In celebration of PRIDE month and in partnership with Westport Pride, join us for an evening of music, performing arts and comedy spotlighting the talent of our LGBTQ+ community and hosted by comedienne and activist Mina Hartong!
Doors at 6:15pm for a Meet + Mingle
(Cocktails and mingling with local organizations serving the LGBTQ+ community)
7 pm - Showtime!
This is a FREE in-person event. To register, please click here.
Originally from Fairfield County, award winning comedienne Mina Hartong (Ladies of Laughter National Finalist, Curve Magazine- One of America’s Funniest Women) has been performing and touring for over twenty years. Favorite shows include Don’t Tell Mama’s, Cipriani’s, Provincetown, and the Montreal Fringe Festival. Mina also Emcees galas and fundraisers and produces her own comedy show Lez Out Loud. When she is not on stage, Mina enjoys teaching Acting and Stand up Comedy and developing new comics. She taught at Regional Center for the Arts in Trumbull, CT. Recent appearances include The Triad Theater in New York City.
Founded by Westport resident Brian McGunagle, Westport Pride comprises a cross-section of our community’s LGBTQ+ residents and allies. Our goal is to create an affirming culture in Westport that supports the full LGBTQ+ community and serves as a beacon to all. Our core values are focused on creating a welcoming and connected community; increasing visibility of LGBTQ+ residents, issues, and concerns; improving understanding through education and intersectionality; supporting, mentoring, and inspiring our future leaders; inspiring advocates into action; and sharing our pride, culture and accomplishments. Our fiscal sponsor is Positive Directions.
Staples High School Pride Coalition