Which The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Character Are You?
Think you have what it takes to get up on stage and become a comedian? That’s what Miriam ‘Midge’ Maisel thought when she gave stand-up comedy a shot. If you’ve watched any of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel on Prime Video, you know what a change this was for Midge’s career moving forward. Set in the late 1950s and early 1960s, this show follows Miriam Maisel’s career from a housewife to a stand-up comedian in the New York comedy clubs. Starring Rachel Brosnahan as the titular Mrs. Maisel and Alex Borstein as Susie, the owner of a bar where Midge’s act is first performed, the show has been a hit since it first aired in 2017.
Throughout the show’s numerous seasons, there have been a ton of characters we’ve been introduced to. This includes Midge’s parents, Abe and Rose Weissman. There’s also Joel Maisel, Midge’s ex-husband, and Moishe and Shirley Maisel, Joel’s parents. We even get to see the legendary comedian Lenny Bruce, who Midge meets while performing.
Now, it’s time to find out which character you most relate to. Do you see yourself living on the Upper West Side or are you more of a Greenwich Village sort of person? See which of the number of Marvelous Mrs. Maisel characters you are by answering a few questions here.
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is a 2017 comedy starring Rachel Brosnahan and Alex Borstein. The show was created by Amy Sherman Palladino, who was best known for creating Gilmore Girls prior to this show. The show has won numerous Golden Globes and Emmy Awards for acting, writing, directing, and Best Comedy. The show follows Miriam 'Midge' Maisel's life as she embarks on a comedy career. Midge hones her jokes as Susie pushes Midge to become a better comedian. Midge stirs the pot and Susie shows Midge how to best perform on stage. All of this happens because Joel, Miriam's ex-husband, leaves her, giving Midge something to talk about on stage.
You get to see Midge's act evolve and Susie deal with being a first-time talent agent. The show also introduces Midge's parents' lives as you learn about Abe's eccentricities and Rose's life as a high-society New Yorker. The show is lauded for its performances and writing as well as its stylistic choices. Watching Midge and Susie navigate New York is a joy for audiences. Mrs. Maisel will have five seasons in total.