- 18 & over
- Two item minimum
Sunday, November 22, 2020 6:00 PM
Zanies - Nashville, Nashville, TN
- Ticket Price: $15.00
- Door Time: 5:00 PM
- Show Type: Stand Up
- Tags: Hot Ticket, Event of the Week, Homepage Feature
18 & over
Two items minimum
Mike Young is a comedian/writer/director who got his start in stand up comedy like Woddy Allen, Barry Levinson and Judd Apatow before him.
After tours with Dave Chappelle, Sebastian Maniscalco and Bob Saget Mike created The Young American Comedy Tour featuring Tony Rock, Bret Ernst, Bobby Lee and Sebastian. The tour was a major success and hit the rowd for three years establishing Mike as a headliner.
TV AND FILM:
After the release of “Work In Progress” his first comedy album Mike teamed up with actor Tobey Maguire and sold his sitcom to ABC with Mike as the writer and lead. Maguire and Young would team up once more with HBO for a half hour scripted comedy entitled The Light. HBO would prove to be a fan of Mike’s writing and bought another half hour from Young and producer Scott Stuber, entitled Single Mike.
Always looking to stretch his creative muscles Mike took to ghosting “This Book Has Balls” by Michael Rapaport for Simon and Shuster. The book was a best seller and came out Oct 24th 2017.
Young’s feature Writing/Directing debut My Man Is A Loser starring Michael Rapaport, John Stamos and Tika Sumpter was picked up by Lionsgate for distrobution. Mike’s sophomore effort would be the gangster comedy, A Stand Up Guy starring Danny A, Michael Rapaport, Ethan Suplee and Bob Saget:. The film was distributed by The Orchard and bought by Netflix. Young wrote and Executive Produced Adam starring Aaron Paul and Jeff Daniels set for release in 2021. The film was produced by Gary Gilbert (La La Land.)
Continuing his foray into TV Young signed a deal with Warner Brothers to write a half hour series based on Kanye West’s early days in the rap game. A one-hour drama set in the Detroit underworld with Eminem signed on as Executive Producer and Antoine Fuqua set to direct is now in the works. Most recently Young teamed up with the star of the series Entourage, Kevin Connolly for Who The F Is Mike Young, a half hour comedy based on Mike’s life in Los Angeles.