Following a sold-out off-Broadway run, acclaimed comedian and storyteller Mike Birbiglia ("Thank God For Jokes," "My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend") brings his new solo show to Broadway. More…
In 2008, Nathan Lane introduced New York City theatergoers to Mike Birbiglia by presenting Birbiglia’s solo theater debut, "Sleepwalk with Me," which went on to be adapted into a New York Times bestselling book and Sundance Award-winning feature film of the same name.
See it if You are a fan of Birbiglia and enjoy stand up comedy. If you are straight & married w/ children you will prob find much to identify with.
Don't see it if I don't think I was the target demographic for this show as I didn't find it all that funny and barely laughed. Audience seemed to enjoy it.
See it if If you like comedy about one man's life. The show is based on his life. Confessional way he goes about oy t is fun.
Don't see it if If you want a serious play or subject. If you prefer a musical.
See it if u want to see what Birbiglia does best: tell funny, relatable, self-deprecating, inoffensive, insightful stories, this time about fatherhood
Don't see it if you have any illusions that this is a Bway play or anything more than a one-man stand-up routine; you can't relate to coupling & parenthood.
See it if you want to see a superb stand-up comedy routine about how the process of having a kid can be totally human & totally alien at the same time
Don't see it if you want something more dramatic than stand-up comedy, even superb stand-up comedy.
See it if you are a fan of stand-up generally and/or Mike Birbiglia specifically.
Don't see it if you're expecting a play. It's a story being told, and being told well, but not in the traditional conventions of theater.
See it if Observational intelligent shedding of singles skins on a path to parenting. Self-deprecating & intelligent views of his new passage to papa.
Don't see it if Downtown small-house transfer to big-time uptown debut doesn't dwarf his talents, but little here to deter his inevitable decline to TV ads.
Also Seventy minutes of quirky delivery with a surprise set change.
See it if you swore off having children and need validation for your decision. Birbiglia tells his personal story, which is both funny and sweet.
Don't see it if you’d like to see a traditional play. This is an 80-minute standup set.
See it if you enjoy a very funny and witty one man show. Birbiglia is very smooth and really holds the audience's attention.
Don't see it if you do not like one person shows, comedy that includes some r rated subjects.
See it if you want to laugh and forget the world of politics and dissent. Birbiglia is likeable, self effacing & low key, the guy next door; fun.
Don't see it if you're looking for the standard play, this is stand up comedy on Broadway; you're not interested in personal experiences/marriage/kids.
See it if you like Birbiglia's understated thoughtful style in a one man show.
Don't see it if you don't want to listen to one guy talk about kids and marriage for 80 minutes.
See it if you like stand-up comedy with the main topic being about the road to fatherhood.
Don't see it if you're looking for something more theatrical. It's really just a stand-up show with minimal staging.
See it if you like brilliant, funny story telling.Birbiglia is sweet, charming,&hilarious as he recounts his path to fatherhood.Absolutely delightful
Don't see it if you are a sour puss!Seriously this is a fun show with something to say.It entertains and touches.Birbiglia is a gem.
See it if You are a parent, or are thinking of becoming one, or if you like stand-up, stories told in comedic style, or you are a Mike Birbiglia fan.
Don't see it if You do not like one-man shows or do not particularly enjoy comedies.
See it if Anyone who has read my reviews knows I have no sense of humor. This show was quietly poignant, and laugh out loud funny.
Don't see it if You want crazy voices, frenetic one man production. This is one man, quiet stage, with insight, irony and a raucous audience having fun.
See it if you enjoy a stand-up comic like performance. One man show is more than enough. Loads of laughs, he's like a young Steve Martin
Don't see it if edgy humor doesn't appeal to you
See it if a funny and insightful show by and intelligent stand up, this is it.
Don't see it if you don't like stand ups or laughing out loud.
Also If you like Steven Wright, you'll love this guy.
See it if You like great comedic storytelling that is both funny and poignant. The writing is clever and the delivery is spot on.
Don't see it if You don’t like one man shows. Also, it’s definitely not for young children.
See it if You enjoy Mike Birbiglia, Chris Gethard, or similar comedians. You enjoy "soft" comedy that is well structured.
Don't see it if You want pure stand-up (this leans a bit more towards one-man-show much like My GF's BF did).
See it if I was unfamiliar w/ Mike Birbiglia, went along reluctantly. I LOVED him. He is low key, insightful, truly humorous. His presence is great
Don't see it if I loved the first 2/3 of the show, but he began talking about birth of his daughter I felt the entire mood changed to sad and angry.
See it if GO! You love MB and his stories about life. You like laughing. You think sort of goofy and tired-seeming can be hilarious.
Don't see it if You're trying to convince your husband that you should have kids.
See it if you love a good story because this guy is a GREAT storyteller who will blow your socks off with humor and honesty like never before. BELIEVE
Don't see it if you are just UNABLE to find the humor in the absurdity of life. You won't be able to appreciate this guys' life wisdom!