Paul Reiser

Saturday, October 07, 2023

This show will feature an opening set by Margo Macero!


Comedian, actor, television writer, author and musician, Paul Reiser is one of Hollywood’s most prolific creatives–and he shows no sign of slowing down. He was voted one of Comedy Central’s “Top 100 Comedians of All Time.” The “Mad About You” star returns to his standup roots to perform his unmistakable brand of observational and story-based humor. Reiser currently stars in two hit shows for Netflix: “Stranger Things” and “The Kominsky Method.” This past summer Reiser finished up work on Hulu’s comedy series “Reboot.”

2022 was a busy year for Reiser.  In Hulu’s new critically-acclaimed comedy series “Reboot” from Modern Family creator Steve Levitan, Reiser plays Gordon, the original creator of the old sitcom being rebooted. Awards Daily says “Reiser truly excels, giving one of his very best performances…here, he reminds us just how very funny and experienced he is in the world of television comedy.”

He also took his first step into bloody, superhero glory, joining Season 3 of Amazon Prime’s Emmy-nominated The Boys, playing “The Legend.” Also this year Reiser filmed “The Problem with People,” an original comedy feature film which he wrote, produced, and stars in alongside Jane Levy and Colm Meaney.

Reiser currently stars in two hit shows for Netflix: Stranger Things—the company’s biggest series of all time—where he plays Dr. Sam Owens, a role created by the Duffer Brothers specifically for him; and Chuck Lorre’s The Kominsky Method, for which he received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor.

The multi-faceted actor also revived one of his most iconic roles in the highly anticipated return of Mad About You, the long-running hit 90s comedy Reiser co-created and starred in with Helen Hunt. The Emmy, Peabody and Golden Globe-winning comedy ended in May 1999 and premiered 20 years later as a limited series on Spectrum Originals. All seven seasons of the original Mad About You and the re-visit are available for streaming on Amazon Prime.

Throughout his prolific career, Reiser has worked with both independent and mainstream filmmakers. Having earned acclaim for his supporting role in the Academy Award-winning film Whiplash, Reiser was also recently seen alongside Kevin Hart in the Netflix feature Fatherhood, John McDonagh’s War on Everyone and in frequent collaborator Jeff Baena’s “The Little Hours” and “Horse Girl,” which premiered at Sundance 2020, the fourth film the pair has worked on together. The veteran actor has garnered praise for notable performances in films such as Diner, Bye Bye Love, Aliens, One Night At McCool’s, Beverly Hills Cop I/II and The Thing About My Folks, which Reiser wrote for his co-star Peter Falk.

Reiser is a fixture behind the camera as well. He co-created and co-produced There’s Johnny!, a seven-episode series which originally streamed on Hulu and now streams on Peacock. The show, a fictional story set behind-the-scenes of Johnny Carson’s Tonight Show circa 1972, co-created with filmmaker David Steven Simon and co-produced with director David Gordon Green in conjunction with The Carson Company, premiered to critical praise, with Decider saying There’s Johnny! is “a television experience unlike any I’ve seen on TV in recent years” and “unfolds like a dream, a memory fondly recalled.”

As an author, Reiser’s first book, Couplehood, sold over two million copies and reached the number one spot on The New York Times bestsellers list. His subsequent books, Babyhood and Familyhood, were best sellers as well. Voted by Comedy Central as one of the Top 100 Comedians of All Time, Reiser regularly performs sold-out standup at venues nationwide with dates currently booked throughout 2022 and beyond.

A SUNY Binghamton graduate of its prestigious music program, Reiser co-wrote the theme song for Mad About You, “The Final Frontier,” with Grammy-winning producer Don Was, and released an album of original songs with British singer-songwriter Julia Fordham called Unusual Suspects. Over the course of his career, Reiser has received multiple Emmys, Golden Globes, American Comedy Awards and Screen Actors Guild nominations.

Margo Macero

Always another move, another town and another beginning. Living a nomadic childhood driven by parents on the move would leave any child searching for some semblance of mental solid ground. For blues-leaning vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Margo Macero, that solid ground has always been music.

As Margo suggests:
“No matter where I’ve been, music is my comfort, music is my companion, and music always feels like home.”

The songstress, who hails from a small town just south of New York’s Adirondack Region, is not the first in her family to find similar solace. Her late uncle is Jazz saxophone and producing legend Te Macero, whose credits include hundreds of records for legends including Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie, Duke Ellington and numerous others. And though a listener may pick up a wrinkle of jazz in a vocal line, the younger Macero more often delivers music with a bite. A ferocious blend of southern-rock feel and modern-country heart anchored by classic rock authenticity.

When Margo performs, buckle up; her foot is planted solidly on the gas pedal. For the past decade, Macero has surrounded herself with a revolving lineup of top musicians, earning her way onto festival stages and even national television with bookings scheduled out for nearly 12 months. In 2023, Macero inked a two-record recording and management deal with Bridge Road Entertainment. The deal will have Macero in the studio working on her first full-length original record with five-time Billboard Top 40 producer David Bourgeois along with mix engineer Brett Portzer.

Look for a series of re-imagined covers from Margo Macero featuring some very special guests coming later this fall!

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