Kurt Metzger is one of the most talented writers and stand up comedians today. A Philadelphia native, Kurt started in the local scene with friends and comedians Kevin Hart and Big Jay Oakerson. Kurt moved on to New York, where he performs regularly at New York’s top comedy clubs, including Stand Up NY, Caroline’s on Broadway, Gotham Comedy Club, and the famed Comedy Cellar. A local favorite, he was accepted to Montreal’s prestigious Just For Laughs Festival, where he was a standout performer on their ‘New Faces’ show.
Kurt has appeared on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham, VH1’s Best Week Ever, CBS’s The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, and Showtime’s White Boyz in the Hood. He has also guest-starred in IFC’s Z-Rock as well as Comedy Central’s ‘Important Things with Demitri Martin.’ A prolific joke writer, Kurt served as a writer for Chappelle’s Show as well as the Comedy Central Roast series. He also became a series regular on Comedy Central’s animated Ugly Americans series, providing the voice of Randall Skeffington.
Kurt released his new album Kurt Metzger Talks To Young People About Sex to strong reviews from both comedy critics and fans. In 2012, Kurt taped his first one-hour special.
Mickey Cucchiella’s new One-Man-Show Directed by Rain Pryor, (daughter of famed comedian Richard Pryor) FAME FORTUNE FAILURE is the Semi-Autobiographical story of his life. From being the class clown to the #1 Morning show host on radio, Mickey’s story is filled with success, local fame, and inevitable failure.
Mickey tells it as only he can tell it, taking full accountability for his mistakes & being honest about losing it all, this story goes from hilarious one minute to raw tears the next. From his first time doing comedy at 17 to telling doctors to let his mother go peacefully, this true story is the story of everyone.
Maybe we all haven’t stood onstage in front of thousands or were the voice of an American town’s drive to work, but we all have hit the lows that life can bring, no matter how high you are riding at the time. This is not an apology, there is no filter on this show, this is Mickey’s story as only he can tell it. FAME FORTUNE FAILURE is for everyone who’s ever fallen & then attempted to stand back up.