Stand-up comedian and former Saturday Night Live (SNL) writer John Mulaney has grown in popularity with his humor that encompasses stories about his childhood and observations of people and situations he encounters. His relatable, humble demeanor has earned him many fans and the comedy industry’s respect.
John Mulaney’s Comedy Path
After the Chicago, Ill., native’s time as a writer on SNL from 2008-2013, he was invited back to host the show in 2018 and 2019. He co-created the beloved character, Stefon, with Bill Hader, a former SNL cast member who performed the character. Recently, Mulaney has appeared in SNL segments and performed several stand-up shows with current SNL cast member, Pete Davidson. His three stand-up specials — Kid Gorgeous at Radio City, The Comeback Kid and New in Town — are available to stream on Netflix and cover topics from learning how to avoid being kidnapped as a child to analyzing the plot of Back to the Future to the happiness found in canceling plans. Mulaney also has a comedy album, The Top Part.
Where can I buy John Mulaney tickets?
John Mulaney is performing solo and at events during the coming months and into early 2020, and you can buy John Mulaney tickets at StubHub. When you purchase your tickets at stubhub.com or via the mobile app, you can be secure in the knowledge that your ticket purchase will come with the FanProtect guarantee.
Where is John Mulaney performing?
Mulaney is performing in Boston, Mass., in November at the TD Garden arena and with the JFL42 (also known as Just for Laughs) Festival in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in January. As more locations are booked, check with StubHub for updates.
What comedy projects has John Mulaney done?
While his semi-autobiographical TV show, Mulaney, was not well-reviewed and was canceled after only one season, he has since been involved in successful TV projects. Mulaney appeared in Jerry Seinfeld’s interview series, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. Mulaney played a fictionalized version of himself in Crashing on HBO and has acted in and written for the TV shows Documentary Now! and Difficult People. He also voiced Spider-Ham in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.
What is John Mulaney’s current work?
Mulaney voices preteen Andrew Goldberg in the crass and sweet animated puberty comedy Big Mouth on Netflix. Big Mouth was co-created by Mulaney’s longtime friend and fellow Georgetown University alumnus Nick Kroll. Kroll and Mulaney met while performing in an improv group at the university, and Mulaney met fellow comedian Mike Birbiglia at the school.
When was John Mulaney’s Broadway debut?
Mulaney and Kroll also created and starred in the Broadway show Oh, Hello from 2016-2017. In the show, Mulaney and Kroll play fictional elderly New Yorkers, George St. Geegland and Gil Faizon, respectively. The characters were inspired by two men Mulaney and Kroll saw separately purchasing an Alan Alda book at The Strand Bookstore in New York City. Mulaney and Kroll then created and performed as George and Gil while hosting a show at the now-defunct East Village comedy club, Rififi. The characters later featured in the recurring segment, The Oh, Hello Show, in the Kroll Show on Comedy Central before making their Broadway debut. The characters also appeared in an episode of IFC’s Portlandia.
What awards has John Mulaney won?
Mulaney won Writers Guild of America and Primetime Emmy awards for his work as an SNL writer. Mulaney also won a Primetime Emmy in 2018 for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special for Kid Gorgeous at Radio City. The Comeback Kid special was nominated in the same category in 2016.
Which comedians are similar to John Mulaney?
Mulaney's former Georgetown University classmates Kroll and Birbiglia have similar storytelling stand-up styles.Back to Top