San Rafael, CA (PRWEB) March 06, 2013
Star of NPR's "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me" and HBO Comedy Specials brings her unique comedy to San Rafael. Attending a Paula Poundstone performance will leave you marveling at her ability to interact spontaneously with audience members in conversations bound to garner riotous laughter.
Armed with nothing but a stool, a microphone and a can of Diet Pepsi, Paula’s ability to create humor on the spot has become the stuff of legend. Little wonder people leave Paula’s shows complaining that their cheeks hurt from laughter, and debating whether the random people she talked to are “plants” – which, of course they never are.
WHAT: Another great night of Comedy presented by collaborative efforts from The Kanbar Center at the Osher Marin JCC and The Other Café Comedy Showcase
WHO: All are invited. Tickets are from $25 to $80 with four tiered seating choices; including reserved VIP seating which includes a pre-event private artist’s reception.
WHEN: Sat. May 25 at 8:30 ~ VIP Reception at 7:30, show begins at 8:30pm
WHERE: Angelico Concert Hall, Dominican University of California, 50 Acacia Ave, San Rafael, CA 94901
PARKING: Parking is in the Grand Avenue Lot located next to the Conlan Recreation Center on the west side of Grand Avenue. Parking attendants will be available on site for directional needs.
More on Paula Poundstone
Her spontaneity and intelligent humor has made her the perfect panelist for NPR’s Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me, where she matches wits with some of our nation’s leading pundits. Paula was the first woman to win an ACE award for Best Standup Comedy performance and the first woman to be invited to perform at the distinguished White House Correspondents dinner. She has starred in solo specials on HBO and BRAVO, has made frequent TV appearances on all the major talk shows and Garrison Keillor’s A Prairie Home Companion. She is also an author, lecturer and her editorial pieces can be heard on NPR’s Morning Edition.
Seeing Paula Poundstone is believing she’s the funniest standup comic working today!
The Kanbar Center for the Performing Arts is the Performing Arts Department within the Osher Marin Jewish Community Center in San Rafael, California. For over 20 years we have spread the power of music, voice, humor, taste, culture, movement and words throughout the community by presenting classical music, club style dancing events, comedy, musical concerts, theater and performance in the grand Hoytt Theater, lectures. chats and demonstrations in the Kurland lounge and great world music & dancing for all ages outdoors under summer skies on Swig Field. All are welcome, no membership is required to attend. The Center is centrally located in Marin County and just 1/4 mile east off Hwy 101
About The Other Café Comedy Showcase
The Other Café, the legendary Haight-Ashbury comedy club, is a San Francisco establishment. Founded in 1977, The Other Café -- along with the Punchline, Cobb's and the Holy City Zoo -- was one of four full-time comedy clubs operating in San Francisco alone with comics such as Dana Carvey, Bob Sarlatte, Bobby Slayton, Michael Pritchard, Jane Dornacker, Whoopi Goldberg, Jay Leno, Henny Youngman, Howie Mandel, Gallagher, Brit Jasper Carrott, and pioneer lesbian comic Robin Tyler.
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