“A funny amble through American history. Mr. Quinn has always been a little ahead of the curve.” -The New York Times
Direct from a sold out off-Broadway engagement in New York City:
COLIN QUINN: UNCONSTITUTIONAL
Friday, April 25 at 7:30 PM at Moontower Comedy Festival
Stateside at the Paramount, 719 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX
Colin Quinn Unconstitutional, (www.ColinQuinnUnconstitutional.com) a new comedy written by and starring Colin Quinn, will play Moontower Comedy Festival at Stateside at the Paramount (719 Congress Avneue, Austin, TX 78701) on Friday, April 25 at 7:30PM as part of the “13 Colonies Tour”. Colin Quinn Unconstitutional, is presented by Brillstein Entertainment Partners and Mike Lavoie.
On May 25th, 1787, fifty-five delegates in wigs and tights sat down to create a country from scratch. In 2013, Colin Quinn offers his unique comedic perspective on our national character. From predator drones to the Kardashians, he pulls no punches in asking if this is what the founding fathers planned.
Directed by Rebecca A. Trent, Colin Quinn Unconstitutional is also produced by Brian Stern, with set design by James Fauvell, costume design by Alexis Forte, and lighting design by Sarah Lurie.
Colin Quinn Unconstitutionalrecently had a sold-out run in New York City, to unanimous critical and audience acclaim.
The New Yorker calls Colin Quinn Unconstitutional “Entertaining and a little shocking” while The New York Daily News applauds “Fast, furious and funny! In Quinn we trust.” Time Out New York gives the show a critics’ pick and The Hollywood Reporter cheers “Hilarious! Wonderfully riotous.”
Colin Quinn Unconstitutional marks Colin’s return to the stage after his acclaimed Broadway engagement of Long Story Short, for which he was nominated for the Drama Desk Award as well as an Emmy Award for the HBO broadcast of the play.
“It’s always been my dream to collaborate with James Madison and Alexander Hamilton,” said Colin Quinn. “Finally. The time is now.”
Tickets for Colin Quinn Unconstitutional at Moontower Comedy Festival at Stateside at the Paramount are available at www.colinquinnunconstitutional.com.
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COLIN QUINN (Writer/Performer) A native of Brooklyn, Colin Quinn began his stand-up career in New York as a regular on the comedy club circuit. He made his television debut as co-host of MTV’s popular game show Remote Control. In 1995, Quinn landed a spot on the legendary late-night show Saturday Night Live, where he entertained audiences for five seasons. After SNL, Quinn tackled societal issues on Comedy Central’s Tough Crowd With Colin Quinn, in which he served as the show’s host, creator and executive producer, from 2002 – 2004. In addition to his television work, Colin has appeared in many films, including A Night at the Roxbury, Comedian, and Adam Sandler’s Grown Ups 1 and 2. Colin’s first one-man show, Sanctifying Grace, began off-Broadway in 1994 and was later produced as Colin Quinn—An Irish Wake and played at the Helen Hayes Theatre.In 2010, he returned to the Helen Hayes Theatre and starred in the hit Broadway show Colin Quinn Long Story Short. Directed by Jerry Seinfeld, the show was nominated for a Drama Desk Award and was nominated for an Emmy as a HBO special in 2011. Colin is currently the king of Twitter and will be back on the upcoming season of HBO’s “Girls.”