

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That Time of the Month: BettyFest Late Night Special
Jun
6
10:00 PM22:00

That Time of the Month: BettyFest Late Night Special

That Time of the Month comes twice this month as BettyFest Presents LATE NIGHT Special with That Time of the Month in celebration of the new Amazon Studios original movie Late Night Movie! See the film trailer here: https://youtu.be/DxefiCjQirw In theaters Nationwide on June 14th!

That Time of the Month showcases talented acts from humans who happen to be women, including an interview with a Strong Female Lead(er) in Austin.

LATE NIGHT Special with That Time of the Month features:

Music by Liz Behan (Laura de la Fuente, Prima Doñas Presents)

Improvised commercials from Tattie

Standup from Nikita Redkar (Paranormal Disruption)

Strong Female Lead(er)s interview with the BettyFest Board of Directors

Ticket price includes free treats plus giveaways from the Amazon original movie LATE NIGHT and Fons PR!

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That Time of the Month: Mother's Day Show
May
4
10:00 PM22:00

That Time of the Month: Mother's Day Show

The late night show hosted by a woman that your heart has long desired, but broadcast networks have never delivered!

Once a month, Meghan Ross showcases talented acts from humans who happen to be women, including an interview with a Strong Female Lead(er) in Austin and giveaways from women-owned business sponsors.

The Mother's Day Show features:

Character performance from Kim Lowery (Loverboy)

Improvised commercials from My Secret Friend (BettyFest)

Standup from Amber Bixby (Austin Chronicle)

Strong Female Lead(er) interview with Wendy Davis (Deeds Not Words)

The team behind Citizen Film (www.citizen-film.com)

Ticket price includes free treats, plus giveaways from sponsors Modern Feminine Self Care and Harper and Soul Provisions, cake pops from Blake Pops, & a free photo booth at 9:30pm by Bonica Ayala!

$10 online/$12 at the door

Bar onsite from Party Pulse!

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That Time of the Month: 4/20 Show
Apr
19
8:00 PM20:00

That Time of the Month: 4/20 Show

The late night show hosted by a woman that your heart has long desired, but broadcast networks have never delivered!

Once a month, Meghan Ross will showcase talented acts from humans who happen to be women, including an interview with a Strong Female Lead(er) in Austin and giveaways from women-owned business sponsors.

The 4/20 Show Features:

Music from Bad Luc + Smoki Daze (Fall Back)

Improvised commercials from Manic Pixie Stix (Knockout)

Standup from Roxy Castillo (BettyFest)

An interview with Strong Female Lead(er) Dr. Karen Keough (Compassionate Cultivation)


Ticket price includes free treats, plus giveaways from local sponsors MaryJae, REALM, and Bravely!

$10 online/$12 at the door

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APL After Dark: CUTEFEST
Mar
29
7:00 PM19:00

APL After Dark: CUTEFEST

  • Austin Central Library, Austin Public Library (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We're celebrating all things CUTE at our next APL After Dark, the adults-only, mostly wholesome Friday night party at your favorite library after closing time!

This time, you can snuggle adorable animals thanks to Tiny Tails to You! We'll dance to K-Pop, play the cutest board games, set you up with super-cute DIY craft projects, and bring you two storytellers + one comedian who will share their cutest memories. We'll also have light bites and a cash bar (with plenty of alcohol-free beverages too!). We'll be on the sixth floor of the Central Library, and you can lounge on the rooftop garden and take in Austin's beautiful skyline.

Wear your cutest outfits, bring your cutest buddies, and smother yourself in cuteness.

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That Time of the Month: 4-Year Anniversary
Mar
9
10:00 PM22:00

That Time of the Month: 4-Year Anniversary

The late night show hosted by a woman that your heart has long desired, but broadcast networks have never delivered!

Once a month, Meghan Ross will showcase talented acts from humans who happen to be women, including an interview with a Strong Female Lead(er) in Austin and giveaways from women-owned business sponsors.

The 4-Year Anniversary Show Features:

Standup from Irielle Wesley (SF Sketchfest)

Improvised commercials from Primas (ladies of Latinauts)

Standup from Natasha Vaynblat (Comedy Central)

An interview with a special Strong Female Lead(er) guest

Ticket price includes free treats from sponsor Kellie’s Baking Co., plus giveaways from sponsors Booti Babe Bodycare and Daisy Natives, and a free photo booth by Bonica Ayala!

$10 online/$12 at the door

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Sweet Lightning (monologist)
Mar
2
8:30 PM20:30

Sweet Lightning (monologist)

Sweet Lightning is the comedy jolt you need to jumpstart your Saturday night.

