Taxicabaret Starring Rockets Redglare at Club 57 [with Steve Buscemi]

Taxicabaret Starring Rockets Redglare at Club 57 [with Steve Buscemi]

New York: Club 57, ca. 1978. Photocopied flyer. 8 ½ x 11 in. Very good, creased from folding, small stains to verso. Item #6080

Flyer advertising downtown nightlife fixture Rockets Redglare’s weekly show at Club 57, as well as a performance by Tony Heiburg, comedy act by Dan Vitale and Veronica Veiss, and a new three act Valentine’s play titled “Cupid’s Throbbing Joke,” starring Steve Buscemi.

Rockets Redglare was a character actor, stand-up comedian, bodyguard, and performance artist best known for his small roles in independent and mainstream cinema throughout the 1980s and 1990s, most notably appearing in many of Jim Jarmusch’s films. Redglare was a regular amongst the East Village punk, performance, and arts scenes throughout the late 1970s and 1980s, with regular comedy and performance nights at Club 57 and Pyramid Club, including the advertised “Taxicabaret”, one of his most well known shows. This flyer features a photograph taken by Tom Warren.

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