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Welcome to Our Bar
"L'AMOUR"! 

OUR BAR is dive-theatre, alcohol-soaked entertainment for less than a shot and a beer. Founded by the members of Project:Theater in 2009, OUR BAR has been producing monthly all-original site-specific theatre at our home bar Failte and other venues around this city for 13 years straight. Sit back, relax, grab a drink, and watch the stories unfold! 

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Tonight's SHOW
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ST. Valentine

by Amanda Miller

ST. VALENTINE:   Ryan Cupello

JESSE: Andrew Tejada

SAMANTHA: Sally Ann Hall

Want to join Our Bar? 

We're always looking for talented and collaborative performers and writers to join our merry band. If you're interested in auditioning, drop us a line at ourbarauditions@gmail.com. If you'd like to learn more about submitting as a writer, email ourbarnyc@gmail.com.

Special thanks to our photographer violet mendelsund 

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The Our Barbarians

This Month's Team:

Showrunner: Fennell Harris

Assistant Showrunner: Matt Haws

Jury Foreperson: Amanda Nicastro

Bartender: Jennifer Logue

NJ Agwuna: NJ Agwuna is a freelance theater and film director, hailing from the ‘burb’s of central Maryland. She spends her days coaching audition techniques, devises new pieces, performing musical Improv, and assists with casting shows. She is thrilled to be acting with the amazingly talented folks at Our Bar. www.njagwuna.com

 

Battles*: Originally hailing from West Virginia, Battles attended Interlochen Arts Academy and the Hartt School of Music. Favorite roles include Helina (Windfall, audio drama podcast), Mattie Earp (I Married Wyatt Earp), and Jenny (Significant Loss, best in show Offline Film Festival). During lockdown, she founded the WineBox Players, a collective that meets weekly to read fresh, new works from up-and-coming playwrights.

Ryan Cupello*: Ryan is thrilled to join! He spends most of his time in bars, so he’s thrilled to actually use his degree in one. Other times he’s been allowed on stage: national tours of Dirty Dancing and Fiddler on the Roof; regional productions of Les Miserables, Violet, and Night of the Iguana. He has an MFA from ART/Harvard. Follow him @rfcups

Sally Ann Hall: Sally Ann is an award-winning Brooklyn-based standup comedian, writer, actress, and singer from Alaska. When she isn't touring on cruise ships around the world, she's performing at New York City clubs, concert halls, and dive bars. Comedy credits include: HBO Women in Comedy Fest, Comic to Watch, Caroline's 'Breakout Artist', and first place winner of both the Laughing Devil and She-Devil Comedy Festivals. Her live shows have been recommended by the New York Times, TimeOut, and VICE.

Fennell Harris: Originally from Winston-Salem, NC, Fennell studied acting at Greensboro college and is now making New York his home. NYC credits: The Legend of Eustis Ray Jackson (Project: Theater), The Imaginary Life of Millo St. John (Snapdragon Theatre Works), American Tall Tales (The Compass Players), and various plays with the Negro Ensemble Company Children’t touring company. 

 

Matt Haws: Matt is a big fan of theater in a bar and is happy to have a home at OUR BAR. He spends his days building websites and teaching people to build websites. He spends his evenings playing video games and fighting crime on the streets of Gotham. He likes whiskey, corgis, and Eurovision, and he thinks you are really cute. 

Joe Jung*: Joe is the Artistic Director of Project: Theater and has been involved with OUR BAR since its inception. P:T credits include My Custom Van, Shel's Shorts, Language of Angels, The Great American Desert. On and Off Broadway, he performed in Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson.  Regional credits include Steve Martin & Edie Brickell's Bright Star, Ghost Brothers of Darkland County (by Steven King & John Mellencamp), Assassins, Siddhartha, Floyd Collins, Red Noses, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and Translations.

