Mike Birbiglia’s got stories.
The popular comedian is known for weaving narratives into his act to create moving one-man shows about marriage, fatherhood, aging and everything in between.
Now, he’s on the road either a) testing new jokes or b) refining his “Old Man And The Pool” material for its West End run in London set for late August.
All we know is the best way to find out is live.
And you can — especially if you’re in New York or New Jersey.
At the time of publication, the lowest price we could find on tickets to the New York and New Jersey shows was $74 before fees on Vivid Seats.
All shows are for ages 16 and up.
Looking for a little more information before committing to last-minute tickets?
We get it.
Thankfully, we’ve got all the information you’re looking for and more below.
All prices are subject to fluctuation.
Mike Birbiglia 2023 tour schedule
A complete calendar including tour dates, venues and links to the cheapest tickets available can be found here:
|Mike Birbiglia 2023 tour dates||Ticket prices|
|July 22 at Governor’s Comedy Club in Levittown, NY||$92|
|Aug. 3 at the Stress Factory in New Brunswick, NJ||$79|
|Aug. 5 at the Stress Factory in New Brunswick, NJ||$74|
(Note: The New York Post confirmed all above prices at the publication time. All prices are in US dollars, subject to fluctuation and include additional fees at checkout.)
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How to watch Mike Birbiglia’s specials
If you’d like to do your homework and catch up on all of Birbiglia’s specials before heading out to see him live, you can find his four specials on Netflix.
We’ve laid out how you can do so below.
“My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend” (2011)
“Thank God For Jokes” (2017)
“The New One” (2019)
Mike Birbiglia’s “Working It Out” podcast
How does Birbiglia workshop all his jokes? That’s a great question and one he answers thoroughly on his podcast “Working It Out.”
Birbiglia started the show in June 2020 and is now over 100 episodes deep.
In each show, he and a fellow comedian or creatives discuss projects they’re trying to figure out and helps Birbiglia fine-tune material of his own.
Past guests include Conan O’ Brien, Michael J. Fox, Ray Romano, Nick Kroll and Saturday Night Live’s Sarah Sherman.
You can listen to the show’s entire archive here.
Mike Birbiglia’s new book “The New One: Painfully True Stories From A Reluctant Dad”
Following the success of Birbiglia’s fourth special, “The New One,” the comic actor wrote his second book featuring “Painfully true stories from a reluctant dad.”
Birbiglia, who co-authored the novel with his wife, J. Hope Stein has received rave reviews since its release.
“Hamilton” star and writer Lin Manuel Miranda praised the comic memoir saying, “Mike Birbiglia and J. Hope Stein have not only survived (parenhood), they’re making their most hilarious and truthful art yet. This book might save your best friend’s life.”
You can purchase “The New One” here.
Other comedians on tour in 2023
Although Birbiglia only has a limited amount of U.S. shows remaining on his 2023 calendar (as of now), many comics are booked out for the rest of the year.
Here are just five of our favorites you won’t want to miss live these next few months.
Who else is touring? Check out our list of the 51 biggest comics on tour in 2023 here to find out.
This article was originally published on New York Post - Entertainment