Each show features a special guest storyteller who shares personal moments from their life to inspire a fast-paced, electrifying improv comedy show with veteran performers. Past storytellers include nationally-acclaimed talent like Kevin McDonald (Kids In The Hall) and Colt Cabana (WWE), as well as local Austinites who impact our community in big ways.

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An Uncomfortable Woman Intimate Vegan Dinner Party
Mar
1
6:00 PM18:00

An Uncomfortable Woman Intimate Vegan Dinner Party

Join us for an evening with the director of the dark comedy short film An Uncomfortable Woman (Meghan Ross) and the lead actress (Robin Beltrán) for a conversation about themes in the film, including issues facing women & WOC today.

Enjoy a delicious vegan meal prepared by Robin, co-founder of The Black Vegan Company, along with margaritas, wine, refreshments, plus dessert by women-owned vegan bakery Zucchini Kill and women-owned vegan ice cream shop Sweet Ritual.

$50 ticket includes dinner, dessert, drinks, and complimentary film merch, with proceeds benefitting post-production of our all-women and POC film. Tickets only available in advance and not at the door since space is limited.

Sponsored by Createscape Coworking, The Black Vegan Company, Zucchini Kill, Sweet Ritual, Paula's Texas Spirits, Republic Tequila, Republic Spirit Blends, and Merch Gal.

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Good Fight
Feb
27
9:30 PM21:30

Good Fight

Wednesdays, am I right? Get through humpday with a high-energy comedy shock to your system in downtown Austin’s most beloved basement theater.

Good Fight is fast, no-rules, high-energy improv comedy performed by veteran players and featuring your favorite local and traveling stand-ups each week. Hosts David Howe and Aaron Walther and their rag-tag gang of powerhouse comedians will make you laugh so hard you black out.

Plus join the cast after the show each week at Mugshots, their favorite dive bar that serves a drink called “The Good Fight” in their honor (it’s a Moscow Mule, but cheaper!).

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That Time of the Month - Galentine's Day Episode
Feb
13
7:00 PM19:00

That Time of the Month - Galentine's Day Episode

The late night show hosted by a woman that your heart has long desired, but broadcast networks have never delivered! Featuring the Magic of Paprika (MagiCuba Havana), an interview with Strong Female Lead(er) Juli La Rocca (Unbreakable Moms), standup from Brett Marie VerVoort (FPIA Semifinalist), and improvised commercials from Damn Gina (B. Iden Payne Awards Winner)! $10 ticket includes free treats from sponsors Elly’s Sweet Shop & Holy Roller plus giveaways from sponsors Karacotta Ceramics & The Black Vegan Company! BYOB.

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Slide in the DMs
Feb
7
9:30 PM21:30

Slide in the DMs

Don't be that guy! At least not for this show!

Slide in the DMs is cringe comedy in its purest form. Austin's best female and non-binary comedians spin comedy gold from creepy messages that they've received by reading them before the audience and then performing improv based off the messages.

Featuring improv by:

Alex Walker

Ashlee Jordan Pryor-Pitluk

Ariel Greenspoon

Brandi Davis

Katie Stone

Laura de la Fuente

Malia Moss

With special guests Meghan Ross and Melody Shifflet! As always, hosted by the terminally shrill Angelina Martin.

Get there at 9pm to get a picture in our free photobooth by Leslie Lewis Photography, snag a free beer, and to get a good seat! The show starts at 9:30pm. BYOB!

Tickets are $5 online and $7 at the door.

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That Time of the Month - January Episode
Jan
12
to Jan 13

That Time of the Month - January Episode

The late night show hosted by a woman that your heart has long desired, but broadcast networks have never delivered! Featuring comedy from Ariel Greenspoon (Laugh Exchange Live), an interview with Strong Female Lead(er)s of the Austin Women’s Rally, music from NiyahPeace (Monday Night Hype), and improvised commercials from No Frills (Monday Night Mash)! $5 ticket includes free treats, plus free drinks from Nine Banded Whiskey!

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Smile More!
Jan
5
8:00 PM20:00

Smile More!

Smile More! is a feminist standup comedy show that’ll have the audience smiling, but not because some random dude on the street suggested it. Austin’s most unapologetically funny women break through the glass microphone to deliver big laughs. Period.

Valerie Nies hosts a curated night of comedy from a combination of veteran and beginner all-female, all-funny standup comics in this showcase that recurs the first Saturday of the month.

Grab friends, get drinks, and guffaw!

