50 Shades of Gay

United States
Sun, May 24 - Thu, Dec 31 2020

Sponsorship Pitch

United States United States
#Film, Media & Entertainment  #Comedy  #Attraction

About our event

50 Shades of Gay is an Adult Variety Show that has been selling out Cabaret Theaters throughout the U.S. since 2015. The show is filled with Comedy, Music, Drag, Video Sketches, Audience Participation and Giveaways!


Attendees Demographics

Gender Distribution


Expected Audience


Sponsorship Opportunities

Our audience has been targeting large groups and one of the festivals 50 Shades of Gay has been invited back to each year, attracts over 78,000 people during the festivals run, not to mention enormous exposure for your branding during WORLD PRIDE in NYC.

• Bridal Parties
• Birthdays
• 65% Women
• 35% Men
• Age Group: 21 to 75

2019 Tour Dates

January 19 - August GA 4pm

January 19 - Augusta, GA 8pm

May 19 - Westside Comedy Club NYC

July 20 - Bally's Atlantic City, NJ

September 11 - Rochester, NY

September 12 - Rochester, NY

September 13 - Rochester, NY

September 14 - Rochester, NY

October 26 - Bally's Atlantic City

November 2 - Miami, Florida

December 14 - Atlantic City, NJ

December 31 - Atlantic City, NJ



Palm Spings, CA

Augusta, GA

Chicago, IL

Atlantic City, NJ

Miami, FL

Rochester, NY


Baltimore, MD

Many other cities to be included throughout the year





Bronze Package

Logo placement on flyers/postcards, Logo placement on website, Logo/company on social media sites. 4 Tickets to event.



Silver Package

Logo and Name mention in Programs, Logo/Company name on social media sites, Logo placement on website, Logo placement on flyers/postcards, 8 Tickets to events.



Gold Package

Logo/Company name on all social media sites, Name recognition on any radio/newspaper releases, Logo and Name mention in Programs, Logo placement on website, Logo placement on flyers/postcards, 10 Tickets to events.

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Since 2013, Ike Wrote, Produced and Starred in 10 original shows "I've Slept My Way To The Top....Twice"(2013) , "Ike Avelli Is Coming To Town" (2014) , "50 Shades of Gay" (2015), "Love On A DEAD END Street" (2016) , "I Thought I Would Be Dead By Now" (2016), "You're A Mean One, Ike Avelli" (2016) , "The Book Of Ike" (2017), "Ike Avelli's Day Off" (2018), "Dear Santa, Define Good. Love, Ike" (2018), and "Lube: A Gay-sical" (2019) in different cities and all shows were PACKED HOUSES! He co-hosted "Un-Talented Tuesday's" with Viki Villainess for a 4 week limited engagement in the spring of 2018.


"50 Shades of Gay"  was a hit in NYC during PRIDE and SOLD OUT Bally's in Atlantic City Summer 2019. It was also part of the 2017,2018 and 2019 Rochester Fringe Festival and SOLD OUT all four nights each year. The Huffington Post called it "the performance of the summer", while hailing Ike Avelli as the "mastermind of creativity".

Ike wrote his first book entitled, 'A Year In The Life Of Ike Avelli...And It Ain't Pretty", a diary of the year 2017 and was listed in the Top 20 new releases on Amazon.com.

He was nominated for the 2013/2015 Glam Award for Best Comedy Performer.
Winner of the Get Out Magazine LGBT 2014 Comedian of the Year.

Winner of the 2018 Providence Fringe Award for 50 Shades of Gay