North Coast Repertory Theatre presents Jake Broder's show about Lord Buckley, one of the most influential comedians of the 20th century. More…
Following runs in London and Los Angeles, Jake Broder returns to NYC with his salute to counterculture icon Lord Buckley. The largely forgotten comedian of the 1940s and '50s reportedly inspired many entertainers including Robin Williams, Johnny Depp, Whoopi Goldberg, George Carlin, Richard Pryor, Lenny Bruce, and Bob Dylan. In 'His Royal Hipness Lord Buckley,' Broder and his jazz trio recreate a Buckley performance in a swirling mix of comedy, bebop, and cabaret.
See it if Best if you leave after first half ( which I liked)-- rapidly downhill after that. Annoying overuse of supposed hipster rap
Don't see it if Thought it would give any idea of Buckley or his material.
See it if You'd like to see a legendary 50s hipster time-travel to 2016, and weigh in on Trump and more.
Don't see it if You're not already intrigued, if not fascinated, by the original pre-Billyburg hipster era.