“Comic Genius.” – SF WEEKLY
Kurt Weitzman has been performing standup comedy for over twenty years. He has been on Comedy Central, MTV, Clubs, Colleges, and numerous comedy festivals; written, and performed comedy shows at The HBO WORKSPACE and THE COMEDY CENTRAL STAGE and created both sketches and comedy shows at UCB Theater and THE FAKE GALLERY. Kurt was a finalist in The San Francisco Comedy Competition in 2014. His highly acclaimed one man show "Hysterical Historical San Francisco" is a self contained multi media comedy event perfect for private shows.
“God that’s funny.” – San Francisco Chronicle
“Takes Politically Incorrect comedy to the outer reaches of space.”
"I have booked Kurt for a number of shows through my production company Comedy On The Square over the past 6 years.
He's done everything from host a 2,000 seat outdoor amphitheater for a Theater Festival to perform stand-up comedy in an intimate 25 seat venue.
It's refreshing to see a comic working with such a clever, intelligent approach.
He was a pleasure to work with, always hilarious and very professional."
Comedy On The Square
Kurt Weitzmann does the most courageous thing a stand-up comedian can attempt, but only a few can actually do. With every set up and punch, he proves over and over, he’s not all stand-up and no jelly. Weitzman actually informs the art-form itself. He enters the arena like a Roman warrior turned banished Ivy League professor, fully costumed in an ill-fitting suit as a native hipster, his big brain and wide eyes conveniently resting ‘neath a really cool pork-pie hat. Kurt is such a funny and inventive comedian, I had no clue going in to see his show, that I would leave with a bigger brain, stuffed with useful and free information and more than all that, would be refreshed in my comedy perspective on the ever tragic and weird world we live in. Kurt's jokes are nothing less than brilliant and pointed observations of who we all are. It's in that scape, that Weitzmann is not only hysterical, but in fact, weirdly truthful in ways that not only truly modern great and courageous comedians can be, but are in fact compelled to be; and aren't we, the audience, the ultimate beneficiaries in that equation. Extreme Comedy Value Per Dollar! Catch him before the NSA does!
- Steven Alan Green, Enjoy the Veal, Jewish Journal.
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Kurt began doing stand up at the infamous HOLY CITY ZOO where he worked alongside such acts as Robin Williams, Dana Carvey, Mark Maron, Rob Schneider, and Margaret Cho. In between Stand Up performances Kurt founded numerous Bay Area sketch groups, including NERVOUS LAUGHTER which was touted as “Funnier than any given season of Saturday Night Live in the last ten years” by BAM MAGAZINE. He also cofounded Comedy Noir, who hold the distinction of being the only comedy group to perform three different consecutive shows at the prestigious Vancouver Comedy Festival -The Jesus Roast, Hitler Rosast, and The Obama Roast (which was commissioned by the festival).
In the year 2000, Kurt moved to Los Angeles and began writing, producing, and performing comedy shows at The HBO WORKSPACE and THE COMEDY CENTRAL STAGE and creating sketches and comedy shows at UCB Theater and THE FAKE GALLERY -Best place to see comedy in LA -LA MAGAZINE.
While in Los Angeles Kurt worked with such comedy luminaries as Dave Thomas (SCTV), Patton Oswalt (Ratatouille), Dana Gould (The Simpsons), Kate Flannery (The Office), Tom Kenny (Sponge Bob Square Pants) & Eddie Pepitone, to name but a few. Kurt Weitzmann’s comedy sketch album TALENTED is now available on AMERICAN DREAMS RECORDS. In 2010 his short film “Last Call” won best narrative short in the Columbia Gorge International Film Festival.
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