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The Abbey in West Hollywood Hosts New Logo Network Original Stand-Up Comedy Series Wisecrack Featuring Exclusive Performances


WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., July 27 -- Stand-up comedy fans across the entire LGBT community can now tune in to see their favorite acts in exclusive new performances when Logo debuts its original comedy series Wisecrack. Filmed exclusively for Logo at the legendary West Hollywood hot spot The Abbey Food and Bar, Wisecrack highlights the hilarity of great comedians popular within the LGBT community and beyond.

The weekly series kicks off Thursday, July 28 at 10 p.m. and continues on subsequent Thursday nights. Wisecrack’s premiere season includes six original half-hour episodes featuring full- length performances from Judy Gold, Alec Mapa, Vicki Shaw, Miss Coco Peru, Doug Holsclaw and Page Hurwitz.

The Abbey also hosts numerous charity events throughout the year, including “The Envelope Please,” its annual Oscar night benefit for APLA and “Breakfast for the Stars” for AIDS Walk Los Angeles.

Other accolades include: ZAGAT 2005/06 Guide’s “What’s Hot” and “Most Popular;” AOL CityGuide No. 1 Bar and No. 1 Gay Bar in L.A., Best of for “Best Gay and Lesbian Bar” and Los Angeles Magazine’s “Best Gay Bar to Bring a Straight Friend To,” in its annual 101 Things We Love issue. The West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce designated The Abbey “Best Restaurant in 2003,” and the WeHo Awards deemed it “Outstanding Restaurant and Bar” four years running.

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