Interview with Stand Up Comedian Lenny Marcus at Comic Strip Live

Lenny Marcus
Lenny Marcus

We sat down with Lenny Marcus after his comedy show at the legendary Comic Strip Live on the Upper East Side.

What do you wish someone had told you about show business before you entered it?
How little it paid, even in NYC.

What was your process in developing this special?
I don’t have one. Thanks for rubbing it in. I have 3 CD’s though for sale on

Do you think your stand-up has changed a lot over the years?
Yes it has gotten better, smarter and I’ve gotten a lot better on stage.

What happens if they don’t laugh?
Just go on to the next joke.

How often do you perform comedy per week?
I average 30+ NYC spots a month, so it comes out to over once a day. read more