His Royal Hipness Lord Buckley in The Zam Zam Room

59E59 Theaters
59 E 59th St, New York, NY 10022
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Jake Broder reignites the amazing routines of cult comic and faux aristocrat Lord Buckley. His Royal Hipness Lord Buckley in The Zam Zam Room is a fizzy cocktail of style and substance, featuring "the hippest stories in storydom" backed by a live jazz band. The tale of Scrooge becomes a breezy be-bop fable and a jive talking Jesus epitomizes cannabis cool with "The Nazz." Along with "The Gettysburg Address" and Jonah and the Whale and nightly doses of The Hip News and many others, His Royal Hipness Lord Buckley in The Zam Zam Room will "blow your wig away." Lord Buckley single-handedly brought "Hip Semantic" into the mainstream in the 1950s. One of the most influential figures of American counter-culture, Lord Buckley inspired a host of visionary performers, including Lenny Bruce, Robin Williams, Richard Prior, as well as Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Thelonious Monk and Frank Sinatra. Phillip Breen directs. Holiday Performance Schedule No performances, Saturday December 24 or Sunday December 25th due to the Christmas holiday. The show on Saturday, December 31 (New Years Eve) will be at 7:30 PM.

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