Push your way down 42nd Street and then through the diners noshing on hummus at the West Bank to plunge into the basement, where a low-ceilinged cabaret setup (lots of round tables, a bar, a postage-stamp stage) hosts singers, comedians, burlesque shows and the occasional performance artist.
Laurie Beechman Theatre at the West Bank Café
|Venue name:||Laurie Beechman Theatre at the West Bank Café|
407 W 42nd St
|Cross street:||between Ninth and Tenth Aves|
|Opening hours:||Showtimes vary; one or two shows per night. Open mike Fri 10:30pm–2am|
|Transport:||Subway: A, C, E to 42nd St–Port Authority|
|Price:||$15–$25, plus $15 food or drink minimum. Average drink: $10. AmEx, DC, MC, V|