Sat. Dec. 23, '06
New York, NY
$18 advance, $20 day of show, 7pm show (doors 6:30) & 9:30pm show (doors 9pm), 74 Leonard St. (btw Broadway & Church St). Sean's new Jew-themed comedy song show featuring Sean and guests Todd Barry, Steve Goodie and Cindy Kaplan.
is the colicky, uncircumcised brain child of SEAN ALTMAN, the song-writing wiz behind the pioneering comedy act What I Like About Jew. In the aftermath of the act's debut CD Unorthodox in 2006, What I Like About Jew was featured on NPR's "Fresh Air With Terry Gross", rocketed into the Top 50 on Amazon.com, and is currently being fashioned into an off-Broadway musical by genuine Jewish theater producers. As a solo artist, Sean has released three albums and was named "Best Male Artist" in the 2005 International Acoustic Music Awards. The anti-Kurt Cobain" (NY Press) and "absurdly talented performer" (Village Voice) has "killer hooks" (Time Out NY), "a cynical edge" (Philadelphia Daily News), and a "silky tenor voice that produced chills" (NY Times). Sean is best known as the founder and former leader of the vocal group Rockapella - stars of the TV series "Where In The World Is Carmen Sandiego?", for which Sean co-wrote the famous theme song (with Broadway's David Yazbek). He is a member of the Loser's Lounge series in New York, he sings with Kol Zimra and Voices For Israel, he pitches Astelin nasal spray on TV as a member of the acapella group The GrooveBarbers, and his songs have been featured in dozens of TV shows.
Official Website: http://www.jewmongous.com/
Added by Whistling in the Dark on November 11, 2006