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February 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Paula Poundstone @ Fox Theatre

Fox Tucson Theatre

at The Ice House Comedy Club on July 12, 2012 in Pasadena, California.

Appearing on stage with a stool, a microphone, and a can of Diet Pepsi, Paula Poundstone is famous for her razor-sharp wit and spontaneity. The Boston Globe said, “Poundstone improvises with a crowd like a Jazz musician…swinging in unexpected directions without a plan, without a net.” Paula is so quick and unassuming that audience members at her live shows often leave complaining that their cheeks hurt from laughter and debating whether the random people she talked to were “plants”.

Paula’s off-kilter sensibility and impeccable timing made her a perfect fit for NPR’s “oddly informative”, weekly news quiz program, “Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me,” which she joined as a regular panelist seven years ago. Hosted by Peter Segal, the show is broadcast in 50 states and gives Paula a chance to match wits with some of today’s leading pundits – not to mention interact with some of the people at the forefront of our nation’s eyes, including Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer and White House Press Secretary Tony Snow. The show tapes weekly before a live audience at the Chase Auditorium in Chicago, or on location.

Details

Start:
February 22, 2014 8:00 pm
End:
February 22, 2014 10:00 pm
Cost:
$29.50 - $49.50
Event Category:

Venue

Fox Tucson Theatre
Phone:
(520) 547-3040
17 West Congress St Tucson, AZ 85701 United States