Old Hats

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Old Hats
Written by David Shiner
Bill Irwin
Date premiered 2013
Place premiered New York City, New York, United States
Original language English
Genre Comedy, clown, musical theatre, revue

Old Hats is a 2013 comedy sketch, revue, musical and clown show written and performed by David Shiner and Bill Irwin, the show debuted in New York City.[1] Musician Nellie McKay also performed in the 2013 show.[1]

The original 2013 Off-Broadway was a combination of "clowning revue-with-music".[2] Old Hats won the 2013 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Revue.[3]


The show was revived in New York City in 2016 with Shiner and Irwin returning and a new third performer, musician Shaina Taub, in between sketches Taub performed original songs with a band.[4]