Tim Minchin Puts Emotion on Broadway. Just Don’t Call Him Sentimental.

Indeed, Mr. Minchin always keeps an eye on the thin line between irony (which he isn’t particularly keen on) and satire (which he loves). What helped him understand Phil was an unlikely commonality.

“He learns to be kind and generous and altruistic without expectation of reward,” said Mr. Minchin, an outspoken atheist. “Anything that talks about the meaning of life without the cop-out is attractive to me.”

Tim Minchin vows to get drunk with fans after Dreamworks cancels the film he’s been working on for four years

Multiple Tony and Olivier Award-winner, and Emmy-nominee Tim Minchin went from gigging keyboardist, to Royal Albert Hall smash hit, to Dreamworks director. We explore the dynamic between Tim’s easy-going exterior and his internal driving force, learn his true feelings towards his own voice, and find out how he feels about death…