Sylus 2024!

Jeff Ahern’s presidential campaign based on audience suggestions brings an insightful look at the current state of political affairs. Sylus 2024 is a one-man satire of the American system which brings to light the intrinsic problems within it.

A clever bit of political comedy

We follow Sylus Rothchild, self-proclaimed as the most evil man in the world, who is trying to change his ways and do something good for the American people. Aided by his campaign manager, Nessie, he takes our suggestions and manages to create an incredibly detailed and believable campaign. Switching between a public stage and campaign headquarters, we learn a bit about how politics in the US work.

Ahern works the audience really well, and manages to get a warm response despite some initial trepidation and confusion,which some clarification at the beginning of the show would sort out. He really manages to spin stories from the wildest and shortest of prompts. It’s a lot to fit in an hour but it’s an enjoyable comedic show with a twinge of real life gloom.

A clever bit of political comedy, Sylus 2024 has more hidden depth than initially meeting the eye.

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Sylus 2024, Jeff Ahern's acclaimed solo comedy show directed by Abby Schachner, is now at the Edinburgh Fringe. The 2019 Hollywood Fringe Festival hit, which received a 100% Sweet rating at Better-Lemons.com has delighted audiences in Los Angeles. The Pasadena Weekly said, 'Using a mix of impressive improv and biting satirical genius, Jeff Ahern's Sylus Rothchild makes comic gold out of politicians who will literally promise anything to become president. Timely and absolutely hilarious!' And from Better-Lemons.com, 'Brilliantly conceived and simply staged, [Sylus 2024] is a comic gem!'

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