Jay Chandrasekhar Comes to Comedy Works South at the Landmark
Director, writer, comedian, and actor Jay Chandrasekhar has contributed and appeared in a wide variety of critically acclaimed television programs and films throughout his career.
Chandrasekhar is responsible for assembling the sketch comedy troupe Broken Lizard, which includes Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Paul Soter, and Erik Stolhanske. Together they performed at Comedy Clubs and college campuses across the nation until they set their sights on producing television and feature films. Under his Broken Lizard banner, Chandrasekhar directed and co-wrote Fox Searchlight Picture's comedy cult classics Super Troopers and Club Dread, as well as Warner Bros.' Beerfest. He also directed the Broken Lizard comedy special, Broken Lizard Stands Up.
Chandrasekhar continued on to direct The Dukes of Hazzard, as well as direct and star in Millennium Entertainment's The Babymakers. He can also be seen in DreamWorks' comedy hit, I Love You, Man opposite Paul Rudd and Jason Segel. In addition to his feature film work, Chandrasekhar has directed various television shows, including several episodes of the Emmy Award winning series Arrested Development, Community, Chuck, The Grinder, Up All Night, Happy Endings, New Girl, and Psych.
Currently Jay and the members of Broken Lizard are filming Super Troopers 2. Chandrasekhar's new book, Mustache Shenanigans is coming out on March 28th.