Late Nite Comic: Musical Info & Synopsis


Late Nite Comic follows David Ackerman, a piano bar player who dreams of being a stand-up comic. Along the way, he meets Gabby, a spirited ballet dancer, and their romance unfolds amidst David’s struggles to break into the comedy scene. Despite setbacks, David remains determined, buoyed by his love for Gabby and his passion for comedy. Late Nite Comic explores the pursuit of dreams, the complexities of love, and the resilience of budding artists.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1987)

Cast Size: 13

Genre: Romantic Drama / Semi-Autobiography

Setting: “Present” / USA (Nevada, NYC)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Brian Gari

Book: Allan Knee

Cast Albums

Studio Cast (1988)➝

20th Anniversary Edition (2007)➝


1980s, Biographical, ObscureRom-Dram

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