About Mark Lundholm
In 1988, Mark Lundholm was a resident in a halfway house. He found that pokingfun at the insanity his life had become helped him comprehend that life. This processcontinued and gained momentum, and in a short time an incredibly talented andenergetic entertainer emerged. In a few years, Mark had established a career as asuccessful standup comedian, appearing in 49 states and 5 foreign countries. Thiscomic's "drank there, used that" style of humor is more than a comedy show, beyonda typical nightclub act.The performance given by Mark Lundholm is a thought-provoking journey througha man's decline into the homeless, helpless pit of addiction and his subsequentascension into the person he is today. Mark details his battles with addiction in aclever manner that is sometimes shocking, often heartwarming, and unceasinglyhonest. This is a fast-paced show that never fails to leave audiences thinkingdifferently about themselves and their loved ones. The critics have been veryfavorably impressed. The New York Times said, "Mr. Lundholm's acerbic powers ofobservation are quite dark and funny", and The Chicago Sun-Times reported,"Lundholm is a terrific performer—aggressive, funny and charming."To date, Lundholm has had his own Showtime Comedy Special, appeared onComedy Central, and written and starred in three one-man shows. The most notableis a fiercely funny and severely dysfunctional stage play about chances and choicescalled Addicted…a comedy of substance. After playing an extended run off-Broadwayand receiving great reviews from The Post, The New York Times and The AssociatedPress, Addicted was voted into the top position as the most highly recommended off-Broadway show ever in New York City by The Wall Street Journal's Zagat TheatreSurvey.In addition to his theater show, Mark headlines in national A-list comedy clubs. Heis also a seasoned motivational speaker, presenting at corporate events, correctionalfacilities and colleges; and at conferences for counselors, physicians and other healthcare professionals.