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!"

- Under The Gun Review

 

"You were funnier than ever. Hilarious."

- Felix Rappaport, CEO Foxwoods Resort & Casino

"Definitely one of America's funniest clean

national headlining comedians."- JeffEats.com 

 

"Clever...hilarious."-Comedywire

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

GYPSY

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."

- Brooklyn Paper

GOOD LUCK, MR. GORSKY

A FULL LENGTH PLAY BY DAVE KONIG

READINGS/WORKSHOPS

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

JEFFREY

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

SECOND CHANCE

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."

- Off Off Broadway Review

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

SOLO SHOW

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

Sketch Comedy

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

MARMOTS

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 &

SEEING SOMEONE

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

SEVEN MENUS

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.

USO TOUR

Early '90s

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.