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By Playbill Staff
26 Apr 2013

Show: Lewis Black: Running On Empty
Theatre: Richard Rodgers Theatre

Opening: Oct. 9, 2012
Closing: Oct. 20, 2012

Creators: Written by Lewis Black.
Original Principal Cast: Lewis Black.

Synopsis: Running On Empty is the latest politically charged show by comedian Lewis Black. Black, a stand-up comedian, actor and author, is one of the most prolific and popular performers working today. A graduate from the Yale School of Drama, an accomplished playwright, a familiar presence on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," and a Grammy Award-winning artist, Black performs over 200 nights a year to sell-out audiences around the world. He is one of few performers to sell out multiple, renowned theatres including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Broadway’s Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City Center and the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. His HBO specials include "Black On Broadway" and the Emmy-nominated "Red, White and Screwed."

Black talks about Running On Empty:

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