January Lineup:

Irielle Wesley

Kelsey Riddle

Meghan Ross

Samantha Lopez

and NIKITA REDKAR

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Hammer & Giggle Holiday Comedy Ball!
Dec
29
to Dec 30

Hammer & Giggle Holiday Comedy Ball!

  • Russian House of Austin (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Hammer & Giggle returns for the holidays!

We cordially invited you to our Holiday Comedy Ball! 💃

Fancy dress encouraged over Soviet Uniform

Win prizes from raffle and snap photo at our booth with Mishka-Bear

Featuring:

Justin Hicks

Meghan Ross

Hunter Duncan

Taylor Dowdy

Carlton Wilcoxson

Espi Rivadeneira

Michael Priest

Arielle Isaac Norman

Andre Ricks

Eric J. Nagurney

Jared Walls

Sam Castilllo

Joey Z

and Secret Guests!

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That Time of the Month - Holiday Episode
Dec
15
to Dec 16

That Time of the Month - Holiday Episode

The late night show hosted by a woman that your heart has long desired, but broadcast networks have never delivered! Featuring standup from Sam Noorani (Laugh Exchange Live), an interview with Strong Female Lead(er) Dr. Uchenna Ossai (YouSeeLogic), standup from Ashley Overton (The Velveeta Room), and improvised commercials from Harlequin (Betty Fest)! $5 ticket includes free treats, plus drinks from sponsor Fifteen Media!

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Cherrywood Art Fair
Dec
8
12:00 PM12:00

Cherrywood Art Fair

Full Gallop is excited to announce a live music and entertainment line up that celebrates the diversity of Austin's creativity at one of Austin's most well known art fairs, the 17th Annual Cherrywood Art Fair. The music and family stage is under the covered outdoor basketball court and requires walking down stairs or an incline. Please contact us prior to your arrival and we will do our best to accommodate your safe path to the stage and seating if you have an impairment or disability.

SATURDAY LINEUP - emceed by Meghan Ross

Rosie Flores

Chulita Vinyl Club ATX

Paula Maya

KP & the Boom Boom

School of Rock's House Band

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An Uncomfortable Woman Fundraising Finale Party!
Nov
26
6:00 PM18:00

An Uncomfortable Woman Fundraising Finale Party!

✨Last-minute donations!✨Indiegogo prize pick-up!✨All-women comedy lineup!✨Maybe even a dance party if we’re not tired!✨

Join us for complimentary drinks, snacks, and comedy as we celebrate the last day of An Uncomfortable Woman - Short Film's Indiegogo campaign! And if you've already donated, come pick up your Indiegogo prize and mingle with the prize sponsors.

Featuring performances from Nikita Redkar, Loverboy Comedy, Yola Lu, Arielle + Lindsey, Lea'h Sampson, and Avery Moore! Sponsored by Broad Studios, Drink Slingers, Dulce Vida Tequila, Serendipity Wines, Thirsty Planet Brewing Company, Cornucopia Popcorn, and Love Puppies Brownies.

$10 ticket fee will go towards compensating our all-women and POC film crew! Tickets also available at the door.

✨DONATE✨igg.me/at/anuncomfortablewoman

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CreatesGiving!
Nov
4
1:00 PM13:00

CreatesGiving!

Join us as we put on a one-day festival at the oh-so-beautiful FIESTA GARDENS on NOVEMBER 4TH

FEATURING PERFORMANCES BY:

local hip-hop legends MINDZ OF A DIFFERENT KIND, all-female improv comedy group HARLEQUIN (B.Iden Payne award nominee for best new improv troupe), musical improv courtesy of AN EVENING WITH CHUY & TYLER FEAT. TOSIN (Out Of Bounds Fest), the always-exciting ATX FLOWDOWN (jazz band rap cypher showcase at Spiderhouse), rap improv games from the cast of MONDAY NIGHT HYPE (TV’s hip-hop comedy variety show supported by CSE) AND MANY MORE!

HOSTED by the multi-talented MEGHAN ROSS (That Time Of The Month at Coldtowne Theater, An Uncomfortable Woman independent film project)

WORKSHOPS teaching you the basics of IMPROV as well as RAP IMPROV + BEATBOXING

RAFFLE PRIZES like you’ve never seen before!

$10 suggested donation // reserve tickets online or Cash, Credit/Debit Card, Paypal, Venmo accepted.at the door
***Proceeds benefit 501(c)3 nonprofit arts organization CREATIVE SELF-EXPRESSION and all of its local community programs supporting creative classes/workshops, scholarships, and public access television programming to promote diversity and positive mental health.***

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