Edutainment Solo The Lehr Curse Takes Hold of Zipper Theatre Monday Nights, Aug. 16

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Comedian John Lehr will perform The Lehr Curse: A Series of Comedic Lectures at the Zipper Theatre while Here Lies Jenny star Bebe Neuwirth takes a break from the stage Monday evenings, starting Aug. 16.
John Lehr
John Lehr

Presented by actors Tate Donovan (The Lobby Hero), Eric Stoltz (Sly Fox) and Chris Eigeman ("Gilmore Girls") with Linda Eigeman and Charlie Schroder in a Braze Production, the lecture will be taught for a limited engagement through Nov. 8. In The Lehr Curse, co-creator Lehr (who pens with John McCray) will propose six different theses in a classroom-style setting and prove them true while relaying true stories from his own life. Lecture titles (each to be introduced by a surprise guest) include: "The Lehr Curse," "Albino Pigeon," "I Teach Therefore I Ain’t," "Ten Ultimate Moments," "Long Scrotum" and "Bigfoot, The Donner Party & My Arrest."

Writer, monologist and performer Lehr has appeared on NBC's "Jesse" opposite Christina Applegate and hosted ABC's reality show "I'm a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here." Other credits include "The Sweetest Thing," "Kicking and Screaming," "Mr. Jealousy," "Highball," "Oliver Beene," "Once & Again" and "Friends."

The lecture lineup for The Lehr Curse: A Series of Comedic Lectures is as follows:

  • The Lehr Curse - Aug. 16, Oct. 4
  • Long Scrotum - Aug. 23, Oct. 11
  • Albino Pigeon - Aug. 30, Oct. 18
  • Ten Ultimate Moments - Sept. 13, Oct. 25
  • I Teach Therefore I Ain’t - Sept. 20, Nov. 1
  • Bigfoot, The Donner Party & My Arrest - Sept. 27, Nov. 8
    No performance Sept. 6. For tickets to The Lehr Curse at The Zipper Theatre, 336 West 37 Street (between Eighth and Ninth Ave.), call (212) 352-3101. For more information, visit www.ComedicLectures.com.

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