Comedians Brian McGuinness, Aalap Patel, and Calvin Cato interview characters from the world of video games. Each week we are joined by a legend in the video game industry to talk to them about their unlimited lives and what’s going on. At the end of each show, we play a game of Wed Bed Dead where the audience gets to choose which of three randomly selected video game characters they would marry, bed, or kill. This live show will feature Bobby Hankinson as a character from Fortnite.
The Unicorn, that beast of pure goodness, wakes in a black void and discovers, horrified, that it’s dead.See an exclusive preview of this new work of puppet theater created with the support of the Jim Henson Foundation. Unicorn Afterlife is a grimy synthesizer dream ballet about fantasy, greed, gender, glitter and the power of belief.
Anthony is a performer, host, and producer from The Bronx, NY. He is a performer in We Will Slay, a queer comedy show and The Code Switch, a POC comedy show. He produces & hosts The Sugar Jam and 222: 22 Scenes × 2 Minutes. When he’s not on stage, he teaches college mathematics and gushes over all things Ace Attorney, Kirby, and Sonic the Hedgehog. You can find him lifting, comedying, mathing, and so many more-ings on Instagram @LiftLaughPi.
Anthony is our co-host for the Performance Stage.
Thank You For Coming Out celebrates LGBTQ improvisers and storytellers of all experience levels from all over NYC. In a safe space, based on the details of a vulnerable and heartfelt coming out story (in this case a member of our diverse and geeky FlameCon community), our improvisers make up a hilariously insightful and creative show on the spot.
Gotham Cheer is a new community-based adult cheerleading squad comprised entirely of volunteer members. Our cheerleaders are a diverse and spirited group of dedicated adults from all parts of life-including LGBTQ members and our Straight Allies. Our mission is to amplify the voices of those in our community working hard to bring awareness to LGBTQ issues, HIV/AIDS and other life-challenging conditions by raising money for local charities through our Community Fund and serving the greater New York area through advocacy and working with our Community Partners.
Founder of the #livingflawlessly movement Orange Juice Cosplay has spent his career making sure that all human beings know how incredible they are. He promotes cositivity and diversity within the community. His message is a simple but powerful one you are beautiful, you are important, you are worth being here.
GeishaVi is a multi-award-winning Cosplay Ambassador, Cosmetologist, Model, Wig & Costume Designer and Entertainer in New York City. She’s performed and modeled in cosplay & alternative fashion for over 15 years. She’s been a cosplay guest for multiple conventions here in the United States and Alberta, Canada. An active body positive, LGBTQPIA+, diversity, anti-harassment activist, GeishaVi has spoken at many panels across North America on how people can come together to be a supportive influence in their communities. As a voice of counsel online and a volunteer in various community outreach events; she is very passionate about being “Cospositive” in helping others overcome their fears and anxiety so they can improve their self confidence. She also enjoys networking with new people while sharing her love of fashion, music, gaming, various fandoms and cats!