Sue Costello - I Wasn't Trying To Be Funny
The Brick Theater
Brooklyn, NY
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The alternately hilarious and heartbreaking show tracks Costello's life as she goes from a nerdy kid to the star of her own television show. After losing it all, Costello is faced with the fact that the superficiality of the material world was the only thing propping her up. Throughout the journey, Costello figures out that the only way for her to really be strong is to live her life based on a foundation of hope, love, inner strength and humor.  

Rave reviews have poured in for prior workshops of I Wasn't Trying To Be Funny.  The Boston Metro said "Not many people have the charisma, stamina, or the anecdotes to sustain a 1 1/2hr show alone, Sue Costello does it sans props, costumes or music in the play."  The Boston Herald called the show "powerful, thanks to Costello's frank charisma and her ability to mingle humor with tragedy"; and the Patriot Ledger mused that, "Costello rivets the audience with a comic's gift for delivery and wit and an actress' skill with emotion."  


ABOUT SUE COSTELLO

Sue Costello co-created, produced, and starred in the self-titled Boston-based sitcom Costello for the Fox Network. She has also appeared on NYPD BLUE, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, and Last Comic Standing. Ms. Costello has appeared in feature films Southie with Donnie Wahlberg; Once in the Life with Laurence Fishburne; and "The Fighter" starring Christian Bale, Amy Adams, and Mark Wahlberg. She just filmed the movie The Witching Hour with William Fosythe and Michael Madsen.
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Location

The Brick Theater (View)
579 Metropolitan Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11211
United States


Categories

Arts > Theatre

Minimum Age: 12
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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