Nicole Stewart Schlesinger: Oral Fixation

Nicole Stewart Schlesinger: Oral Fixation

Nicole Stewart Schlesinger: Story Fancier How the lover of personal stories created one of the fasting growing performance events in Dallas, Oral Fixation: An Obsession with True Life Tales. by Amy Martin published Sunday, January 18, 2015 Photos: Robert Hart/TheaterJones Everyone has a story to tell, and if it’s a good enough story brightly told it might end up on …

Moontower Comedy Festival: Mike Birbiglia

Moontower Comedy Festival: Mike Birbiglia

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With Thank God for Jokes at Austin’s Moontower Comedy Festival, Mike Birbiglia delivers his funnieset material to date. by Amy Martin published Monday, April 28, 2014 Photo: Kyle Ericksen Mike Birbiglia Austin — The trend these days is to call Mike Birbiglia a storyteller because his last two shows were long narratives on a single topic: 2011’s My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend …

Michael McDonald: Mad About the Boy

Michael McDonald: Mad About the Boy

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Mad About the Boy Actor and comic Michael McDonald shares stories, and laughter, at the Addison Improv. by Amy Martin published Saturday, June 16, 2012 Michael McDonald is a creature of Hollywood. Comedy fans know him as the contributing writer, director and longest-running cast member of MADtv. But he was also a fixture on Scrubs, wrote and directed films for …

Bill Cosby: The Bill of Right On

Bill Cosby: The Bill of Right On

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The Bill of Right On Bill Cosby enthralls the Winspear Opera House audience with his trademark long-form comedy, with an emphasis on storytelling. by Amy Martin published Monday, June 11, 2012 If you remember comedian Bill Cosby from in the 1990s, you might think of him as the Ghost Dad dude and Jell-O pudding pusher. From the ’80s, he’s Dr. …

Dave Barry and Alan Zweibel: Luna-Tickled

Dave Barry and Alan Zweibel: Luna-Tickled

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Luna-Tickled At Arts & Letters Live, humorists Dave Barry and Alan Zweibel, co-authors of Lunatics, leave the Dallas Museum of Art audience in stitches. by Amy Martin published Monday, January 23, 2012   Accompanying your husband to hear Dave Barry talk is an act of love comparable to a guy attending a chick flick. The Arts & Letters Live audience …

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