Steve Byrne Talks With Dave O'Brien

Picture of Movie Poster for "The Opening Act"
Photo credit Courtesy of Steve Byrne
By 99.5 The Mountain

Comedian Steve Byrne has written and directed a new movie "The Opening Act" starring Jimmy O. Yang (of HBO's "Silicon Valley"), Cedric The EntertainerAlex Moffat (of "Saturday Night Live"), Ken JeongBill BurrIliza ShlesingerWhitney Cummings and many others.

 

The movie, which is available on-demand, is loosely based on Byrne's own career in stand-up comedy, starting at Stand Up NY in New York City.

 

Byrne talked with Dave O'Brien about the movie, getting started in comedy and every stand-up comedian's "favorite" pastime - visiting morning radio DJ's.