Steven Fales returns to New York in “Cult Model,” a new solo cabaret/comedy at the Metropolitan Room September 11th, October 3rd, 16th and November 13th. All shows are at 7:00 pm.Curing “cult brain” one cultaholic at a time. The Cult Master will see you now! In an election year filled with cults of all shapes and sizes, Steven Fales takes audiences on a journey through our cult-susceptible culture. Think of it as an entertaining TED Talk with original songs, parodies, monologues and stand-up as he leaves no cult untouched and takes no prisoners using his Cult Scale (0-6) and addressing his own personal experiences with OCD—Obsessive Cult Disorder.Fales quips, “There’s not a cult I haven’t tried—or secretly wanted to! If it’s not a cult I’ll make it one. You can take the kid out of the cult but you can’t take the cult out of the kid! It makes life very diffi-cult.”Steven Fales off-Broadway, national and international solo sensation Confessions of a Mormon Boy began as a breakout hit at the New York International Fringe Festival in (Overall Excellence Award) where he also performed Missionary Position. He has also performed at the Edinburgh Fringe, Phoenix Fringe, and Atlantic Fringe Halifax (Overall Fringe Hit Award). Other festivals include the New York United Solo Festival, International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival (Oscar Wilde Award Nomination), twice at the Acts of Faith Festival in Richmond, VA and numerous times at the Sunstone Symposium in Salt Lake City (Mormon International Fringe!).
Steven’s solo work includes Mormon Boy Trilogy: Confessions of a Mormon Boy, Missionary Position, and Prodigal Dad; his cabaret act Mormon American Princess; My Mormon Valentine
(now in post-production as a film); Conversations with Heavenly Mother: An Uncommon Diva; and now CULT MODEL. Other work includes XXX’d, When All Else Fales, Mormon American Cowboy, and Joseph III. Steven leads solo performance workshops across the country and is the founder of the Solo Performance Alliance group on Facebook. Steven Fales splits his career between Salt Lake City and New York City. He was an Eagle Scout, holds an MFA from the University of Connecticut is the father of two college students. Steven Fales has performed cabaret and stand up at various NY venues including Joe’s Pub, Don’t Tell Mama, Laurie Beechman Theater, Birdland, Standup New York and Caroline’s on Broadway. Steven is joined by Bryon Sommers on piano.
“Fales knows how to sell it!”—New York Times
“Steven Fales is one of the best, if not the best, solo performers in the business.” —BroadwayWorld.com
For tickets and reservations (212) 206-0440 or www.metropolitanroom.com