April 21, 1972 |
|Medium||cabaret, stand-up, television|
|Notable works and roles||Inside Amy Schumer
Love You More
Bridget Everett (born April 21, 1972) is an American comedian, actress, singer, writer, and cabaret performer. Originally from Manhattan, Kansas, she has been performing in New York City for over a decade. She has performed stand-up on Inside Amy Schumer on Comedy Central. Everett has described herself as an "alt-cabaret provocateur."
Everett often performs with her band, The Tender Moments, which includes Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz from the Beastie Boys and Carmine Covelli from The Julie Ruin. In October 2013, Everett and Horovitz performed in a show called Rock Bottom that the two co-wrote with Hairspray songwriters Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman.Rock Bottom won Everett the 2015 Obie Awards Special Citation presented by the American Theatre Wing. Bridget has also performed with Brad Williams in a show called Down n Dirty (hosted by Broad Citys Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer) at the 2014 Bonnaroo Music Festival.
In 2014, Bridget Everett and the Tender Moments released an album with twelve tracks entitled Pound It!
Everett's first one-hour TV special, Bridget Everett: Gynecological Wonder, premiered on Comedy Central in 2015. In it, she performs her usual brand of comedy cabaret.
On August 1, 2017 Everett got a standing ovation for her "Piece of My Heart" karaoke performance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. On January 3, 2018 The Tonight Show aired a repeat of Everett performing "Piece of My Heart".