"Absolutely must-do in NYC!"Thrillist
Hailed as “remarkably compelling” by Time Out New York and “an absolute must-see” by The Huffington Post, THE IMBIBLE sweeps audiences along alcohol’s 10,000-year history across the globe, accompanied by three complimentary craft cocktails and the vocal stylings of The Backwaiters acapella group! World-renowned beverage expert Anthony Caporale pours through drink history, the science of alcohol, and its economic and political impact on our cultural development, all while brewing beer, distilling spirits, and singing with the Backwaiters. Presented in its entirety in a bar, THE IMBIBLE treats audiences to a completely original and thoroughly enjoyable evening of immersive theatre utterly unlike anything they’ve ever experienced! Guests leave educated, entertained, and buzzing with spirit.
"One of the five best things to do in New York City!"NewYork.com
"An absolute must-see!"The Huffington Post
"A laugh-out-loud delight!"The Mary Sue
Looking for the quintessential New York brunch experience? You'll find it at New World Stages in THE IMBIBLE: DAY DRINKING, the latest edition of the smash-hit musical comedy series about cocktails and spirits! After all, what could be more New York than combining brunch with a show in the heart of Manhattan's world-famous Theatre District? Join four friends as they battle today's always-connected, over-scheduled world to carve out time to enjoy brunch together. While struggling to prioritize and prepare for their gathering, they learn the stories behind not only well-known brunch drinks but also brunch itself, and come to appreciate the value of making time to break bread and sip drinks with good friends.
"Get your brunch on!"The Village Voice
Your ticket includes a light continental brunch selection featuring freshly-baked goods from Amy's Bread as well as a create-your-own Bloody Mary Bar, an authentic Irish Coffee, and a seasonal Bellini! Please arrive 30 minutes before the show times posted below to enjoy brunch and your first drink.
"Hysterically insightful!"DC Metro Theater Arts
The Best of NYC's Holiday TheatreCity Guide
It’s the morning after Scrooge’s spectral visits, and our hero is determined to celebrate Christmas by throwing a party “just like old Fezziwig!” However, he realizes he has no idea how to go about the thing, and the libations prove particularly puzzling. Summoning Marley back for some additional help, they depart on another trip through time and space – with acapella accompaniment! – to mix cocktails past, present, and future under the expert tutelage of three Christmas Spirits.
"Takes holiday cheer to a new level!"New York Magazine
Discover the stories behind our most cherished holiday beverages of days-gone-by, sample cutting-edge cocktails of holidays yet-to-come - including boozy ice cream made using liquid nitrogen live on stage! - and learn how to create today’s hottest drinks for your very own seasonal celebrations.
"A sweet holiday celebration!"NY Theatre Guide Top 5 Shows Of The Week
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"One of the best holiday offerings to be found this year in NYC!"NYCGo.com
Created exclusively for multi-award-winning Hornblower Cruise Lines, "The Imbible: Tiki Drinks… and Pirates!" tells the story of rum from the origins of the Triangular Trade in Africa, through sugar production on Caribbean plantations, right up to the modern-day rediscovery of New England's pivotal role in the spirit's checkered past - all through The Imbible's signature blend of science, history, and some of the best drinks in New York!
Acapella music, Caribbean folk songs, authentic sea shanties, and more pirates than you can shake a sabre at all come together to transform your Happy Hour cruise into an evening of entertainment and adventure you and your guests will never forget!
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Anthony is a true pioneer in the beverage world, internationally known for being the first to bring mixology to both YouTube, with his seminal web video series Art of the Drink TV, and then to the stage in The Imbible series. He is the founder and Artistic Director of Broadway Theatre Studio, as well as the Director of Beverage Studies at New York’s award-winning Institute of Culinary Education. Anthony has appeared in over 500 consecutive performances of The Imbible: A Spirited History of Drinking, wrote and directed the three other Imbible shows, and is a regular guest on national TV programs like The Dr. Oz Show, FOX Money, The Better Show. He received a dual BSE in Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science from Duke University, where he also studied vocal performance. Anthony has served as the National Brand Ambassador for Drambuie Scotch Liqueur, the Cocktail Ambassador for Truvia Natural Sweetener, the Managing Editor of Chilled Magazine, and the host of Spoon University's Mixology 101 video series. He can also be seen making drinks with the hottest theater personalities each week on Broadway Bartender. anthonycaporale.com
Nicole is the Director of Operations for Broadway Theatre Studio, and has been with the company since its inception. She co-wrote, directed, and performed in The Imbible: Rum Drinks...And Pirates! and produced, directed, and performed in The Imbible: Christmas Carol Cocktails. Nicole is an Amazon bestselling novelist with writing credits that include national magazines, a web series, a sketch comedy show at Carolines on Broadway, and several plays. Her play On The Uptown 2 Express Train was a Finalist in the Strawberry One-Act Festival, for which she also received a Best Actress nomination. She is currently working on two different pilots, her fourteenth book, and many more incarnations of The Imbible – stay tuned! SAG-AFTRA.
