Rob Penty performed stand up comedy in New York City for years before finding his niche in the storytelling scene. Inspired by Adam Wade’s story about Freddy the bus driver, Rob enrolled in his storytelling class at the Magnet Theater and never looked back. He has since been a fixture at storytelling shows all around the city.
He has done six Moth Storyslams. Three of those stories are featured below.
He has been featured on the RISK! podcast, episode #645 – Skin Deep. His story “Worrywart” is featured below.
He collected some of his most popular stories as a one-man show at the Magnet Theater entitled Things I Don’t Like About Myself.
Rob has been a featured performer in:
- Yum’s The Word
- Tell It: Brooklyn
- Whatever Happened to the Nerds?
- The Adam Wade From New Hampshire Show
- Friday Night Stories
- Cinema Stories
- Tom Shillue’s Funny Story at Brooklyn Brewery
- The Armando Diaz Experience (monologist)
- Very Special Episode
- Split Personality (featured performer)
- The Dump (co-host)
You can also find Rob at some of his favorite storytelling shows all across the city:
- Happy Hour Story Hour
- Split Personality
- The Dump
- The Variety Show at Big Irv’s
- The Astoria Bookshop Storytelling Show