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Mike Birbiglia          

Comedian, Actor & Writer; Known for "Orange is the New Black" & "Trainwreck"

Mike Birbiglia is a comedian, actor, and writer best known for his award-winning one-man shows, My Girlfriends Boyfriend (2011) and Sleepwalk With Me (2008), which straddle stand-up comedy and theater. The New York Times called My Girlfriends Boyfriend ridiculously enjoyable and it was named a critics pick by The New York Times, Time Out New York, and New York Magazine.

Over the past 12 years, Birbiglia has developed his own unique story-telling style in the world of stand-up comedy. Time Magazine calls him, "Master of the personal, embarrassing tale." The New York Times describes him as "A supremely enjoyable monologuist." And The Associated Press has called his shows, Both laugh-out-loud funny and earnestly reflective." Mike has appeared on more than 40 network talk shows including Letterman, Kimmel, Carson Daly, Conan, Craig Ferguson, and Jimmy Fallon, and he has three Comedy Central TV Specials, including "What I Should Have Said Was Nothing."

Birbiglia has released three albums with Comedy Central Records. His 2007 release, My Secret Public Journal Live, was named one of "The Best Comedy Albums of the Decade" by both The Onion and USA Today. His 2011 Comedy Central Records release, Sleepwalk with Me Live, Debuted at #1 on the Billboard charts. In 2011, Mike directed and starred in the feature film adaptation of Sleepwalk With Me. Recently acquired by IFC Films, Mikes movie will appear at theaters nationwide in the fall of 2012.

Birbiglia was recently cast in season three of the Netflix original series, "Orange is the New Black."


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Off Broadway Review: Mike Birbiglia’s ‘Thank God for Jokes’

It’s a common belief that analyzing what’s funny is not particularly funny. Mike Birbiglia proves the exception to the rule in his new solo show at Off Broadway’s Lynn Redgrave Theater. The show places him among the top tier of smart-funny comedians whose humor comes from a sly, subversive and introspective place.

Mike Birbiglia review – 'clean' comic gets smutty to affirm importance of gags

Ever since Mike Birbiglia debuted his one-man show Sleepwalk With Me in 2008, he’s been considered a storyteller as much as a standup. That’s proved a smart career trajectory; he went on to direct a film version of Sleepwalk, he’s become a favorite of NPR’s This American Life, and he’s an increasingly familiar presence in films and TV shows like The Fault in Our Stars and Orange is the New Black.

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