Connor McGrath, a Maine Comedian with Asperger’s Syndrome, Puts on a Great Show in Portland & Saco
The Bangor Daily News just published a great story by Troy Bennett, and it's one you might not have even thought possible. A local Portland comedian is embracing the fact that he as Aspergers on stage, and making people laugh with him.
“I don’t think it’s a disability,” Connor McGrath told the BDN. “It’s like being left handed."
In the article, Connor opens up about why he thinks his disability helps his act, puts audiences at ease, and allows him to laugh at the kinds of interactions he as with others on a regular basis. He also said that he doesn't want to be known just for having a disability. Connor has a lot of material too... you can see him perform regularly in Portland and Saco.