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What Passes for Comedy

Oct. 28, 2022 – Nov. 19, 2022, 8 – 10 pm,

The critically-acclaimed Chain Theatre (NYT critic’s pick macbitches) is pleased to announce the world premiere production of G.D. Kimble’s WHAT PASSES FOR COMEDY, directed by Chain Managing Director Rick Hamilton. WHAT PASSES FOR COMEDY will play a limited engagement at Chain Theatre (312 W. 36th Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10018. Performances begin Friday, October 28 and continue through Saturday, November 19. Opening Night is Sunday, October 30 (3:00 p.m.).  Tickets are $25 and available at chaintheatre.org.

Press performances are: October 28th @ 8PM, October 29th @ 8PM and Opening, October 30th @ 3PM.

Set in the golden age of live television, a late night talk show host reads the wrong cue card landing a punch-line that rocks the nation. The three young writers behind the prank are now in the fight for their professional lives as celebrity guests drop, the head of the network is out for blood, and an all-night work session reveals hard truths. They each find out where the laughter stops and bigotry begins.


312 West 36 Street Floor 3
New York City, 10018