TELL 22 Nightlife 500

TELL 22: Nightlife

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TELL 22: Nightlife
March 31, 2016 7:00 PM
March 31, 2016 10:00 PM
$10 suggested donation (no one turned away for lack of funds)
Bureau of General Services—Queer Division
(646) 358-1730
March 15, 2016
Bureau of General Services—Queer Division
(646) 358-1730
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208 West 13th Street, Room 210, New York, NY, 10011, United States
TELL 22 Nightlife 500


TELL is an evening of story telling from the mouths and minds of queers in NYC hosted by Drae Campbell at the Bureau of General Services—Queer Division since February 2014.

Nightlife is the theme of the twenty-second installment of TELL. Featuring Merrie Cherry, Sarah Jenny, Foxy Squire, and Gretchen Wylder.

$10 suggested donation – no one turned away for lack of funds


Drae Campbell

Drae Campbell is a writer, actor, director, story teller, dancer, and nightlife emcee. Drae has been featured on Late Night with Conan O’Brien and on stages all over NYC. Drae’s directing work has appeared in Iceland, NYC, Budapest and in the San Francisco Fringe Festival. The short film Drae wrote and starred in with Rebecca Drysdale, YOU MOVE ME won the Audience Award for Outstanding Narrative Short at OUTFEST 2010 and has been shown in festivals globally. Drae won the grand prize at the first annual San Miguel De Allende Storytelling Festival in Mexico. She once reigned as Miss LEZ and also got dubbed “the next lezzie comedian on the block” by for her comedic stylings on the interwebs. Campbell hosts and curates a monthly queer storytelling show called TELL at BGSQD. Check her out online!



Photo by Santiago Felipe

Photo by Santiago Felipe

Merrie Cherry reigns over the Brooklyn drag community with a sweet hand. She hosts, MCs, and plans events in the popping community and beyond. The creator of the Brooklyn Nightlife Awards she was set a new meaning of what is means to be a drag queen. With no plans to stop we can expect so much more from this cherry. Stay tuned!



Jenny TELL

Sarah Jenny is a queer, princess-identified, TMI-loving high femme and co-producer of Hey Queen!, a long running and award winning mixed queer party which highlighted emerging and established LGBTQ performers and artists. Her other nightlife credentials include but are not limited to: being crowned Miss Congeniality at Murray Hill’s Miss Lez Pageant (2009), Go Magazine’s 2010 Reader’s Choice Awards winner for Best MC, Miss August in the I Heart Brooklyn Girl Calendar (2008), $pread Magazine party producer (2007-2010), guest host (Muff Muff Give, Le Bingo with Murray Hill & Linda Simpson, Will Clark’s Porno Bingo, Psychic Spring), gogo dancer, burlesque performer, MC, event producer and fundraiser in at least two of the five boroughs and for a slew of non-profits and community based organizations.

Currently, Sarah Jenny manages a non-profit marketing program at an anonymous large non-profit and co-curates the annual Everybooty party at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, now entering it’s fifth season this June.

Sarah Jenny earned a B.A. from Hampshire College cultural studies and studio art and an M.P.S. in Interactive Telecommunications Program at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts where she investigated the ways technology can be used to reduce HIV transmission and to improve the lives of those living with HIV/AIDS. In her free time she enjoys social justice projects, pre-war architecture, reading non-fiction and doting on her cats, Otto and Paloma. She resides in Ditmas Park.


Foxy Squire

After completing the burlesque class series by Deflouered Productions, Foxy Squire gathered her wits and talent to begin performing. Her first performance residence was Rivers of Honey Cabaret and she was a regular performer at Matthew Silver’s Circus of Dreams and Crimson Kitty’s Cataclysm. Her artistic skill has been shared both nationally and internationally in London (Bar Wotever), Connecticut, West Virginia, California, Rhode Island, Massachusetts (WTF Queerlesque 2), North Carolina (Heavy Rebel Weekend), Georgia (DragonCon), Virginia, Florida, Washington DC (The Weirdo Show), Philadelphia (Fierce Festival 2015), and NYC (Hypergender Burlesque and Bushwig 2015). Foxy’s first headliner performance was in May 2013 at the DC Gurly Show (Washington, DC). In 2014, she was proud to be one of the original cast for NYC’s first all female drag show, Crimson Kitty presents FAUXVASION and DC’s Chocolate City Burlesque & Cabaret. She starred as Josephine Baker in J’ai Deux Amours and finished a 3-state tour as Lana Kane in An Archer Tribute show. Her motto is EMBRACE YOUR SPECTACLE.


Gretchen TELL

Gretchen Wylder