"America's Gaysian Sweetheart" & Ugly Betty star premieres new solo comedy
July 19 - 29 at The Laurie Beechman Theatre
Buy tickets HERE.
• "Smart, hilarious and funny." -- Ellen DeGeneres
• "Alec Mapa is a freak. No one should be this talented" -- Variety
• "Truly insightful, hilarious, pungent and persuasive... See it! It says something important about how we live today." -- Edge
• "Both funny and poignant" -- BistroAwards.com
• "By turns filthy, fierce and fabulous, Mapa’s seemingly mundane anecdotes are an outrageous delight... utterly divine." -- Next Magazine
After selling out a short run in February, ALEC MAPA (Desperate Housewives, Ugly Betty, The View, RuPaul's Drag Race, The Gossip Queens, Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure) returns to New York with his critically acclaimed and wildly popular new show ALEC MAPA: BABY DADDY. It runs July 19 - 29, Thursday - Sunday at 7:30pm. The Laurie Beechman Theater is located inside West Bank Cafe at 407 West 42nd Street -- at Ninth Avenue, accessible from the A,C,E,N,R,V,F,1,2 & 3 trains at 42nd Street). Tickets are $22 (plus a $15 food/drink minimum). To purchase tickets call 212-352-3101 or visit www.SpinCycleNYC.com.
ALEC MAPA: BABY DADDY is an outrageous evening of stories and stand. Join "America's Gaysian Sweetheart" Mapa as he hilariously recounts his latest heart stopping adventure on the road to fatherhood. Recently, Alec's life was turned upside down when he and his husband, producer Jamison Hebert (BULLIED) adopted a five-year old boy. How do you go from stand up gigs, red carpets, gay cruises, and circuit parties to being a responsible car pool driving, P.T.A. member? Find out on this fast-paced ride with sudden dips and turns!
Check out Alec on the cover of the May/June 2012 issue of Gay Parent Magazine:
Alec Mapa’s television career has gone from desperate to ugly with not one but two recurring roles on ABC’s “Desperate Housewives” and “Ugly Betty”. On Wisteria Lane Alec is known as Gabriel Solis’ personal shopper “Vern”. On “Ugly Betty no gossip report would be complete without the latest from Alec as fashion reporter extraordinaire “Suzuki St. Pierre”.
Audiences first discovered Alec on Broadway in the Tony Award winning production of “M. Butterfly”. He guest starred on over 40 television series, including Alias, Friends, Roseanne, Seinfeld and NYPD Blue. Alec played network television’s very first gay asian series regular role on the short lived CBS sitcom “Some Of My Best Friends”. He then starred in four seasons of the UPN sitcom “Half and Half”. Film audiences howled at Alec as “N’Cream” in the wildly popular drag queen musical “Connie and Carla”. Other films include “Playing By Heart",”Marley and Me” and “You Don’t Mess with The Zohan”. Alec’s stand up comedy specials "Wisecrack" and "No Fates, Femmes, or Asians" continue to air on Logo and have gained him a huge cult following.
Alec has entertained live audiences with Rosie O’Donnell aboard her R Family Cruises and all over the world with Atlantis Cruises. Alec was awarded the prestigious Davidson Valentini GLAAD Award for promoting equal rights for the LGBT community. A tireless fundraiser Alec has toured the country on behalf of The Human Rights Campaign and The Matthew Shepard foundation earning him the unofficial title of “America’s Gaysian Sweetheart”. Follow Alec on Twitter @AlecMapa.