The Great Comedians One Man Play - Brad Zinn

The Great Comedians One Man Play - Brad Zinn

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Over 200 laughs, 23 classic comedians, one performer on stage. In the honored theatrical tradition of one man shows such as Hal Holbrook in Mark Twain Tonight!, James Whitmore in Will Rogers, USA, and Frank Gorshin in Say Goodnight, Gracie, comes Brad Zinn’s The Great Comedians.

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Over 200 laughs, 23 classic comedians, one performer on stage.

In the honored theatrical tradition of one man shows such as Hal Holbrook in Mark Twain Tonight!, James Whitmore in Will Rogers, USA, and Frank Gorshin in Say Goodnight, Gracie, comes Brad Zinn’s The Great Comedians.

Brad Zinn lovingly and authentically keeps alive the high traditions of the original creators of American humor, such as Johnny Carson, Will Rogers, George Burns, Jack Benny, W.C. Fields, Groucho Marx, Red Skelton and many more. The show is more than just laughs, though. Brad reveals the warm wit, wisdom, and life-affirming philosophies that elevated these performers into permanent icons of American culture.

"When I meet someone like you who not only is a consummate professional but also an actor who is truly concerned about all aspects of his delivery, how it will affect the audience, the community and also how it will work hand in hand with the producer…I am impressed. We hit it on the nail with your concert!"

- Phoenix Center for the Arts

"Brad recently performed for over 500…I was simply delighted at the response. His interaction with the audience was exactly what was needed, bringing out the best in all ages."

- Activities Director

"Surely those you pay tribute to are applauding along with your audiences." "Even the kids loved it!" "A wonderful medicine for broken hearts." "Excellent, superb, fantastic show."

- Audience Members

The Great Comedians celebrates the diversity of American pop culture humor of the 20th Century. The show bridges generations with hilarity and clean, timeless laughs. While those over 40 will have no trouble identifying with the entertainers portrayed in the program, younger generations find it a totally enlightening glimpse into show business history. The Great Comedians is best received by a multigenerational audience, and parents and grandparents alike are encouraged to "bring a teenager!" There is simply no other one man show like this.

The Great Comedians is easy to stage, and is a perfect fit for your Theatre Series, Contemporary Arts Series, Dinner Theatre Series, Community Theatre Venues seating up too 1,200 or as a Bonus Event.

Brad Zinn's "The Great Comedians" travels easily with just two people. The show requires minimal staging and lights, and can be presented with recorded music tracks or up to a six piece live orchestra.