JUSTIN SAYRE is a writer and performer best known for his downtown Cabaret/Variety show The Meeting* now in it’s 8th and final season at Joe’s Pub. Justin received the 2012 Bistro Award for “Comedy Artistry” and a 2011 MAC Award nomination for Best Male Comedy Performance.
Sayre has been described by Michael Musto in the Village Voice as “Oscar Wilde meets Whoopi Goldberg,” was recently hailed as one the “Funniest People in Brooklyn” by Brooklyn Magazine and among “LA’s 16 Most Talented LGBT Comics” by Frontiers Magazine.
His benefit show, Night of a Thousand Judys, which raises money for the Ali Forney Center for Homeless LGBT youth is now in its 7th year.
Splitting his time between New York and Los Angeles, Sayre has written on the CBS sitcom “2 Broke Girls” for 3 seasons. He also appeared opposite Lisa Kudrow on HBO’s “The Comeback.” His first young adult novel, Husky, was published by Penguin Books in 2015 and a sequel will hit stands this spring.
His podcast, Sparkle and Circulate is available on iTunes.
His works for the theatre include: Love’s Refrain (La MaMa) The Boy Sonata, (Dixon Place, The Wild Project;) Rite of Water: A Life of Hart Crane (Queer Pop-Up Museum;) Justin Sayre Is Alive and Well…Writing (Ars Nova), The Click of the Lock (The Players Club.)