Comedian Paul Reiser returns to stand-up with a performance at Potter Center – Jackson College
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October 7, 2022
Actor, comedian, author, producer, and writer, Paul Reiser has done it all! The comedian is returning to his stand-up roots with one show at Jackson College’s Potter Center on Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $30 and are available online or at the College’s box office.
Reiser is known for his roles in “Mad About You,” for which he was nominated Emmy, Golden Globe, American Comedy Award and Screen Actors Guild awards, and “My Two Dads.” More recently, see him on popular shows such as Hulu’s “Reboot,” Netflix’s “Stranger Things” and “The Kominsky Method,” for which he received an Emmy nomination. He teamed up with co-star Helen Hunt for a reboot of “Mad About You” available on Amazon Prime. In addition, Reiser appeared in Amazon’s series “Red Oaks” for three seasons in a role that has been hailed as “one of his absolute finest, not just lately, but also ever.” He’s featured in the limited Amazon series “The Romanoffs” from “Mad Men” creator Matt Weiner. Reiser appeared in FX’s Emmy-nominated Fosse/Verdon,” and alongside Kevin Hart in the touching comedy “Fatherhood,” on Netflix.
Reiser’s lengthy list of credits includes films like “Diner,” “Aliens” “Beverly Hills Cop” “Beverly Hills Cop II,” and “The Thing About My Folks.” He has been a fixture behind the camera as well. His success also includes his book, “Couplehood,” which reached the number one spot on “The New York Times” best-seller list. “Babyhood,” his follow-up book, features his adventures of being a first-time father, also made “The New York Times” best-seller list. He wrote a follow-up bestseller “Familyhood.”
Based in Los Angeles with his family, today Reiser continues to tour the country. He was recently voted one of Comedy Central’s “Top 100 Comedians of All Time.” Despite a busy filming schedule, Reiser has returned to his “first love,” stand-up comedy, with open arms.
“I always tell people this, there are very few things that you can do in your 60s that are close to how you did them when you were 19,” he said in a recent Forbes interview, “… and stand-up is one of the only ones really.”
Opening for Paul Reiser will be Dan Bickel, assistant professor & music faculty member for Jackson College. As a local solo/acoustic performer who dabbles in looping and harmonizing effects, he enjoys taking requests from the 30s to the 2010s to form his setlists. He also performs in bands including “Fortunate Greg,” “Wheels of Karma,” “the Jackson French Quarter Band,” and “The Bickel Brothers.”
Tickets for Paul Reiser start at $30 and are available from the Potter Center Box Office, 517.796.8600, or online at www.jccmi.edu/pottercenter.
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