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Mike Birbiglia: The New One$45.50
Mike Birbiglia is a comedian and storyteller who has performed in front of audiences worldwide, from the Sydney Opera House to Carnegie Hall. His most recent shows, My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend and Thank God for Jokes, were both filmed for Netflix. Birbiglia has released four albums for Comedy Central Records, including My Secret Public Journal Live, which was named one of the “Best Comedy Albums of the Decade” by The Onion AV Club. In addition to performing live, Birbiglia is an author and filmmaker who wrote, directed, and starred in the acclaimed films Sleepwalk with Me and Don’t Think Twice. His book, Sleepwalk With Me and Other Painfully True Stories, was a New York Times bestseller and a finalist for the Thurber Prize For American Humor. As an actor, Birbiglia has appeared on Orange is the New Black, Inside Amy Schumer, and Girls as well as in the films Trainwreck, The Fault in Our Stars, and Popstar. Birbiglia currently lives in Brooklyn with his wife Jen.
Neil Genzlinger of The New York Times called award-winning comedian Mike Birbiglia’s recent show Thank God For Jokes “the best night I’ve spent in a theater in a very long time.” In The New One Birbiglia approaches an entirely new subject in a new way with the same heart and humor we’ve come to expect. Do not miss The New One, it may be the best one.
Montreal, Tuesday, December 5, 2017 – Just For Laughs is thrilled to announce that for the first time comedian and storyteller Mike Birbiglia, as well as podcasters Jake Hurwitz and Amir Blumenfeld of the advice podcast If I Were You, will be coming to Calgary’s MacEwan Hall. As a follow up to his hit shows and Netflix specials, My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend and Thank God for Jokes Birbiglia will be bringing his new show The New One to the Calgary audience on Saturday, March 10 at MacEwan Hall. Tickets are $45.50 (taxes included + facility & service charges). Earlier in the week, former College Humor writers Jake and Amir will record their popular podcast live at MacEwan Hall on March 7. Tickets are $29.50 (taxes included plus facility & service charges) and there is a limited amount of VIP tickets at $50 (taxes included plus facility & service charges) which will include one premium ticket and one Meet & Greet with Jake and Amir. Tickets for both shows go on sale Friday, December 8th at 10:00 am.