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Brett Aresco

Brett Aresco is a New York-based actor, writer, and comedian. As an actor, he has appeared at various theaters around New York and regionally, including The Flea, Ars Nova, The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, and The Westport Country Playhouse. He can be seen regularly in the interactive theatre show Accomplice. His writing has appeared in Rival Magazine and on TheaterIsEasy.com, and his original plays have been produced at The Flea and The Tank. B.A. Duke University.

Loving and Loving in Trump’s America
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Loving and Loving in Trump’s America

15 September 2017

Brett Aresco discusses Radical Evolution's New York City production of Loving and Loving, inspired by the famous 1967 Loving v. Virginia case. 

Neal Brennan, Mike Birbiglia, and the Rise of Personal Comedy Theatre
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Neal Brennan, Mike Birbiglia, and the Rise of Personal Comedy Theatre

30 June 2017

Brett Aresco looks at personal comedy theatre and recent shows by Neal Brennan and Mike Birbiglia.

In Praise of Poop Jokes
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In Praise of Poop Jokes

Toilet Fire and the Merits of Unserious Theatre

24 November 2015

Brett Aresco on Eliza Bent’s ode to poop, Toilet Fire, in New York City.

This Is Our Year
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This Is Our Year

The Understated Inclusivity of The Golden Drum Year

20 October 2015

Brett Aresco on Radical Evolution’s production of The Golden Drum Year by Beto O’Byrne.