Mike Birbiglia will be stopping at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on Sunday, July 5, for his Thank God for Jokes tour.
Birbiglia is an actor, director, and comedian from Shrewsbury, Massachusetts. He made his directorial debut with Sleepwalk with Me in 2012. Birbiglia shares stories on public radio’s This American Life regularly and has made many TV and film appearances. These include his role as Patrick in The Fault in Our Stars, Brian in HBO’s Girls, and Tom in Judd Apatow and Amy Schumer’s Trainwreck. Birbiglia will also return to his role as Danny Pearson on Netflix’s Orange is the New Black. At the American Comedy Awards, his 2013 special My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend was nominated for comedy special of the year.
Time reviews his performance by calling him a “master of the personal, embarrassing tale.” The New York Times also describes him as a “supremely enjoyable monologist.”
The show will begin at 8 p.m. Tickets are $50, $60 and $70. They can be purchased at whbpac.org or by calling the box office at 631-288-1500. Individuals under the age of 16 will not be admitted. Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center is located at 76 Main Street, Westhampton Beach.