Alex Nussbaum’s Handbook to the Future – Toronto Fringe 2013 Press Release

Alex Nussbaum in "Alex Nussbuam's Handbook to the Future"

Alex Nussbaum: A Brave New Worrier

From press release:

Canadian Comedy Award Best Male Stand Up nominee Alex Nussbaum is pleased to make his fringe debut at the 2013 Toronto Fringe with, “Alex Nussbaum’s Handbook To The Future”. A 50-minute comedic exploration into our dependance on technology and the dark places it could be taking us. Using monologue, sketch, and audio-visual accompaniment, Alex examines his ambivalent relationship with the gadgets that connect us (and disconnect us). Moving from the Y2K scare and the fall of the Tower of Babel to Twitter feeds and Facebook friends. “Alex Nussbaum’s Handbook To The Future” is the guide for anyone who is a little worried about our collective fate.

Alex Nussbaum is a Toronto-based standup comedian who’s been featured on CTV’s Comedy Now and CBC’s Just for Laughs. His comedy album, “Absolutely Free!*” is played regularly on Sirius XM satellite radio and his live stand up show was chosen as Best Comedy Show of the Year in Toronto’s Now Magazine. Following the Fringe, Alex will be appearing at the Just for Laughs Festival for his second TV standup taping at the end of July.

Alex Nussbaum’s Handbook to the Future, presented by Machineman (in association with the Toronto Fringe Festival) plays the following dates at the Tarragon Extra Space (30 Bridgman Avenue):

  • July 04 09:15 PM
  • July 07 06:30 PM
  • July 08 01:00 PM
  • July 10 04:00 PM
  • July 11 05:15 PM
  • July 12 09:15 PM
  • July 14 03:30 PM

Tickets are $10 and can be bought at the door, or purchased in advance at or by phone at 416-966-1062, extension 1. Additional fees apply to advance purchases.

Please note that latecomers are never seated at Fringe performances.