Open run | 1h 30m | Chelsea

The Fifth Dentist

From 53 member  reviews
Members say: Entertaining, Funny, Clever, Delightful, Absorbing

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 | Open run | The PIT Loft (Chelsea)

Member Reviews (53)


Entertaining, Funny, Clever, Delightful, Absorbing
Avg Score

Refreshing, Hilarious, Entertaining

See it if You really want a laugh and a good show where the actor is both funny and compassionate about what he is doing and his life!

Don't see it if You don’t like to laugh or have an open mind

Resonant, Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if You appreciate vaudeville type shows and enjoy a good hearted life story where you can learn about someone's life and even your own.

Don't see it if You are not into comedy or offended by dentists.

Funny, Hilarious, Quirky, Entertaining

See it if You like a biographical story, the Strip Club scene, and like to laugh and be touched at the same time.

Don't see it if You don’t like one man shows.

Ambitious, Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing

See it if If you like stories you’ve never seen or heard before.

Don't see it if You have issues with dentists.

Epic, Must see, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You want an evening of fun filled entertainment and laughter. Enjoyed the show tremendously. All the way from South Africa.

Don't see it if It's a must see

Intelligent, Delightful, Hilarious, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You want a good laugh, entertainment, real life relatable situation, fun sense of humor, and miss your old man!

Don't see it if You don't want to have a good time and good entertainment after a long work day

Clever, Epic, Edgy, Entertaining, Enchanting

See it if A heartwarming story of an unusual childhood shared with humor and wisdom. Hilarious, witty, and not to be missed.

Don't see it if If you're prude.

Entertaining, Absorbing, Delightful, Great acting, Clever

See it if You are into experiencing a heartfelt, touching show... this is it. The message at the end of the show was so touching. See it to believe!

Don't see it if Don't have a heart!

Resonant, Refreshing, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if Ethnic humor

Don't see it if You are anti semetic

Funny, polished, well-conceived and loving look at a burlesque owner’s influence on his dentist son

See it if You don’t need laughing gas to enjoy the clever setups in the skilled hands of a professional comedian. My Orthodonist friend laughed often

Don't see it if You thought you were there for a cleaning. There are a few funny but salacious gags about burlesque life.

Great writing, Funny, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if I hadn't been up for much of anything since my dad passed a week prior. The story moved me while making me laugh uncontrollably! made my day

Don't see it if I can't think of a reason. This show will move you and make you laugh! What more can you ask for. I really related to the main character!

Must see, Funny, Clever

See it if I felt like the show was funny but at the same time it was very heart felt. I can relate to the main character and father's relationship!!!!

Don't see it if You should see it!

Absorbing, Hilarious, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if 10/10! Would definitely recommend this show if you want a night out for a good laugh and to be moved by the story. Hilarious and moving!

Don't see it if Don't see the show if you don't want to laugh right out of your seat!

Clever, Entertaining, Absorbing, Great acting, Funny

See it if I loved the show !!! Very funny and Dr.King portrayed his family members and experiences very vividly and with touching humor.

Don't see it if Everyone will like this show!!

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.

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

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, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing

See it if Dr Mike is very entertaining. His story is engaging and full of surprises.

Don't see it if There’s no reason not to see it.

Intelligent, Hilarious, Great staging, Great acting, Delightful

See it if It’s was great! So funny!

Don't see it if You don’t like to have fun lol

Must see, Funny, Great writing, Absorbing, Delightful

See it if Mr. King is amazing, must watch

Don't see it if If u want to miss out on something funny n real

Entertaining, Hilarious, Intelligent, Epic, Absorbing

See it if It was very a very thoughtful play.

Don't see it if You don’t want a reminder how sweet life is.

Clever, Relevant, Intelligent, Funny, Entertaining

See it if If you’d like a different Theater experience in New York that’s funny and relevant.

Don't see it if If you like big sappy broadway shows.

Great writing, Clever, Delightful, Funny, Entertaining

See it if You love family, fun and are sentimental...

Don't see it if If you don’t want an enjoyable evening out

Refreshing, Resonant, Entertaining, Enchanting, Clever

See it if You aren’t easily offended by discussion of strippers & sex. It is a heartwarming tribute to a dad whose unusual business impacted his son

Don't see it if You are easily offended!

Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You want to laugh!

Don't see it if You have no sense of humor

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 s...
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