Monday, December 10, 2018

Long Center presents KATHY GRIFFIN

Two Emmys, a Grammy, and an unprecedented 20 televised stand-up specials, later — Kathy Griffin is a towering figure on television, on tour and in publishing, but she doesn’t stop there. She rakes in Emmy and Grammy nominations with apparent ease, though, as she’ll tell you, being a woman in the stand-up sphere is not easy work. After her history-making sixth consecutive Grammy nomination for Best Comedy Album, Kathy Griffin finally joined the ranks of Whoopi Goldberg and Lily Tomlin as the only female comedians to ever win this award. Tickets are now available for February 4th when Kathy’s LIKE A BOSS tour arrives in Austin.

Kathy’s brand of “pull-no-punches” comedy and continuous drollery earned her a Guinness World Record in 2013 for writing and starring in an unparalleled 20 televised stand-up specials—more than any comedian in history. Buoyed by her dedicated and engaged fans, Kathy’s live stand-up performances are legendary and in a class of their own.

With plenty of sitcom, red carpet, and live television appearances, Kathy has stories about anything and anyone, and her “Like A Boss” Tour is her perfect avenue for sharing them. “We will be discussing the news of the day,” Kathy says about her current tour. “The stories of the day, the political landscape, the pop culture landscape—it’s all changing so fast!”

The eighty-city tour is hitting venues coast to coast, including the Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall, but her Austin appearance at the Long Center is her only scheduled time in Texas. Here, you can look forward to the same excitement, energy and on-your-toes wit that you’ve come to expect from a woman who tells it like it is. “It’s my job. This is what we do.”

Kathy Griffin will be on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 8 PM. Tickets start at $39 and are available online at www.longcenter.org or through the 3M Box Office by phone at 512-474-LONG (5664) or in-person at 701 Riverside Drive. For groups of 10 and more, call 512-457-5161 or groupsales@thelongcenter.org.