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Jimmy Tingle

The hilarious political commentator JIMMY TINGLE brings his first documentary Jimmy Tingle's American Dream to The Vineyard Playhouse! A rare theatrical event, combining a screening, a Q&A with Jimmy and a live performance featuring highlights from Jimmy’s newest one man show Jimmy Tingle for President: The Funniest Campaign in History. “Jimmy Tingle’s American Dream” 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 Jimmy 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 contains interviews and the opinions of Howard Zinn, Robert Altman, Ed Schultz, Mort Sahl, Janeane Garafalo, Sean Hannity, Lewis Black, Margery Eagan, Jim Braude, Bobcat Goldthwaite, Al Franken, Robert Reich, Colin Quinn, Barry Crimmins, Jimmy’s mother Frances and more. Music with Willie Nelson, The Mighty,Mighty Bosstones, The Neighborhoods, and Jimmy Tingle on harmonica. Written and produced by Jimmy Tingle and edited and directed by Vincent Straggas of Flag Day Productions. Drawing on 25 years of comedic insight, outrage and commentary, nationally known comedian and commentator for 60 Minutes II - Jimmy Tingle - has constructed another hilarious, thought provoking and politically charged one man show based on his 2012 run for the presidency.
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