Dan Perlman is a comedian, writer, and director from New York City. He co-created, wrote, and starred in Showtime’s critically-acclaimed comedy series, Flatbush Misdemeanors. Dan made his directorial debut in the Flatbush episode, “boomerang,” which Vulture praised for its “masterful direction.” Dan also wrote and directed the award-winning short film, Cramming.
Dan first co-created the prize-winning digital series of Flatbush, which served as the foundation for the Showtime show. Made on zero-budget, the first installment became Oscar-qualified after winning Grand Jury Awards in its film festival run.
As a stand-up, Dan has been featured on Comedy Central and was named one of the New Faces at the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival. Dan is a regular at the Comedy Cellar in NYC and headlines venues across the country. His writing has also appeared in The New Yorker.