Michelle has been trying the whole New Yorker thang since her move to the city from North Carolina back in October. So far, she's loving it. Michelle is thrilled to be making her Off-Broadway debut in this wonderful show with these wonderful people. She is excited to continue to spread her wings as an actor, singer, dancer, writer, and model. See more of what she's about on her website, www.michellebucci.com.
Ruthellen is a graduate of The American Academy of Dramatic Arts. She is an actor and writer for both stage and film, has been with The Imbible since opening night, and appeared in all three productions.
Kristin is a graduate of Fordham University and Circle in the Square Theatre School. Off-Broadway: Can Can (Carnegie Hall), Aesop’s Fables (New World Stages), andPiggy Nation (Snapple Theatre Center). www.kristinguerin.com
Alex Herrera is very excited to be making his New World Stages debut! Some of his favorite credits include: LIC Side Show (Buddy), Fiddler on the Roof North American National Tour (Mendel/Motel u/s), All Shook Up National Tour (Dean) and most recently Disney Cruise Lines as Aladdin in Aladdin, A Musical Spectacular.
Sarah is so excited to join the company of The Imbible! Other favorite credits include: Little Women (Jo March), Once Upon a Mattress (Winnifred), and Chicago (Velma). She is originally from Los Angeles, and just recently moved to New York after receiving her BFA from Oklahoma City University.
Kate has appeared in all three Imbible productions. She has a BFA in Musical Theatre from Montclair State University, and performed for 3 years as a Lead Vocalist for Carnival Cruise Lines. She is also a host for the NYC based Cranky Cabaret.
Alec studied theatre and music at Denison University, where he sang with The Denison Hilltoppers. He also trained at The New York Film Academy. Favorite credits include Princeton in Avenue Q, Melchior in Spring Awakening, and Cliff in Cabaret.
Alessandra is a New York based actress-comedian-singer. That’s right folks, a triple threat…or a triple something, she’s never quite sure how that works. She can be seen doing sketch comedy with her sketch team Laundry Day at Carolines on Broadway, and also performs in a monthly variety show called R&R Mystery Hour currently running at The Players Theatre. Alessandra also rocks out a good tambourine beat when she takes the stage with The Bone Chimes
Andrew Orsie has been acting and performing and studying improv comedy in New York City since moving from West Virginia in 2012. He has a degree in theatre from Juniata College. Andrew is also the current music director of the New York based contemporary a Cappella group, Crosstown Vocal.
Luke Schaffer is a North Carolina native, with a B.A. in Acting. He is a Cancer sign with a Leo Moon and Aquarius Rising. Some of his favorite things are cold brew coffee, Harry Potter, and Lady Gaga's newest album. You can see him biking and running around Bushwick, or enjoying a beer and shot special on a roof in his free time.
Hailed by Deke Sharon as “dynamic, bold, and audacious,” Josh Ehrlich is a composer, lyricist, arranger, accompanist, music director and music educator in New York City. His compositions and arrangements have been performed by the FAMES Orchetra, the Rutgers Glee Club, Voices of Gotham, and now the cast of THE IMBIBLE: DAY DRINKING. He holds a Master's Degree in composition from Rutgers and a Bachelor’s from Yale where he music directed the Society of Orpheus and Bacchus. www.joshehrlichmusic.com
Michael is currently a Production Manager for Jazz at Lincoln Center, and also serves as Technical Director for Broadway Theatre Studio. Prior to that, he worked as the Production Manager for the John W. Engeman Theater after serving as Theatrical Consultant for its $5 million renovation, and he was also Technical Director of Stony Brook University’s Staller Center for the Arts. Michael has been a theater professional for over 15 years, and managed countless productions ranging from touring companies and industry events to musical performances and of course lots and lots of theater. Production credits include regular performances by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra led by Wynton Marsalis, Upfronts for The Discovery Channel, and Alan Cumming’s original U.S. run of MacBeth.
Kim is a Jill-of-all-trades in the theatre, constantly bouncing back and forth between administration and production. She graduated from Elmira College in 2013 with a B.A. in Theatre. Companies she’s worked for include The New York International Fringe Festival, Richards/Climan, Inc., Signature Theatre, Cape May Stage, and The Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center.
8 oz. Coney Island Overpass IPA 4 oz. Ginger Ale
2 oz. Angel's Envy Bourbon 1/4 oz. Monin Vanilla Syrup 2 dashes Regan's Orange BittersStir well to chill and dilute.
1 oz. Bombay Sapphire Gin 4 oz. Seagram's Tonic Water Squeeze fresh Lime JuiceStir gently, garnish with a lime wedge.
1-1/2 oz. Citrus Vodka 1 squeeze fresh Lemon Wedge 1 dash Salt 1 dash Pepper 1 dash Worcestershire Sauce 1 dash Tabasco Sauce 1 dash Old Bay Seasoning 1 pinch grated Horseradish 4 oz. V8 Juice BlendGarnish with a cheddar block, pepperoni slice, and pickled vegetables.
1-1/2 oz. Tullemore DEW Irish Whisky 1/2 oz. Simple Syrup 4 oz. CoffeeStir, top with:
1 oz. thickened Heavy Cream
2-1/2 oz. Prosecco 2-1/2 oz. Plum Nectar