Stoops to Nuts: "School's Out For Summer!"
Saturday June 22nd
Ryan’s Daughter presents "Schools Out For Summer", by Stoops to Nuts” @ Ryans Daughter
Join Joe Dettmore & Thomas Pryor and friends on Saturday, June, 22nd. Doors @ 6:30 pm, Show at 7:00 pm.
Joe Dettmore has been the Creative Director of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and now with Trevor Noah for the past 13 years. Mr. Dettmore sold out Cornelia Street Café twice for his “Cat Stevens Songbook ” review and he’s a repeat performer with The Losers Lounge at Joe's Pub. He also is a storyteller, writes, acts, and was a member of “Miracle Baby,” the first musical improv house team at The Magnet Theater. On the side, Joe paints and makes stunning stain glass windows.
Thomas Pryor's work has appeared in The New York Times, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and other periodicals. His memoir, “I Hate the Dallas Cowboys - tales of a scrappy New York boyhood,” was published in 2014 (YBK). Pryor’s blog: "Yorkville: Stoops to Nuts," was chosen by The NY Times for their Blog Roll in 2008. Thomas appeared on PBS's "Baseball: A New York Love Story," NBC’s "New York Nonstop,” “This American Life,” & “Impractical Jokers.” His newspaper column ran in Our Town & The West Side Spirit. For five years, Thomas curated a storytelling show, “City Stories: Stoops to Nuts,” at the Cornelia Street Café that Time Out Magazine, The NY Daily News and CBS News praised. His photography portfolio, "River to River - New York Scenes From a Bicycle," was published in 2012 (YBK). Cornelia Street Cafe hosted an exhibition of his photography. NBC TV, New York Press and NY 1 TV highly recommended the exhibit and his portfolio. His passion is preserving the history of Yorkville through storytelling, writing and photography. His play about the neighborhood, “City Boy,” is coming back.