OH GOD, A SHOW ABOUT ABORTION will debut this spring at the Cherry Lane Theater


Host Ilana Glazer (“Broad City,” “The Afterparty”) will take to the stage to bring Alison Leiby’s critically acclaimed comedy about nobody’s favorite subject to the stage.

Hailed as the “Best Political Comedy of 2021” by the New York Times and directed by Lila Neugebauer (The Wolves, The Waverly Gallery), Alison Leiby: Oh God, A Show About Abortion will play at the Cherry Lane Theater in Manhattan for six weeks only, from April 25 to June 4, 2022. Opening night is May 5, 2022 Tickets are on sale at OhGodShow.comAlison Leiby’s summer started with a bang and ended with a visit to Planned Parenthood. In between, she had two root canals, a very scary trip to the “Fertility” section of a Missouri CVS, and a dozen meltdowns about what to wear for an abortion, of course. In her new show, described as “humane and deeply funny” by The New York Times, Alison reviews the mindless minutiae, backward practices and startling perspective that comes with exercising your reproductive rights.“Alison Leiby is one of the sharpest voices on the comedy scene right now,” said presenter Ilana Glazer. “Oh my goodness, A Show About Abortion is her finest work to date – a perfect container for her gripping performance style and cutting voice. This show is so specific about Alison’s specific experience as a 35-year-old woman. years who chose to have an abortion that it is in fact largely linked to anyone who has ever had to make a complex decision.” “Alison’s account of an experience that many people would prefer not to talk about is of a frankness and crazy humor,” said the director. Lila Neugebauer. “If the personal is intractably political, in Alison’s hands that intractable is excavated with invigorating immediacy and hilarity.” Alison Leiby said in a statement: “Please come. I promise it’s funny.” . She was co-producer of Amazon’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” She wrote for Comedy Central“The President Show” and “The Opposition with Jordan Klepper,” and she also punched on “Broad City.” She also produced Ilana Glazer’s “Comedy Time Capsule” and Ilana’s Amazon stand-up special, “The Planet is Burning.” Other credits include Hulu’s “Triumph Election Special” and Cartoon Network’s “Teenage Euthanasia.” Alison has been featured in McSweeney’s, Vice, Cosmo, Marie Claire, and has written several humorous articles for The New York Times. Alison also co-hosts Irony Point’s popular “Ruined” podcast with Crooked Media’s Halle Kiefer. Alison’s Twitter Profilewhich has over 25,000 subscribers, has also been featured in several publications.Ilana Glazer is co-creator and co-star of the critically acclaimed web series and Comedy Central “Broad City” series. More recently, she starred in the Chris Miller & Phil Lord “The Afterparty” series on Apple TV+. His first stand-up special, “The Planet Is Burning”, was released on Amazon Prime in January 2020.Lila Neugebauer is a director based in New York. Broadway: Kenneth Lonergan‘s The Waverly Gallery (Golden Theatre, featuring Elaine May). Recent Off-Broadway: Tracy Letts‘ Mary Page Marlowe (2nd leg); Annie Boulanger‘s The Antipodes; Branden Jacobs-Jenkins‘ Everybody; Edward Albeeis home to the zoo: Homelife / The Zoo Story; The Sandbox by Albee, Drowning by Mary Irene Fornes, Funnyhouse of a Negro by Adrienne Kennedy (Signature Theatre); Sarah DeLappeit’s the wolves, Zoe Kazanit’s after the explosion, Abe Koogler‘s Kill Floor (Lincoln Center). As co-artistic director of Crazypeople, she co-wrote and conducted works by ensembles including Miles for Mary (Playwrights Horizons, The Bushwick Starr), Mrs. Murray’s Menagerie (Ars Nova) and Samuel & Alasdair… (Ars Nova, New Ohio Theatre). Television: “Room 104” by the Duplass brothers (HBO), Mindy Kaling‘s “The Sex Lives of College Girls” (HBO) and “Maid” (Netflix). His first feature film, starring Jennifer Lawrencedue out in 2022. She is a recipient of the Obie, Drama Desk and Princess Grace Awards.Oh my God, a program about abortion is produced by Michael Lavoie & Carlee Briglia, Bad Robot Live and AGI Entertainment’s Chris Burns. The production includes lighting design by Amina Alexander and sound design by Marguerite Montagna.The Cherry Lane Theater is located at 38 Commerce St, New York, NY 10014. Tickets are $37-47, with premium tickets available, at OhGodShow.com.

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