New York | 1h 30m | Ends Jun 19

The Fifth Dentist

From 1 critic and 7 member reviews
Members say: Funny, Clever, Entertaining, Quirky, Thought-provoking

About the show

A love letter to his late father, the owner of "Sid King's Crazy Horse Bar", Mike King reminisces about his life in dentistry, stand-up comedy, and growing up as the son of the infamous Sid King, "The Sultan of Striptease". More…

Mike's story is truly a heart-warming, comic tribute to his father. Mike has built his pediatric dental practice in an unusual manner as he incorporates comedy into his dental office in order to relax the children. Kid’s jokes and magic tricks are all part of his treatment. As a standup comedian, Mike has appeared on Comedy Central, America’s Funniest Home Videos, Evening at the Improv, and opened many times for Ray Romano. He also created the award winning web-series “My Friends Think I’m Funny," and recently completed his first children’s book, “Flossopher and The Brushing Trees.”

1h 30m | Ends Jun 19 | The PIT Loft (Chelsea)

Theatre is Easy

for a previous production "This chronological autobiography is interspersed with King’s stand-up routines at various venues on the 1980s New York circuit. King has clearly developed his set over the decades; these segments got the loudest guffaws of the night...Ultimately, the show's regressive gendered and racial views struck me as problematic, with several cringingly offensive moments. However what comes across throughout is King’s profound and sincere love for his father." Full Review

Clever, Quirky, Slow, Some parts funny, Story telling

See it if mix of little comedy and story telling of growing up with your father owning and running a strip club.

Don't see it if If you looking for a base comedy show.

Also Stories were funny and very interested. Told of his early performing i... Read more Read less

Absorbing, Edgy, Thought-provoking

See it if You like a good story line and mystery

Don't see it if You only like a lot of music in your shows

Funny, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Great writing, Clever

See it if You enjoy quick witted banter and well organized,thoughtful stories. Mike says what everyone is thinking- out loud! Very accomplished!

Don't see it if You are looking for slapstick comedy. This show tells more of a story with fun anecdotes and humor.

Clever, Funny, Hilarious, Must see, Entertaining

See it if You like stand-up comedy! Sid King was a legend in Denver, people still talk about him to this day. Mike does a great job - a moving story!

Don't see it if You're a prude...Mike tells his (true) life story of growing up with parents who owned a strip club.

Funny, Ambitious, Entertaining, Clever

See it if you enjoy a semi-one man show that is humorous, sensitive, autobiographical and a little raunchy, but not offensive.

Don't see it if You are not into one man/one woman shows, not interested in learning about someone's life, cannot handle intimacy or light raunchiness.

Also Dr. Michael King takes you on a journey of his life growing up and exp... Read more Read less

For a previous production
Disappointing, Funny, Great writing, Quirky

See it if You are interested in a mix of comedy and immersive story telling of someone who grew up as a son of a strip club owner

Don't see it if If you like shows to be fully organized or enjoy a big theater space

For a previous production
Funny, Delightful, Entertaining, Clever, Enchanting

See it if Anyone who wants to laugh and loved their father. It's standup comedy with a great story.

Don't see it if If you are prudish. After all, It's about a father who owned a strip joint. It's not lewd but colorful

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