Maria, started her performing arts career in Duluth, Minnesota at the age of 11 where she starred in the Chester Park Elementary production of How the West Was REALLY Won! A short number of decades later and look at her now! Rolling Stone named her one of their 50 Funniest People, and she’s the winner of the 2014 American Comedy Award for Best Club Comic!
Maria recurred as Debris Bardeaux on Netflix’s Arrested Development reboot, for which she was praised as “fantastic” (Entertainment Weekly) a “standout” (TIME) and “perhaps one of the high points of the entire new season” (Black Book Magazine). She also recurred on fX’s critically-praised Louie, Comedy Central’s Kroll Show and USA’s Benched.
She is the creator and star of Maria Bamford: the special special special, one of Vulture.com’s Top 10 Stand-Up Specials of 2012, and of the cult hit web series The Maria Bamford Show, which screened at the Museum of Art and Design and was described as a “cold blast of brilliance” by The New Yorker.
This show is 21+ (18+ with a parent or legal guardian over the age of 30). All minors will be wrist-banded or stamped and no alcohol will be served at the table. All parties must have valid ID to enter the building. Please note, there is a 2 item minimum in the showroom. Tickets will be available for pick up at the box office prior to the show (they are generally available 1.5-2 hrs prior to showtime.)
Maria started her performing arts career in Duluth, Minnesota at the age of 11 where she starred in the Chester Park Elementary production of How the West Was REALLY Won! A short number of decades later, look at her now! (Born in 1970!)
Check out her IMDB listing for the most recent credits, but she plays "Debris" in the 4th season of Netflix's "Arrested Development" series, a saucy girlfriend in Season 3 of FX's Louie and was recently interviewed about her new Comedy Central CD/DVD "Ask Me About My New God" on NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross!
Maria is the first female comic to have two half-hour Comedy Central Presents specials. She starred in the Comedy Central series, The Comedians of Comedy and Netflix’s Comedians of Comedy: The Movie.
Maria’s writing has been featured in The Onion, GQ and the LA Weekly. Her CD, Unwanted Thoughts Syndrome , is available on Comedy Central Records and features a bonus DVD of her web series The Maria Bamford Show. Her most recent special - given rave reviews in the New York Times- The Special Special Special is available at www.chill.com and her web series "Ask My Mom", was featured in The New Yorker.
As seen from above, in terms of showbiz, she has made it and is swimming in a gravy boat, filled with scrumptious gravy. She lives with two overweight dogs and a boyfriend in Eagle Rock, California. Go, llantas!