Stephen Lynch photo by Dale May

The performer, known for his comedic songs, will take the stage on Thursday, April 28, 2022

BETHLEHEM, Pa.—  ArtsQuest will welcome Stephen Lynch to the Musikfest Café, presented by Yuengling on Thurs., April 28, 2022. Tickets will go on sale beginning Thurs., March 10 for ArtsQuest Members and Mon., March 14 for the general public at For more exclusive ticket opportunities, become an ArtsQuest Circle donor today. 

“Musician trapped in the body of a comedian,” Stephen Lynch, moved to New York in 1996 and started performing his songs in clubs and underground music venues around Manhattan. He quickly developed a devoted fan base, catching the attention of Comedy Central. In 2000, he recorded his first cable special which went on to become one of the channel’s highest rated shows. In 2008, Lynch was invited to record his second Comedy Central special which was also highly rated.

In 2006 Lynch performed on Broadway in the lead role of The Wedding Singer, earning several nominations from American Theatre including the Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance. Lynch was also nominated for a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical.  His albums A Little Bit Special, Superhero, The Craig Machine and 3 Balloons have sold thousands of copies worldwide. His first DVD Live at the El Rey, was certified Gold by RIAA. Lynch has toured with some of the biggest names in comedy including Lewis Back and the late Mitch Hedberg, as well as headlining his own sold out shows throughout the United States, Australia and Europe.