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Drew Michael

Daily from Nov. 26-27
8 p.m.
Daily from Nov. 29-30
8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.

Drew Michael’s star continues to rise. After releasing two popular comedy albums, 2013’s Lovely and 2016’s Funny to Death, he filmed a critically acclaimed HBO special last year, simply titled Drew Michael. “I get depressed,” he tells an audience, “and my therapist asked me about that. ‘Are you suicidal?’ I said, ‘No I’m not.’ But I do think about suicide. Not that I want to do it, but if I did do it, what would a funny way be?” Michael also tackles religion. “I don’t believe in the traditional view of God, the one you’re taught in church,” he says. “This idea that there is a singular entity that created all life? If that’s true, there are only two types of God there could be. The first one has a morbid sense of humor. ‘Some people are going to want to play baseball more than anything. But they won’t be good enough!’” The other kind, he explains, “is an inept asshole. This is the best he could do with all the power in the universe? This is not that good. It’s fine. It’s adequate. It’s not excellent.”