In Mike Birbiglia’s My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend, Mike shares a lifetime of romantic blunders and miscues that most adults would spend a lifetime trying to forget. On this painfully honest journey, Mike struggles to find reason in an area where it may be impossible to find—love.
Mike Birbiglia is a comedian, writer and actor best known for his award-winning off-Broadway hits Sleepwalk with Me (2008), and My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend (2011) which won the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Solo Performance; it was also nominated for a Drama Desk Award and an Outer Critics Circle Award.
Birbiglia has emerged as US stand up comedy’s preeminent storyteller. He has starred in three Comedy Central Specials, released two hit CDs for Comedy Central Records, Two Drink Mike and My Secret Public Journal Live, which was named one of the “Best Comedy Albums of the Decade” by The Onion AV Club. Birbiglia has also made regular appearances on Public Radio International’s This American Life.
In 2011, Birbiglia directed and starred in a feature film adaptation of Sleepwalk With Me, which premiered in January at the Sundance Film Festival, winning the NEXT Audience Award.
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‘Beautifully observed and deftly delivered… We love you, Mike.’ ★★★★ Evening Standard
London will actively be asking for his return.’ ★★★★ Independent
‘Genuinely heartrending and laugh out loud.’
★★★★ Time Out New York
New York Times
‘The finale is possibly the best 15-minute stretch of playwriting all season’
‘His compelling wit finds poetry and poignancy.’
★★★★ Sydney Morning Herald
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