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 Tuesday April 2, 2013

Happy Tuesday Trivia! 


Its Tuesday, we have theatre tickets to give away, and that means its time for some hard core April Trivia! And what a better way to start off April's Trivia than with a rock hard Tuesday giveaway like two tickets to the new rock musical, F#%KING UP EVERYTHING! The new rock comedy that will leave you with a "heart on" for days! Scroll down to see how to win your tickets. 


Also last night's Speed Dating for Gay Professionals was Sold Out (as it always is). Don't worry - we have just added a  brand spanking new Gay Professionals Speed Dating night on Tuesday, April 23rd. Sign up now before its fills up as well. We want you to have that hot date... or three, in time for the summer. See below for more information.  


We are one week away from our big Anniversary Party and Times Square Social.  You better be there.  No you dont need to bring a gift - just yourself.


Have a great Tuesday and hope to see you soon! 


All the best,


Hugh, Kaolin, and TheMenEvent Team 


Tuesday Trivia -

It's time for our TUESDAY TRIVIA CONTEST where you could win two tickets to the new rock musical
Enter by midnight tonight
F#%KING UP EVERYTHING is a rock musical comedy with bongs, thongs and indie rock songs. It's also an old-fashioned boy-meets-girl love story. When these Brooklyn hipsters aren't true to who they are, they ruin everything. Especially children's puppeteer Christian Schwartzelberg, when he meets singer-songwriter Juliana, the girl of his dreams. Featuring a young cast of Broadway's rising stars including Max Crumm (Grease), Jason Gotay (Bring It On), George Salazar (Godspell), and Dawn Cantwell (NYMF's Next Broadway Sensation), a score that rocks the house, and an award winning book by David Eric Davis and Sam Forman. F#%KING UP EVERYTHING will keep you on the edge of your seat and leave you with a "heart on" for days on end.

SO - for your chance to win 2 tickets to F#%KING UP EVERYTHING , go to our Facebook Page to view the Trivia Question and you could be a winner. (Please note: you MUST "LIKE" TheMenEvent Facebook page for your contest entry to be valid. Entries emailed as responses to this newsletter will NOT be considered valid. Instructions on how to enter the contest are listed on Facebook).
Hurry, contest ends at midnight tonight!
Tues 4/23 - Gay Speed Dating for Professionals
6:30pm checkin / 7:00pm (prompt) start
Registration: $25
Two Groups: ages 23 -37 and ages 38 - 52
If you are a Gay Professional looking to find love, then look no further. You may meet the future love of your life, make a great new friend, or even meet a future business partner!
Early Bird Sale: Order before midnight 4/16 & save $5. Use Code "early" Not valid on prior sales or in combination with other offers 

 Win Tickets to KINKY BOOTS now playing on Broadway!
Sponsored by brings you the best discounts to the best shows on and off Broadway.  They are bringing you a great contest where you can win tickets to see the newest musical on Broadway! From Grammy� Award-winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper and four-time Tony Award� winner Harvey Fierstein comes the exhilarating new musical Kinky Boots, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell.. To enter, go to
Parties and Special Events
THIS Sun 4/7 Noon-  Free Panel Discussion "THE ABCs OF PRODUCING OFF-BROADWAY"


 The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing firms, will hold another in its series of seminars focused on the culture, business and history of Off Broadway next Sunday, April 7th. The seminar, titled "ABCs of Producing Off Broadway" will feature Laura Cronin, General Manager from Brierpatch Productions (The Two Character Play, Triassic Parq), producer Jeremy Handelman (F#%king Up Everything, White's Lies, The King's Speech) and theatrical attorney Peter Breger (Freud's Last Session, Forbidden Broadway, The Fantasticks, Cougar the Musical). John Capo, President of John Capo Public Relations, will moderate the discussion.


"ABCs of Producing Off Broadway" will be held at The Snapple Theater Center's Jerry Orbach Theater. Doors will open at 11:30am for complimentary coffee and bagels. The panel will take place from Noon - 1:30pm with additional time allotted afterward for conversation with fellow attendees. The Snapple Theater Center is located at 210 West 50th Street (at Broadway). Admission for the seminar is free, however reservations are a must. To RSVP for the event, visit

before April 6th.

Attendees are encouraged to pre-submit questions for the panelists when they submit their reservations. Questions will be asked live at the seminar.
Our Monthly HIT Gay Networking Party

The Hudson Bond, 215 W 40 St (bet 7th/8th)


Presented by TheMenEvent and Edge Networks


* No Cover

* Gift bags for the first 50 to check in!

* Free Appetizers from 6-7pm

* Networking Bingo - Meet other attendees, and collect business cards to win BIG prizes including tickets to fabulous Broadway and Off Broadway shows (tba)

* Hundreds of Amazing Attendees

* More!


