Paula Poundstone

Ticket Price : $59
  • Saturday, November 16 | 8:00PM
    Seminole Center

Poundstone is known for her smart, observational humor and spontaneous wit that has become the stuff of legend. She regularly plays theaters across the country, hosts a weekly comedy podcast, “Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone,” and is a regular panelist on NPR’s “Wait, Wait… Don’t Tell Me.”

Poundstone has starred in several HBO specials, including “Cats, Cops and Stuff,” which nabbed a cable ACE award for Best Comedy Special. She was the first female comic to host the White House Correspondents Dinner. She filed live coverage of the 1992 Democratic and Republican National Conventions and the Presidential Inaugural for “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” and at the “93rd Emmy Awards.” Poundstone has starred in two television series, both entitled “The Paula Poundstone Show.” Her second book, “The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness,” was one of eight semi-finalists for the Thurber Prize For American Humor; the audiobook was one of five finalists for the AUDIE award for Audiobook of the Year. Poundstone has released five albums and is featured in several documentaries and compendiums noting influential comedians of our time.