2000 to Present
Max Stossel Live: Words that Move
August 13th at 8pm
Join award winning poet + artist Max Stossel as he brings poetry to Cherry Lane, the oldest off-broadway theatre in New York City. Max is a poet + filmmaker named by Forbes as one of the best storytellers of the year. His performances across four continents, from Lincoln Center in NY to the Hordern Pavilion in Sydney, have been described as mind expanding, profound, emotive, and hilarious all at once. His work has been translated to fourteen languages, won multiple film festivals, has been viewed over 15 million times online, and has influenced the way digital media organizations tell their stories. You can view some of his short films at www.wordsthatmove.com.
For one night only on August 13th, Max will guide us on a poetic journey through life, love, consciousness, and the world around us. This is an evening of words that move, with musical and theatrical surprises along the way.
The New One
In 2008, Nathan Lane introduced New York City theatergoers to Mike Birbiglia by presenting Birbiglia’s solo theater debut, Sleepwalk with Me, which went on to be adapted into a New York Times bestselling book and Sundance award-winning feature film of the same name. Mr. Lane said of Birbiglia, “When he walks on stage, the energy in the room changes, and you realize you're in the presence of a fresh and original voice. And that is very rare. You know you're getting the real turtle soup, not merely the mock. Like any great comedian, it's hard to categorize Mike - he is his own unique creation. You should definitely just go see him and get lost in his world.”
Since then Birbiglia has written & performed Thank God For Jokes and My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend for which he received a Lucille Lortel Award.