April is our Anniversary month, and we thrilled to bring you to a brand new venue in Times Square. Expect to meet lots of other gay professionals (or professional gays - wink), make new friendships, win stuff, and enjoy drink specials! Everyone wears a name tag, but instead of putting your name, you put your occupation (cuz it's a networking party, silly). they are also color-coded so you know who is single (in case that is on your agenda). Reguarly attended by hundreds of great guys, this is the one monthly event you dare not miss. 



Fri 4/26 6-9pm: GUERRILLA GAY BAR   
Target: A douchy Frat Boy Bar in MURRAY HILL. Hint:  It has beer pong. Love it!
GGB NY is our monthly FUN field trip where we take over a straight bar (but dont tell them that we are coming). We all wear the same color (RED) so the others realize that a movement has arrived.  It is non confrontational activism with cocktails!
Register now to get the details of our destination 
Tue 4/30: Live Out Loud's 12th Annual Young Trailblazers Gala


Come out and support Live Out Loud's mission to connect LGBTQ youth with role models at the 12th Annual Young Trailblazers Gala! On April 30 at the TimesCenter in NYC, Live Out Loud will honor actor/playwright Charles Busch, Oscar-nominated filmmaker David France, and NY's first openly gay Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney for their inspiring leadership in the LGBT community.

The evening will be hosted by special guest Jordan Roth, President of Jujamcyn Theaters! Live Out Loud will also award five college scholarships of $5,000 to LGBT high school seniors who exhibit remarkable leadership in their communities. Don't miss this inspiring evening! Click here to get your ticket today!

A Word From Our Sponsor
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Don't miss your chance to see
Michael Urie (TV's "Ugly Betty" and "Partners") in BUYER & CELLAR, a hilarious new play by Jonathan Tolins (Co-Producer of TV's "Partners" and "Queer As Folk") at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater! BUYER & CELLAR is an outrageous comedy about the price of fame, the cost of things, and the oddest of odd jobs. In BUYER & CELLAR, Alex More (Urie) has a story to tell.  A struggling actor in L.A., Alex takes a job working in the Malibu basement of a beloved megastar.  One day, the Lady Herself comes downstairs to play.  It feels like real bonding in the basement, but will their relationship ever make it upstairs? The show runs at Rattlestick thru May 4. Tickets are available at or by calling OvationTix at 866-811-4111
Gay Nights at the Theatre



Boys Night package includes a complimentary drink at the pre-show reception (6:30-7:30pm) at Boxers HK, and a discounted ticket to the 8pm performance:
Tickets as low as $45!

Select Orch & Front Mezz @ $85
Select Rear Mezz @ $65
Rear Mezz rows G - H @ $45


ONLINE: Click here or visit and use code VSBYSNT417
PHONE: Call 212-947-8844 and mention code VSBYSNT417
IN PERSON: Bring this offer to the Golden Theatre box office, 252 W 45th St (Note this box office is green, and you can show the offer on a smart phone and get the discount. You do not need to print out this offer to receive the discount)
 *To get your drink ticket valid for one complimentary beer, wine, soda or well cocktail, Just show your theatre ticket to Hugh or Kaolin at the door of Boxers HK (50th and 9th).  You must purchase your ticket using the code above.

 Tony� and Academy Award� nominee Sigourney Weaver, Tony and Emmy� Award winner David Hyde Pierce and Obie, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominee Kristine Neilsen star in VANYA and SONIA and MASHA and SPIKE, the irresistible new comedy by Christopher Durang that's come to Broadway direct from sold-out, smash-hit engagements at McCarter Theatre Center and Lincoln Center Theater. Nicholas Martin directs.  Vanya (Pierce) and his sister Sonia (Kristine Nielsen) live a quiet life in the Pennsylvania farmhouse where they grew up. But their sister Masha (Weaver) escaped many years ago... and became a famous movie star! When Masha returns unannounced with her twenty-something boy toy, Spike (Billy Magnussen), so begins an unforgettable weekend of rivalry, regret and generally hilarious racket. By the end of their impromptu family reunion, this lovable bunch won't ever be the same!  


Thurs 4/4, 4/18, 4/25 - Boys Night at SLEEPING ROUGH

Boys Night Offer:

$25 ticket which includes a drink ticket for beer or wine    

The Wild Projec, 195 E 3rd  St

(Bet Avenue A & B)



Visit and use code PAGE73LGBT or call 866.811.4111 and mention code PAGE73LGBT


It's December 2008, and an American woman flees to London despite the pleas of her daughter and ex-husband. Unable to forgive her country for a grave offense, she seeks refuge in the city of her youth. As America broadcasts news of financial crisis and political change, a fractured family roams the London streets trying to understand what sparked a fatal decision.Kara Manning's Sleeping Rough is the most recent world premiere by Page 73 Productions, the company responsible for the first New York productions of such playwrights as Dan LeFranc, Samuel D. Hunter, and 2012 Pulitzer Prize-winner Quiara Alegr�a Hudes.


