Big Dad Energy

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Company Name: Jamie Campbell

City/State: Local

Genre: Comedy, Music, Spoken Word

Ratings: PG (parental guidance suggested)

Playwright: Jamie Campbell

Premiere: Yes

Warnings: Adult subjects

Venue: Unicorn Jerome

Show Times:

Fri 7/22 6:30 PM
Sat 7/23 8:00 PM
Wed 7/27 8:00 PM
Fri 7/29 11:00 PM
Sat 7/30 6:30 PM


Jamie Campbell is not your father. He’s not ANYBODY’S father. But, he sure seems like he could be. In a show that combines stand-up, storytelling, and a touch of musical comedy, the critically-acclaimed comedian leaps into what it’s like to get married in your 40s and realize parenthood is not going to happen. He discusses why he is proud of the younger generation, recalls the days when teachers were allowed to spank students, and dishes deep on the time he took acid at Disney World.


Name Role
Jamie Campbell writer/performer

Past Fringe Shows:

Show When/Where
The Devil on the Wall or, That Time I Got Kidnapped KC Fringe 2017, Tucson Fringe 2019, Cincinnati Fringe 2019, PortFringe 2019, and Fort Collins Fringe 2019

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  1. allthatbrazz on June 15, 2022 at 8:37 am

    Jamie is HILARIOUS! I caught his show at the Theatre Crude Festival in Oklahoma City and laughed my socks off. Can’t wait to see him again.

    • Robert on July 24, 2022 at 3:48 pm

      I’ve seen Jamie perform many times and he always delivers the fun. This show is no different. Jamie delivers a fresh positive perspective to live over 40 without kids

  2. David G Scott on July 22, 2022 at 8:28 pm

    Thoroughly entertaining start to finish! The ‘pineapple pizza’ bit by itself is worth the price of admission. See this show!

  3. Ellen sheridan on July 22, 2022 at 10:43 pm

    Impeccable timing with current themes woven into a hilarious and heartwarming performance!

    Highly recommend this show.

  4. Catherine on July 23, 2022 at 8:27 am

    Jamie is an absolute delight. From his opening number to hilarious anecdotes and heartfelt vulnerability that will tug at your heartstrings, this show is one you must add to your list.

  5. Jess C on July 23, 2022 at 9:47 am

    What an amazing show! Laughs and heart. What more can you ask you for?! Highly recommend!

    • Cary Phillips on July 23, 2022 at 9:38 pm

      Jamie’s energy was contagious! It wasn’t just a comedy show, it was an experience. Jokes, short stories, puns, audience interaction. This show has it all.
      Don’t miss it!

  6. Bonnie on July 23, 2022 at 11:01 am

    Jamie used humor to not only make me laugh (which I did a lot), but also to encourage me in a humors way. When I left after the performance was over I walked away a little taller and prouder of you I am. Don’t miss his show! Go!!! GO!!!!

  7. Danielle on July 23, 2022 at 1:43 pm

    Jamie is amazing! We loved the show and left with #bigdadenergy!

  8. JMac on July 23, 2022 at 3:56 pm

    What an amazing thought-provoking show. You’ll laugh, you might cry, and then you’ll probably laugh so hard that you cry! With fun musical numbers, honest and vulnerable content – Jamie is an amazing storyteller. You can’t help but feel like you’re experiencing these adventures right alongside him. Be sure this show is at the top of your list! 5 stars!!

  9. Justin Howe on July 24, 2022 at 9:49 am

    Jamie brought it again! I made his show a priority because I knew he would delight, and he did not disappoint. So yourself a favor and fit this one into your Fringe schedule.

  10. Marnie V on July 24, 2022 at 11:05 am

    Great, great show! First time I’ve seen Jamie… sooooo good… sooo funny with witty insights into our crazy lights that make you laugh the entire time. Highly, highly recommend, you don’t want to miss this guy!

  11. Maggie on July 24, 2022 at 11:34 am

    Jamie somehow manages to be simultaneously wholesome, raunchy and hilarious. Right out of the gate Jamie does a great job of connecting with the audience and making us feel comfortable for the upcoming laughter and feels. Go, absorb the Big Dad Energy and laugh; we all leave the show as Jamie’s children. Sounds like a cult, I promise it’s not.

  12. Derek Trautwein on July 26, 2022 at 1:09 am

    Utterly hilarious. Jamie has inspired me to channel my Big Dad Energy even deeper.

  13. Michael Foster on July 26, 2022 at 5:23 pm

    I’ve seen Jamie at Fringe before, and he never fails to deliver. So charming and funny. Great crowdwork, too!

  14. Ben on July 29, 2022 at 12:57 pm

    Jamie is one of the most naturally likable performers you’ll find, and he’s crafted a show that’s uniquely his own. It’s funny and unexpected with a straightforward but kind presentation that’ll leave you feeling good about life.

  15. Chelsey on July 29, 2022 at 7:23 pm

    We had so much fun at this show! The act was very unique to anything we had heard before, and Jamie made it a fun atmosphere to be involved in.

  16. Ken Buch on July 30, 2022 at 2:14 pm

    What a fantastic, funny, fabulous show. Jamie exudes dad energy during the performance. His comedy is witty and entertaining and he engages and interacts with the audience in a natural and personable manner. Highly recommend this show.

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