Known For: "Lady Dynamite" & "Arrested Development"
Maria Bamford combines bizarre voice impressions, an ever-changing cast of characters, and a mishmosh of deadpan and high energy to create her unique, surreal comedic style. A favorite comic of the likes of Judd Apatow and Stephen Colbert, Bamford portrays her dysfunctional family and history of mental illness with hilarity and grace.
Career Highlights: "Maria Bamford: the special special" and "Old Baby" specials; web series "The Maria Bamford Show;" two half-hour "Comedy Central Presents" specials; roles in Comedy Central's "The Comedians of Comedy" and Netflix’s "Comedians of Comedy: The Movie;" voiceovers for Netflix’s "BoJack Horseman," Cartoon Network’s "Adventure Time," PBS’s "Word Girl," and Nickelodeon’s "Kung Fu Panda" and "Legend of Korra" among others.
This show is 21+ (18+ with a parent or legal guardian over the age of 30). All minors will be wrist-banded or stamped and no alcohol will be served at the table. All parties must have valid ID to enter the building. Please note, there is a 2 item minimum in the showroom. Tickets will be available for pick up at the box office prior to the show (they are generally available 1.5-2 hrs prior to showtime.)
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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! A short number of decades later, look at her now! (Born in 1970!)
Check out her IMDB listing for the most recent credits, but she plays "Debris" in the 4th season of Netflix's "Arrested Development" series, a saucy girlfriend in Season 3 of FX's Louie and was recently interviewed about her new Comedy Central CD/DVD "Ask Me About My New God" on NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross!
Maria is the first female comic to have two half-hour Comedy Central Presents specials. She starred in the Comedy Central series, The Comedians of Comedy and Netflix’s Comedians of Comedy: The Movie.
Maria’s writing has been featured in The Onion, GQ and the LA Weekly. Her CD, Unwanted Thoughts Syndrome , is available on Comedy Central Records and features a bonus DVD of her web series The Maria Bamford Show. Her most recent special - given rave reviews in the New York Times- The Special Special Special is available at www.chill.com and her web series "Ask My Mom", was featured in The New Yorker.
As seen from above, in terms of showbiz, she has made it and is swimming in a gravy boat, filled with scrumptious gravy. She lives with two overweight dogs and a boyfriend in Eagle Rock, California. Go, llantas!