My Dead Dad

Solo Show · soaring solo studios · Ages 15+ · United States of America

one person show
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ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 02, 2023
Funny, sincere, charming, and affecting! ... full review
NICK PUPO certified reviewer June 26, 2023
A beautiful story told by Sam, packed with jokes in a tight hour-long show. Never a dull moment, never a joke falls flat. Sam shares from his heart and leaves nothing hidden from his audience. I thorouhgly enjoyed myself, and I highly recommend this to anyone looking for a wonderfully-crafted solo show about grief, shame, and a complicated father/son relationship. He has one more encore performance Friday July 14th at 8:30pm. Don't miss it! ... full review
ANDREW YANKER certified reviewer June 23, 2023
tagged as: thoughtful · uplifting · hilarious
My Dead Dad was a very thoughtful, brave, and well developed meditation on what it's like to not get the family you wanted, but getting the family that you needed. He opened the show talking about wanting to have a Sitcom style family but instead he portrayed a messy relationship with his dad, someone who was competitive but also volatile. Someone who acted like he knew what he was doing but ultimately was scared and humbled in the face of his own mortality, as we all will be some day. While there was obviously a lot of heaviness surrounding the circumstances of his relationship with his father and untimely death, there was also a lot of humor, lightness and charm throughout Sam's performance. One of my favorite early moments was Sam d... full review
JULIE FISCHER certified reviewer June 23, 2023
I wasn't sure what to expect and was surprised at how much I chuckled to myself about Sam's dialogue about his father from a young child's viewpoint. Sam sounded way more mature than his father in many of the scenarios. He is a good story teller.... full review
BRANDON RAMAN certified reviewer June 23, 2023
Sam is one of the most likable performers I have had the fortune of seeing. His natural and easy-going delivery allows him to seamless transfer back and forth from emotional admission to hilarious punchline with just a slight shift in his tone. Sam is ALL heart, and this show is both touching and hauntingly hilarious. ... full review
LASER WEBBER certified reviewer June 23, 2023
tagged as: Storytelling · sincere · Comedy
Sam is a brilliant storyteller and this show draws on his strengths as a stand-up, as well as his sincerity, for a story about a complex father-son relationship. What does it mean to be "the man of the house"? What's it like to have a dad that means well and doesn't quite "do" well all the time? ... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 22, 2023
A funny, heart warming experience that finds humor in dark places. Very human, very realistic take on growing up with a “non-traditional” father. ... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 22, 2023
Incredible show!!! ... full review
GUY PICOT gia on the move certified reviewer June 15, 2023
Comedian out of his comfort zone.... full review
DENISSE OJEDA certified reviewer June 12, 2023
My Dead Dad was bold, vulnerable, and wonderfully funny.... full review