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About

Colin O'Brien is a writer/performer living in Brooklyn, NY. His work has been featured on MTV, CollegeHumor, Fusion, Nerdist, and Funny or Die. He can currently be seen every month at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre Chelsea performing high-octane sketch comedy as a part O.S.F.U.G: The Fast Fuckin' Sketch Show. His musical comedy duo Nancy also enjoyed an 8 month run at the UCB Theatre Chelsea in 2015 and their debut album, Nancy Screams The Hits, can be found on iTunes, Bandcamp, and Spotify. In addition to fake music, Colin also co-hosts a fake author reading called Literati: A Comedy Show About The Greatest American Novels Never Written, which can be enjoyed in podcast form or live every month at Union Hall in Brooklyn. And if that’s not enough you can also see Colin in the supernatural web series The Triplets Of Kings County. Colin has performed at Just For Laughs New Faces Character Showcase 2016, San Francisco Sketch Fest, Austin Sketch Fest, 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