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November 17, 2018 7:00 PM
November 17, 2018 9:30 PM
$10 suggested donation to benefit the performers and the Bureau. No one turned away for lack of funds.
Bureau of General Services—Queer Division
November 6, 2018
Bureau of General Services—Queer Division
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208 West 13th Street, Room 210, New York, NY, 10011, United States
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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.

EXTRA is the theme for the 48th installment of TELL, guest-hosted by Melissa Rocah. Featuring Glo Butler, Maya EilamRyan Houlihan, Sammie James, and Rachel Kaly.


$10 suggested donation to support the Bureau and the performers. No one turned away for lack of funds.















Melissa Rocha is a Brooklyn based comic with a performance art background. She’s been on the scene for about three years producing her own shows and entertaining at venues such as: Club Cumming, Union Hall, Gotham Comedy Club, & Littlefield. Most recently, she’s come on as a producer & comic for Savage Comedy— a weekly show that’s been successfully running for four years. She’s currently working on her first film: How’s My Lipstick?— featuring an all women & queer people of color crew. She’s cried on stage three times this year. :) t: @melisshious ig: @melsideponytail















Glo Butler says: originally from Charleston, South Carolina. Started comedy in DC then moved to Brooklyn, NY where I reside currently. I’ve been featured on on Wendy Williams, timeout Magazines “LGBTQ POC We’re obsessed with right now.”
I currently host/ Produce 2 shows in Brooklyn, and I also have a webseries “Glo in the City”(featured on IMDb, funny or Die, and YouTube). I have performed all over the country.



Maya Eilam is ready when you are. She is a karaoke regular, facilitates freeform vocalization, and believes no sounds are out of bounds.















Ryan Houlihan is a comedian, writer, and fake ginger from New York. He’s worked on the shows Billy on the Street, Difficult People, and at Teen Vogue. You can stream his podcast “Tomorrow” if you want another loud gay person in your life.















Sammie James is a comedian and story teller from New Jersey. She is host and producer of the LGBT showcase Queerly Comedic and The Uncomfortable comedy show. Sammie performs all over the tri state area and is soon to be your favorite disabled, nerdy, butch trans woman in comedy.



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Rachel Kaly (she/they) is a queer NYC-based comedian, and writer. She is a contributing writer for ClickHole and has studied at the Annoyance Theater, Second City, and at UCB as a diversity scholar. She’s performed at all those venues, plus Joe’s Pub, iO, and Union Hall and whatever da fuk else will convince you she’s legit. She performs regularly with Ladies Who Ranch and hosts her own show, “The Ellen Show But Violent” every month. She graduated from Wesleyan University in 2017, and founded the Absurd Comedy Collective in 2016 in an effort to make more inclusive spaces for marginalized comics.
twitter: @rachel_kaly / ig: @rachel.kaly / www: