Special Event

Alex Edelman's Comedy Attic Debut!

ALEX EDELMAN - Alex is currently touring hit Broadway show ‘Just For Us’ which wrapped its Broadway run in NYC at the Hudson Theatre this past August. A two-time New York Times Critics’ Pick, this show was originally performed at The Cherry Lane Theatre before moving to The Greenwich House and The Soho Playhouse. On the film side, Alex will next appear in Jerry Seinfeld’s directorial debut for Netflix, UNFROSTED, which stars Jerry, Melissa McCarthy, Jim Gaffigan, Amy Schumer, Hugh Grant and more. He is currently developing a movie with A24 that he will write, direct and star in with Marc Platt and Stephen Levenson producing. His debut non-fiction novel I DON’T BELONG HERE was recently sold to Avid Reader at auction. HBO will premiere JUST FOR US as a special in 2024.

Alex was the head writer for SATURDAY NIGHT SEDER, which raised over $3.5 million for the CDC Covid-19 Emergency Relief Fund, and featured talent such as Andy Cohen, Billy Porter, Dan Levy, Fran Drescher, Idina Menzel, Jason Alexander, Rachel Brosnahan, and many more. In television, Alex wrote on several writing staffs in television and has been performing stand-up since the age of 16. He previously won the prestigious Foster’s Best Newcomer prize at the 2014 Edinburgh Fringe Festival for his one man show, Millennial, only the second American ever to have done so. He has written for outlets such as The Atlantic and The Believer, has written and produced documentaries for the US State Department and ESPN's "30 for 30" series, and spent more than a decade working as a speechwriter for the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Boston Red Sox.

ALEX EDELMAN is a comedian, actor, and writer. He is known for his TV writing, his love of black-and- white cookies, and his solo shows - all created in collaboration with director Adam Brace and all award- winning, sell-out hits in London’s West End and at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Alex made his Broadway debut with Just For Us in 2023, after sold-out runs Off-Broadway (Obie Award, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations), in Washington DC, Boston (his hometown), Melbourne, Edinburgh (Herald Angel Award), London and more. He’s now touring the US with the show, which was also filmed for an upcoming HBO special. Edelman’s first solo show, Millennial, won the 2014 Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Newcomer, the first American show to do so since 1997. He has appeared on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," "Late Night with Seth Meyers," “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” and “Conan." He is also the creator of Peer Group – a show about young people – on BBC Radio 4. At the start of the pandemic, he served as the head writer and executive producer of Saturday Night Seder, a star-studded 70-minute special posted on YouTube that has so far raised $3.5 million for the CDC Foundation (COVID-19) Emergency Response Fund.

04/20/2024 7:00 PM

Door Time: 6:00 PM

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