For more information, and restrictions visit:

Gay Speed Dating
Go on 8 short dates in one night! Each date lasts 6 to 8 minutes and is a really fun, quick and easy way for gay men to meet each other.  
Tue 4/16-Gay Speed Dating "Younger for Mature"
Registration Cost: $25 (ages 35 and under), $30 (ages 38 and over)
Location: Gossip, 733 9th Ave, 733 9th Ave at 50th St
6:30pm checkin / 7:00pm (prompt) start
To Register, visit:
Are you a young gay man who always has the hots for the silver fox? Are you 35 and under and yearn to date a handsome mature man? Is it the suit that turns you on? Maybe the nights on the town away from the other club kids and instead painting the town red with an older established MAN? If you connect with men outside your age range, this is the event for YOU!
Early Bird Sale: (for ages 35 and under) Order before midnight 4/9 & save $5. Use Code "early" Not valid on prior sales or in combination with other offers
Tues 4/23 - Gay Speed Dating for Professionals
6:30pm checkin / 7:00pm (prompt) start
Registration: $25
Two Groups: ages 23 -37 and ages 38 - 52
If you are a Gay Professional looking to find love, then look no further. You may meet the future love of your life, make a great new friend, or even meet a future business partner!
Early Bird Sale: Order before midnight 4/16 & save $5. Use Code "early" Not valid on prior sales or in combination with other offers
Mon 5/6- Gay Speed Dating for Bears & Scruff Lovers

Registration Cost: $25
Location: Gossip, 733 9th Ave
Two Groups: ages 23 - 38 and ages 39 - 55
Time: 6:30pm checkin / 7:00pm (prompt) start

To Register, visit:  

If you're a bear, cub, wolf, otter, or lover of all things scruffy, come participate in our gay speed dating event!
Early Bird Sale: Order before midnight 4/29 & save $5. Use Code "early" Not valid on prior sales or in combination with other offers
Tues 5/21 Gay Speed Dating for Sci-Fi Lovers
Registration Cost: $25  
Location: Gossip, 733 9th Ave at 50th St 
Time: 6:30pm checkin / 7pm (prompt) start 
If you are Gay and LOVE Science Fiction (whether it me Star Trek, comic books, Deep Space 9, Alien, or The Great Gazo from The Flintstones, and looking to find love then look no further. You may meet the future love of your life, make a great new friend, or even meet a future business partner! This event caters to New York City's most eligible bachelor science fiction lovers.  
Early Bird Sale: Order before midnight 5/14 & save $5. Use Code "early" Not valid on prior sales or in combination with other offers
Gay Nights at 54 Below
Special Offer: Discounted Admission plus a FREE drink!     

  To learn more about these great offers, click here!  


Scheduled Events
New of the Day
Parties & Events
54 Below
Gay Theatre Nights
Gay Speed Dating
54 Below
Broadway Discounts from our sister company 
ANN only $55

ANNIE only $49


THE BIG KNIFE only $42


KINKY BOOTS only $57.50

MACBETH only $65

MOTOWN as low as $69

THE NANCE only $69

NEWSIES only $89

NICE WORK... only as $69

ONCE only $69.50

ORPHANS only $57

PHANTOM only $45

PIPPIN only $49

SPIDERMAN only $89



VANYA and SONIA and MASHA and SPIKE only $45

Special Broadway Discount
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
By Christopher Durang
Golden Theatre, 252 W 45 St 
Save up to $42!
(reg. $62-$132) expires 6/30
MON - FRI: $45 - $85 
SAT - SUN: $55 - $95 
Visit and use code VSBWYIN225
Click here for full details/restrictions


Tony� and Academy Award� nominee Sigourney WeaverTony and Emmy� Award winner David Hyde Pierce and Obie, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominee Kristine Neilsen star in VANYA and SONIA and MASHA and SPIKE, the irresistible new comedy by Christopher Durang that's come to Broadway direct from sold-out, smash-hit engagements at McCarter Theatre Center and Lincoln Center Theater. Nicholas Martin directs.



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Time for a cozy getaway?  Relax in front of a roaring fireplace! This vacation home is the superb getaway, perfectly located near the best of the Catskills, on Swinging Bridge Lake with great views of the water, sunset and eagles. Relax in a 3br/2.5ba home with 2 outdoor decks and a screened-in 3 season lanai (nick-named 'The Sky Light Lounge' termed for the 2 skylights and mirror ball). Spend evenings on the decks or in our open living room enjoying an awesome sunset and water views. Weekend or weekly rates available.

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The Sexual Ethicist

Mon Apr 1st, 7:30pm

The OUT NYC, 510 W 42 St.

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Psychotherapist and writer Robert Levithan hosts this gay-friendly live-format talk show about sex, sexuality and relationships. Experts on various topics join for each edition.


Scott Ewalt: "Back in the Night"

Every Wed-Sun to April 14th at 7pm

Participant Inc., 253 E Houston St


Local artist and nightlife fixture Scott Ewalt crafted this installation - inspired by pregentrified Times Square - filled with paintings, sculpture, found objects and more, all designed to take you back to the heart of NYC before the Giuliani years.

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