Skip the gym, two Jewish doctors and one lawyer will give you quite the core workout with more laughing than you can handle as they headline “Old Jews Telling Jokes” presented by J Arts & Ideas on Saturday, May 14, at 6:30 p.m. at Standard Club.
Get ready for an outrageous evening of one liners, double entendres and hysterical routines sure to triple you over with laughter. Celebrating the rich tradition of Jewish humor and storytelling, this hilarious show will pay tribute to classic jokes of the past and introduce some new ones as well. From birth to death – and everything in between – Jewish people have always showed the need to laugh at it all. Even better, they’ll make you laugh at it all.
Join the funniest people around for an evening of fun and laughter as J Arts & Ideas brings you “Old Jews Telling Jokes.” When Ed Bornstein the creator of this event along with three other local comics take the stage in the rich tradition of stand-up comedy, anything could happen. One thing is certain, hilarity will ensue. Accompanied by Jewish food, the night will be a smash hit show that could be on the stage of any major comedy club and promises to be an evening of unabashed fun.
Tickets are $36 and include dinner and drinks. Make your reservation today by calling, 502-459-0660 or by visiting The J’s website, jewishlouisville.org. Like rye bread, kosher pickles and bagels, there’s something for everyone. You’ll laugh ’til you plotz!
Louisville native Mark Klein who’s been making laughter his living for 30 years will be the emcee. He’s made his name as a stand-up comedian in comedy clubs from Alaska to Florida, headlining top rooms across the country. With accolades that include appearances on A&E’s Comedy on the Road, Showtime’s Comedy Club, Forbes Magazine and more, he will keep the laughs rolling.
About the Comedians:
Louisville native Lowell Katz, says he’s the funniest retired colorectal surgeon in his neighborhood. He was a cut-up in and out of the operating room and for several years, was a stand-up comedian. Katz is currently working on his autobiography, tentatively titled “Still Crazy After All These Rears.” He believes that humor can make bad situations more tolerable and help people stay healthier and recover more quickly.
Attorney Ed Bornstein is a native of Louisville and has been telling jokes and stories longer than he can remember. He helped start the Old Jews Telling Jokes web series in 2010 and 2011 and is excited for the night of jokes.
Bruce Tasch is a Louisville native and a Psychiatrist in private practice and has been writing comedy since college. In medical school he co-wrote a musical comedy and a student film. He’s had material accepted by Late Night with David Letterman. Currently, he delivers comedic sermons (divrei Torah) at Congregation Adath Jeshurun, and can sometimes be found at home, amusing himself.