LATE NIGHT STORYTELLING
Theme: Just get me out of here - stories of escape, evasion, or just plain avoidance.
7:00 pm Doors Open / 7:45 pm Stories Begin
|Ophira Eisenberg is a standup comedian, writer, and the host of the new comedy podcast Parenting Is A Joke with iHeart Radio and Pretty Good Friends. She also hosted NPR’s Ask Me Another where she interviewed hundreds of celebrities including Sir Patrick Harris, Rosie Perez, Yo-Yo Ma, Awkwafina, Roxanne Gay, Nick Kroll, Chelsea Handler, and many more. She’s appeared multiple times on CBS’s The Late Late Show, Comedy Central, HBO, The New York Festival, Just For Laughs, Moontower, and SXSW, and is a regular host and storyteller on The Moth Radio Hour and her stories are included in three of The Moth’s best-selling collections, including the most recent: How To Tell A Story: The Essential Guide to Memorable Storytelling from The Moth. Her memoir, Screw Everyone: Sleeping My Way to Monogamy was optioned for a television series, and her new comedy special Plant-Based Jokes is streaming on YouTube. Her solo show Leaving A Mark: A Comedy About Scars recently made its Off-Broadway review to rave reviews and won the Women in the Arts & Media Award for Solo Show Scripts.|