Comedian, commentator and founder of Humor for Humanity, Jimmy Tingle comes to Windhover’s outdoor stage, mixing his funniest comedic hits and newest, post pandemic bits, to deliver the humor, hope and humanity the world so desperately needs in 2022.
Jimmy will take audiences on a hilarious and soul-searching journey from his Cambridge roots as an aspiring comic and street performer during the 1980s to the Tonight Show, 60 Minutes II, Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and a run for LT Governor of Massachusetts. Jimmy Tingle will speak to the challenges of the day with comedy, compassion and common sense while delivering a funny, passionate, and purpose-driven tour de force performance.
If laughter is the best medicine, then Jimmy Tingle is the Surgeon General of political humor. He will make you laugh; make you think and make you feel better, just what the doctor ordered.
Jimmy Tingle Live! HUMOR FOR HUMANITY performs under the tent on Windhover’s outdoor stage, Windhover Performing Arts Center, 257R Granite Street, Rockport, MA. Tickets are $34 for adults and $24 for students.
Sunday, June 5th from 5pm-7pm
Saturday, July 2nd from 7pm-9pm
Saturday, August 6th from 7pm-9pm
Sunday, September 18th from 5pm-7pm
For tickets please visit https://windhover.org/performances/
AFTER SHOW MEET AND GREET
Please consider purchasing a Friends of Moldova Donation ticket and attend the after show Meet and Greet with Jimmy. This is a Humor for Humanity fundraiser for Ukrainian Refugee Relief. All $20 donations are welcome, even if you cannot attend the Meet and Greet.
Jimmy’s classmate from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government Maia Sandu is now the president of Moldova, which borders western Ukraine. Moldova is inundated with refugees from Ukraine and is in a precarious situation. President Sandu directed Jimmy toward this organization, Friends of Moldova. Any help you can provide to Friends of Moldova is desperately needed and greatly appreciated.
About Jimmy Tingle
Jimmy has worked as a humorist and commentator for 60 Minutes II and MSNBC and has appeared on The Tonight Show, CNN, Conan O’Brien, Fresh Air with Terry Gross and in his own HBO half-hour comedy special. Most recently, he made a cameo appearance in Veep on HBO. In January 2022, Jimmy launched his newest talk show and podcast The Jimmy Tingle Show where he interviews guests from the worlds of comedy, politics and non-profit organizations on their passion, process and drive for excellence in their respective fields.
Theatrical credits include writing, performing and producing several one-person shows including Uncommon Sense; Jimmy Tingle for President – The Funniest campaign in History and Jimmy Tingle’s American Dream. He has appeared in several documentary films including Damned in the USA; America with the Top Down; When Stand up Stood Out; Call Me Lucky directed by Bobcat Goldthwait and Jimmy Tingle’s American Dream which Jimmy wrote and produced. It was directed by Vincent Straggas. Feature film work includes Next Stop Wonderland; Boondock Saints; Head of State starring Chris Rock; and Clear History starring Larry David.
Tingle has the rare distinction of winning Boston Magazine’s “Best of Boston” twice in the “stand-up comedy” category and once for “best alternative theater” as the producer and artistic director of Jimmy Tingle’s OFF-BROADWAY Theater in Somerville.
He is the founder of a new social enterprise entitled “Humor for Humanity” which raises spirits, funds, and awareness for nonprofits, charities, and social causes through his work as a comedian, emcee, and auctioneer. For more information, visit www.JimmyTingle.com.