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Bridget Everett
Bridget Everett
Born (1972-04-21) April 21, 1972 (age 46)
Manhattan, Kansas
Medium cabaret, stand-up, television
Notable works and roles Inside Amy Schumer
Lady Dynamite
Love You More
Patti Cake$
Website bridgeteverett.net

Bridget Everett (born April 21, 1972)[1][2] is an American comedian, actress, singer, writer, and cabaret performer. Originally from Manhattan, Kansas,[3] she has been performing in New York City for over a decade. She has performed stand-up on Inside Amy Schumer[4] on Comedy Central. Everett has described herself as an "alt-cabaret provocateur."[5][2]

Career

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.[6]Rock Bottom won Everett the 2015 Obie Awards Special Citation presented by the American Theatre Wing.[7] 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.

Bridget performed a duet of "Me and Bobby McGee" with Patti LuPone at Carnegie Hall.[6]

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[8] on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. On January 3, 2018 The Tonight Show aired a repeat of Everett performing "Piece of My Heart".

Additional credits

References

  1. ^ "Joe's Pub on Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved . 
  2. ^ a b Seabaugh, Julie (2014-09-09). "Alt-Cabaret Provocateur Bridget Everett Is the Most Exciting Performer in New York City". Village Voice. Retrieved . 
  3. ^ Isherwood, Charles (26 January 2007). "A friendly face with a foul mouth that sings". NY Times. Retrieved 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "IMDb". Retrieved 2014. 
  5. ^ "Bridget Everett: No Boundaries, No Filter, Lots of Touching". YouTube. Fusion. Retrieved 2014. 
  6. ^ a b Langmuir, Molly (24 November 2013). "129 minutes with Bridget Everett". New York Magazine. Retrieved 2014. 
  7. ^ Obie Awards, 2015 Winners.
  8. ^ The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2017-08-02), Bridget Everett Gets a Standing Ovation for Her "Piece of My Heart" Karaoke Performance, retrieved  

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