TIG NOTARO with HEATHER KOZLAKOWSKI and hosted by PHREDDY WISCHUSEN at the Pike Room

MONDAY AUGUST 15, 2011
doors at 8pm
tickets: $10 in adv; $12 day of (buy tickets)

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TIG NOTAROhas had recurring roles on several TV Shows.  Most notably, she played “Officer Tig” on Comedy Central’s The Sarah Silverman Program and was a Series Regular on ABC’s In the Motherhood, opposite Cheryl Hines and Megan Mullally.  Most recently, Tig Guest Starred on NBC’s Community and is slated to appear on HBO’s animated series, The Life and Times of Tim.  She is currently working with Sarah Silverman on a TV adaptation of her popular regular live show at LA’s Largo Theater, Tig Has Friends.  Tig’s weekly podcast Professor Blastoff, through The Earwolf Network, premiered at #1 on iTunes on May 2nd 2011.

Tig has performed stand-up on her own half hour special on Comedy Central, Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, and The Benson Interruption.  Tig appears regularly at some of the most reputable comedy and music festivals around the world such as SXSW, Montreal Just For Laughs, Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Sasquatch, Bonnaroo, Vancouver, Sketchfest and Bumbershoot just to name a few. Tig’s two week run of performing her solo show at Melbourne International Comedy Festival in 2011 garnered her an abundance of rave reviews and a Barry Award nomination; this award is the most prestigious of the festival, putting a spotlight on the single best solo show. She was one of five nominees, which were chosen from 350 comedians from all over the world. Comedian Tig Notaro will be releasing her debut album, Good One, with prestigious indie music label Secretly Canadian on August 2, 2011.  She is the first and only comedian signed to the label.  Good One contains well crafted, ridiculous material touching on subjects such as Tig’s family tree, Mexican hotel door signs, birthing a dinosaur, and how 90’s pop singer Taylor Dayne is the easiest person in the world to run into, amongst other things.  A deluxe version of the album contains the long anticipated DVD of Have Tig At Your Party, the human equivalent to the “burning log” DVDs.

Follow Tig on Twitter: @blastoffpodcast



With HEATHER KOZLAKOWSKI, Founder of the all female stand up comedy group The Laugh Riot Dolls

Also, Metro Detroit favorite Phreddy Wischusen will be hosting and MC'ing the night.

 

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