Fans of Sebastian Maniscalco have been waiting for the stand-up comedian to return to the New York area and in September, they're finally getting their wish.
The comic has been doing stand-up for almost 24 years, starting his career with open mic nights in 1998. The Chicago-born Maniscalco, the son of Italian immigrants, has released a total of five comedy specials. He also had supporting acting roles in Peter Farrelly's comedy-drama ''Green Book'' playing Johnny Venere and ''The Irishman'', where he played mobster Joe ''Crazy Joe'' Gallo, the film was directed and produced by Martin Scorsese.
According to Wikipedia, "In 2005, he began performing regularly at The Comedy Store in West Hollywood, California. Maniscalco cites Jerry Seinfeld, George Carlin, Brian Regan, John Ritter, Johnny Carson, Andrew Dice Clay, Bill Burr and Don Rickles as comedic influences. Since then, he has done a half-hour for Comedy Central Presents and five-hour-long specials. His first special, Sebastian Live, was released on June 2, 2009. His next three specials were aired on Showtime, with What's Wrong with People? released on January 5, 2012, Aren't You Embarrassed?, taped in Chicago, released on November 14, 2014, and Why Would You Do That?, taped in New York City and released in 2016."
Sebastian Maniscalco will be back in New York next month for dates on his ''Sebastian Maniscalco: Nobody Does This'' Tour. He will play five shows in Poughkeepsie, New York, with two shows on September 9th, two on the the10th and the last two shows on the 11th. According to his website Sebastian Live tickets are going fast.
Performances will be held at the Majed J. Nesheiwat Convention Center, formerly Mid-Hudson Civic Center. If you want to purchase tickets and get more tour date information you can visit Tickets-Center.