 

Rebecca Kopec: Rebecca is an actor and writer with a big belty voice, a heart of gold, and a scar on her face from the time she dropped a puppy on it.  She has been part of this crazy team since 2011 and has loved every second of it. Other than walking the boards of various pubs throughout the city (both for OUR BAR and to enjoy a fine bourbon), Rebecca has performed in everything from downtown experimental theatre (Perfect Disgrace Theatre's A Crucible), to musical theatre, to various feature films. www.rebeccakopec.com

Jennifer Logue*: Jennifer is the founder and CEO of Phenomenal Speaking, and has been performing in NYC for several decades, from her stand-up career at Caroline' s on Broadway, Gotham, and Stand Up New York, to the Fringe Festival in Musical Chairs and Two Chairs and a Table. Regional: Rocky Horror Picture Show, Five Women Wearing the Same Dress. Blue Window, Midsummer Night's Dream, and Occupation. Jennifer has an MFA in Acting from the FSU/Asolo Conservatory. She loves whiskey, diamonds and Shakespeare (not necessarily in that order).

 

Amanda Nicastro: Amanda is an award-winning writer, actor and comedian from New York City who has entertained sold out crowds at the International Edinburgh Festival Fringe and at theaters and comedy clubs across the United States. After a brief detour making sourdough during a global pandemic, she’s proud to return to Our Bar as part of the leadership team. She lives in the Bronx with her husband and her television. She loves them both very much. @TheLastAmanda

Violet Lynn: Violet Lynn, the Sassy Siren of the Upper East Side, is an actor and drag/burlesque performer within NYC nightlife. She is a graduate of Brown University’s Theatre Program and lives to create art that is both thought provoking and titillating. Previous roles include Stella (A Streetcar Named Desire), Lady Macbeth (Macbeth), Ophelia (Hamlet), Mrs. Lovett (Sweeney Todd), Kathy (The Last Five Years) and more. She is passionate about shining light on performers of all shapes and sizes; She is thrilled to represent curvy girls onstage! Violet thrives being center stage so being “Professionally Naked” allows her to feel her sexiest! As a performer her work is about fierce joy and ownership over her body and encouraging others to do the same. Shame has no place in Violet’s world!

Amanda Miller: Amanda is a Brooklyn-based writer and actor. She’s toured her solo shows nationally and internationally, her writing has appeared in various journals, and she produces the literary/performance series Lyrics, Lit & Liquor. Amanda also wrote a memoir, serves on PEN America’s Prison Writing Awards Committee, and holds an MFA in Creative Writing from The New School and a BFA in Acting from NYU. She's hyped to be a part of the positive, talented crew that is Our Bar!

Amanda Nicastro: Amanda is an award-winning writer, actor and comedian from New York City who has entertained sold out crowds at the International Edinburgh Festival Fringe and at theaters and comedy clubs across the United States. After a brief detour making sourdough during a global pandemic, she’s proud to return to Our Bar as part of the leadership team. She lives in the Bronx with her husband and her television. She loves them both very much. @TheLastAmanda

Joshua Sargent: Joshua is a Montana-born, Caribbean-raised writer and comic whose work has appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, The Wall Street Journal and Instagram. He's also written a few video games and speeches for a Democratic gubernatorial candidate in Wisconsin for some reason. He lives in Brooklyn, his day job is the news and he can hold his breath for almost 45 seconds.

 

Andrew Tejada: Andrew is an NYC Based writer and actor that accidentally stumbled into Our Bar Meeting. Instead of awkwardly leaving, he fully committed to writing a scene and acting too. Andrew dedicates this performance to his bodega guy for making delicious sandwiches and for never judging his choices.

KL ThomasKL is best known from Hosting Sketch Block's monthly live show and bio-weekly Podcast. She has also Hosted WeMakeTheFunny's Podcast: Let's Chat Comedy, and has been a special guest Host on PITcast, covering The PIT Sketchfest. KL's other credits:  The Improviser short film, Robots Vs Dinosaurs Podcast, Clip Show sketch troupe, the play (I Am Not An Allegory), GigaHoes web series, Drafts Short Play Festival, MITF Short Play Festival, Santa Isn’t Real music video, The Fridge’s Canucks Cabaret, Papaya Brother’s comedy Enemy Party and Charlie’s on Parole short film.

*denotes members of Actors' Equity

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