50 Shades of Gay is An Adult Variety Show Written, Produced and Starring Award Winning Comedian Ike Avelli. The show is filled with comedy, music, drag, costumes, and Audience Participation! The show has been selling out Venues in the U.S. since 2015!
IKE AVELLI is a Stand Up Comedian who Wrote, Produced and Starred in 10 original shows since 2013: 50 Shades of Gay is his 3rd show that premiered in June 2015 and has been selling out venues and winning awards around the country throughout it's run. Be sure to catch in a city near you!
1 TYM MOSS is a multi talented performer. He is making a name for himself in film, NY theater, television and music. In addition to his incredible comedic timing, he is an accomplished dramatic actor as well as singer and songwriter. New York City based, he travels the country performing. His single, FREE AGAIN went to #6 on the iTunes DanceCharts. He currently packed the house at Don’t Tell Mama in NYC for 4 nights in his first Cabaret Show, “Tym Moss (A)LIVE!! FUN! FABULOUS!! FLAMBOYANT!!! He is also starring in his first Starring role in the film "JUNK".
2 VIKI VILLAINESS: Viki came to New York 10 years ago to start a career in fashion. However, that was somewhat sidetracked by her interest in nightlife and Viki Villainess soon emerged: a spooky, couture queen with purple hair and a penchant for custom looks that would never be seen twice. Today Viki is an accomplished and award-winning FIT graduate, Miss FIT 2014, and fashion designer. She hand crafts every single one of her outfits. She can also be heard on the successful podcast "Shade Parade" on Soundcloud with Ari Kiki!
3 AARON PAUL is a Pop-dance solo artist who was previously a part of the pop group Worlds Apart who had a chart run of over 5 top 30 UK singles, including "Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel," & their biggest hit "Could it be I'm Falling in Love." His career continues to soar with his worldwide club hits, #1 record 'I DON'T CARE!', top ten hit 'PnP (Party n Play)' & 'SHINE BRIGHT'. His new album DANCE is being released this spring with his autobiography "I Don't Care" to follow. Aaron was also nominated for 2 Glam Awards this year, Best Male Performer and Best Music Video
4 JEZA BELLE is an award-winning author, comedian, writer and speaker. Jeza's compilation cocktail cookbook "The Harlot's Guide to Classy Cocktails" won numerous awards. Her screenplays have also placed in multiple film festivals in 2016 & 2017, and she recently won WeScreenplay's Diverse Voices contest,that had almost 1,000 entries. She is currently directing and producing her first short film BISCUITS. She also appears as a guest speaker at various events, speaking on issues of diversity, race, culture, and religion of the LGBT community.
5 CHRIS WILLIAMS is a Singer/Songwriter/Producer from Long Island. Starting off as a session singer recording demos for producers, Chris began to write and produce for other artists as well. He has performed in New Jersey and New York as both a background singer as well as a featured performer, including such legendary New York venues as The Duplex and Sugar Bar. Chris is also a published writer, writing music reviews for Billboard magazine and music blogs. While music is a definite love, his true passion lies with his full-time career devoted to supporting people with developmental disabilities.
6 MARGOH! CHANNING two time MAC Award Nominee is a writer, comedian and performance artist from Providence, RI, where she performed award winning Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli tribute shows. Now focusing on theater and cabaret in NY, MargOH! premiered her new work "MargOH! Channing is Tipsy" to rave reviews at Dixon Place in 2012, and received critical acclaim for the show at the 2014 Edinburgh Fringe Festival with her gayiance MAN-ee Champangne. She is currently working on new shows for upcoming festivals! See ya at the party, kids!
7 VIVIAN DARLING is known in Rochester as the Fat Bitch of drag where she hosts monthly Drag Bingo with the local LGBT non-profit—The Out Alliance. You can also catch her at 140 Alex Bar and Grill for the drag shows there, and she is excited to announce that she has a new show coming up starting January 2019 featuring local and out of town performers for a drag/skit mashup akin to SNL. Check her out on Facebook and Instagram (viviidarling) for more info or to send her a cake.
8. ARI KIKI: Ari Kiki has been terrorizing NYC audiences for over 8yrs. She is Hot Mess in a short dress, and a fixture at clubs in the West Village! She is also the Winner of the 2017 Glam Award for Best Comedy Performer, and 2016 Get Out Magazine winner for Best Drag Performer in the West Village.She can also be heard on the successful podcast "Shade Parade" on Soundcloud with Viki Villianess! If you got a nipple, she'll lick it....