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Michael Ian Black and Nick Thune
May 10 , 2018 • BOOTH PLAYHOUSE at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center
Michael Ian Black
Michael Ian Black is an actor, comedian and author who began his career with the legendary sketch comedy group and MTV hit show, The State. He then co-created the television shows Viva Variety, Stella, and Michael and Michael Have Issues. He was a series regular on the NBC show Ed; was heavily featured on VH1's I Love the… series; and starred in the feature, Wet Hot American Summer. Most recently, he’s been a lead on TV Land’s The Jim Gaffigan Show, Comedy Central’s Another Period, and the Netflix television series based on Wet Hot American Summer, which just shot its second season. Michael’s authored 11 books, including the recent bestseller, A Child’s First Book of Trump. He's is a popular podcaster, writing and hosting How To Be Amazing as well as Mike and Tom Eat Snacks with Tom Cavanagh and Topics with Michael Showalter. Michael regularly tours the country as a stand-up comedian and has released three stand-up albums: I Am A Wonderful Man, Very Famous and Noted Expert. He lives in the wilds of Connecticut with his wife and two children.
Nick Thune, comedian / actor, hails from the Great Northwest (Seattle), where he spent his early years growing up. Nick’s absurdist view and deadpan wit have distinguished his unique style of storytelling mixed with one-liners.
Nick has appeared on The Tonight Show 10 times, Conan 2 times, and Late Night 1 time. On each occasion, he won. He stars in the feature film Dave Made a Maze and his special Folk Hero is currently available on Netflix. He performs comedy to sold out crowds across the country and around the world, and has been featured at the prestigious Montreal Comedy Festival, South By Southwest, Bonnaroo, The Moontower Comedy Festival, The Dublin Comedy Festival, The Melbourne International Comedy Festival, and many more. Nick has also had his own Comedy Central Presents special and released a comedy album, entitled Thick Noon, with Comedy Central Records.
May contain adult language and themes. Parental discretion advised.
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