After 20 years in comedy, Sebastian Maniscalco still hungers to do stand-up

Jan 09, 2019 1059

BY: Mike Acker

Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco had a great year in 2018. He toured all over the country, published a collection of essays and appeared alongside Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen in the critically acclaimed film “The Green Book.” In fact, the Los Angeles-based comedian’s year was so good he recently clocked in at No. 10 on Forbes’s year-end list of “World’s Highest Paid Comedians.”

Maniscalco, who kicks off the 2019 leg of his Stay Hungry tour Jan. 11 at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, has come a long way in his 20-year comedy career. Born in the Chicago area and raised by Italian-immigrant parents, Maniscalco first hit the radar of many mainstream comedy fans when he appeared in Vince Vaughn’s “Wild West Comedy Show,” a 30-day comedy tour and documentary that featured Ma

Read more


You may be interested