January is an especially stressful time for all of us, what with going back to work, and making plans for the future, and doing it all in the biting winter cold. After a long slog, we go looking for something to ease our troubled minds. Well, here’s one that’s coming to us, and costs less than a shot of bourbon.
Tonight, Australian writer and performer Nick Coyle brings his $6 guided meditation comedy show to New York for a one-night-only run at Union Hall. It’s part comedy, part cognitive therapy and it’s the cure to being stuck in another boring show.”Being trapped in a bad show where time stops and your brain is just chanting ‘bored, bored, bored, bored’ is something we can all relate to,” Coyle says. “I wanted to do a show that would relax everyone as much as possible.”
Whereas most of the city’s standard comedy shows just make you wish you were elsewhere, in this performance, Coyle promises take you there himself. (more…)