Culture Project presents a limited Off-Broadway engagement of award-winning comedian Mike Birbiglia with his one-of-a-kind storytelling style. More…
Mike Birbiglia declares that a joke should never end with ‘I’m joking.’ In his all-new comedy, Birbiglia tiptoes through the minefield that is modern-day joke-telling. Mike learns that the same jokes that elicit laughter have the power to produce tears, rage, and a whole lot of getting yelled at. Ultimately it's a show that asks, “How far should we go for the laugh?”
See it if You welcome a bit of reality and heartbreak with your humor. Mike has an understated charm and honesty which is just unparalleled.
Don't see it if Subtle, slice of life humor is not your bag.
See it if you like well-though out comedy. Birbiglia is a different kind of comedian who brings his entire show full-circle and makes you think.
Don't see it if you don’t like narrative comedy and just want strung-together jokes. I meant here is no real reason to not want to see Birbiglia.
See it if You want a light-hearted night of fun. Mike is very engaging. Not like normal stand-up; he has an interesting through line which adds to it.
Don't see it if You are looking for a raunchy stand-up. Very PG-13 rated.
See it if you love stand-up comedy mixed with a one man show. Mike Birbiglia is a comedian who cleverly weaves seemingly cheesy jokes to make a point
Don't see it if you want a spectacle show with flashy special effects or deep intense story.
See it if you wish stand up comedy could weave inevitable laughter with unexpected, heartrending moments of insight about being human.
Don't see it if you're expecting to see a narrative play. This is stand up comedy - albeit a rare brand of stand up, but stand up nonetheless.
See it if you enjoy good comedy mixed with storytelling.
Don't see it if you are looking for a play; this is more of a stand-up comedy act with a bit of storytelling mixed in to create a semi-frame for the piece.
See it if You like stand-up, especially if you consider yourself a comedy nerd/you're into the "alternative" comedy scene
Don't see it if You dislike insider-y show business talk (he talks about hosting the Gotham awards) and if you can't take a (slightly) edgy joke or two