Press release provided by Octopi Entertainment
Octopi Entertainment is pleased to announce Grammy nominated comedian TIG NOTARO live in Halifax on Sunday, May 17th at the Spatz Theatre. Doors will open at 7PM with the show beginning at 8PM. Tickets on sale Monday, March 9th at 1PM AST for $27.50 + service fee, available through etixnow.com. Local support act to be announced in the coming week.
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Included on Business Insider’s list of “50 Women Who Are Changing the World” and Rolling Stone’s list of “50 Funniest People Now,” Tig Notaro was nominated for a Grammy
Award in 2014 for her sophomore release LIVE. The album sold over 100,000 units in just 6 weeks, which is unheard of today. Louis CK is quoted as saying that it is one of the best stand-up performances he ever saw. During the release of LIVE, Tig was reviewed and profiled by The New York Times, The New Yorker, Entertainment Weekly, Vanity Fair, GQ Magazine and Time
Magazine amongst many others.
Most recently, Tig finished shooting Knock Knock, It’s Tig Notaro, where she performs in the actual homes, barns and rooftops of selected fans across the country, which is expected to air on Showtime in early 2015. Furthermore, Tig recently delivered a TED Talk which is set to air online in 2015 and is writing a memoir for Ecco Publishing, also expected out in 2015. Tig is next slated to appear in the feature Catch Hell opposite Ryan Phillippe along with an arc on Jill Soloway’s series Transparent for Amazon. Tig is coming off appearances in the feature Walk of Shame, opposite Elizabeth Banks, the Lake Bell feature In a World, along with guest starring roles on ABC’s Suburgatory and IFC’s Maron and Garfunkel and Oates.
Tig remains a favorite on both Conan and This American Life and continues to host her own weekly podcast, Professor Blastoff, which ranks consistently at the top of the iTunes charts. In previous years Tig has Guest Starred on shows such as NBC’s The Office and Community,
FOX's Bob's Burgers, HBO’s The Life and Times of Tim, wrote for The 2011 Emmy’s with Jane Lynch and 2010 MTV Movie Awards with Aziz Ansari, and toured nationally and internationally at the most reputable comedy and music festivals around the world.
Podcast Twitter: (@blastoffpodcast)