Stand-Up/Sit-Down with Comedian JOHN ZIEGLER


Sky Room Café Tue, Dec 12, 2023 8:00 PM


Stand-Up/Sit-Down with Comedian JOHN ZIEGLER
Tuesday, December 12th at 8pm
Hosted by Steven Taub
$35 Members / $45 Public

The Cinema Arts Centre and Steven Taub Productions continue our new Stand-Up/Sit-Down live comedy series with an intimate evening with the very funny Long Island Comedian JOHN ZIEGLER. First, Ziegler will perform his hilarious “Stand-Up” comedy, then he will “Sit-Down” to share career stories in an illuminating and entertaining interview. Enjoy a laughter filled and storied evening.

John Ziegler is a comedian from Long Island. In 2016 he won the "Funniest Comic on the East Coast" contest at Mohegan Sun. John has traveled the country headlining clubs as well as opening for such legendary comics as Sebastian Maniscalco, Bobby Collins, Robert Klein, and Gilbert Gottfried.

In 2021 John was diagnosed with Pancreatic cancer. After several surgeries and 6 months of intensive chemotherapy he is now cancer free. In 2022 John released his 1st comedy special "Getting My Affairs in Order." In June of 2023 he was  the key note speaker for Northwell Health's cancer survivors day where he spoke to 1,500 cancer survivors. He currently tours doing standup comedy as well as speaking engagements to help those struggling with cancer through humor. 

Steven Taub is an Emmy nominated documentary filmmaker whose body of work includes ‘Laugh a Day.’ In this film he interviewed comedy legends Robert Klein, David Brenner, Richard Belzer and Dom Irrera. Steven has produced and written comedy for numerous forms of media. As a filmmaker he has interviewed dozens of people with various backgrounds comfortably unearthing their stories, passions and intellect. Now, Steven brings his vast interviewing experience to the Cinema Arts audience with the live program “Stand-Up/Sit-Down” wherein he will book Comedy Club headliners for performance and then interview them. Getting to know the comedian you just saw will enhance your evening tremendously. Every comedian has fascinating and fun stories. Steven will ask the pertinent questions that will bring their stories to light.