2019 Fringe Comedy Headliner:
“One of America’s most gifted comedians..." -- Tom Geier, The Wrap
MIKE BIRBIGLIA (Writer/Performer) is a comedian, storyteller, director and actor who has performed in front of audiences worldwide, from the Sydney Opera House to Carnegie Hall. His most recent shows, My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend and Thank God for Jokes, were both filmed for Netflix. In addition to performing live, Birbiglia is an author and filmmaker who wrote, directed and starred in the films Sleepwalk With Me and Don’t Think Twice. His first book Sleepwalk With Me and Other Painfully True Stories was a New York Times bestseller and a finalist for the Thurber Prize for American Humor, and he is the author of the forthcoming book The New One: Painfully True Stories from a Reluctant Dad with poems by J. Hope Stein. As an actor, Birbiglia has appeared on “Inside Amy Schumer,” HBO’s “Girls” and “Broad City” as well as in the films Trainwreck, The Fault in Our Stars and Popstar. He plays the role of Danny Pearson on “Orange Is the New Black” and Oscar Langstratt on Showtime’s “Billions.” He is a contributor to This American Life on public radio. In 2017 Birbiglia was honored with the Kurt Vonnegut Award for humor.
- Length: 80 Minutes
- Tickets: Required
- Venue: Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
- Genre: Comedy
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