Mike Birbiglia Adds Second Philadelphia Show to THANK GOD FOR JOKES Tour, 4/3

Mike Birbiglia Adds Second Philadelphia Show to THANK GOD FOR JOKES Tour, 4/3

Due to popular demand and a sold out show on Friday, February 28, a second Philadelphia show has been added for comedic force Mike Birbiglia Thank God For Jokes stand-up performance in the Merriam Theater on Thursday, April 3 at 8 p.m.

Award-winning filmmaker, author, and comedian Mike Birbiglia returns to the stage with more painfully awkward stories of telling jokes and how that can get you in trouble. Birbiglia's show visits Cats-a-chusetts, argues with someone about their nut allergy, hosts an awards show for angry celebrities, and learns that Fozzie Bear is a tough act to follow.

Tickets are available for $29.50 to $35.00 and can be purchased by calling 215-893-1999, online at, at the Kimmel Center box office, Broad & Spruce streets (open daily 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.).

Comedian, writer and actor Mike Birbiglia is best known for his award-winning off-Broadway hits Sleepwalk With Me (2008), and My Girlfriend's Boyfriend (2011). His appearance in three Comedy Central Specials and release of two hit CDs for Comedy Central Records has made him stand-up comedy's most preeminent storyteller. His CD My Secret Public Journal Live was named one of the "Best Comedy Albums of the Decade" by The Onion AV Club. Birbiglia has also made regular appearances on Public Radio International's This American Life. Most recently, Birbiglia directed and starred in a feature film adaptation of Sleepwalk With Me which premiered in 2012 at the Sundance Film Festival.

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