Check out the official trailer for “Five Wise Guys,” a new show about a group of older men who kibitz about life in The Third Act!
Danny sends Matt to his “safe place” in this hilarious clip from “Five Wise Guys.” Photo: Slate.com
As actors, the Wise Guys read from work that address issues of life in The Third Act. Bob reads the role of the Dutch orchestra maestro Mengelburg from Danny Klein’s play, Mengelburg and Mahler; Sam performs a speech from I’m Not Rappaport , by Herb Gardner; and Matt reads a poem by Buff Whitman-Bradley called “Third Cousins,” that speaks […]
The guys share memories and conjectures about their fathers. Plus an hilariously adolescent recounting of boyhood relationships with stuffed animals.
The Wise Guys cover a lot of territory. Like what they can do better now than when they were younger. How letting yourself off the hook comes a little more easily these days. And wondering, “what’s next?” Tune in. Watch all episodes of The Five Wise Guys here.
The future. Self-striving. Accepting the confines imposed by the realities of aging –these are the subjects that dominate the conversation of this great episode. As you expect, nothing escapes the wit of the Wise Guys. Watch all episodes of The Five Wise Guys here.
Award-winning documentarian, Ralph Arlyck (Sean; Following Sean; Current Events, Godzilla Meets Mona Lisa and more), wants to document how episodes of Five Wise Guys are produced. Arlyck is an old friend and colleague of Danny Klein, the most irreverent and, by self-admission, inappropriate, of the wise guys. When Danny told Ralph about the Third Act […]
The wise guys talk about profound loss, memories of major events and people from their younger lives. As always, someone cracks wise and gets the whole bunch laughing and feeling lighter. Watch all episodes of The Five Wise Guys here.
In Episode 3, the Five Wise Guys explore what “the future” means at their age. Which, ultimately, leads to further digging into the notion of mortality. Laughs abound as The Five Wise Guys figure out how to manage what’s coming their way. Meet the Five Wise Guys and hear what they’ve got on their minds — actors, […]
In Episode 2, the Five Wise Guys delve deep into the issues of health, mortality and the value of friendships in The Third Act. Meet the Five Wise Guys and hear what they’ve got on their minds — actors, writers, storytellers all — as they kibbitz about life in The Third Act. Five Wise Guys is the Project’s first […]