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Neal Brennan: Unacceptable Tickets

Neal Brennan: Unacceptable Tickets

New York
25 Aug 2021 - 21 Nov 2021
9 Reviews on Show-Score

Neal Brennan: Unacceptable Information

Comedian Neal Brennan, best known for Chappelle's Show and 3 Mics, debuts Neal Brennan: Unacceptable, a new theatrical stand-up act at the Cherry Lane Theatre. Derek DelGaudio directs Brennan's darkly humorous performance in which he discusses his struggles with feelings of isolation and inadequacy. Neal Brennan: Unacceptable tickets are on sale now.

The Neal Brennan: Unacceptable comedy show sees Brennan alone on a stage furnished only with a chair and various painted wooden objects. Throughout the show, Brennan contemplates the "right" way to arrange the wooden objects on his wall, in a sort of metaphor for figuring out the "right" way for him as a person to be. He muses candidly about the difficulties of finding and giving love, fitting in with others, and accepting himself by way of comedic yet searingly honest tales from his professional and personal life. Childhood anecdotes, timely political commentary, and even some physical comedy are all part of this 75-minute show in which Brennan seeks to understand what he sees as his defects and come to terms with, or at least understand, them.

Brennan became a fixture in the comedy scene in 2003 as the co-creator of Chappelle's Show alongside Dave Chappelle. It was Comedy Central's most popular show by its second season, and Brennan became a three-time Emmy nominee for his directorial, producing, and writing work on the show. He has consistently performed standup in the Los Angeles area and appeared on multiple late-night comedy talk shows, and has written for The Academy Awards and The Daily Show among many other ventures. His 2015 comedy act 3 Mics, which Brennan developed in Los Angeles and later brought to New York, was released on Netflix in 2017 to critical acclaim.

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Run time

Run Time: 75 minutes

Opening date

August 25th, 2021

Closing date

November 21st, 2021



Booking from

September 1st, 2021

Booking until

October 3rd, 2021


Cherry Lane Theatre


In this new theatrical stand-up show, Brennan meticulously examines his own defects, attempting to understand his baffling inability to fit into a group. (Patrons must be 16+)

Cast and creative

By: Neal Brennan
Director: Derek DelGaudio
Producer: Vanessa Lauren, Jake Friedman
Cast list: Neal Brennan
Design: Anna Louizos
Lighting: Adam Blumenthal
Sound: Kevin Heard