Iliza Shlesinger - College Street Music Hall | November 24 | 7 pm Iliza is one of today’s leading comedians with fan base who show their loyalty by creating their own
Iliza Shlesinger – College Street Music Hall | November 24 | 7 pm
Iliza is one of today’s leading comedians with fan base who show their loyalty by creating their own Iliza inspired swag to wear to her shows. She recently completed the inaugural season of Truth & Iliza, her very own late night talk show on Freeform (formerly ABC Family). The self styled talk show will be a cross between social commentary, politics, pop culture and Iliza’s specific brand of feminism. In November 2017, her first book Girl Logic: The Genius and the Absurdity, a subversively funny collection of essays and observations on a confident woman’s approach to friendship, singlehood, and relationships, will be published through Weinstein Books.
Originally from Dallas, Iliza moved to Los Angeles after graduating from Emerson College. She is the only female and youngest comedian to hold the title of NBC’s Last Comic Standing. Her debut one-hour comedy special, War Paint, reached #1 on the iTunes charts and was named one of its Top 10 Albums of 2013. Iliza’s follow-up, Freezing Hot, a Netflix Original Comedy Special, sealed her title as one of the hottest touring acts in America, with Esquire Magazinelisting her as one of the top working comedians today.
In September 2016, Iliza premiered her latest Netflix special, Confirmed Kills, which finds the comedian in top form, tackling poignant topics while not trading on laughs.She recently wrapped up her first 15 city national theatre tour with Iliza: The Confirmed Kills Tour and is currently readying her next stand-up special. Iliza’s stand-up credentials also include headlining the coveted Montreal Just For Laughs Festivaland The New York Comedy Festival.
As a national headliner, Iliza tours year-round selling out theatres, clubs and colleges. She also participated in the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff’s personal USO Tour throughout the Middle East and Europe, as well as Al Roker’s Today ShowUSO Tour in Afghanistan, with Jay Leno and Craig Robinson. For the second year in a row, Iliza was recently feature in Elle’s Women in Comedy annual issue and her television credits include multiple appearances on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon,The Late Late Show with James Corden,The Today Show. Additionally, her digital scripted series, Forever 31 is currently streaming on ABCd and Huluand has already been picked up for a second season. Iliza lives in Los Angeles where she spends time making up songs and nicknames for her dog Blanche.
About College Street Music Hall
College Street Music Hall (CSMH) opened at 238 College Street, New Haven on the site of the old Palace and Roger Sherman Theatres on May 1st of 2015. Located in the heart of downtown New Haven’s arts and entertainment district, CSMH joins the scene as the hub for live music performance in New Haven and all of Southern New England.
The venue features multi-capacity configurations for up to 2000 patrons: General Admission concerts with a standing room floor and reserved balcony seating; seated theater shows; cabaret table-style seating; or a blend thereof, varying per show. As a multi-capacity theater with state-of-the-art production facilities (including world class concert audio and lighting) CSMH’s mission is to attract major live touring artists who might normally think of Connecticut merely as a state in between the entertainment meccas of New York City and Boston.
Tickets: $25 – 40 Buy tickets here
This event is General Admission Standing Room on the Floor and Reserved Seated in the Balcony.
College Street Music Hall | 238 College Street New Haven, CT, 06510
(Friday) 7:00 pm
College Street Music Hall
238 College Street New Haven, CT, 06510