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Charlotte Talks: Mike Birbiglia In Charlotte With His Broadway Show "The New One"


Wednesday, October 9th, 2019

TV actor/comedian Mike Birbiglia is in Charlotte as he begins the national tour of his Broadway show “The New One." We talk about comedy, how family life inspires his work and more.

Mike Birbiglia.

His shows have been filmed for Netflix. He’s been in movies, and also shows like “Orange is the New Black”, and Showtime’s “Billions”. He’s a New York Times Bestselling author and you may have heard him on public radio, where he’s a contributor to This American Life.

Now, comedian and storyteller Mike Birbiglia is in Charlotte as part of the national tour of his show “The New One”.

“The New One” was Birbiglia’s first Broadway appearance and now Charlotte audiences have a chance to see his unique, personal stand-up routine that is actually more of a play.

Host Mike Collins is joined by Mike Birbiglia to hear about "The New One" and more, on the next Charlotte Talks.


Mike Birbiglia, TV Actor, Comedian and Storyteller.


Mike Birbiglia appears in his show "The New One" now through October 13th at the Knight Theater. More info here.

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Charlotte Talks Executive Producer Wendy Herkey has been with WFAE since 1998, beginning in the membership department, and has been on the Charlotte Talks staff since 1999.