Named "Best Storytelling Series for Embarrassing Yourself" by LA Weekly, Los Angeles’s critically-acclaimed hit storytelling show is making its New York debut at 92YTribeca.
Hailed by Flavorpill as “LA's newest, coolest comedy show,” Don’t Tell My Mother! features your favorite performers from film and television sharing true stories they’d NEVER want their moms to know. Be prepared to laugh, blush and cringe.
Created and hosted by 20th Century Fox producer Nikki Levy, the line-up includes The Daily Show with Jon Stewart co-creator Lizz Winstead, Saturday Night Live cast member Kate McKinnon, IFC's Chris Gethard and The Mindy Project's Jen Kober.
If you’ve ever had a “casual encounter,” “been picked up for shoplifting” or stalked a loved one, we’ll make you feel normal.
Tickets from $15.
Nikki Levy is the host and creator of Don’t Tell My Mother! [link to: http://donttellmymother.com] A graduate of Northwestern University, she serves as Vice President of Wedge Works, a feature film production company with a deal at Fox Animation. She’s worked on such films as Fox Animation’s 2013 release EPIC starring Beyonce Knowles, Academy Award-nominated Frost/Nixon, and Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. A native New Yorker, she credits her amazing, dysfunctional family for the genesis of this show. She lives in Los Angeles with her pit bull, Leib.
As co-creator and former head writer of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and co-founder of Air America Radio, Lizz Winstead has helped changed the way people get their news. As a performer, Lizz brought her political wit to The Daily Show as a correspondent and later to the radio waves co-hosting Unfiltered, Air America Radio's mid-morning show, with Chuck D and Rachel Maddow. When Lizz is not on stage, she writes for The Guardian, The Huffington Post, at her website and is a regular on MSNBC giving her spin on breaking news. Her first book, Lizz Free Or Die, a hilarious collection of personal essays, was released in the summer of 2012.
Kate McKinnon is a brand new SNL cast member who got her start doing sketch comedy in New York City. She performed at the UCB Theater before spending three seasons as a cast member on LOGO’s The Big Gay Sketch Show. She’s also a voice actress having done voices on Venture Brothers and Ugly Americans.
Chris Gethard is an actor, comedian, author and the host of the popular public access television show The Chris Gethard Show. He has been a mainstay performer at the UCB Theater in Manhattan for the past twelve years, and has appeared on Louie and The Office. His book of autobiographical stories, A Bad Idea I'm About to Do, was published in January 2012.
Jen Kober currently has a special on Showtime, and punched out Larry David on the final season of "Curb Your Enthusiasm." She had a recurring role on HBO's "Treme," and appeared in American Reunion for Universal Pictures and "The Mindy Project." Look for Jen on the new season of "Anger Management" with Charlie Sheen and "Standup in Stilettos" on TV Guide Network. She is a regular performer at Don't Tell My Mother! in Los Angeles.