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The Accidental Pervert

From 63 member  reviews
Members say: Funny, Raunchy, Entertaining, Hilarious, Edgy

About the show

A solo comedy show about a boy's journey into manhood following the discovery of his dad's hidden X-rated video tapes. More…

Comedian Andrew Goffman develops an addiction to pornography that continues until he meets his wife to be. Goffman shares the story of his funny romance with smut magazines, video vixens, and off-color fantasies. However, it's not all laughs in this layered show, which ends on a touching moment of redemption as he struggles to find the balance between fantasy and reality, and to gain perspective through his real-life relationships.


Member Reviews (63)

MEMBERS SAY:

Funny, Raunchy, Entertaining, Hilarious, Edgy
68
Avg Score

84
Clever, Funny, Intelligent, Quirky, Relevant

See it if You're a guy. This dude pretty much has every guy pegged. Women, if you want to understand men a little better, this gets at our core.

Don't see it if You're a prude.

6
Banal, Raunchy, Indulgent, Insipid, Excruciating

See it if your sense of humor hasn't matured since the 5th grade.

Don't see it if you have any taste at all, if you have any sense of humor at all, if you have any respect for the theatre... or yourself.

76
Funny, Intelligent, Quirky, Enchanting

See it if you like an unusual confessional about how an obsession nearly destroyed the actor's life, amiable host, serious underpinnings

Don't see it if you expect something quite substantial, don't like miniscule audience participation, want more thorough plot line

55
Raunchy, Excruciating, Insipid, Unprofessional, A one joke idea that gets old quickly.

See it if You've had a few drinks before the show. You want to see a play where you don't have to think too hard. You want a stand-up comedy routine.

Don't see it if You value good acting & writing. You dislike it when performers talk with the audience. You want a quality production.

78
Clever, Funny, Ambitious, Edgy, Raunchy

See it if You are not a prude and have an open mind. Not easily offended. It was funny to me. Edgy.

Don't see it if You are too serious and uptight.

77
Great acting, Great writing, Hilarious, Edgy, Entertaining

See it if you want a fun show, it a dingy looking theater. Subject is not for everyone..

Don't see it if you don't have a sense of humor. This is not a show for your grandma.

67
Ambitious, Edgy, Raunchy

See it if I'm all for being a master of one's domain, but, I'm not really a fan of solo shows... I saw it in a small venue, like no more than 25 seats

Don't see it if Hate sex talk, perversion, small, possibly hot, space, non-musicals, or solo shows...

69
Disappointing, Edgy, Overrated, Quirky, Raunchy

See it if you enjoy a one man show totally about sexual humor

Don't see it if you're offended by very specific sexual humor. you don't enjoy solo performances with no real script

70
Entertaining, Funny, Quirky

See it if you like unusual stand up comedy centering around sex

Don't see it if you are prudish

100
Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing, Hilarious, Edgy

See it if If you like edgy hidden family matters this is for you. Strong language . Intimate setting. Laugh out loud funny and relatable

Don't see it if If easily offended by racy language and sexual topics

72
Quirky, Raunchy, Funny, Endearing, Indulgent

See it if you enjoy lowbrow humor

Don't see it if you're a prude

30
Ambitious, Raunchy, Cliched, Quirky, Edgy

See it if you enjoy raunchy humor (i.e. Avenue Q), like intimate setting/theater, & don't expect much more than comedy.

Don't see it if you're looking for depth or if your grandparents are in town. Overall, it's just a strange, awkward (& not in a funny way) show.

68
Ambitious, Disappointing, Funny, Edgy

See it if One man show that takes you through the male development in a funny way.

Don't see it if Sex talk.

62
Funny, Quirky, Slow

See it if You like raunchy humor

Don't see it if You want something with more quality

2
Banal, Disappointing, Insipid

See it if you like to feel really awkward while watching one man perform

Don't see it if you're looking for anything intelligent; this was really painful to watch

88
Raunchy, Hilarious, Ambitious

See it if You enjoy small interactive venues, bawdy material and can suspend realty for a hour or so

Don't see it if Strong language offends you, sexually overtone offend you

93
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Hilarious, Great acting

See it if Such a delightful show! Andrew Guffman is extremely talented. Writes and stars in great play.

Don't see it if You like to judge a title by it's cover....

51
Funny, Raunchy, Original

See it if you want a humorous story off-Broadway in a small venue.

Don't see it if you don't like being uncomfortable or don't like naughty subject matter.

70
Ambitious, Funny, Original, Raunchy, Personal

See it if Enjoy raunchy humor,straight man humor who puts 100% of himself in the show.

Don't see it if If you don't like audience participation, seeing a man in his boxers or jokes about sex.

71
Clever, Entertaining, Edgy, Quirky, Original

See it if you like something light, cute and different. Quite funny at times. Not good for children

Don't see it if you get offended easily

70
Funny, Entertaining, Quirky, Raunchy, Indulgent

See it if You're looking for some lighthearted, raunchy laughs- especially if you're concerned about your own porn habits.

Don't see it if If you're overly sensitive to highly sexualized material, or if you're looking for a deeper understanding of unhealthy sexual habits.

65
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Edgy, Disappointing

See it if You're curious. It's reasonable so not much lost.

Don't see it if You're not into one man shows.

30
Banal, Cliched, Insipid, Overrated, Raunchy

See it if you are a pervert and have a high tolerance for crudity. I was duped with the high critics ratings, this was painful to watch!

Don't see it if you don't like wasting your time.

2
Banal, Dated, Disappointing, Excruciating, Indulgent

See it if you are a male chauvenist pig and only think with the "little brain".

Don't see it if if you have any taste at all. Disgusting show, bottom of the list (and I've seen a lot of shows).

70
Raunchy, Edgy, Thought-provoking, Intense, Funny

See it if You don't have problem with a man masturbating on the stage.

Don't see it if If you don't have a babysitter, & you want to bring the kid(s) along with you for a night of G-Rated theater -- This ain't that kinda show.


January 24th, 2010
"There is a serious play buried deep inside The Accidental Pervert but Andrew Goffman is content to gently sideswipe the profound points of his story and go for laughs instead. And there are plenty of laughs, although his self-deprecating comedy is fundamentally built on a single joke."
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January 26th, 2010
"The Accidental Pervert runs 90 minutes, which feels about 30 minutes too long, especially while seated on a folding chair, but Goffman is active and enthusiastic for every bit. No matter what, Goffman has to be given credit for going where few have gone before, and applying humor to a life situa...
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January 25th, 2010
"An amusing and surprisingly touching one-man show; Goffman is a fine comedian and successfully sells a quirky script with an ease and a charm that allow the play to be engaging longer than it has the right to be...The play that started out as little more than a masturbation monologue, turned int...
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January 17th, 2010
"The Accidental Pervert is the true accounting of one boy's odyssey to manhood via a childhood dominated by pornography. This show is a one-man tour de force that will have women and men laughing at the whole experience...with an ending that is realistic and full of heart. The Accidental Pervert ...
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