In his career of 11 years, Mike Birbiglia has released two critically acclaimed albums and three Comedy Central specials. At 24, Mike was one of the youngest comedians ever to appear on The Late Show With David Letterman. From there, Mike took his act on the road: headlining colleges, then clubs, then concert halls nationwide. His first album on Comedy Central Records, Two Drink Mike, drew comparisons to Jerry Seinfeld from Esquire.
In July of 2008 Mike made his debut on This American Life and has since become a regular contributor. In October 2008, Mike debuted his one-person show, Sleepwalk With Me, an off-Broadway show that was presented by Nathan Lane. The show received extremely positive reviews: The New York Times calling it "Simply Perfect," and The New Yorker describing it as "Funny and intricately layered." The show was twice extended, and in February of 2008 Mike was named "Outstanding Comedian in a Major Engagement" by the Nightlife Awards.
Currently Mike is working on a book for Simon & Schuster and is planning a 28-city tour this fall for Comedy Central. When asked to comment on the bio he wrote for himself, Mike said, "Wow, I've been busy."
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