Comedy Troupe, Lewberger, Heading Off-Broadway!

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LEWBERGER is a handsome 3-man comedy band that you may have seen on TikTok or Instagram or “America’s Got Talent.” They were finalists on NBC’s “Bring the Funny” and their viral songs and music videos have amassed over 25 million views online. Keith Habersberger has been a member of internet sensations The Try Guys, boasting millions of subscribers and their own production company. Alex Lewis is an actor and comedian who can be seen on several TV shows as well as the films, “All About Nina” and the recent remake of “Valley Girl.” Hughie Stone Fish is an Emmy Award-winning songwriter and a music producer/educator with a nonprofit bringing arts education to his hometown of Syracuse, New York. 

Alex Lewis. Keith Habersberger and Hughie Stone Fish in The Wizard of Friendship – Photo by: JD Renes

Lewberger is the illegitimate love child of Lonely Island and Flight of the Conchords. They combine fun sketches and hilarious songs on the most obscure topics. You want to be a Disney Princess? They sing about it. Did you remember to lock your car door? They sing about it. Is that sausage you’re about to eat actually a roasted dick? They sing about it.   

The comedy trio have toured college campuses and comedy clubs the last three years releasing two albums along the way (Lewberger, Lewberger: We Don’t Know How to Roller Skate) and instead of just releasing a third album, they have written a stage musical around their entire set list.  

Keith Habersberger, Alex Lewis, Hughie Stone Fish, Brian Wohl – Photo by: JD Renes

In “Lewberger & The Wizard of Friendship”, Lewberger is sent on a musical quest to NoFriendia, a wild land of true whimsy where they must travel through the Intimidatingly Handsome Forest, the Adults-only Haunted House, and many other magical places on a journey to fix the Wizard of Friendship’s heart. All the while being guided by a giant sausage man. No, this is not a typo. 

The musical showcases the distinct personalities of the three boys and their strengths and weaknesses in the band. Whether it be Keith’s scatterbrain, Alex’s neurosis, or Hugh’s lack of faith in his comedy, the boys must learn to embrace each other and help each other out. Only through accepting each other’s flaws can they truly function as a band and go on the make the best comedy music out there! 

Poster by Lucas Culshaw

The next stop for Lewberger & The Wizard of Friendship is New York City. The lads are set for a month-long residency at Theatre Row on 42nd Street from February 23 – 26, 2023. Their show is a hilarious, laugh-out-loud 90 minutes of sheer entertainment that should not be missed.

Tickets available soon at https://bfany.org/theatre-row/