Mike Birbiglia – Please Stop The Ride

October 19 - 20

State Theatre

Collage-style artist graphic showing Mike Birbiglia driving an old VW bus sticking his head out the window parked outside an amusement park with a roller coaster and tent in the background. The show's title Mike Birbiglia Please Stop The Ride appears in a theme park-like sign in the top left corner

Mike Birbiglia is a comedian, writer, director, and actor who has performed his award-winning solo shows worldwide—from the Sydney Opera House to the West End of London to Broadway. His five solo shows Sleepwalk With Me, My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend, Thank God For Jokes, The New One, and The Old Man & The Pool enjoyed successful runs on and off Broadway and became hit Netflix comedy specials. The shows merge storytelling and comedy in a way that The New York Times has called “Birbiglian.” Birbiglia also wrote, directed, and starred in the films Sleepwalk with Me and Don’t Think Twice. As an actor, Birbiglia has appeared in the films Trainwreck, The Fault in Our Stars, Popstar, A Man Called Otto as well as TV roles in Orange Is the New Black and Billions. He hosts the podcast Mike Birbiglia’s Working It Out.

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