The Fifth Dentist
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The Fifth Dentist
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The Fifth Dentist NYC Reviews and Tickets

87%
(53 Ratings)
Positive
98%
Mixed
2%
Negative
0%
Members say
Entertaining, Funny, Clever, Delightful, Absorbing

About the Show

Mike King, son of Sid King, fondly reminisces on the highlights of growing up the son of a legend.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (53)

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61 Reviews | 10 Followers
90
Clever, Funny, Entertaining

See it if This is a warm-hearted, biographical comedy. The actor's reminiscences about his father are touching, and the comedy skits are funny.

Don't see it if You don't like a small venue. You don't like Jewish humor

270 Reviews | 36 Followers
84
Entertaining, Intelligent, Great writing, Funny, Clever

See it if you enjoy a humorous biographical one-man Jewish stand-up routine, based on his life growing up as the son of a strip joint owner

Don't see it if you aren't interested in small venues, off-color Jewish humor, solo performances Read more

92 Reviews | 26 Followers
83
Intelligent, Delightful, Funny, Fluffy, Entertaining

See it if You like a one man show about his real life

Don't see it if One man shows about their life

276 Reviews | 48 Followers
76
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Refreshing, Funny

See it if You like the old Jewish standup comedy. Heartwarming tribute to his father. Respectful and loving.

Don't see it if You do not like solo shows or old standup jokesters.

159 Reviews | 38 Followers
75
Nostalgic, Touching, Funny, Clever, Entertaining

See it if you'd like an entertaining combination of reminiscing, story telling and a little stand-up comedy. Not hilarious, but funny and touching.

Don't see it if you don't like one person shows or stand-up.

783 Reviews | 148 Followers
70
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. Read more

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33 Reviews | 6 Followers
87
Nostalgic,, Warm, Entertaining

See it if you like story telling and warm family memories told in an often humorous fashion

Don't see it if you are turned off by the naughty world of burlesque.

31 Reviews | 7 Followers
71
Dated, Raunchy, Quirky, Entertaining, Ambitious

See it if you like raunchy comedy & interesting true stories. Seems to be for older generations- DEF not PC. The stand-up comedy is amazing, though.

Don't see it if you're easily offended by sexism or uncomfortable with dirty talk or don't enjoy one-man shows (the actress employed is nearly superfluous.)

Critic Reviews (1)

Theatre is Easy
August 13th, 2016
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."
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