Jack in a Box is an original web sitcom from actor/writer Michael Cyril Creighton. Jack was a mild-mannered young man with a BFA in acting and no life skills. He took a job at a theater box office because it didn't involve heavy lifting, wearing a blazer or using Excel. A few years and thousands of customers later, Jack finds himself less mild-mannered and less young than ever before. Watch Jack try to manage his anger while navigating an insular universe where everyone is even more unstable than he is. Like all caged animals, he is going to throw his sh*t at you sooner or later... but first he's going to eat a cupcake and take a phone call from his mom. Service with a smirk, that's all you can ask for.

Photo Credit: Zack DeZon

"It's easy to see why the series is popular: Jack, with his combination of sensitivity and self-absorption, swishy humor and not-quite-suppressed anger, is both a stand-in for an office-drone audience that feels that it's wasting its creativity, and a recognizable New York type. If you work in the arts or fashion or media in the city, you know a Jack, or 10 Jacks."
The New York Times

"...the real story here is Creighton, who's created an almost perfect comic character in Jack, an irrationally bitter young man who occasionally shows weird shoots of personal growth poking through the blackness... what makes it all work is how confidently Creighton holds the screen as an overly dramatic malcontent... this is a great, great comedic character. Grade: A-"
The A.V. Club

"...the delightfully insidery comedy series by the talented and charming Michael Cyril Creighton."
Time Out NY Blog (David Cote)

"...hilarious and completely deadpan, making for very entertaining viewing."

"...clever, funny-sad-funny."
Time Out NY Blog (David Cote)

"This cracks us up... shot in the popular mockumentary style, these short videos are a funny (affecting, too) look at someone who feels karmically put upon by life and lashes out by putting people on hold while he eats a sandwich. Great guest appearances, too."
Manhattan Users Guide

"Ever hate your job? You'll probably love Jack in a Box... 5 Stars."

"...hilariously captures in cringe-inducing detail the mehs and lows of barely working for a meager living."
Modern Tonic

"...the main attraction of the web series is the hilarious and talented Michael Cyril Creighton... the guy gives us a realistic portrayal of what a caged animal would feel like - if it sold tickets to a show."
Deep Dish Blog

"a universally appealing sitcom for solitary schleps and working stiffs alike."
PlaceVine Blog

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