KRISTEN SCHAAL: LIVE AT THE FILLMORE Airs Tonight on Comedy Central; Gets DVD Release, 4/2
Kristen Schaal unleashes her unique point of view and unconventional delivery upon San Francisco in the world premiere of her first original one-hour stand-up special, Kristen Schaal: Live at the Fillmore, debuting on Comedy Central tonight, April 1 at midnight ET/PT.
One of Rolling Stone's "50 Funniest People Now," Schaal is not afraid to go blue in front of a live audience at the historic San Francisco venue. She will talk about taints. She will perform her magician's assistant audition and she will share personal insights and stories, all adding up to a hilarious hour of comedy.
Leading up to the on-air premiere, Comedy Central's Stand-Up Web site will feature preview clips from the special. An extended and uncensored DVD of Kristen Schaal: Live at the Fillmore will be released on April 2, featuring material not seen in the broadcast, including Comedy Central Presents: Kristen Schaal, Kristen's performance on John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show, and her favorite appearances on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart as the Women's Issues Contributor.
Schaal starred in the HBO Cult hit Flight of The Conchords, and voices the character Louise in the FOX animated series Bob's Burgers. Other film and television credits include Toy Story 3, 30 Rock, Dinner for Schmucks, Mad Men, Modern Family, Gravity Falls, and The Simpsons. In 2011, Schaal was awarded with The Lucille Lortel Award for her performance in The Coward at The Lincoln Center Theatre. As a stand-up comedian, Schaal was the recipient of the 2008 Melbourne International Comedy Festival's Barry Award, as well as the second annual Andy Kaufman Award hosted by the New York Comedy Festival, and the award for Best Alternative Comic at the 2006 United States Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen. In October of 2005, she was included in New York Magazine's "Ten Funniest New Yorkers You've Never Heard Of." Schaal has also co-authored a sex guide, The Sexy Book of Sexy Sex, with husband and former Daily Show writer Rich Blomquist.