With Steve Hytner Opening
The Center for the Arts presents
Saturday, February 9, 8:00PM
$40 members, $45 non-member
Reiser placed number 77 on Comedy Central’s list of the 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time in 2004.
As a seasoned actor, writer, musician, and stand-up comedian, Paul Reiser continues to add to his list of accomplishments. In addition to co-creating and starring in the critically acclaimed NBC series, Mad About You, which garnered him Emmy, Golden Globe, American Comedy Award and Screen Actors Guild nominations, his successes also include his most recent book, Familyhood, the long awaited follow- up to Babyhood and Couplehood, his first book, which sold over two million copies and reached the number one spot on The New York Times bestseller list .
Reiser\’s most recent music project was the release of Unusual Suspects – an album of original songs he wrote with celebrated British singer/songwriter Julia Fordham, on which Reiser also arranged and played piano. Previously, Paul co-wrote (with Grammy-winning producer Don Was) The Final Frontier – the theme song from Mad About You which has the distinction of having been broadcast on Mars. (It was chosen by NASA mission directors as the wake up call for the Sojourner Rover there.)
Reiser film roles include Diner, Bye, Bye Love, The Marrying Man, Aliens, Beverly Hills Cop (I and II) and “The Thing About My Folks” – which he wrote and starred in with the Academy Award winning actors Peter Falk and Olympia Dukakis.
Mr. Reiser and his family live in Los Angeles.
Steve Hytner has made an indelible impression on both the large and small screens. Currently he can be seen on the new ABC comedy “Family Tools”, he’s brought his unique talents to more than 25 films, starred as a series regular on seven TV shows and has been a guest repeatedly on more than 50 others. Combined with his stand up career, commercial appearances, Steve is one of America’s most recognized character actors.
Steve received critical acclaim for his portrayal of Kenny Bania on the long running hit “Seinfeld”, His other works include “Hung”, “Mike and Molly”, “Two and a Half Men”, “Curb your Enthusiasm”" “CSI” “CSI New York”, “Boston Legal”, “Friends”, “Roswell”, “King of Queens” and many, many more.
He started his feature career in the film “Ski Patrol” and went on to co-star in such films as “In the Line of Fire” with Clint Eastwood, “Forces of Nature” with Ben Affleck and Sandra Bullock, “The Marrying Man” with Alec Baldwin, “Eurotrip”, “Love Stinks”, “Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle”, “The Haunted Mansion”, “The Prophecy” trilogy of films, to name a few.