Can you tell the difference between a secret and a lie when it involves New York City history? This month at Caveat, New York City’s Secrets and Lies storytellers are spinning tales about “What Lies Beneath”: covert operations, secret lives, and the hidden goings on literally happening right now under the daily hustle and bustle of these streets. Four expert storytellers will dazzle you with secrets of our shining city’s past, but one of them is telling a fake story. Separate fact from fiction and you’ll be in the running to win a fantastic prize from Untapped Cities. If you are an Untapped Cities Insider you can attend this event for free! Not an Insider yet? Become a member today to join behind-the-scenes tours and special events all year round!

DATE: Thursday, February 7th Doors open at 6:30pm, Show: 7:00pm-8:30pm.

PRICE: FREE for Untapped Cities Insiders! ($12 in advance, $15 at the door for the general public)

THINGS TO KNOW: This event is mixed seated and standing room. Seats are first-come first-served. Must be 21+ to attend.

REGISTRATION: Thursday, January 24th at 12 PM EST

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Speakers Include:

  • Marie Carter (NPR, The New York Times, Huffington Post, Q.E.D. and Untapped Cities Insider!)
  • Sandi Marx (The Moth Slam Champion, Kevin Allison’s RISK!, Story Collider, HotMic with Dan Savage)
  • Ben Mirin (National Geographic Explorer, Fellow at The Explorers Club, Audubon Society)
  • Jeff Baker (Actors Equity)
  • Dan Abse (Retrocast Lab)
  • There will also be an appearance by Ben Mirin, a beatboxing ecologist who’s going to tell you all about his amazing wildlife music work

If you haven’t yet been to Caveat, it’s a beautiful underground speakeasy for intelligent nightlife serving up drinks and high-grade nerdery from experts in a wide variety of fields including storytellers, historians, comedians, scientists and science communicators, musicians, artists, and authors. You’ll leave each show a little smarter, and a little drunker.

Christa Avampato (host), an award-winning author, journalist, and passionate New Yorker, produces, casts, and hosts each show. Together with the cast, she digs up little-known secrets about New York City history that we pass by every day. You’ll be entertained and learn stories about this incredible city that will make you the most-coveted party guest in town.

See our full list of Untapped Cities Insiders Tours and our upcoming Public Tours.