Enjoy a fun-filled night of comedy when you head on down to the theater to see Kathy Griffin perform
live! You've seen this redheaded funny lady on CNN for New Year's Eve year after year, and now she's ready to take the stage
at a venue near you! The legendary comedienne will be performing on Feb. 1 at the Granada Theatre in Santa Barbara, CA, Feb.
8 at the Uptown Theatre Napa in Napa, CA, Mar. 15 and May 23 at the Terry Fator Theatre at the Mirage in Las Vegas, NV, Mar.
22 at the Uptown Theater in Kansas City, MO, Apr. 13 at Providence Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Providence, RI, Apr. 16
at the St. George Theatre in Staten Island, NY, Apr. 17 at the Kirby Center in Wilkes Barre, PA, Apr. 18 at the Count Basie
Theatre in Red Bank, NJ, and Apr. 19 at The Community Theatre at Mayo Center of the Performing Arts in Morristown, NJ.
always has the best seats available to the show of your choice, and tickets to see this talented woman are on sale this very
minute! Act now, because tickets are in high demand to hear the comic legend's hysterical views on life. Bring a few of your
friends along, and be there for every hilarious moment! Reserve your seats while you still can with just one click!
The one and only sassy Kathy Griffin is hitting the road for another speaking tour! This actress
and comedian's tell-it-like-it-is attitude has earned her massive popularity for over two decades. The two-time Emmy winner's
standup routines mainly center on Hollywood gossip and celebrity scandals. Tickets to this witty woman's show don't last long,
so hurry and book your seats at StubHub!
In addition to Griffin's comedy career, she is an LGBT
activist involved in causes such as same-sex marriage and the repeal of "Don't ask, don't tell."
in Oak Park, Illinois, Kathy Griffin moved to Los Angeles in 1978, where she studied drama at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and
Film Institute and became a member of the improvisational comedy troupe The Groundlings. In the 1990s, Griffin started performing
as a stand-up comedian and also appeared as a guest star on several television shows. She achieved recognition in a supporting
role on the NBC sitcom Suddenly Susan from 1996 to 2000.
Her breakthrough came on the Bravo reality show Kathy Griffin:
My Life on the D-List (2005–2010), which turned into a ratings hit for the network and earned her two Emmy Awards for
Outstanding Reality Program. Griffin has released five comedy albums, with all of them receiving Grammy Award nominations.
Her first album, For Your Consideration (2008), made her the first female comedian to debut at the top of the Billboard Top
Comedy Albums chart. In 2009, she released her autobiography Official Book Club Selection: A Memoir According to Kathy Griffin,
which rose to the top of The New York Times Best Seller list.
Griffin has taped numerous stand-up specials with HBO
and Bravo. On the latter network, she has recorded 16 specials, breaking the record for the number of specials on any network.
In 2011, she also became the first comedian to land four televised specials in a year. She has also taken part in two USO
tours. Influenced by acts such as Joan Rivers and Don Rickles, Griffin is known for her conversational style and controversial
statements on celebrities, religion, and sexuality. She is known as one of the top female comedians in the United States.
a young girl, Griffin attended St. Bernadine's Elementary School, and began to develop a dislike for organized religion due
to the punishments by the nuns of herself and other "vulnerable" students. After graduation, she attended Oak Park and River
Forest High School and became interested in musical theatre, playing roles such as Rosemary in How to Succeed in Business
Without Really Trying and Hodel in Fiddler on the Roof. During her senior year, she began arguing with her parents, who wanted
her to attend college, because she wanted to pursue acting professionally. Her first appearance on television was as an extra
on a Chicago White Sox commercial, and she was then signed with different Chicago talent agencies. At age eighteen, Griffin
persuaded her parents to move to Los Angeles to help her become famous.
Griffin started performing in the early 1980s
in the Los Angeles improv comedy troupe The Groundlings. She went on to perform stand-up comedy and became part of the emerging
alternative comedy scene in Los Angeles, appearing at Un-Cabaret and ran her own stand up night, "Hot Cup of Talk."
gradually amassed a number of TV and film credits throughout the 1990s. Finally, after starring in an HBO Half Hour Comedy
Special, Griffin had her first consistent public exposure in 1996, when she was cast as the tongue-in-cheek colleague of Brooke
Shields' title character on the NBC sitcom Suddenly Susan.