Do you remember when funny women from TV and Broadway had terrific nightclub acts with big laughs and great songs?

The Cocktail Hour: Comedienne, Actress & Singer, Kate Flannery best known as Meredith the drunk from NBC's The Office is paying homage to those great ladies of comedy and song when Broadway held a special place for funny and unforgettable females. In the '50s & '60s Broadway actresses like Carol Burnett, Barbra Streisand & Rose Marie stopped the show cold every night and they also had incredible nightclub acts with great musicians, taking audiences on a terrific ride. Join Kate as takes the audience back in time to those wonderful days.

 

 

 

Kate is more than just a former TV drunk from The Office. New York audiences might remember Kate from her critically acclaimed portrayal of Neely O'Hara in Theater a Go-Go's Valley of the Dolls at the Circle in the Square or her very funny turn as Alice in the Real Live Brady Bunch at the Village Gate. Kate also starred in Love, Loss and What I Wore at the Westside Theater. She is a former member of Chicago's famous Second City National Touring Company and she's an original member of Chicago's Annoyance Theater.

Kate has also performed along-side Jane Lynch in their anti-cabaret act Two Lost Souls at the Café Carlyle, A Swingin' Little Christmas tour, based on the Jane's billboard top 10 album featuring Kate. They have played Feinstein's, The Venetian Room, City Winery, Joes Pub, the Kennedy Center and over 30 cities with Tim Davis and the Tony Guerrero Quintet. Kate also has sung with the Ocean City Pops and sings in her original cult comedy lounge act The Lampshades, mashing up songs from the '70s & '80s in music and comedy festivals all over the country and has continued to play Hollywood monthly for more than 15 years.

In 2019 Kate starred on ABC's Dancing with the Stars and toured with the show for 3 months in early 2020. She is currently on Cartoon Network's OK O.K.! Let's Be Heroes and has a recurring role on Steven Universe. TV audiences have also seen her on American Housewife one ABC, Fox's New Girl and Brooklyn Nine Nine, the Netflix films 4th Man Out, Tenured and Elijah Woods' Cooties. Kate is also on Hulu's new teen hit, All Night