"Call Me Adam" went live on location to gay comedian Adam Sank's NYC apartment to discuss the encore performance of his one man show Mama, I Want to Sing Showtunes: A One 'Mo Show at New York's legendary Duplex Cabaret Theatre, August 14 at 9:30pm and August 21 at 7pm (61 Christopher Street at 7th Ave).
Interview with Adam Sank:
Adam Sank is one of the most recognized and accomplished openly gay stand-up comics in the country, having been featured on NBC's Last Comic Standing, Vh1's I Love the 2000s and Best Week Ever, CNN's@ThisHour, CNBC's Street Signs and truTV's World's Dumbest Criminals, along with numerous radio appearances as both a guest and fill-in host on Sirius-XM OutQ. He has hosted two OutQ specials — the Frank DeCaro 50th Birthday Roast and Derek & Romaine's 10-Year Anniversary Special.
Adam has performed at all the major New York comedy clubs and has headlined nationwide in places as varied as Nashville, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Oklahoma City, Fire Island, NY and Rehoboth Beach, DE.
From 2006 to 2007, he hosted Adam Sank's Gay Bash, a monthly showcase, at Carolines on Broadway and later Comix comedy club. And for three years, Adam was the host and producer of the wildly successful Electro Shock Therapy Comedy Hour at New York's Therapy lounge. More recently, Adam hosted That Sank Show at New York's Bar-Tini Ultra Lounge and the Queens of Queens, a monthly LGBT comedy showcase, at the Laughing Devil comedy club.
On the West Coast, Adam's comedy has been featured at Thank Gays It's Friday at West Hollywood's Laugh Factory, Gays R Us at the Hollywood Improv and Rainbow Comedy Night at Ventura Harbor Comedy Club, along with headlining spots at San Diego's Madhouse Comedy Club and Ocean Beach Comedy at Winston's.
In June 2014, Adam starred in his own cabaret show, Mama, I Want to Sing Showtunes: A One 'Mo Show, at New York's legendary Duplex Cabaret Theatre. The response was so positive that the Duplex has brought him back for additional engagements.
Adam is also a vocalist who performs with the New York City Gay Men's Chorus. He currently lives in New York City with his dog, Lady.