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The Wonder Bar Boys: EXposed!
November 4 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Billy Anderson and John Hume are The Wonder Bar Boys: EXposed! New York City rock icons to play Club Cumming on the eve of the New York elections. Experience a rapturous, raucous good time with The Boys! Witness these phoenixes rising, revealing their explicit opulence, exposing them as the diabolical diamonds in the rough they are. Unclad! Uncloaked! Vulnerable! Join them on an odd-yssey to the Eighth Stage of Extravaganza. Come conflict free! Stop yelling, start singing! Stop fighting, start loving! Stop hating and start celebrating! EXpose yourself!
Billy Anderson. In addition to growing up performing in various local musical productions in New England, Billy Anderson has created, conceived, written, directed and performed twelve solo cabaret shows in New York City. Anderson puts a unique and dramatic spin on the many covers he has performed. He has also written numerous songs to pepper into his shows. Last years show, #RIPSEYRESISTS, celebrated the fifteen-year anniversary of Anderson’s first solo cabaret in New York City and was inspired by the 2016 Election.
John C. Hume is a Brooklyn-based theater artist. He is a director, actor, cabaret performer, puppeteer, designer & writer with a background in non-profit arts management. His directing work has been presented at Dixon Place, La MaMa E.T.C., The Secret Theatre & Treehouse Theater. He has created & performed over a dozen cabaret shows which have been presented at Feinsteins/54 Below, Metropolitan Room, Dont Tell Mama & The Duplex. His acting work has been seen at HERE Arts Center, Bowery Poetry Club, Dixon Place & The Secret Theatre.
Mason Griffin is a musical theater accompanist, coach, conductor, and music director. In New York, he has worked at LaGuardia High School, Amas Musical Theatre, MTCA, Jen Waldman Studio, The New York Film Academy, Applause NY, Broadway Classroom, The West End Lounge, NYU, CCNY, Sing for Your Seniors, and UNIS. He is the music director of the current Off-Broadway production of Naked Boys Singing. As music director, highlight shows include: RENT, Les Miserables, The Addams Family, Spelling Bee, A Funny Thing…Forum, Little Shop of Horrors, I Love a Piano, and Dreamgirls. A native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Mason was the guest conductor of Louisiana State University’s annual spring musical theater showcase Singo de Mayo for six years. He has had the pleasure of working with industry professionals such as: Taylor Negron, Steve Martin, Edie Brickell, Patti Murin, Baayork Lee, Mrs. Kasha Davis, Andrew Rannells and Laura Osnes. He has been the music director for shows at 54 Below, The Duplex Cabaret, Theatre Row, The Laurie Beechman, Uncle Charlie’s Piano Bar, The 13th Street Repertory Theater and The Triad. Mason created the show No Blue Monday, celebrating the life and music of Broadway composer/lyricist Jerry Herman.