Marcus Performing Arts Center
Press Release

Colin Quinn Unconstitutional

A New Comedy Written and Performed by Colin Quinn

By - Mar 4th, 2014 03:09 pm
Colin Quinn - Unconstitutional

Colin Quinn – Unconstitutional

MILWAUKEE, WI (Tuesday, March 4, 2014)– The Marcus Center is excited to bring Colin Quinn Unconstitutional to Vogel Hall for one performance only on Tuesday, April 8 at 7:30 pm. Tickets go on sale this Friday, March 7 at 12:00 pm. Tickets are available in person at the Marcus Center Box Office at 929 North Water Street, Downtown Milwaukee, by phone at 414-273-7206 or online at Ticketmaster.com. More information is available at MarcusCenter.org. Groups 10 or more should call Group Sales at 414-273-7121 ext. 210 or 213.

On May 25th, 1787, fifty-five delegates in wigs and tights sat down to create a country from scratch. In 2013, Colin Quinn offers his unique comedic perspective on our national character. From predator drones to the Kardashians, he pulls no punches in asking if this is what the founding fathers planned.

Directed by Rebecca A. Trent, Colin Quinn Unconstitutional is also produced by Brian Stern, with set design by James Fauvell, costume design by Alexis Forte, and lighting design by Sarah Lurie.

The New Yorker calls Colin Quinn Unconstitutional “Entertaining and a little shocking” while The New York Daily News applauds “Fast, furious and funny! In Quinn we trust.” Time Out New York give the show a critics’ pick and The Hollywood Reporter cheers “Hilarious! Wonderfully riotous.”

Colin Quinn Unconstitutional marked Colin’s return to the New York stage after his acclaimed Broadway engagement of Long Story Short, for which he was nominated for the Drama Desk Award as well as an Emmy Award for the HBO broadcast of the play.

Tickets for Colin Quinn Unconstitutional at the Marcus Center’s Vogel Hall are $40 and go on sale this Friday, March 7 at 12:00 pm. Tickets are available in person at the Marcus Center Box Office at 929 North Water Street, Downtown Milwaukee, by phone at 414-273-7206 or online at Ticketmaster.com. Groups 10 or more should call Group Sales at 414-273-7121 ext. 210 or 213.

For more information, please visit: www.MarcusCenter.org or www.ColinQuinnUnconstitutional.com

COLIN QUINN (Writer/Performer) A native of Brooklyn, 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”

ABOUT THE MARCUS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts is owned and partially funded by Milwaukee County.  The Marcus Center has been the premier entertainment destination for Milwaukee and Wisconsin since 1969.  It provides the setting for outstanding cultural experiences, where the arts come to life for current and future generations.  Located in the heart of the Downtown Theater District, the Marcus Center is a community facility that offers live performance of opera, ballet, children’s theater, symphony and first-class national touring productions.  For more information on Marcus Center Off Broadway Series, visit the Marcus Center website at www.MarcusCenter.org.

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