Welcome Failure

Ike on Art

Friday, October 7
Segal Theatre
Photo courtesy of JACK

Photo courtesy of JACK

Charismatic solo performer Ikechukwu Ufomadu, described as the son that Woody Allen and Frank Sinatra never had, leads an hour-long forum on PRELUDE 2016’s theme of failure. From the host of the talk show Ike at Night, this is Ike on Art.

  • Ikechukwu Ufomadu
    Photo courtesy of Mindy Tucker

    Ikechukwu Ufomadu is an actor and comic entertainer. He’s creator and host of a number of original, live projects including: Nightcap by Ike (Joe’s Pub at The Public); Ike at Night (Under The Radar/The Public Theater, The Bushwick Starr, JACK); Ike Night (Ars Nova, San Francisco Sketchfest); Ike for the Holidays (Manhattan Inn); and more. He performs stand-up at venues across New York, including Union Hall and UCB. He’s also featured in several episodes of The Special without Brett Davis. Ikechukwu has collaborated with several OBIE-winning theatre companies including: Young Jean Lee’s Theater Company, 600 Highwaymen and Hoi Polloi. He trained at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts; the International Theatre Workshop in The Netherlands; and Studio Five’s theatre and dance programs in Indonesia.