Jimmy Tingle Live! HUMOR FOR HUMANITY, comedian, commentator and founder of Humor for Humanity, Jimmy Tingle mixes his funniest comedic hits and newest, post pandemic bits, to deliver the humor, hope and humanity the world so desperately needs in 2022.
Jimmy will take us on a hilarious and soul-searching journey from his Cambridge roots as an aspiring comic and street performer during the 1980’s to the Tonight Show, 60 Minutes II, Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and a run for LT Governor of Massachusetts. Jimmy Tingle will speak to the challenges of day with comedy, compassion and common sense while delivering a very funny, passionate and purpose driven tour de force performance.
If laughter is the best medicine, then Jimmy Tingle is the Surgeon General of political humor. He will make you laugh, think and feel better. Just what the doctor ordered!
On the Main Stage
Thursday, October 27 at 7:30pm
$5 discount for members, $2 discount for seniors/veterans
Jimmy Tingle is a comedian, commentator, actor and the founder of Humor for Humanity. He was a 2018 candidate for Lt Governor of Massachusetts earning 41% of the vote in the democratic primary. He is the host of a new podcast and talk show “The Jimmy Tingle Show” featuring prominent guests from the entertainment, political, business and non-profit sectors.
He is a graduate of UMASS Dartmouth and Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government where he earned a Masters Degree in Public Administration. He was the graduate school commencement speaker at Harvard graduation for the class of 2010.
He has worked as a humorist and commentator for 60 Minutes II and MSNBC and has appeared on The Tonight Show, CNN, Conan O’Brien, Fresh Air with Terry Gross and in his own HBO half-hour comedy special. He recently made a cameo appearance with Julia Louis-Dreyfus in Veep on HBO.
Theatrical credits include writing, performing and producing several one-person shows including Uncommon Sense; Jimmy Tingle for President- The Funniest campaign in History; Jimmy Tingle’s American Dream and Jimmy Tingle’s 2020 Vision: Why would a comedian run for office?
He has appeared in several documentaries films including Damned in the USA; America with the Top Down; When Stand up Stood Out; Call Me Lucky directed by Bobcat Goldthwait and Jimmy Tingle’s American Dream written and produced by Jimmy and directed by Vincent Straggas of Flag Day Productions.
Feature film work includes Next Stop Wonderland; Boondock Saints; Head of State starring Chris Rock and Clear History starring Larry David.
Tingle has the rare distinction of winning Boston Magazine’s “Best of Boston” in the “stand-up comedy” category and for “best alternative theater” as the producing artistic director of Jimmy Tingle’s OFF-BROADWAY Theater in Somerville, MA.
He is the founder of a new social enterprise entitled "Humor for Humanity" which raises spirits, funds and awareness for nonprofits, charities and social causes through his work as a comedian, emcee and auctioneer.
For more information, please visit www.JimmyTingle.com.