I’m Not A Comedian... I’m Lenny Bruce

Masterfully woven together and performed by Ronnie Marmo and expertly directed by Tony Award winner, Joe Mantegna, we are intimately introduced to the life and battles of the most groundbreaking comedian of all time, Lenny Bruce. The man responsible for influencing such comedians as George Carlin, Richard Pryor, Richard Lewis, Dave Chappelle, Sarah Silverman, and many more.  I’M NOT A COMEDIAN…I’M LENNY BRUCE ran for 9 months, 100 performances Off-Broadway, 125 in LA and 85 in Chicago, receiving enormous critical acclaim including LA Times’s Critic’s Choice numerous times, Top Performance of the Year by the Chicago Tribune, Winner of the One Man Solo-Performance of the Year from Digital Journal (2018) to name a few.

"…perfectly inflected performance"
Los Angeles Times (Critics Choice)
" ...Marmo’s unconventionally adoring solo show…"
The Chicago Tribune (Recommended)
"The best portrayal of my father I have ever seen."
Kitty Bruce
"Actor Ronnie Marmo... is a force of volcanic proportions. It had such an impact on me."
Patti LuPone