Comedian Jimmy Tingle Returns to Wellfleet

Opens November 10th at WHAT
Comedian and recent political candidate Jimmy Tingle (Courtesy photo)

Wellfleet, MA – Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater presents a special engagement with Jimmy Tingle this November: “Jimmy Tingle Stand Up: Why would a comedian run for office?” Performances are at 7:30 pm Saturday, November 10 & 17; 5 pm Sunday, November 11 & 18; and 3 pm & 7:30 pm on Saturday, November 24. Tickets are $22.50, or $32.50 for VIP seating and Meet & Greet following the show. There is a 10% discount for groups of 10 or more.

Hilarious comedian, political satirist and commentator Jimmy Tingle was a 2018 democratic candidate for Lt. Governor in Massachusetts – receiving 41.3% of the vote in the primary on September 4. His upcoming show at WHAT explores what issues and forces inspired  him to run for political office in 2018. It will be an insightful, compelling and very funny look at all aspects of his very serious campaign. 

Tingle has worked as a humorist and commentator for 60 Minutes II and MSNBC and has appeared on The Tonight Show, CNN, Conan O’Brien, Fresh Air with Terry Gross and in his own HBO half-hour comedy special. Theatrical credits include writing, performing and producing four one-person shows. He also wrote and produced the documentary film, Jimmy Tingle’s American Dream, which aired on over 60 stations nationwide on PBS. Tingle has the rare distinction of winning Boston Magazine’s “Best of Boston” in the stand-up comedy category and for “best alternative theater” as the producer and artistic director of Jimmy Tingle’s OFF BROADWAY Theater in Somerville. Jimmy is a 2010 graduate of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and was that year’s graduate school commencement speaker. He is the founder of a new a social enterprise “Humor for Humanity” which aspires to raise spirits, funds and awareness for nonprofits, charities and social causes. More information on Jimmy and/or Humor for Humanity, please visit JimmyTingle.com. 

Jimmy Tingle Stand Up: Why would a comedian run for office?

11/10 7:30pm; 11/11 5:00pm

11/17 7:30 pm; 11/18 5:00pm

11/24 3:00 pm & 7:30 pm

Tickets: $22.50-$32.50

Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater

2357 Route 6, Wellfleet

508-349-9428

www.what.org


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