ENCORE: HYSTERICAL: Behind the Velvet Curtain with Stand-Up Comedy’s Boundary-Breaking Women
Stand-up comedy had always been a male domain. After decades of fighting for the spotlight, things have finally shifted. Join the cast and director of HYSTERICAL, a feature documentary that explores female comics' hard-fought journey to become the voices of their generation and gender, for an honest and hilarious Q&A. The all-female panel discusses their shared stories and struggles as some of the boundary-breaking women shattering comedy’s glass ceiling with perfectly timed punch lines. HYSTERICAL, produced by Campfire, premieres April 2nd on FX (next day on FX on Hulu). Panelists include Fortune Feimster, Rachel Feinstein, Marina Franklin, Sherri Shepherd, Iliza Shlesinger, Jessica Kirson (who also serves as EP) and director/EP Andrea Nevins. Moderated by Melanie McFarland.
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