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Maria Bamford

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Aug 17, 2017 – 7:30 PM

149 Seventh Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215 Map

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with Jackie Kashian
Maria Bamford stars in the semi-autobiographical Netflix comedy series Lady Dynamite, lauded as revelatory by Entertainment Weekly and one of 2016s must-see shows by Variety and Rolling Stone. The series was created by Mitch Hurwitz (Arrested Development) and Pam Brady (South Park).Maria is the creator and star of Maria Bamford: the special special special and of the cult hit web series The Maria Bamford Show, which screened at the Museum of Art and Design. She was the first female comic to have two half-hour Comedy Central Presents specials and starred alongside Patton Oswalt, Zach Galifianakis and Brian Posehn in the Comedy Central series The Comedians of Comedy and Netflixs Comedians of Comedy: The Movie.Maria voices characters on numerous animated series including BoJack Horseman, Adventure Time, Legend of Korra, Puss in Boots and PBSs Emmy-winning series Word Girl. She can also be heard voicing lead roles on Foxs Golan the Insatiable and Yahoos Talking Tom & Friends.Maria recurred as DeBrie Bardeaux on Netflixs Arrested Development reboot, for which she was praised as a standout (TIME) and perhaps one of the high points of the entire new season (Black Book Magazine). She has also recurred on USAs Benched, fXs critically-praised Louie, and currently recurs on the ABC hit Fresh Off the Boat. Her next special Old Baby premieres on Netflix in 2017.
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Maria Bamford: What 37-year old comedian stars in the new Comedy Central series, "The Comedians of Comedy Tour" (as well as in the independent film of the same title out on NETFLIX), is in Variety's TOP TEN COMICS TO WATCH, has been the talk of Montreal, Edinburgh, Aspen, Kilkenny and Melbourne Comedy Festivals and was voted by Comedy Central viewers as one of their Top Ten Favorite Comics? ME! MARIA BAMFORD! That's who, sweetpeas! Now I will go on about myself in the 3rd person! Maria started her performing arts career in Duluth, Minnesota at the age of 11 where she starred in the Chester Park Elementary production of "How the West Was REALLY Won!" (Conservative message that didn't include the perspective of indigenous nations). A short 24 years of self-discovery and secretarial work later, look at her now! She is certainly on some kind of predestined journey! Comedy Central Presents...Maria Bamford (her 2nd half-hour special!) 2007 NETFLIX "The Comedians of Comedy Tour" Comedy Central's "The Comedians of Comedy Tour" Los Angeles Magazine's COMIC TO WATCH (2005) LA WEEKLY Pick of the Week Variety's Top Ten Comics to Watch Late Nite with Conan O'Brien The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Comedy Central Presents...Maria Bamford Comedy Central: Premium Blend, USO Tour, World Comedy, Tough Crowd International TV: ROVE LIVE, THE GLASS HOUSE, THE GALA Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor on PRI Best in the Festival Melbourne Comedy Festival Winner She also performs comedic voiceovers! She is a series regular on the animated Nickelodeon series' CatDog and BARNYARD and has been a guest star on Oxygen series Hey Monie!, the Cartoon Network's Home Movies and played a spider in Charlotte's Web II (a straight-to-video deal.) And recently, Maria landed a role as "The Neurotic Farm Wife" in the upcoming animated feature by Steve Odekerk, BARNYARD . Some of her other credits include, STUART LITTLE 2 (small part), LUCKY NUMBERS with John Travolta (pretty big part), Dharma and Greg (very small part) and The Trouble with Normal (medium-sized part). Yeah, pretty awesome, huh?

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