STAND UP COMEDY
NATIONAL HEADLINER / 80's - PRESENT
"In an industry dominated by the rise of geek culture and alternative comedy, it’s refreshing to listen to a comedian whose act is a throw-back to comedy’s glory days. Dave Konig will keep you laughing from start to finish!"
"You were funnier than ever. Hilarious."
- Felix Rappaport, CEO Foxwoods Resort & Casino
"Definitely one of America's funniest clean
national headlining comedians."- JeffEats.com
IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU
Musical, Gallery Players Theater, NYC Dec 1 - 17, 2017
As Murray Steinberg. Directed by Mark Harborth.
Songs: It Shoulda Been You, That's Family
Dave Konig, Victoria Bundonis , Elizabeth Nestlerode - photo by Bella Muccari
Musical, Gallery Players Theater, NYC / Sep 17- Oct 9, '16
As Herbie. Directed by Mark Harborth.
Songs: Small World, You'll Never Get Away, Together Wherever We Go
"Dave Konig’s gruffly charming Herbie is a warm, winning anchor for Rose... He’s both likable and believable as the gentle bear of an agent whose frustrated love for Rose never wanes. "- Blogcritics.com
"Dave Konig excelled as the emotionally distraught, dominated Herbie, Rose's long-suffering beau." Applause! Applause!
"The strong performances by Victoria Bundonis as Rose and Dave Konig as Herbie are the best thing about the show...Their chemistry is apparent throughout the show, especially during their tender and romantic scenes."
GOOD LUCK, MR. GORSKY
A FULL LENGTH PLAY BY DAVE KONIG
2017 - The Greenhouse Ensemble
2016 - The Writers at the Players, The Lambs
2010 - The Actors Temple Theatre, The Algonquin Theatre
Konig wrote, and co-starred in, this new full-length comedy/drama based on his novel. The play has had several successful staged readings and will soon be given a full production in New York.
LOVE IN THE MIDDLE AGES
MUSICAL Stage 72, NYC Nov 15 - 24, '13, Feb 14 - Mar 8, 2014 & NY International Fringe Festival - Aug 15 - 28, '15
As Richard Rothstein. Directed by Lisa Shriver.
Songs: Love in the Middle Ages, Match.com
L to R: Marci Reid, Michael Givens, Dave Konig, Mimi Bessette
ADDICTED TO SHOW BUSINESS
OFF BROADWAY SOLO SHOW
St. Luke's Theater, NYC - March 23 - April 27, 2013
Konig wrote and starred in a successful run of his solo show - a love letter to show business, with postage due. Featuring the comic song Stand Up & Fight (music by Hammerstein, lyrics by Konig). Directed by Ian Finkel.
"A tour de force by the brilliant comedian Dave Konig. He is not only refreshingly funny, but a real raconteur." - The Amazing Kreskin
HEBREW SCHOOL DROPOUT
OFF BROADWAY SOLO SHOW
Burgdorf Center, Maplewood NJ - April 10 - 25, 2010
Actors Temple Theater, NYC - May 19 - Aug 8, 2010
Cape May Stage, Cape May NJ - June 11, 2010
Cape May Stage, Cape May NJ - May 24, 2011
Metropolis Arts Center, Arlington Hts Illinois - June 21, 2014
Boca Black Box Performing Arts Center, Boca Fla - Feb 29, 2016
Boca Black Box Performing Arts Center, Boca Fla - Jan 16, 2017
Metedeconk Lakes, Jackson NJ - Sept 23, 2017
Konig wrote and starred in this critically acclaimed solo show Off Broadway. Now touring nationally.
"Lightning fast, laugh out loud funny." - NY Times
"Pure hilarity...zany." - Maplewood Patch
"Konig kicks his comedy old school, unique, moving." - Backstage
PASTRAMI ON RYE WITH MAYO
JCC Deal, NJ - July 22, 2010
JCC Margate, NJ - Aug 12, 2010
Florida Tour - Feb 12 - Feb 20, 2011
JCC Irvine, Calif - March 17 & 18, 2012
Konig toured nationally in this original comedy play / stand up revue with co-stars Tom Cotter, Ross Bennett, and Cory Kahaney.
SUGAR: THE SOME LIKE IT HOT MUSICAL
Gateway Playhouse, Long Island - Sept 7 - 24, 2005
Konig played Bienstock in a terrific revival of the musical Sugar at The Gateway Playhouse, L.I. with Larry Raben and Eizabeth Stanley, directed by Scott Thompson. Songs: Sun On My Face, Doin' It For Sugar
"Dave Konig as the harrassed manager makes a major contribution to the success of the show." - Dan's Papers
ED THE FOURTH
Phillipstown Depot Theater - July 10, 2004
Midtown Int'l Theatre Festival - July 12 - Aug 1, 2004
Westchester Theater Tour - Aug 2004
Konig played Ed the 3rd in this original comedy by Joe Hartin, directed by Nancy Larsen
"A stellar cast." - Off Off B'way Review
Dave Konig "gives a controlled comic performance..character based hilarity that doesn't let up." - Talkin' Broadway
Clark Studio Theatre, NYC / June 12 & 13, 2001
Konig played Chip Winkley and Chuck Farley in this revival of Paul Rudnick's play, with Bryan Batt, directed by Beth Greenberg
42nd Street Workshop, NYC / Jan 11 - 20, 2001
Konig played Mitch in this original comedy by Tony Sportiello.
"Konig infuses the role with charm and energy."
AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE
The Century Center Ibsen Series, NYC / April 7-25, 1999
"Dave Konig stands out as the weasely businessman Aslaksen; his voice floats hilariously up to his nose as he stammers out his appeals to moderation."
