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240 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036


Ended 5 Mar 2011 after 4 months

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Historical and hysterical, very, very funny

New York Post

Closed 5 Mar 2011

Comically channeling the demise of great world empires, Colin Quinn uses his “articulate brand of comedy” in taking audiences through an uproarious history of the world in 75 minutes.

From his personification of Caesar as the original Italian mobster to his complaints about Ancient Greece and Antigone giving way to Costco and Snooki, Quinn is at his satirical best, taking on the attitudes, appetites and bad habits that toppled the world’s most powerful nations.

Colin Quinn Long Story Short proves that throughout human history, the joke has always been on us.

Previews from 22nd October 2010
Opening 9th November 2010
Closing 5th March 2011

Audience: Long Story Short is suitable for audiences aged 12 and upwards

Run time: 75 minutes with no intermission

Show Times

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Matinee - - - - - 2 pm -
Evening 8 pm 7 pm 8 pm 8 pm 8 pm 5 pm
8 pm



Additional Information


Opening night: 22 October 2010

Closing night: 5 March 2011

What You Say

2 reviews, average rating: (5.0 Stars)

Anonymous: “Colin At His Best”

We saw him in July at his first run and loved it. We are taking my mother ... more

Anonymous: “Colin Quinn's Show”

Excellent show! Very well written and powerfully delivered. Sophisticated h... more

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