Durham Performing Arts Center | Durham, North Carolina
EVENT RESCHEDULED TO SATURDAY 12TH MARCH 2022. Originally Friday 30th July 2021. All original tickets are still valid!
The youngest and only female comedian to win US talent show Last Comic Standing, Iliza’s debut TV special War Paint reached #1 on the US iTunes chart and her follow up Netflix Special Freezing Hot debuted to rave reviews. ILIZA is on tour! Shlesinger is not only smashing it in the realm of comedy right now, but she's also set to co-star opposite Mark Wahlberg is the 2020 Netflix film Wonderland and she will also unveil The Iliza Shlesinger Sketch Show, also on Netflix – just a couple more strings to add to her bow! As a comic, she is insightful and hilarious and knows how to work a crowd – get ready to belly laugh!
Having fallen in love with comedy while attending Boston's Emerson College while performing with one of the campus' comedy sketch groups, Jimmy's Traveling All Stars, Iliza is one of the best comedians in the industry. When she moved to LA, she joined the Whiteboy Comedy troupe, with whom she regularly performed at The Improv in Hollywood. Later in 2007, Shlesinger won Myspace's So You Think You're Funny contest and was featured as the G4 network's Myspace Girl of the Week. Shlesinger became the first woman, and the youngest contestant, to win NBC's Last Comic Standing, in the series' sixth season in 2008. She has released four Netflix specials to date: War Paint (2013), Freezing Hot (2015), Confirmed Kills (2016) and Elder Millenial (2018), and in 2017 she authored Girl Logic: The Genius and the Absurdity.