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Laughs for parents: 'Mom and Dad Show' comes to Bay Shore Saturday
Comedienne Sherry Davey says she couldn’t understand her two daughters’ obsession with vampires until she became a single mom and started dating again.
Then the attraction became crystal-clear: “That’s how pathetic men have gotten,” she says. “Women are now looking to the dead.”
Davey and her current beau -- fellow comic and single dad Buddy Fitzpatrick -- bring their comedic forces together for “The Mom & Dad Show” at 8 p.m. Saturday at the YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts, 37 W. Main St., Bay Shore; 631-969-1101. Tickets for the 90-minute show -- billed as “Single Parents Together On Stage” -- are $15.
Davey lives in Ronkonkoma -- “Indian for ‘By the Airport,’” she says -- and has daughters ages 16 and 10, in ninth and fourth grades, respectively. (She jokingly refers to the former as “Satan” and the latter as “the love of my life.”) She’s been dating Fitzpatrick since New Year’s Eve 2012; both of them write for NickMom. He also has two daughters, ages 15 and 12, and lives in New Jersey.
The two will cover parenting tweens and teens; their exes; and dating as single parents.
“The Mom and Dad Show” is clean comedy, Davey says. It’s a parents’ night out. “It’s about parenting, but we don’t really want the kids there,” she says.