Smart Bets: Judah Friedlander

Asheville comedy fans may thank former resident Minori Hinds for bringing Judah Friedlander to town. The two stand-ups met while on tour, and Hinds connected him with The Orange Peel, where he’ll perform on Saturday, June 23, at 9 p.m. for his America … Still Number One: New Stuff & Crowd Work Tour. Perhaps best known for playing staff writer Frank on all seven seasons of “30 Rock,” wearing a new trucker hat with a humorous phrase on each episode, Friedlander has remained busy since the show’s finale, appearing on such programs as “Children’s Hospital” and “Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp.” He also had a cameo in Star Wars: Episode VII — The Force Awakens and, in 2017, released his stand-up special America Is the Greatest Country in the United States on Netflix. $20 advance/$22 day of show. theorangepeel.net. Photo by Phil Provencio

SHARE
About Edwin Arnaudin
Edwin Arnaudin is a staff writer for Mountain Xpress. He also reviews films for ashevillemovies.com and is a member of the Southeastern Film Critics Association (SEFCA) and North Carolina Film Critics Association (NCFCA). Follow me @EdwinArnaudin

Before you comment

The comments section is here to provide a platform for civil dialogue on the issues we face together as a local community. Xpress is committed to offering this platform for all voices, but when the tone of the discussion gets nasty or strays off topic, we believe many people choose not to participate. Xpress editors are determined to moderate comments to ensure a constructive interchange is maintained. All comments judged not to be in keeping with the spirit of civil discourse will be removed and repeat violators will be banned. See here for our terms of service. Thank you for being part of this effort to promote respectful discussion.

Leave a Reply

To leave a reply you may Login with your Mountain Xpress account, connect socially or enter your name and e-mail. Your e-mail address will not be published. All fields are required.