Two Jews Walk Into Israel

On Dec. 19 and 20, Jerry Seinfeld and I will be performing stand-up comedy at the Menora Mivtachim Arena in Tel Aviv. I have not been this excited about doing a gig in years. Jerry and I had talked about going to Israel to perform and, God willing, it’s now happening. Jerry and I have been touring together for more than a …

Jerry Seinfeld Intends to Die Standing Up

***This is the New York Times profile piece in which I am quoted.  Well worth reading if you want to learn about standup.***  Jerry Seinfeld began his commute after dinner, in no particular hurry. Around quarter to 8 on a drizzly Tuesday, he left his Manhattan home — a palatial duplex apartment with picture windows and a broad terrace overlooking …

Seinfeld LIVE at SkyPac

Thursday night we went to see Jerry Seinfeld at the SkyPac in Bowling Green.  We had such a fun time!  It was our first time at the SkyPac and it’s such fabulous place! I’m totally getting season tickets.  There isn’t a bad seat in the house.  If you live close to Southern KY it’s definitely worth checking out.  HERE is their schedule of performances for the …

Booking a comedian

Booking a comedian and putting on a comedy show can be a great idea for an entertaining fundraiser or event.  But if you’re new to the world of comics, finding the right comedian to perform at your show can be rather challenging. Comics are not a one-size-fits-all solution; there are a wide range of comedy styles, even within the realm …

It’s not about him; Mark Schiff just wants to make you laugh

If you’re looking for weird, wacky or shocking comedy, look elsewhere. Mark Schiff, a comic whose success spans decades, offers clean, witty, relatable humor. “I’m a straight-forward, stand-up comedian with a lot of observations on family life, growing up, parents and grandparents, marriage, raising kids,” he says.

The Comic

The Comic, a new play by Mark Schiff and directed by Mark Herrier, is a poignant and hilariously realistic look at the life of a stand-up on the road. Larry Miller,

Articles by Mark Schiff: The Nineteen Boxes

My mother died July 9,1999. I remember coming home that Friday afternoon from picking up Shabbat flowers. I was parking my car when I saw my wife walking out of the house to greet me.

Something to Laugh About

An insider’s look at the world of Jewish comedy. “I’ll tell you. I don’t get no respect. My mother stopped breast-feeding me as a kid. She told me she liked me like a friend.” (Rodney Dangerfield)