Six Words Live in New York: “The Joke Is on Six Words”

Join us for “The Joke Is on Six Words!” On June 16, three comedians—David Crabb, Abbi Crutchfield, and Irene McGee—will each share a Six-Word Joke, and then reveal the backstory in 6-8 minutes. At the show’s end, everyone is invited to participate in a “Six-Word Slam,” sharing their best Six-Word Memoir. One winner will take home basket of goodies from, and two runners up will receive a Six-Word Memoir book. It all goes down at The PIT, the Peoples Improv Theater, “dedicated to the instruction, performance, and development of original comedy.”

Our hilarious storytellers include:

David CrabDAVID CRABB is an author, comedian, storyteller and Moth Story Slam Host. His memoir of his New York Times Critics’ Pick solo show, “Bad Kid,” will be out next year on Harper Perennial.



ABBI CRUTCHFIELDABBI CRUTCHFIELD is a comedian featured on Comedy Central, VH1, CollegeHumor and in national commercials. Her jokes are listed among the “Best Tweets of the Year” by Huffington Post Comedy. She is a UCB alum and produces The Living Room Show monthly in New York City. She tours doing stand-up with Pink Collar Comedy.


IRENE MCGEE is the creator of the media and culture podcast, No One’s Listening. She was a cast member of The Real World: Seattle
and first person in history to walk off a reality TV show due to ethical objections to how the show was produced.


The Joke Is on Six Words” is just one of Six Words Live from SMITH Magazine, a series of storytelling shows. We hope to see you there!

JUNE 16, 7PM
123 E 24th St.
New York, NY 10010

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