- Linda Solomon, The Village Voice
Directed by Tom Caruso
THE ODD COUPLE
Candlewood Theater, Conn. & Gateway Playhouse, L.I.
Sept - Oct 1998
Konig was Roy The Accountant in this revival.
"The opening and closing poker scenes wonderfully and buoyantly kept aloft by Dave Konig as Roy..." - Southhampton Chronicle
"Dave Konig provided the perfect mix of humor and sarcasm." - Suffolk Life
Hardy Rawls, Kent Cassella, Bob Greenberg, Michael Jaye, Dave Konig, Kenneth Boys
GREASE - BROADWAY
Eugene O'Neill Theater, NYC - Dec 8 '96 - Feb 23 '97
Konig played the skirt-chasing dee-jay
Vince Fontaine in the long-running hit, designed by Tommy Tune, directed by Jeff Calhoun.
Singing (Shaking At The High School Hop, We Go Together ), dancing, and ad-libbing, Konig also performed his own stand up act before each show, making him one of the only comics in history to do stand-up comedy on the Broadway stage.
DAVE KONIG: AMERICA'S MOST BELOVED, LIVING ENTERTAINER
Producers Club, NYC April 30, 1996
Nada Theater, NYC May 28-31, 1993
Westbeth Theater Center, NYC June 17 - 26, 1993
Nada Theater, NYC Aug 13-16, 1992
"Konig satirizes stand up, one man shows, the downtown performance art scene, and himself. We like Dave Konig!"
- The Downtown Resident
THE END OF OUR ROPE
Ensemble Studio Theatre, NYC Oct 12 & 13, 1991
'Tom' in this Joe Gilford comedy, directed by Joe DeFillipis. Presented in E.S.T.'s 11th Annual Octoberfest of New Works.
THE STAGED READING
Judith Anderson Theatre, NYC Feb 2 - Mar 9, 1991
Konig directed this satire of staged readings written by Michael Panes. Presented in Manhattan Punch Line Theatre's 7th Annual Festival of One Act Comedies.
KONIG & PANES
Theaters, Clubs 1990 - 1991
Konig co-wrote and co-starred with comedy partner Michael Panes in many, many comedy duo revues and club appearances.
THE BOYS NEXT DOOR
Long Island Stage, Hays Theater Sept 4 - Sept 23, 1990
Konig played Barry in Tom Griffin's comedy/drama, directed by Steve Kaplan.
"Dave Konig is suitably cocky as a scychzophrenic, Barry, who passes himself off as a golf pro."
- NY Newsday
HOW ARE THINGS IN COSTA DEL FUEGO?
Judith Anderson Theatre, NYC / Jan 20 - Mar 4, 1990
Konig played 'The People" ("The People are revolting!") in this comedy by Rick Louis, directed by Steve Kaplan, presented in the Manhattan Punchline Theatre's 6th Annual One Act Festival.
L to R: Dave Konig, Don Lowe, Liz Larsen, Brad Bellamy
West Bank Cafe Downstairs Theater April 11, 12, 13 1989
A very funny parody of Mamet's "American Buffalo", With Paul O'Neill, directed by Tom Bloom.
WONDERFUL PARTY &
SEX LIVES OF THE SUPERHEROES &
Judith Anderson Theatre, NYC / Jan 14- Feb 26, 1989
ROLES: Rudolph Hitler in 'Wonderful Party' by Howard Korder, dir Val Hendrickson
Games Holiday in 'Seeing Someone' by Laurence Klaven, dir Steve Kaplan
Barry in 'Sex Lives...' by Stephen Gregg, dir Paul Lazarus
Judith Anderson Theatre, NYC / Jan 14 - Feb 26, 1989
Konig originated the role of 'Fluff' in this David Ives comedy, directed by Fred Sanders, presented in the Manhattan Punch Line Theater's 5th Annual One Act Festival.
L to R: M. Piontek, Nancy McDonald, Konig, Melissa Weil, P. Basch, Tessie Hogan,
THE DUCK VARIATIONS
Actors Outlet, NYC / Sept 12, 13, 1988
David Mamet's two character play about ducks. Konig played one of the two characters. Directed by Chris Smith.
THE RESTAURANT & MAKE US BELIEVE IT
Quaigh Theater, NYC / Feb 19 - Mar 3, 1988
Konig played multiple characters in two one-acts by Dan Greenburg, directed by Leigh Lawson.
Many shows at military installations for the USO of Metroplitan New York.
DAVE KONIG: BOY ACTOR
Early - Late 1970's
Various projects. A live pilot for an unaired children's educational sketch comedy show ("Youth America" produced by Vernee Watson), commercials, several long-lost short films, a lost feature film called "Airwaves", and several plays in the 1970's New York city experimental / Off Off Broadway scene.
A THOUSAND CLOWNS
Oct 8 - 26, 1975 Elysian Playhouse, NYC
Konig starred as Nick in this revival of Herb Gardner's comedy. Directed by Ken Mufson.
THIS cryptic item from the Oct 20, 1975 issue of New York Magazine is the only existing press on the production (under the headline "Look, But Don't Touch")
RAFFERTY ONE BY ONE
Cubiculo Theatre, NYC / Jan 31 - Feb 16, 1975
An original comedy by Rolf Fjelde, directed by John Henry Davis. Konig played the larcenous Gypsy boy who lived upstairs.
"Strong satiric overtones...the cast works well as an ensemble." - Show Business
THE NIGHT THOREAU SPENT IN JAIL
Nighthouse Theater, NYC / 1974
Konig played Edward Emerson in this revival of Jerome Lawrence's drama. Directed by Robert Davison.