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The Raving Jaynes: Lilith Fair Edition

The Raving Jaynes: Lilith Fair Edition


The Raving Jaynes


The Players Theatre
115 MacDougal Street, New York, NY 10012


Saturday, October 15, 2022 - 9:30pm
Saturday, November 12, 2022 - 9:30pm
Saturday, December 17, 2022 - 9:30pm



The Raving Jaynes

NEW YORK, NY - On October 15th, 2022, dance comedy duo The Raving Jaynes will perform The Raving Jaynes: Lilith Fair Edition: An Improvised 90s Feminist Music Festival Experience, a monthly series running through December. In the Lilith Fair Edition, the Raving Jaynes take you back to the late 90s feminist paradise that was the Lilith Fair. Part sketch comedy, part improv, part modern dance. There will be wrist bands. There will be flower crowns. And one super-fan will go on a journey to save the festival with the help of iconic female rock songs and audience suggestions. Directed and co-created with Deanna Fleysher. 

The Raving Jaynes: Lilith Fair Edition

An Improvised 90s Feminist Music Festival Experience

October 15th, November 12th and December 17th, 9:30 pm

The Players Theatre: 115 MacDougal Street, New York, NY 10012

Ticket Price: $42 / Info and ticket link: www.ravingjaynes.com

“The real deal: sharp, witty, gorgeous & utterly unique.” - Erin Bomboy, Dance Enthusiast


From experimental art to experimental laughs: After suffering through the low wages and minimal recognition of the post-modern dance world, classically-trained dancers Jamie Graham and Amy Larimer became The Raving Jaynes, a dynamic duo telling entirely improvised, one-time-only stories about female-centric heroism and mischief at the intersection of dance, song and theater.

The Raving Jaynes have performed regularly in NYC over the last 10 years at The Peoples Improv Theater, Dixon Place, The Tank and Triskelion Arts. They’ve been presented at festivals throughout the US and abroad, highlights include The Out of Bounds Comedy Festival in Austin, TX; Mount Olymprov Improv Festival in Athens, Greece; IMPRO Amsterdam and La 2da Muestra Nacional de Improvisación Teatral/ImproTop in Tepic, Mexico.

Jamie Graham is a trained dancer, clown and improviser who has performed regularly with Jenny Rocha’s Painted Ladies, Third Rail Project’s Then She Fell, and Virgina Scott’s Some Clowns.

Amy Larimer is a dancer, writer, choreographer, teacher and improviser. She is an Associate Professor and the Director of the Dance Program at Lehman College.

Deanna Fleysher is a comedy artist, teacher and director. She tours the world with her award-winning hit show BUTT KAPINSKI and her popular performance workshops Naked Comedy (Fully Clothed) and Drag King Comedy.

"To call The Raving Jaynes a unique blend of dance and improvisation would be an insufficient description; for they have truly wed the two art forms into one." — Improvisation News


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