Brian Dykstra: The Jesus Factor

Whitefire Theatre
13500 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91423
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

From HBO's Def Poetry & Comedy Central's Chappelle's Show, Brian Dykstra "can make you think as hard as you laugh!" (Village Voice) Critically acclaimed playwright/ actor/ poet/ comedian Brian Dykstra has been seen on stage and screen throughout the U.S. and U.K. His play, Clean Alternatives, won the coveted Fringe First Award at the 2006 Edinburgh Fringe Festival and now he's out with his latest solo, unleashing his uniquely hilarious poetic rage on the state of this glorious union. Brian's last solo show received an extended Off-Broadway run and was hailed by critics, but did land him on several watch-lists including the NRA and Rush Limbaugh. The conservative talk show host put the word out against Dykstra as an "enemy" - of course there was no indication that Limbaugh or any of his self-styled "dittoheads" had seen his show. "Brian Dykstra wields a monologue like a sword! His work provides the startling immediacy that makes live performance feel so alive!" -- Variety "Exhilarating!" -- The New York Times "Lenny Bruce would have saluted - maybe even toked a joint with Brian Dykstra!" -- Curtain Up "Mesmerizing" -- Time Out London "Bitterly Funny!" -- The New Yorker "Brian Dykstra is working hard to turn ranting into a new genre and if he succeeds comedy may not be safe!" -- The Village Voice

Visit the Brian Dykstra: The Jesus Factor website:

http://www.briandykstra.net/rants.htm