"An erudite and skillful word picture of
- Florida Sun Sentinel
"Immensely entertaining and interactive,
humorously informative and nostalgic...
and so much more!"
- Bellaggio (Lake Worth, FL)
"Lenny's mission and his mirthful message
are a mitzvah!"
- Niles Township Jewish Congregation (Skokie, IL)
- Larry Wilde
"America's Best-Selling Humorist" (New York Times)
"The ultimate compliment was this: no one
got up to leave! They happily stayed until
the end... and then they wanted more!"
- Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County (FL)
"This guy oozes likeability!"
- Darren LaCroix
World Champion of Public Speaking
Nationally recognized comedy historian Lenny Dave is the first (and only) performer to appear in the Red Skelton Entertainment Series
and also at the Oliver Hardy Festival, sustaining the legacies of two
comedy legends, Red Skelton and Laurel & Hardy.
For over 35 years, Lenny has been presenting fun and informative programs for a variety of audiences across North America. Whether he's discussing the history of comedy, the need for healthy humor, how to be a better college parent, or the fundamentals of creative leadership, Lenny's mission is simple: To make a positive difference
in people's lives and to help end "toxic sameness."
To book an engagement, please call 513-791-4149 or click on the "Contact" menu option above.
"100 Years of Comedy!" - Audiences emerging from the Covid 'cocoon' laugh, learn and lighten up as Lenny takes them on an entertaining, nostalgic trip down comedy’s Memory Lane… back to a time when the best comedians were both funny and clean! In this fast-paced, fun and highly interactive show, audiences
relive joyful memories of their favorite comedy stars of the past 100 years. You can also book a show with "live" piano entertainment! Now booking for 2022
On campuses every summer (both during Orientation and on Move-In Day), Lenny's
"The Art of College Parenting" helps to prepare anxious college Moms and Dads for the journey that lies ahead. In this informative-yet-still-light-enough-to-be-fun program, parents' fears are allevi-ated; their most basic, pressing questions are addressed. McKendree University in Illinois invited Lenny back 16 years in a row! Find out why. Now booking for August and September of 2022.
New ideas translate directly to the bottom line. So, what's a new idea worth to your company or organization? To your clients? Lenny's message is compelling, simple and direct: "Get out of the box or get out of the way!" This is the perfect mind-opening program to help the creatively-challenged and idea-impaired among us who suffer from a chronic case of "But We've Always Done It This Way!"