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Saturday Night Live star Colin Quinn brings his one-man show to Broadway, directed by Jerry Seinfeld.

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Long Story Short’s Colin Quinn Shares His Silly and Serious Backstage Digs

Long Story Short’s Colin Quinn Shares His Silly and Serious Backstage Digs

He may be splitting sides with his one-man show Long Story Short, but comedian Colin Quinn takes his role as a Broadway performer very seriously. The longtime stand-up and Saturday Night Live alum feels right at home at the Helen Hayes Theatre, where his first Broadway show An Irish Wake bowed in 1998. These days, he's busy telling his ...

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Colin Quinn’s Long Story Short To Air on HBO in April

Colin Quinn’s Long Story Short To Air on HBO in April

The February 2 and 3 performances of Colin Quinn's Long Story Short will be taped by HBO and aired as a special in April, according to The New York Times. Jerry Seinfeld, who helmed the solo show about the rise and fall of the world’s great empires, will also have a hand in directing those tapings.

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Colin Quinn’s Long Story Short Gets a Second Broadway Extension

Colin Quinn’s Long Story Short Gets a Second Broadway Extension

Colin Quinn will keep making ‘em laugh on Broadway, where his one-man show Long Story Short has extended its run at the Helen Hayes Theatre for a second time. The show, directed by Quinn’s pal and fellow comedian Jerry Seinfeld, opened on November 9 and was previously slated to close February 5. The production will now run through March ...

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Long Story Short's Colin Quinn Resolves to Give Up a Private Obsession

Long Story Short's Colin Quinn Resolves to Give Up a Private Obsession

As the curtain goes down on 2010, Broadway.com is looking ahead to the new year. We’ve asked the brightest stars on Broadway to reflect on their personal highlights from the past year and to reveal their hopes for 2011. Check out what they had to say, and have a Happy New Year!

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Jerry Seinfeld, Colin Quinn & More to Headline Benefit for Family of Comedian Greg Giraldo

Jerry Seinfeld, Colin Quinn & More to Headline Benefit for Family of Comedian Greg Giraldo

Colin Quinn and his Long Story Short director Jerry Seinfeld are among the stars set for a one-night-only “Big Time Comedy Show” to benefit the family of the late comedian Greg Giraldo. The performance will be held on February 9 at the Beacon Theatre, hosted by comedian Tom Papa.

Joining Quinn and Seinfeld will be comics Lewis Black, Dave Attell ...

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Colin Quinn’s Long Story Short Gets the Squigs Treatment

Colin Quinn’s Long Story Short Gets the Squigs Treatment

Funnyman Colin Quinn’s Long Story Short is pretty epic: one man, one stage, one history of the world—and now, one portrait by Justin 'Squigs' Robertson! Broadway.com's resident artist headed out to the Helen Hayes Theatre to catch the comedian in action as he takes down the world’s greatest historical empires. Caesar? The original Italian mobster ...

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Colin Quinn’s Long Story Short Extends on Broadway

Colin Quinn’s Long Story Short Extends on Broadway

Long Story Short, comedian Colin Quinn’s one-man show about the rise and fall of the world’s great empires, has extended its Broadway run. The show, which officially opened November 9 at the Helen Hayes Theatre, was originally scheduled to close on January 8, 2011, and will now run through February 5.

Comically channeling the demise of great world ...

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You Set 'Em Up, He Knocks 'Em Down! Long Story Short Star Colin Quinn Answers Your Questions

 You Set 'Em Up, He Knocks 'Em Down! Long Story Short Star Colin Quinn Answers Your Questions

Fans of Colin Quinn know one thing about the comedy stalwart: The man isn’t shy with an opinion! The famed funnyman and Saturday Night Live alum is currently taking down the world’s greatest empires in his solo Broadway show Long Story Short, but he took a break to come to the Broadway.com studios and answer your questions ...

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An Impressive Line-Up of Stand-Ups Salute Colin Quinn on Opening Night of Long Story Short

An Impressive Line-Up of Stand-Ups Salute Colin Quinn on Opening Night of Long Story Short

Comedy A-listers lined up November 9 to take in the opening night of Colin Quinn’s solo show Long Story Short! This takedown of the world’s greatest empires—and the ridiculous human habits that led to their downfall—slashes and burns its way through the history books, from the Greeks and Romans to the British empire and beyond. Comedy ...

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Long Before Long Story Short, Colin Quinn Rapped Like LL Cool J and Dressed Like Batman's Robin

Long Before Long Story Short, Colin Quinn Rapped Like LL Cool J and Dressed Like Batman's Robin

If you’ve seen Colin Quinn’s one-man Broadway show Long Story Short, now running at the Helen Hayes Theatre, it’s pretty clear that, as far as comedy goes, this ain’t Quinn’s first rodeo. Broadway.com got to digging into Quinn's comedy past and turned up this little 1989 gem from an MTV special featuring not ...

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