"Waggishly charming ... His droll, crooning murmur and a confidence as big as all outdoors makes the show pass in a haze of constantly burbling laughter... You don’t want to miss him before he becomes a household name." - Time Out New York
The sun has set; another day’s work is done. As the moon makes its climb, you’re cordially invited to mark the occasion with a Nightcap | by Ike. Comic entertainer Ikechukwu Ufomadu plays host, his signature wit and wry humor weaving together an evening of special guests and musical interludes.
Ikechukwu Ufomadu is an actor and comic entertainer, recently named as one of five “Comedians to Watch in 2018” by Time Out New York. He’s creator and host to a number of live shows including: Ike at Night (Under the Radar/The Public Theater, The Bushwick Starr), Ike Night (Ars Nova, San Francisco Sketchfest, Philadelphia’s Good Good Comedy Theatre, JACK), Ike’s Wonderful World of Leisure (Vital Joint), Ike for the Holidays (Joe’s Pub at The Public, St. Mazie, Manhattan Inn) and more. He performs stand-up at various venues including UCB and Union Hall. As an actor, he’s collaborated with several OBIE-winning experimental theatre companies including: Young Jean Lee's Theater Company, 600 Highwaymen and Hoi Polloi. He trained as an actor at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts and in Studio Five's programs in Bali, Indonesia. He was also an Artist-in-Residence at Joe’s Pub as a member of the 2017 Joe’s Pub Working Group.