Judd Apatow presents Chris Gethard's new solo comedy about depression, alcoholism, suicide, and the other funniest parts of life. Directed by Broadway's Kimberly Senior ('Disgraced'). More…
Actor, comedian, and writer Gethard holds nothing back as he dives into his experiences with mental illness, ethically questionable psychiatry, and finding hope in weird places…even northern New Jersey. From devastating lows to manic highs, 'Chris Gethard: Career Suicide' is a painfully honest journey into the mind of one of the most original comics at work today.
See it if Raw, honest. So important! Everyone should see it. Not about being entertained... and self and truth.
Don't see it if You want a traditional show or are expecting guffaw comedy.
See it if Experience the ups and downs of a person struggling with major depression while pursuing a career in comedy. Moving and insightful.
Don't see it if You prefer lighter material, or don't like solo shows.
See it if you want to see a unique stand-up comedian present a unique one-man confessional about the ups-and-downs of depression and moderate fame.
Don't see it if you're not willing to face your own demons as Gethard lays his own soul bare for you; you can't find the humor in human foibles & frailties.
See it if Sensational, humanistic, funny handling of taboo topic of personal depression. Gethard's sly, engaging persona eases discomfort level
Don't see it if If mental illness/addiction issues strikes to close to home. Still, serious yet empathic & at times hilarious tone yield upbeat results
See it if you enjoy stand-up with a plot, have interest in issues of depression, anxiety and suicide presented with self-deprecating humor
Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with public discussions of suicide & depression, don't like one person shows or hearing a comedian recount their life
See it if You enjoy one person shows and/or are interested in the topic of clinical depression and anxiety. Still is a comedy show with lots of laughs
Don't see it if If the topic of depression, anxiety and suicidal thinking is not one you want to hear about.
See it if You like standup and find quirky, nerdy personalities appealing. Chris handles his personal demons with charm and grace. It's absorbing.
Don't see it if You would find the subject matter too triggering/depressing. Not for everyone-some walked out. Some parts are uncomfortable or squirmy.
See it if you want to see serious subject matters (depression, suicidal thoughts & drug dependence) handled with humor, delicacy & compassion.
Don't see it if An autobiographical stand-up performance about the above subjects does not appeal to you, regardless of how well handled. Not for everyone.
See it if You enjoy seeing how a person with a mental illness has used his troubles to triumph through humor.
Don't see it if You just cannot bring yourself to laugh at mental illness, even when it being delivered by the sufferer.
Also Humor is the best therapy and laughter the best medicine.
See it if You want to go inside the head and heart of depression while laughing along
Don't see it if You are not ready to confront issues head on
See it if You are a fan of the stand-up/monologue/theatre genre. Like dark comedy. You enjoy and get northern New Jersey cultural references.
Don't see it if You avoid the discussion of difficult, deeply personal issues. Need action and struggle with slowly paced wordiness.
See it if You enjoy deeply personal performances told with honesty and humor. What a privilege to see this show!
Don't see it if If you are uncomfortable with depression, then you definitely must see this show to remove those fears. Everyone should see this show.
See it if you enjoy a semi-autobiographical, well-delivered, thought-provoking performance,
Don't see it if If you do not like one person shows or do not like "stand up" shows.
See it if You are able to laugh at jokes regarding personal experiences with depression and suicide attempts.
Don't see it if You are disturbed by references to alcoholism, depression and suicide, or if you don't enjoy one-man comedy shows.
See it if you're up for soul-baring insights on struggle to attain & maintain mental health related with humor and verve in intimate setting.
Don't see it if you don't like solo performance or possible interaction (if in first row) or zero set design, or need traditional play and plot resolution.
See it if Brilliant Baker exploring archetypes, myths, creation,identity as group begins work on a "project" that depends on stories we tell ourselves
Don't see it if need a linear tale that doesn't require theater participation through active listening and interpretation - this one really makes u think
See it if You like stand-up. You or someone you know suffers from depression. You want to see stand-up in a non-drinking atmosphere.
Don't see it if You have no empathy. If you believe that all a person needs to do is "snap out of it".
See it if Courageous attempt to deal with the shadow side of life. Could have been more penetrating. Bringing mental illness out of the closet worthy
Don't see it if Humor about alcoholism, depression, failed suicide attmepts don't appeal Gethard doesn't go deep enough and tries to cover too much ground.