American comedian Sarah Silverman was born on December 1, 1970, in Bedford, New Hampshire. After dropping out of New York University, Silverman focused on the stand-up comedy circuit and received her big break in 1993 as a writer and performer on Saturday Night Live. After that stint, she worked many years as a writer, comedian and actress, becoming known for her good looks and politically incorrect statements. Her 2005 film,Jesus Is Magic, released and highlighted her one-woman comedy show. Two years later, she starred in The Sarah Silverman Show. Silverman continues to write and act on TV and in film.
As a 40 year comedy vet, Rick Overton has starred in numerous HBO and Showtime specials and has had countless TV standup appearances. He played The Drake on "Seinfeld" and Pam's Dad on "The Office." He currently recurs on Adult Swim's "Children's Hospital," ABC's "Last Man Standing," TNT's "Leverage" and recently guest starred on "The League," "The Middle," "The Kroll Show," and "Newsreaders." Rick has also guested on classic TV series like "Lost," "E.R.," "Mad About You" and "Married with Children." On the big screen, he has worked with A-list directors like Ron Howard, Chris Columbus, Harold Ramis, Jay Roach, and Steven Soderberg, with roles in films like "Bad Teacher," "The Informant," "Dinner for Schmucks," "Cloverfield," "Groundhog Day," "Mrs. Doubtfire," and "Willow." He also has an Emmy Award for writing on HBO's "Dennis Miller Live." Rick is currently a semi-regular contributor to the Huffington Post and hosts a popular podcast called "Overview" that is available on iTunes.
A graduate of the San Diego State University Dramatic Arts Department and with training from the American Conservatory Theatre and The Groundlings, Ms. Soltanovich is extensively trained in every aspect of writing as well. "I loved living in the dorms at college because my father never let me have slumber parties as a kid. He said sleeping on the floor and eating from cardboard boxes was the reason we left Russia."
Recently, Kira optioned a 1/2-hour hybrid comedy with New Line Television starring Scott Baio. Based on her writing and acting, she was selected to be a part of the ABC Comedy Development Showcase where she was named "Hottest new writer". She has shot several pilots this year, including a Pilot Presentation for Comedy Central. You might also hear Kira as the voice of "Carla", a teenage know-it-all, on the animated series, Iggy Cool.
Kira has been a winner, finalist and semi-finalist in a myriad of comedy competitions and festivals, including Comedy Central's Laugh Riots, California’s Funniest Female, Seattle International Comedy Festival, and the Boston Comedy Festival.
Jimmy Dore is an American comedian who has been performing stand-up comedy for 19 years. He was born and raised into a catholic family of 12 on the southwest side of Chicago, Illinois. Jimmy is the star of several Comedy Central specials, and a writer performer for the Off-Broadway hit "The Marijuana -Logues", His latest effort "CITIZEN JIMMY" a one hour Comedy Central Special currently airing was chosen BestOf2008 by iTunes, and was named one the the Top 5 Comedy DVDs of 2008 by Punchline Magazine.
Description:Come join Sarah Silverman and Rick Overton for Rep. Alan Grayson' campaign fundraiser! With Kira Soltanovich, Jimmy Dore and Special Guests!
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General Admission: $30.00
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