Updated: Apr 17, 2022
Lit Youngstown presents Mike Geither in a stand-up performance of The Body is the Best, Saturday, April 30 at 7:00 PM at the Hopewell Theatre, 702 Mahoning Ave. The solo performance explores the intersection of grief and laughter, how our hardest laughs are often created by our darkest experiences. To reserve a seat, visit the Hopewell Theatre website. This free performance is part of an Artists Resiliency Initiative funded by the Ohio Arts Council, Rob Briggs & Alyssa Lenhoff Briggs. Many thanks to the Hopewell Theatre.
Mike Geither’s plays and solo performances have been staged in San Francisco, Chicago, Toronto, New York and London. He is a four-time Ohio Arts Council fellow and has served as a resident artist at Headlands Center for the Arts in Sausalito and as Playwright-in-Residence at Cleveland Public Theatre. Recent works include The Body is the Best (Zuppa Theatre, Halifax, 2022), Heirloom (convergence-continuum, 2019), and The Events of the Warren County Fair as Observed by a Young Astronaut (2016-19). He currently teaches in the NEOMFA at Cleveland State University.