1981-12-05

JUSTIN ELIZABETH SAYRE is a playwright and performer who Michael Musto called, “Oscar Wilde meets Whoopi Goldberg.” Sayre is a fixture of the Downtown Cabaret Scene in New York, first with their long-running monthly show, The Meeting of The International Order of Sodomites, (Bistro Award-winning & 2 MAC nominations), and now with new shows at Joe’s Pub/The Public Theatre like Peaches, Eggplants, and Tears & The gAyBC’s, a five-part series on which his book is based.

As a playwright, Sayre’s work has appeared at Dixon Place, The Wild Project, The Celebration Theatre, Dynasty Typewriter, and La MaMa Experimental Theatre. Most recently with the 12-part-epic Ravenswood Manor, a Camp-Horror-Soap-Opera, called “a sharply written and well-acted exemplar of the horror-comedy genre,” by the LA Times. The project is currently being developed with Sony Television. 

Sayre also hosted and wrote, Night of a Thousand Judys, a benefit honoring the legacy of Judy Garland and raising money for The Ali Forney Center for Homeless LGBT Youth in New York. Sayre has written a series of YA Novels, Husky, Pretty, and Mean, released by Penguin Books. 

Sayre also writes for Television, working with Michael Patrick King on his Hit CBS comedy, 2 Broke Girls and most recently on Fox’s The Cool KidsSayre appeared on HBO’s The Comeback with Lisa Kudrow. They live in a world in a world of their own and they have been blocked by Meghain McCain on Twitter.