top of page

“Mines a great deal of laughter from disabling pain" - The New York Times (full review)

"Arrestingly honest and howlingly funny" (3.5/4 stars) - The Chicago Tribune (full review)

“Riveting…. A true-life tour de force” (Critics’ Pick)  -Time Out New York (full review)

“A miracle of a show and a must-see” -Talkin’ Broadway (full review)

"Brilliant, hilarious, and moving" - Michael Pollan (tweet)

"A brilliant psychedelic comedian" - Duncan Trussell (DTFH podcast)

"One hell of a trip" -Broadway Baby

Winnner - Overall Excellence Award for Solo Performance -New York Fringe Festival

Winner - Best Solo Show - Eddy Awards for Bay Area Theater

‘The Mushroom Cure’ stuns as honest, captivating narrative - The Daily Californian

"Strauss takes us on a fabulous, perceptive trip" -Theatrius

"One extremely talented comedian…Adam Strauss is brilliant.” -SF Theater Blog

Adam on the Leonard Lopate Show

Adam on the Duncant Trussell Family Hour 2017 & 2018

Adam on the Aubrey Marcus Podcast 2016 & 2018

★★★★ “Storytelling of the highest order… Utterly, absolutely absorbing… Hugely intelligent… An incredibly engaging performer.” – The Scotsman (full review)

★★★★★ “There really aren’t many more naturally gifted storytellers than Strauss” – ThreeWeeks (full review)


★★★★ “An amazing storyteller and stand up comedian… Outstanding… The audience is mesmerized by his every word.” – EdFest Magazine (full review)


★★★★ “Extremely gifted” – The Skinny (full review)


★★★★ “A revelation” – Broadway Baby (full review)


★★★★ “Highly recommended” – The Herald (UK) (full review)

“Strauss does a splendid job of navigating romance, pain, desperation, and humor in the piece.” - OffOffOnline (full review)

"Strauss is a natural storyteller, his tone and cadences bringing audience members right into the personal hell he faces every day." - Edge Media (full review)


“Standout performance… Strauss ushers his sometimes bedazzled audience to an experience of mystery and wonder.” – Theatre Reviews Limited (full review)


Adam on OCD and psychedelics in Huffington Post

Interview in Vice Tonic


Feature in The Times (UK) here.


Feature in SF Weekly

Interview with Psymposia


Interview with Superstar Agenda

Interview with OZY


Feature in the Brattleboro Reformer here (And named a highlight of the year here)


Write-up in Playbill

Named top fringe pick by WNYC here.

bottom of page