L.A.'s UnCabaret At 25
For a quarter-century, "it's been a place to hear unvarnished, rough-edged ideas being tried out ... It brought in funny people from the huge Hollywood talent pool ... and freed them to talk about things in their own lives." Founder Beth Lapides's key instruction to performers: "When you get onstage, do the material that, if you don't do it, your head is going to explode."
NPR 05/20/13 (includes audio)