Mike Birbiglia: "The New One" on Broadway + Hilarious Reluctant Father of the Year

 PHOTO CREDIT: THE THEATER PATRONS IN LINE WITH ME.

PHOTO CREDIT: THE THEATER PATRONS IN LINE WITH ME.

#201: Comedian, director, and bestselling author MIKE BIRBIGLIA chats with host Ellie Knaus about his reluctance in becoming a father and his hilarious and moving solo show "The New One", a New York Times Critics' Pick, currently running on Broadway at the Cort Theater. Listen up! x Ellie

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Special thanks to Ed and Whit for the introduction - and for watching our preschooler so I could go to the hospital and have our “new one”! Mollie, thank you for being the best blind mom date in the history of motherhood, Maggie, for creating our recent blog post on traditions, Owen, for sound engineering, and my mother, for babysitting Sabrina so I could go to the show!

Keep a look out for the "Little Astronaut" by J Hope Stein Giveaway on Friday, December 14th here!


 Thank you Mollie for supporting Atomic Moms and being brave enough to be my BLIND mom date!

Thank you Mollie for supporting Atomic Moms and being brave enough to be my BLIND mom date!

 Mike Birbiglia onstage. I spot a Boppy!

Mike Birbiglia onstage. I spot a Boppy!

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SABRINA’S FIRST SUBWAY RIDE


RESOURCES

Mike Birbiglia’s The New One (Official Site)

6 Tips for Getting Your Solo Play to Broadway (The New York Times)

Mike Birbiglia Thinks You Do Not Know How to Tell a Story (The New York Times Magazine)

Review: Mike Birbiglia Is a Very Nervous Dad in The New One (The New York Times)

To Buy J Hope Stein’s “Little Astronaut”, a book of early motherhood poems and writings featured in The New One, click here.


Guest Bio

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MIKE BIRBIGLIA is a comedian, storyteller, director, actor, pizza enthusiast, and New York Times Bestselling author who is currently making his Broadway debut in his solo show The New One.