Mike Birbiglia Uncovers My Girlfriend's Boyfriend, Opening March 31 at the Barrow Street

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Mike Birbiglia's My Girlfriend's Boyfriend, a new comedy written by and starring Mike Birbiglia, officially opens at The Barrow Street Theater March 31.

Mike Birbiglia
Mike Birbiglia

Directed by Seth Barrish, the production began previews March 18.

In Mike Birbiglia's My Girlfriend's Boyfriend, press notes state, "Mike shares a lifetime of romantic blunders and miscues that most adults would spend a lifetime trying to forget. On this painfully honest journey, Mike struggles to find reason in an area where it may be impossible to find — love."

The production features set design by Beowulf Boritt.

Mike Birbiglia's My Girlfriend's Boyfriend marks Birbiglia's return to the New York stage after his acclaimed Off-Broadway engagement in Sleepwalk With Me, for which he was nominated for the Drama Desk and Outer Critic Circle awards and was the recipient of a Nightlife Award for his performance.

"After Sleepwalk With Me, I wasn't sure I'd do another play like it," he said in a recent statement. "But in developing some pieces for 'This American Life' and touring the last two years, I developed a show that I am really proud of. I performed My Girlfriend's Boyfriend in Montreal, Sydney, San Francisco, and now I'm thrilled to be bringing it to New York. It's the most cynically optimistic piece that I could write about love. It's a love letter to love. And I hope people love it. Or at least 'like' like it."

Tickets are priced $49.50 with premium seating available. Tickets can be purchased by visiting SmartTix at www.SmartTix.com or by calling (212) 868-4444. For more information visit www.GirlfriendsBoyfriend.com.

The Barrow Street Theatre is located at 27 Barrow Street.

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