Anthony King

Anthony King is an Emmy-nominated writer, director, and performer.

He co-wrote the Off-Broadway show, GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL!, which also enjoyed a run Off-West End in London and is now being performed all over the world. The show received Lucille Lortel, Outer Critics Circle & Drama Desk Award Nominations, and won a NYMF Award for Excellence in Musical Theatre Writing (Book).

Anthony performs regularly at UCBT in shows like AsssscatBrand New Ball and many more. On the TV, he has been seen on The Office, Human Giant, Late Night w/Jimmy Fallon, and a few mostly forgettable commercials. He’s also been featured on the web in videos from UCBComedy, College Humor, Comedy Central and The Onion, and you can see him for a few moments in the feature film Mystery Team.

Guest Appearances

September 22, 2019

D’Arcy Carden of The Good Place joins Scott to talk about the fourth and final season of The Good Place, You’ve Got Mail, and the Janet costume. Then, the mayor of Burbank Phil Wiggins stops by to spread the word of all things Burbank. Plus, wiping expert Robert Whistler drops by to discuss various wiping techniques.

This episode is brought to you by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/bangbang), Thomas’ English Muffins, State Farm (www.neighborhoodofgood.com) and Hotel Tonight (www.hoteltonight.com).

May 1, 2018

Marissa and Listler take a break from watching step routines to welcome student Ken Manuel Miranda (Anthony King) to this week’s Womp It Up! Ken talks about how having a name similar to the star of Hamilton has made his life miserable as well as the new musical he himself is writing. Later, Listler offers an update on her cat situation during “What’s Cheesing You?” before “Spotlight On” shines a light on one of Ken’s family secrets.

March 22, 2018

The humons have voted, and here are your favorite scenes of 2017! These performances feature Andy Daly, Bob Dassie, Mary Holland, Lauren Lapkus, Erin Whitehead, Stephanie Allynne, Mookie Blaiklock, Craig Rowin, Brandon Gardner, Tim Meadows, Shaun Diston, Chad Carter, Horatio Sanz, Rafe Williams, Eric Christensen, Ben Lyons, Melissa Darch, John Gemberling, Gil Ozeri, Jen D’Angelo, Jessica St. Clair, Lennon Parham, Will Hines, Scott Aukerman, Anthony King, Alex Fernie, Jason Mantzoukas, Sasheer Zamata, Noël Wells, Jon Gabrus, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Drew Tarver, Jessica McKenna, Eugene Cordero, Gavin Speiller, and Brian Huskey. Let these humons know you love them on improv4humans!

This episode is sponsored by The Harold Ramis Film School.

September 1, 2017

Welcome to the 419th episode of Drama vs. Drama with your hosts Burt Lamps (Will Hines) and Caulfield Burgerman (Anthony King)! As always you will hear a discussion of intense and driving 1970s cinema when film was real and tough. This week they are joined by up and coming auteur Julia Silversmith to discuss her new film “Shadows of Longing” including how the film is a different experience for every viewer. They also get into Burt and Caulfield’s secret past. Plus, Traci Reardon stops by to answer Twitter questions about creating a great film and 70s cinema in another edition of “Help Me Rhonda.”

This episode is brought to you by Modcloth (www.modcloth.com code: LAPKUS) and Harold Ramis Film School (www.ramisfilmschool.com).

June 22, 2017

Scott Aukerman, Anthony King, and Alex Fernie join Matt Besser for this week’s improv4humans! They turn suggestions from Twitter into scenes about getting blacklisted from alarm clock stores, the consequences of celebrating Kid’s Day, and pragmatic fairy tale parents. Later, a Crap on Youtube leads to a confrontation about asking permission to order food on a date, and a rock group decides to destroy the venue for their encore.

This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/improv).

June 22, 2017

Good ol’ Nick Kroll rejoins the program this week to tell everybody about his show “Oh, Hello on Broadway” and his new movie “The House.” Then, drummer-by-trade Liberty DeVito shows off his sticks and shares insider info on Billy Joel, and disembodied head in a jar Josh Yadegar drops in to express concerns about his body being tossed out.

This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com code: BANGBANG).