Jokes and Poems with Mike Birbiglia and J. Hope Stein

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Event address: 
Phoneix Zoom Channel

Join actor, comedian, and bestselling author Mike Birbiglia with poet J. Hope Stein in celebrating their new book, The New One: Painfully True Stories from a Reluctant Dad.

This is a ticketed event. The $30 ticket includes a $4 donation to Vermont Comedy Club. Ticket purchase includes entry for your household to the virtual event as well a copy of The New One with a signed bookplate. Upon ticket purchase, you will receive a link and password to attend the virtual event on Zoom. Please note that your ticket and book purchase are not refundable.

About the Book:

With laugh-out-loud funny parenting observations, the New York Times bestselling author and award-winning comedian delivers a book that is perfect for anyone who has ever raised a child, been a child, or refuses to stop acting like one.

About the Authors:

MIKE BIRBIGLIA is a comedian, storyteller, director, and actor who has performed for audiences worldwide, from the Sydney Opera House to Broadway. His most recent shows, "The New One," "Thank God for Jokes", and "My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend" can be found on Netflix. Additionally, Birbiglia is a filmmaker who wrote, directed, and starred in the films Sleepwalk With Me and Don’t Think Twice. Currently, he is the host of the weekly podcast, Mike Birbiglia's Working It Out.

J. HOPE STEIN is a poet and the author of Little Astronaut. Her work has been published in the New York Times, The New Yorker, and Poetry International.

About the Beneficiary:

Vermont Comedy Club is a 160-seat comedy venue in downtown Burlington that is temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Before this closure, VCC was bringing in some of the nation’s top standup talent every weekend and developed a reputation as one of the best clubs in the country. Locally, VCC nurtures comedians’ development and invests in the Burlington community, believing that comedy should be accessible to all, and that representation matters. Currently VCC is offering shows and classes online, and looks forward to reopening its doors when it is safe to do so.

HOW TO GET YOUR BOOK: Select your pick up or shipping option at the time of ticket purchase. You can pick up the book from one of our stores in Burlington, Rutland, or Essex. Vermont or opt to have it shipped to your home (US addresses only). We ship Media Mail via USPS.  Both shipping and in-store pick up will take place after the event. If you choose in-store pick-up, you will receive an e-mail when your book is ready for pick up.