Paula Poundstone

Paula Poundstone

Full COVID-19 vaccination or negative COVID-19 test results will be required to attend this event. For patrons who are not fully vaccinated, a negative COVID-19 test result must be obtained within 72 hours of attending. A photograph of your vaccine card is acceptable. Please be sure to bring photo ID as we will be checking to ensure tests and vaccine cards match photo IDs.

In accordance with CDC guidance and State College Borough mandates, all patrons, regardless of vaccination status, are to wear masks while in The State Theatre, except when actively eating or drinking. Masks are available upon request.

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Paula Poundstone is known for her smart, observational humor and a spontaneous wit that has become the stuff of legend. Time magazine, in the March 2020 “Best of” issue, listed Paula’s HBO special, Cats, Cops and Stuff as one of The 5 Funniest Stand-Up Specials Ever. Paula can be heard weekly as the host of Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstonethe comedy podcast. She is a regular panelist on NPR’s Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! Paula was the first woman, in its then 73rd year, to share the dais with the President and perform standup at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. Also an author, Paula’s second book, The Totally Unscientific Study Of The Search For Human Happiness, was one of eight semi-finalists for the Thurber Prize for American Humor, the highest recognition of the art of humor writing in the United States. The audio book was one of five finalists for the AUDIE award for Audio Book of the Year. Paula is the star of several HBO comedy specials and she was the first woman, in its then 7th year, to win the Cable ACE award for Best Stand-up Comedy Special.  She is also an American Comedy Award winner for Best Female Standup Comic, and she continues to be recognized in innumerable lists, documentaries and literary compendiums noting influential standup comedians of our time.


Date

Friday, Mar 4th, 2022

Time

8:00 pm

Cost

Premium - $57 (includes fee); Orchestra/Balcony - $51 (includes fee)
  • Member Sale: 10/4 at Noon
  • Public Sale: 10/8 at Noon

Location

The Friedman Auditorium
The State Theatre
Category

Events are better together. shared. community made.

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