Lenny Bruce Comes Alive On Chicago Stage

Actor and Writer Ronnie Marmo
Ronnie Marmo captures the man behind the legend in "I'm Not A Comedian...I'm Lenny Bruce"
Actor and Writer Ronnie Marmo
Ronnie Marmo captures the man behind the legend in "I'm Not A Comedian...I'm Lenny Bruce"

Lenny Bruce Comes Alive On Chicago Stage

Controversial comic Lenny Bruce talked about taboo subjects from the stage in the 1960’s. From religion to sex to race relations, Bruce attacked what he saw as hypocrisy, and forced his audiences to confront uncomfortable truths.

Reset sits down with actor and writer Ronnie Marmo about his one-man play "I’m Not A Comedian...I’m Lenny Bruce," which highlights what Bruce means to him and where he thinks Bruce fits into today’s conversations about free speech.

"I'm Not A Comedian...I'm Lenny Bruce" is playing at The Royal George Theatre through Jan. 5.