Dylan Brody - Other Comedy Act - Los Angeles, California

Dylan Brody

Other Comedy Act

(4 Reviews)5.0
Also Performs As: Comedy Speciality Act
Country: United States
Based In: Los Angeles, California
Performs: Worldwide
From: $2300
Humorist/Storyteller Mr. Brody provides a high-end entertainment option. He appeals to grown-up audiences, people who listen to NPR and read. Robin Williams said, "The writing is brilliant." David Sedaris, "Funny and fascinating. Unique and unpredictable."
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Description

Humorist/Story-Teller Dylan Brody provides full-length stand-up style entertainment in the tradition of the great raconteurs. Weaving personal narratives that seem wholly factual (none of them are) seamlessly with stories that must surely be entirely made-up (none of them are), Brody draws audiences into a gales of laughter and long, listening silences with tales that always entertain, often enlighten and strive to elevate.
David Sedaris says. "He's funny in ways that don't remind me of anyone."'
Richard Lewis says, "The twists of Brody's psyche are cathartic for him and a thrilling for his ...

Biography

With fans that include comedic legends such as Carl Reiner, Robin Williams, Roseanne Barr and Richard Lewis, and an ever-expanding repertoire of witty and profound tales of his journey through life that are unique, yet utterly recognizable to everyone, Dylan has earned a reputation as one of America’s fastest rising storytellers. '
Dylan’s newest full-length, award-winning, stand up-style story-telling special, Dylan Brody’s Driving Hollywood has been licensed by NextUpComedy for 2017 release. Blue Panther Productions contracted with Mr. Brody to work with director Nancy Carlin to de ...

Reviews     (4 Reviews)

Dylan Brody - Other Comedy Act - Los Angeles, California Event Location: Balboa Theater/Valley Performing Arts Center/Zellerbach Hall/PCC Event Type: Literary humor
"Dylan Brody is funny in ways that don't remind me of anyone."
Reviewed by: David Sedaris
Dylan Brody - Other Comedy Act - Los Angeles, California Event Location: Los Angeles, CA Event Type: Comedy Albums Review
"Dylan treats comedy as literature."
Reviewed by: Paul Provenza
Dylan Brody - Other Comedy Act - Los Angeles, California Event Location: San Francisco Event Type: Club Appearance 9th April 2011
Comedian turned storyteller Dylan Brody’s entire persona seems transported from a calmer, more measured period. He doesn’t go for the shock-and-awe approach of so many stand-up comics, nor does he cultivate an affected, deliberately weird persona like the denizens of alt-comedy circles. What he does only vaguely resembles stand-up at this point, even if he still plays comedy rooms. With his rumpled, hangdog delivery; restrained demeanor; and incisive wit, the playwright, novelist, and performer is often compared to monologist Spalding Gray. Brody’s stories mine humor and pathos from even the most mundane transactions, with a sensibility that is humane and dryly absurd. Within a single routine, he can veer from autobiography into satirical flights of fancy before returning to the personal. There’s an undercurrent of political outrage to Brody’s stories — he moonlights as a Huffington Post blogger, which should give a hint as to his political sympathies — but he doesn’t u ...
Reviewed by: Paul Davis (SF Weekly)

Experience

Invited opener for David Sedaris on three consecutive years' West Coast tours
Two full-length released specials (Rooftop Comedy and NextUpComedy)
Five full-length CDs with StandUp! Records
One over-long audio album download with Rooftop Comedy
Two full-length specials yet to be released
thirty-five years professional experience as a live-venue performer (15 years as a stand-up comic. Humorist and story-teller since)

Previous Clients

M.I.T. Council for the Arts
Skidmore College Theater Dept.
David Sedaris (invited opening act)
Northfield Mount Hermon School
Hundreds of story-telling venues, comedy clubs, public theaters and so on

Suitable for

Awards Ceremony Casinos Christmas Party Cocktail Party / Drinks Reception Community Event Concerts / Tours Conference / Meeting Corporate Event Cruise Ships Dinner Party Festival / Outdoor Event Holiday / Theme Parks Private Party Product Launch / Promotion Restaurant / Bar / Pub Event Theaters / Stage Trade Show / Exhibitions

Merchandise

 Merchandise
A Twist of the Wit - CD

The third of his widely released humor albums, the first produced by StandUp! Records, several of the tracks from this album have become audience favorites, remaining in the repertoire, always evolving to meet the moment.

$15 (+$2.5 P&P)
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 Merchandise
Brevity - CD

A compilation of radio spots recorded in studio with musical interludes between. This is pure literary humor. No audience. Just the words and the performance. The laughter is all your own.

$15 (+$2.5 P&P)
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