Hilarious comedian, political satirist and commentator Jimmy Tingle was a 2018 democratic candidate for Lt. Governor in Massachusetts – receiving 41.3% of the vote in the primary on September 4. His upcoming show at WHAT explores what issues and forces inspired him to run for political office. It will be an insightful, compelling and very funny look at all aspects of his campaign.
Tingle has worked as a humorist and commentator for 60 Minutes II and MSNBC and has appeared on The Tonight Show, CNN, Conan O’Brien, Fresh Air with Terry Gross and in his own HBO half-hour comedy special. Theatrical credits include writing, performing and producing four one-person shows. He also wrote and produced the documentary film, Jimmy Tingle’s American Dream, which aired on over 60 stations nationwide on PBS.