Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
Thanks for a great show!
Jim Gaffigan is a four-time Grammy nominated comedian, actor, writer, producer, two-tim eNew York Times best-selling author, Emmy winning top touring performer, and multi-platinum-selling recording artist. He is known around the world for his unique brand of humor, which largely revolves around his observations on life.
In addition to two seasons of the critically acclaimed semi-autobiographical The Jim Gaffigan Show, which he wrote and produced with his wife Jeannie, and his widely popular stand-up comedy specials, Gaffigan has guest starred on many television comedies and dramas, ranging from Portlandia and Bob’s Burgers to the HBO cult hits Flight of the Concords to dramatic roles in Law & Order.
On the silver screen, his many credits include Three Kings, Super Troopers, and Chappaquiddick. 2019 will be Gaffigan’s biggest year to date with an astonishing ten films scheduled for release. Three of these films will premiere this month at The Sundance Film Festival, including Troupe Zero with Viola Davis and Alison Janney. Additionally, in October Gaffigan will release his unprecedented 7th stand up special, Quality Time, and continue his international arena and theater tour.
Gaffigan regularity does humorous commentaries on CBS Sunday. Last year Jim served as master of ceremony at The Al Smith Memorial dinner. In 2015, Gaffigan had the great honor of performing for Pope Francis and over one million festival attendees at the Festival of Families in Philadelphia. Gaffigan and his wife currently live in Manhattan with their five loud and expensive children.
About IDEA Week
IDEA Week is an innovation festival hosting business, technology, and entertainment events to provide members of our community with the practical knowledge, creative inspiration, and social foundation they need to innovate within their own endeavors.
IDEA Week 2019 will have over 50 events. These events are broken into four types, or tracks: LEARN, PLAY, MEET, and COMPETE.
18,462 people attended at least one of the 49 IDEA Week 2018 events
7,638 people attended 42 LEARN and COMPETE events
10,824 people attended 7 PLAY events