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Mike Birbiglia

Fall Preview Critics’ Picks | Yet more Comedy events this fall


1. My Girfriend’s Boyfriend
Victory Gardens

Raconteur Mike Birbiglia’s much-anticipated solo show (rescheduled from June) finally arrives. Oct 25–29

2. Maria Bamford
UP Comedy Club

Bamford’s self-deprecating humor touches the tender places in us all. Too bad she’s here for just one night. Oct 4

3. Felipe Esparza
Laugh Factory

You might remember this L.A. native from Last Comic Standing. He’s even funnier when those TV censors aren’t around. Oct 25–28

4. Doug Stanhope

Spend Halloween with the misanthropic and hilarious Stanhope. Oct 30, 31

5. The Odd Couple
Northlight Theatre

The classic comedy gets a remount with the help of class of ’79 Second City alum George Wendt, Tim Kazurinsky, Danny Breen and Bruce Jarchow. Nov 2–Dec 9

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