Jimmy Tingle's American Dream @ Wellfleet Prez Hall
When: Thu Jul 12th
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Where: Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main Street, Wellfleet
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WELLFLEET PRESERVATION HALL PRESENTS:
”JIMMY TINGLES AMERICAN DREAM-LIVE ON STAGE & SCREEN”
Every Thursday @8pm…June 21-August 30
Tickets & Information: www.wellfleetpreservationhall.org/508.349.1800
Comedian Jimmy Tingle, founder of the "Humor for Humanity" party, is coming back to Wellfleet Preservation Hall with "Jimmy Tingle's American Dream- Live on Stage and Screen”—a rare theatrical production, combining a screening of the acclaimed documentary film “Jimmy Tingle's American Dream,” followed by a Q&A and live performance of “Jimmy Tingle for President: The Funniest Campaign in History.” Jimmy Tingle is a nationally known comedian, filmmaker, and commentator for 60 Minutes II.
About “Jimmy Tingle’s American Dream”
This captivating, provocative film is a one-hour tour-de-force of comedy, commentary and conversation with some of America’s most iconic personalities and social critics, as well as family, friends and total strangers as they speak up and speak out on the American Dream. As Tingle weaves his stand-up comedy career into the fabric of the American Dream, you’ll meet Oscar winners and comedians, historians and the homeless as he aspires to make us laugh, to make us think, and encourages us to dream.
The film features interviews and opinions of Robert Altman, Bobcat Goldthwait, Howard Zinn, Mort Sahl, Janeane Garafalo, Sean Hannity, Lewis Black, Al Franken, Robert Reich, Colin Quinn, Barry Crimmins, Jimmy's mother, Frances, and more. The soundtrack includes music by Willie Nelson, The Mighty, Mighty Bosstones, The Neighborhoods, and Jimmy Tingle on harmonica. More information on film at www.jimmytinglesamericandream.com
“Jimmy Tingle for President: The Funniest Campaign in History”
As the upcoming 2012 Presidential election approaches, Jimmy Tingle has constructed another hilarious, thought provoking and politically charged one-man show based on his 2012 run for the presidency. As the founder of the "Humor for Humanity" party, Tingle is running on his comedic record. The campaign underlines his passion and creative thinking on every issue the next president must grapple with from alternative energy to immigration to jobs and the national debt. Despite the seriousness of the issues confronting America and the world, Jimmy Tingle for President is The Funniest Campaign in History.