Jimmy Tingle Standup
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Jimmy Tingle a hilarious comedian, a political satirist, commentator and was a 2018 democratic candidate for LT Governor in Massachusetts. In the 2018 primary on September 4th he received 41.3% of the vote for Lt Governor.
His December 29th show at the Cabot will delve into what inspired him to run for political office in 2018. It will be an insightful, compelling and very funny look at all aspects of his very serious campaign.
Tingle 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.
Theatrical credits include writing, performing and producing four one-person shows. He also wrote and produced the documentary film, Jimmy Tingle’s American Dream, which aired on over 60 stations nationwide on PBS.
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 producer and artistic director of Jimmy Tingle’s OFF BROADWAY Theater in Somerville
Jimmy is a 2010 graduate of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and was that year’s graduate school commencement speaker.
Jimmy’s latest project is a new a social enterprise “Humor for Humanity” which aspires to raise spirits, funds and awareness for nonprofits, charities and social causes.
More information on Jimmy and/or Humor for Humanity at JimmyTingle.com