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"standout downtown performer"

The Wall Street Journal

"wholly sincere and laid back ... a scruffy appeal"

The New York Times

"waggishly charming ... and a confidence as big as all outdoors"

Time Out New York





To begin: hello. I hope this finds you weathering life's road with a healthy and vigorous spirit. If we haven't met, a few words of introduction. My name is Ikechukwu Ufomadu. Or, if you like - Ike. I'm an entertainer, and this is my home on the internet. Glad to have you here.

I hope you'll stay awhile.  You can read more about me, find out when I'm performing next, see photo and video of past endeavors and probably a thing or two more. In any event, do enjoy yourself.



Ikechukwu Ufomadu


More About Ike


Ikechukwu Ufomadu is an actor and comic entertainer. He is creator and host to a number of original, live shows including: his evening of talk-show entertainment Ike at Night (Under the Radar/The Public Theater, The Bushwick Starr, JACK); his night of comedy and music Nightcap | by Ike (Joe's Pub at The Public Theater); his one-man variety hour Ike Night (Ars Nova, San Francisco Sketchfest); his Christmas show Ike for the Holidays (Manhattan Inn); and more. He performs stand-up at venues across New York, including Union Hall and UCB. He's also featured in several episodes of The Special without Brett Davis

Ikechukwu has collaborated with several OBIE-winning theatre companies including: Young Jean Lee's Theater Company, 600 Highwaymen and Hoi Polloi.

He trained at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts; the International Theatre Workshop in The Netherlands; and Studio Five's theatre and dance programs in Indonesia. Ikechukwu is an Artist-in-Residence at Joe's Pub at The Public as a member of the 2017 Class of Joe's Pub Working Group. 



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