Some Big Names of Solo Comedian in Broadway – Broadway becomes nice entertainment to watch. There are many shows to watch and all of them are entertaining. In this case, there are many genres of shows in Broadway. One of them is comedy. Some people love comedy because they can happily watch the show and get entertained with the stories to make them laugh. In term of comedy in Broadway, there are musical dramas and musical comedies. Other shows can also be seen, and stand-up comedies are quite popular recently. Some people think that stand-up comedies should not appear in the shows of Broadway. However, other people do not really have problem with it and they love the performance.
In some ways, comedy and theatre are not separated. Some people may think that both of them are different so stand-up comedy shows should not appear in Broadway. However, comedy and theatre is connected. Somehow, there are other shows and theatre performance in Broadway with genre of comedy. Meanwhile, stand-up comedy is just like other form of comedy show. As other shows of theatre, stand-up comedies have stage performance. The only difference is that stand-up comedy only has one performer. Then, stand-up comedy is entertainment with storyline. There are still twists and plots to deliver as what are found in general Broadway shows. There are many ups and downs that make people enjoy the story.
Regardless pros and cons, stand-up comedies have become part of Broadway shows. There are many comedians until now. These are some of the popular comedians and shows that people have watched. First, it is Alex Edelman with show of Just for Us. He performed in theatre and he could bring intimate vibes for the audiences who came to watch his shows. New Yorkers and other audiences love to see him telling stories and jokes on stages. One of his best performances was in 2018, and it is the Just for Us. The story may seem less interesting as comedy at first. He told the story of how he infiltrated a meet-up of Neo-Nazi. The story may seem quite serious. However, he could still deliver his comedy with this story-telling skill. Even, he made other shows with similar title in different places and times. Then, he also got his chance to perform in Broadway with limited engagement in 2018.
Next, there is Colin Quinn with show of Nine Shows and Counting. He was Brooklyn native and he has got some shows in Broadway. He often performs his stand-up comedy with theme about politics. There are also shows about American histories and his life experience as New Yorkers and some issues in New York. Even, some of his shows are documented and filmed. These are available in some streaming platforms such as Netflix and HBO. The latest show was in 2023 and the title was Small Talk. There are also female stand-up comedians, and one of them is Kate Berlant. She got popular after she had her shows and deliver her interesting sets in BoJack Horseman and The Other Two. After around ten years, she returns to New York and prepares for hers shows. In 2022, show titled with Kate was really brilliant and it made audience know her more and this surely made her popular in New York.
Mike Birbiglia also made his own name in Broadway. He got his chance in Broadway that really made him famous. It was show of The New One. In this show, he told the audience his struggle and his journey to become a parent. He really showed his total appearance in the Broadway with his story that really makes people laugh joyfully. His jokes as he told his experiences as parent surely make people got entertained. Then, he returned again to Broadway with new show. It is The Old Man and The Pool. It is no longer story about him being a parent. It is new and fresh story and it talks about his experiences in being a middle age. He got interesting performance in each show. He could deliver theatrical performance and nice way of delivery.
Hannah Gadsby becomes other female comedian in Broadway. She got popular after her show got released in Netflix. It was her show of Nanette. Before it was published and streamed in the platform, the Nanette got huge response of audience who came to her show. She delivers some dark comedies regarding genders and LGBTQ. Even if her shows are dark comedies, her delivery and bravery in the shows make people enjoy. Thus, her name becomes popular in Broadway and US while actually she was from Tasmania. There are still other solo performers in Broadway as stand-up comedian. Thus, there is nothing wrong to have stand-up comedies in Broadway and theatres. People love the shows and they have no complains about the shows. Of course, there are still other big names who have performed successfully in Broadway and other theatres.