Kathy Griffin


Mar 26, 2017 – 7:30 PM

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Two-time Emmy and Grammy award-winning comedian Kathy Griffin is a towering figure on television, on tour and in publishing. She breaks through the entertainment clutter with her universally recognized brand of pull-no-punches comedy.Kathy made history with her 6th consecutive Grammy nomination and first win for Best Comedy Album ("Kathy Griffin: Calm Down Gurrl"), joining Whoopi Goldberg and Lily Tomlin as the only other female comedians to ever win Grammy awards for Best Comedy Album.In 2013 Kathy was inducted into the Guinness Book of World Records for writing and starring in an unprecedented 20 televised stand-up specials - more than any comedian in history. Buoyed by her dedicated and engaged fans, Kathy's live standup performances are legendary and in a classof their own. Not only do hundreds of thousands of people flock to see her perform sold out shows everywhere from Carnegie Hall to the Sydney Opera House.Kathy draws a huge audience to CNN's New Year's Eve special, which she has co-hosted with Anderson Cooper since 2007, beating Fox News in the coveted ratings demographic. She is one of television's go-to hosts for premier live events. After co-hosting The Billboard Music Awards LIVE three years in a row, this year Kathy hosted the 41st annual Daytime Emmy Awards LIVE and AARP's Movies for Grownups Gala.Griffin's sure-fire hosting success led to her own LIVE late night talk show, Kathy. It was where the biggest celebrities went to have the most fun. Her boisterous and revealing memoir, Official Book Club Selection: A Memoir According to Kathy Griffin, debuted at No. 1 on the New York Times Bestseller List. Griffin won two Primetime Emmy Awards for her hit reality series, Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List, which aired for six years on Bravo. It was nominated every single year of its run. The show also won the GLAAD Media Award for Best Reality Program and was nominated six consecutive times by the Producers Guild of America.Kathy was a cast member on NBC's Suddenly Susan and guest starred on Seinfeld and Law & Order: SVU. She lent her unique voice to animated characters in Shrek Forever After and the award-winning television shows The Simpsons, American Dad, and Dilbert.Griffin's other awards and honors include The Human Rights Campaign's Ally for Equality, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America's Leadership in Entertainment honor, GLAAD's Vanguard award, The Trevor Life Award from the Trevor Project, and a Gracie Award for Outstanding Female Lead.
Kathy Griffin: Kathy Griffin's acerbic wit, as showcased on her hit stand-up comedy albums and tour dates in 2011, have propelled her well beyond the D-List in recent years. Griffin has dabbled in nearly every medium of entertainment, including stand-up, acting, writing, modeling, commentating, producing, and in a dozen or so other capacities. In addition to numerous stand-up tour dates in 2011 that feature the comedy that has made her famous, fans of Kathy Griffin are also excited about the possible DVD release of her recent Broadway show, Kathy Griffin Wants a Tony.

The Grammy nominee and Emmy winner is best known for her role as the bubbly best friend to Brooke Shields on Suddenly Susan, as well for her hugely popular reality show, Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List. Inspiration for the latter show began forming during her 1998 HBO stand-up special, Kathy Griffin: A Hot Cup of Talk, which gained her widespread recognition as a comedienne. Griffin has also displayed a talent for red carpet commentary, proving to be both a great sidekick and friend to Joan Rivers. Her 2009 autobiography, Official Book Club Selection, became a NY Times Bestseller and gave her fans juicy gossip that she loves.

In 2011, Kathy Griffin has a new stand-up special, Kathy Griffin: Gurl Down!, running on Bravo. While there's no word yet on a DVD version of Kathy Griffin Wants a Tony, the maverick does have months worth of stand-up tour dates in 2011, and even into 2012. Don't miss an opportunity to see this award-winning comedienne live and buy your tickets on Eventful today!

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