February 15, 2014
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Colin Quinn began his stand-up career in New York as a regular on the comedy club circuit. He made his television debut as co-host of MTV's popular game show Remote Control. In 1995, Quinn landed a spot on the legendary late-night show Saturday Night Live, where he entertained audiences for five seasons. After SNL, Quinn tackled societal issues on Comedy Central's Tough Crowd With Colin Quinn, in which he served as the show's host, creator and executive producer, from 2002 - 2004. In addition to his television work, Colin has appeared in many films, including A Night at the Roxbury, Comedian, and Adam Sandler's Grown Ups. Colin's first one-man show, Sanctifying Grace, began off-Broadway in 1994 and was later produced as Colin Quinn An Irish Wake and played at the Helen Hayes Theatre.In 2010, he returned to the Helen Hayes Theatre and starred in the hit Broadway show Colin Quinn Long Story Short. Directed by Jerry Seinfeld, the show was nominated for a Drama Desk Award and was nominated for an Emmy as a HBO special in 2011. Colin is currently the king of Twitter and will be back on the upcoming season of HBO's "Girls"
In his new solo show, popular stand-up comedian and SNL veteran Colin Quinn tackles 226 years of American history in 70 minutes. Beginning with the U.S. Constitution’s preamble and going through the various amendments, Quinn takes apart the individual freedoms granted in the four-page (!) document and delves into such subjects as political correctness, class status and the judicial system. He also looks at the evolution of politics and political leaders, media outlets, popular celebrities, U.S. Presidents and why the Kardashians are the perfect embodiment of the American Dream.
"Fast, furious and funny! In Quinn we trust."- New York Daily News
"Quinn is pro-funny!" - Entertainment Weekly
"Hilarious! Wonderfully riotous!" - The Hollywood Reporter
WATCH VIDEO: Colin on his new show
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