Review: Dylan Brody’s Driving Hollywood, at The PIT
Dylan Brody looks like he could be Dana Gould’s big brother. Both in life and in comedy. They’re both funnier and smarter than even the above-average stand-up comedian, still funny more than three decades after they started hitting the comedy club stages, and perhaps more appreciated by ... [Read More]
Review: Dylan Brody’s Driving Hollywood, at The PIT
Dylan Brody looks like he could be Dana Gould’s big brother. Both in life and in comedy. They’re both funnier and smarter than even the above-average stand-up comedian, still funny more than three decades after they started hitting the comedy club stages, and perhaps more appreciated by ... [Read More]
Trump era has satirist Will Durst planning for “Durst Case Scenario”
Will Durst wants me to publish this interview before the world ends. “There’s the possibility it could all end tomorrow,” Durst told me over the phone. “I mean it! Every morning we don’t wake up with a mushroom cloud is a victory.” Well, Durst told me this last we... [Read More]
John Leguizamo preps “Latin History for Morons” for Public Theater Off-Broadway run
After workshopping his newest one-man show in San Francisco and elsewhere around America, John Leguizamo is ready to return to his native New York City with “Latin History for Morons,” opening Feb. 24, 2017, for at least a two-month run at The Public Theater. Here’s the official sh... [Read More]
John Leguizamo preps “Latin History for Morons” for Public Theater Off-Broadway run
After workshopping his newest one-man show in San Francisco and elsewhere around America, John Leguizamo is ready to return to his native New York City with “Latin History for Morons,” opening Feb. 24, 2017, for at least a two-month run at The Public Theater. Here’s the official sh... [Read More]
Episode #132: Colin Quinn
Colin Quinn is the godfather of contemporary New York city comedy in more ways than one. After his first TV break as the sidekick on the 1980s MTV game show, Remote Control, Quinn helped usher other comedians onto TV as host of Caroline’s Comedy Hour on A&E, then a generation later as host... [Read More]
Review: Neal Brennan, “3 Mics”
Neal Brennan knows it's odd to give John Legend top billing as the presenting executive producer of his new show, 3 Mics, which officially opened its Off-Broadway run Thursday night at the Lynn Redgrave Theater (45 Bleecker). Brennan could poke fun at Legend with a zinger. He could tell a ... [Read More]
Review: Daniel Sloss takes “Dark” to America
Daniel Sloss opened the New York City run of his most recent one-man show, "Dark," striding onstage with two full pints. Sloss sipped from both throughout his 98-minute performance; first from the pint of beer, and then, that finished, onto the pint of water. It could be a symbolic choice. It could ... [Read More]
“Thank God For Jokes,” Mike Birbiglia’s new one-man show going Off-Broadway in February 2016
Mike Birbiglia's latest stand-up tour is headed Off-Broadway, back to the same theater at 45 Bleecker St. where Birbiglia developed Sleepwalk With Me. Mike Birbiglia: Thank God For Jokes will play Lynn Redgrave Theater, with previews beginning Feb. 2, 2016, and an official opening Feb. 11. "I'm... [Read More]