Comically channeling the demise of great world empires, Colin Quinn uses his “articulate brand of comedy” in taking audiences through an uproarious history of the world in 75 minutes. From his personification of Caesar as the original Italian mobster to his complaints about Ancient Greece and Antigone giving way to Costco and Snooki, Quinn is at his satirical best, taking on the attitudes, appetites and bad habits that toppled the world’s most powerful nations. Colin Quinn Long Story Short proves that throughout human history, the joke has always been on us.
Jerry Seinfeld Directs Colin Quinn in ‘Long Story Short’ (NY Times)
For his one-man show Long Story Short, a humorous look at global empires that have come and gone, Colin Quinn enlisted Jerry Seinfeld as director.
Jerry Seinfeld and Colin Quinn Prepare for Broadway, Trade Quips, Yada Yada Yada (NY Times)
A give-and-take between Mr. Quinn and Mr. Seinfeld to promote their coming Broadway collaboration was moderated by Anderson Cooper, who proved pretty adept at one liners himself.
Author: Colin Quinn
Director: Jerry Seinfeld
Producer: Maximum Entertainment, Inc