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Torn Out Theater in association with Elizabeth Weitzen



A wild night of unleashed feelings, passionate rituals, and drinking your angry little heart out. Stripteases, a literal fight with the patriarchy, live music, drag, doomsday fortune tellers, and more performances! Find your happy place in our immersive carnival of purgation for this damned world: screaming pillows, a confession booth, the ultimate post-it wall, spankings, body art, and a whole lot of shaking what you've got on the dance floor. Get angry, get tipsy, let it all out, and support the arts! Damn the Man - all of 'em - Save the Arts! Tickets $40. 21+ Only. Relief & Deliverance Damn Near Guaranteed.

Date: Thursday, May 30 Time: 8-11pm Venue: Upstairs at Nublu, 151 Ave C (between 9th and 10th)

Event is 21+ only. Full cash/credit bar.

Arrive early or stay late for a drink at Nublu, our generous venue sponsor!



Included in your entry is one raffle ticket for the following:

A single-edition, framed, archival print of our gorgeous poster art by Jarid Blue[King Mallard]. Valued at $450, this piece will shine in any existing fine art collection, or start your collection in the most cathartic and amazing way. Damn the man - save the arts!

A sex toy goody bag from SHAG, including SHAG's signature "temptation" toy bag, unisex Lelo toy, full size bottle of Lelo lube, massage candle, gift card, and more. Retail value $295.


Also available for purchase:

CATHARSIS KITS Don't let the catharsis stop. Get everything you need to let it all out at home, too. Seed bombs, noise makers, coloring supplies, vegan chocolate, and a pillowcase so you know which one is your screaming pillow. Limited edition throat chakra opening herbal lollipops from our generous sponsor Pandora's Pops! Plus, an additional raffle ticket for our Jarid Blue print, so you feel extra lucky. You need this. $7 off in advance, limited number of kits available day-of.

Cannot make the event and want in on some catharsis? Support the arts from home by purchasing a Catharsis Kit, and we'll hand-deliver it to your home or office! Local delivery in greater NYC area only, excludes raffle tickets. After purchase, email to arrange delivery.

THE ULTIMATE CATHARSIS Strictly limited edition opportunity to see your cathartic fantasy played out on stage. Whatever the theme, however bizarre or intricate, whoever the object of your frustrations, we'll give your idea theatrical life in a fully rehearsed scene, performed by Torn Out Theater's actors for the whole audience to see. Limit 3 total. We reserve the right to interpret your idea with artistic license in whatever way our performing artists see fit. What's the point of living in this outrageous city if you can't have professional performers present your innermost thoughts onstage for a room full of people, all at your behest?


Please note that the space is not wheelchair accessible. For accommodations and other questions about accessibility, please email

CatharsisFest is a vegan event. All attractions, kit contents, and performances were created without the use of animal ingredients. NuBlu is not a vegan venue, but the bar has loads of vegan drink options. For more information email



JARID BLUE: The poster art is a photograph of a model in a light bath, with no filters or retouching. To take your own dip in a light bath, contact Jarid Blue[King Mallard] at

NUBLU is a music venue that mixes improvisational jazz with African, South American, Caribbean, Electronic and dance sounds.

PANDORA'S POPS are magical plant essence lollipops, sparking memorable experiences. We celebrate nature, wonder and intuitive wisdom. Our specialties are Aphrodisiac Pops and Calming Pops, both powered by herbs and essential oils. They delight your tongue with fresh, carefully-sourced ingredients. All our candies are organic, handcrafted, vegan and free of corn syrup, artificial flavorings & colorings, gluten & GMOs. More information and flavors available at

SHAG has been keeping Brooklyn sexy since 2009. Founders Samantha and Ashley have carefully curated the boutique with sexy accouterments to satisfy every kind of gift giver and lover. From bath & body products, to lingerie and sexy toys for girls & boys, we have it all. SHAG is a retail store, fine art gallery, and event space that unites sex and art. All of our merchandise has one common theme Making People Feel Sexy!

Venue: Nublu Studio 151

151 Ave C Map