An original “Saturday Night Live” writer, Alan Zweibel has won five Emmy Awards for his work in television, which includes “It’s Garry Shandling’s Show” (which he co-created and produced), “The Late Show With David Letterman,” and “Curb Your Enthusiasm."
A frequent guest on all of the late night talk shows, Alan’s theatrical contributions include his collaboration with Billy Crystal on the Tony Award winning play “700 Sundays”, Martin Short’s Broadway hit “Fame Becomes Me”, and six off-Broadway plays including “Bunny Bunny – Gilda Radner: A Sort of Romantic Comedy” which he adapted from his best-selling book.
All told, Alan has written eleven books including the 2006 Thurber Prize winning novel The Other Shulman, the popular children’s book Our Tree Named Steve, and a parody of the Haggadah titled For This We Left Egypt? that he wrote with Dave Barry and Adam Mansbach.
Alan’s cultural memoir Laugh Lines – My Life Helping Funny People Be Funnier was recently published by Abrams Books, and a movie he co-wrote with Billy Crystal titled “Here Today” that stars Crystal and Tiffany Haddish can be seen on Amazon Prime and Apple TV among other platforms.