Benjamin Walker Brings FIND THE FUNNY: ELECTION EDITION to Joe's Pub Tonight
Benjamin Walker, the critically acclaimed star of BLOODY BLOODY Andrew Jackson and the upcoming 20th Century Fox Film, ABRRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER presents and performs in FIND THE FUNNY – which he created and hosts.
An event dedicated to providing performance opportunities to new and innovative comics, writers, musicians, and performers, FIND THE FUNNY is a monthly show that began downtown and has moved from venue to venue as it expanded and matured.
FIND THE FUNNY is presented by BenRo Service and Inspire Entertainment. Tickets to tonight's election special are $10; for more information, click here.
Walker graduated from the Julliard Actor Training Program in 2004. Afterward, he appeared in the Clint Eastwood directed Flags of Our Fathers for DreamWorks SKG and Bill Condon directed Kinsey for Fox Searchlight. In 2007, Benjamin performed in the Broadway revival of Inherit The Wind, starring Christopher Plummer, Brian Dennehy, and Denis O'Hare, under the direction of Doug Hughes. In 2008, he performed in Roundabout Theatre's production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses opposite Laura Linney, which was nominated for six Tony awards. Benjamin played the title role in the Alex Timbers' musical, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, in the show's world premiere at the Kirk Douglas Theater in Los Angeles, CA. Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson re-opened in New York to rave reviews and Benjamin returned in the starring role of Andrew Jackson. Benjamin most recently starred in Timur Bekmambetov's Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter for 20th Century Fox and producer Tim Burton, in which he played Lincoln, based on the novel by Seth Grahame-Smith of the same name. He will next be seen in HBO's "Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight" as Kevin Kennedy, a Supreme Court clerk who wrote the legal briefs resulting in the guarantee of Ali's status as a conscientious objector. He'll next appear on Broadway in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, opposite Scarlett Johansson.