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About

Colin O'Brien is a writer/performer living in Brooklyn, NY who was was named one of the Just For Laughs New Faces: Characters in 2016. His work has been featured on MTV, CollegeHumor, Fusion, Nerdist, Funny or Die and The Kevin McDonald Kevin McDonald Podcast.

Colin writes and performs with the high-octane sketch comedy group O.S.F.U.G: The Fast Fuckin' Sketch Show which sold out shows at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre and Knitting Factory in Brooklyn for six years. Colin co-hosts the podcast Literati: A Comedy Show About Books & The Idiots Who Write Them on the ForeverDog Podcast Network. His comedy musical duo Nancy’s show Home Is Where The Songs Is as well as his part writing seminar, part Broadway show How To Write A Book: The Play also both enjoyed extended runs at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. As well as performing regularly around New York City; Colin has also performed at San Francisco Sketch Fest, Austin Sketch Fest, Piccolo Fringe Festival in Charleston, S.C., Hell Yes Fest in New Orleans and the Boston Comedy Arts Fest.

 

....very funny twist on musical sketch with a concert about the highs and lows of love, sex and timeshares.
— New York Times on Nancy: Home Is Where The Songs Is
... a no-joke-left-unmade approach to storytelling.
— Brokelyn.com on The Triplets Of Kings County
The utter straight-faced weirdness...is a nice thing to find in place of jokes about artisan cocktails and cringe-inducing sex.
— Brokelyn.com on The Triplets Of Kings County
...punk-rock version of SNL... delivers more jokes than any show around.
— Time Out NY on O.S.F.U.G.
...fantastically popular, frantically paced sketch show.
— New York Times on O.S.F.U.G.
... ridiculous faux-literary readings that pack a witty punch.
— Time Out NY on Literati