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Comedian Ali Wong Makes Her PPAC Debut On November 12

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Ali Wong is a stand-up comedian and actor best known for her Netflix comedy specials and her feature film, Always Be My Maybe.

Comedian Ali Wong Makes Her PPAC Debut On November 12

Comedian Ali Wong will make her Providence Performing Arts Center debut on Friday, November 12 at 7 p.m., as part of The Milk & Money tour produced by Live Nation.


Ali Wong is a stand-up comic from San Francisco, now living in Los Angeles. Her i??rst Neti??ix stand-up special BABY COBRA was i??lmed when she was seven months pregnant.

The day before its premiere, Wong's interview with Marc Maron on his podcast WTF was released. He called the special "the most honest, rawest, funniest special I've seen in years."

She soon after became a very popular Halloween costume. Fans, both male and female, dressed up in Wong's iconic red glasses, black and white striped dress and pregnant belly. The Smithsonian has asked Wong to donate the actual dress, shoes and necklace she wore in the BABY COBRA, to the Museum of American History in Washington, DC.

Ali's second stand-up special, HARD KNOCK WIFE premiered on Neti??ix on Mother's Day 2018. Her feature i??lm, ALWAYS BE MY MAYBE, which she co-wrote and co-stars in, debuted on Neti??ix May 2019 to wide critical acclaim. In the i??rst four weeks, it was seen by 32 million viewers. Last Halloween, fans have continued to dress up as Wong in the striped dress, in the leopard dress and as her character, Sasha Tran, from ALWAYS BE MY MAYBE.

Tickets to see Wong headline live are now known to sell out within two minutes. She recently sold out an unprecedented 13 shows at The Wiltern in Los Angeles. Her book DEAR GIRLS: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets & Advice for Living Your Best Life was released October 2019 and became an instant New York Times Bestseller. According to Vogue, "[Wong] spins a volume whose pages simultaneously shock and satisfy. . . . Dear Girls is not so much a real-talk handbook as it is a myth-puncturing manifesto."

Tickets will go on sale starting on Friday, October 22 at 10 a.m. ET at the PPAC Box Office (located at 220 Weybosset Street, Providence, RI 02903), online at ppacri.org and by phone at 401.421.ARTS (2787). Ticket prices are $125 - $39.50; all ticket prices include a $4 per ticket restoration charge and are subject to change without notice. Box Office hours are Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and two hours prior to curtain time(s) on show days.

Printed proof of vaccination (at least two weeks after final dose), a negative test within 72 hours of the event, or a negative COVID-19 antigen test (also known as a rapid test) taken within 6 hours of the performance start time will be required to enter the Providence Performing Arts Center for this performance. All guests, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear a mask covering their nose and mouth at all times while inside the venue (unless actively eating or drinking). Details are available at https://www.ppacri.org/healthandsafety

***No cellphones, cameras or recording devices will be allowed at these shows. Upon arrival, all phones and smart watches will be secured in Yondr pouches that will be unlocked at the end of the show. Guests maintain possession of their phones throughout the night, and if needed, may access their phones at designated Yondr unlocking stations in the lobby. All guests are encouraged to print their tickets in advance to ensure a smooth entry process. Anyone caught with a cellphone in the venue will be immediately ejected. We appreciate your cooperation in creating a phone-free viewing experience.


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