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Comedian Jimmy Tingle at Bull Run
June 10 @ 8:00 pm
Comedian, commentator, actor and all-around Funny-man Jimmy Tingle delivers laughs June 10 at the Bull Run Restaurant in Shirley.
Tingle is the host of a podcast and talk show “The Jimmy Tingle Show,” where he weaves his passion for comedy, politics, and nonprofit fundraising with an eclectic array of guests including former senator Al Franken, comedian Paula Poundstone, podcaster Marc Maron, democratic candidate for Governor Maura Healey, Senator Ed Markey, Washington editor for Mother Jones, David Corn, Congressman Jim McGovern, comedians Lewis Black, Gary Gulman, Colin Quinn and more.
He is also a former candidate for Lt Governor of Massachusetts, earning 41% of the vote in the democratic primary in 2018. So, you know, he has plenty of material there.
Tingle has worked as a humorist and commentator for 60 Minutes II and MSNBC and has appeared on The Tonight Show, CNN, Conan O’Brien, Fresh Air with Terry Gross and in his own HBO half-hour comedy special.
He made a cameo appearance with Julia Louis-Dreyfus in Veep on HBO. Feature film work includes Next Stop Wonderland; Boondock Saints; Head of State starring Chris Rock and Clear History starring Larry David.
Tingle is the founder of a new social enterprise entitled “Humor for Humanity” which raises spirits, funds and awareness for nonprofits and social causes through his work as a comedian, emcee, and auctioneer. Since the pandemic, Humor for Humanity, through live and online fundraisers has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for nonprofit organizations and needy individuals engaged in the issues of substance abuse disorder, cybercrime, human trafficking, immigrant and refugee relief, voter engagement and helping to offset individual healthcare bills.
Theatrical credits include writing, performing and producing several one-person shows including Uncommon Sense; Jimmy Tingle for President – The Funniest campaign in History; Jimmy Tingle’s American Dream and Jimmy Tingle’s 2020 Vision: Why would a comedian run for office?
He has appeared in several documentaries films including “Damned in the USA;” “America with the Top Down;” “When Stand up Stood Out;” “Call Me Lucky” directed by Bobcat Goldthwait and “Jimmy Tingle’s American Dream” written and produced by Jimmy and directed by Vincent Straggas of Flag Day Productions.
Tingle has the rare distinction of being a three-time Boston Magazine’s “Best of Boston” winner. He’s won twice in the “stand-up comedy” category and once for “best alternative theater” as the producing artistic director of Jimmy Tingle’s OFF-BROADWAY Theater in Somerville, MA.
Doors open at 6pm for dinner and seating. Showtime is 8pm.Share