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Comedian Tim Murray dishes on his favorite witches, burly chests, and why sex ed has failed the gays

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on it, considering this booked-and-busy comedian is never not performing.Born in northern Ohio, the multi-hyphenate cut his teeth in the New York City comedy scene, where he honed his gift for crowd work and fell in love with making audiences laugh so hard they cry.Of course, the city is also where he fell in love with a little musical called Wicked, and specifically a whip-smart green woman with a show-stopping mezzo-soprano voice named Elphaba.As he continued to explore new avenues as a performer—theater, podcasting, comedy videos, film & TV roles—Murray could never quite shake his Elphaba obsession, leading to his one-man show, Tim Murray Is Witches, which played to sold-out audiences and rave reviews at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this past summer and across the U.S.

this fall.Then, before he could catch his breath, Murray jumped right from Witches to a starring role in a revival of the Off-Broadway crowd-pleaser Sex Tips For Straight Women From A Gay Man, running in NYC now through January 2024.Somehow, Murray still finds time to crack us up on the internet, with popular viral hits like his “Every Conversation In LA” and “Hot Gay Guys” series on TikTok.

Oh, and did we mention he’s also teamed up with Trixie Mattel and fellow funnyman Michael Henry and for an upcoming sketch comedy TV show called Wish You Were Queer?

We don’t know how he does it!Amid Sex Tips opening dates, we snagged a few minutes of Murray’s time and sat him down in the hot seat for our rapid-fire Q&A series, Dishin’ It.

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