American comedian Mark Schiff will opening for Jerry Seinfeld when he performs in Tel Aviv on December 19 and 20. Schiff, a veteran club comic and one of Seinfeld’s oldest friends, has appeared many times on both The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Late Night with David Letterman. He has had both HBO and Showtime specials, and has been the featured act at the Montreal Comedy Festival. He also provided the voice of the little dog on the animated series 2 Stupid Dogs and has appeared in small guest roles on shows such as My Two Dads and Mad About You.
“I am proud to announce that Mark Schiff has been chosen to be my warm-up act in Israel,” wrote Seinfeld. “Mark Schiff is one of the funniest comedians and the brightest I know, he accompanied me on tour in North America and I am confident that the Israeli audience is going to benefit from it greatly.”