Performing Artists (Click on Artist for Reviews and Previews)
Description: MC - Lane Pieschel
Feature - Brian Babylon
Emmy Award- winning actress and comedian Judy Gold is best known as the star of the critically acclaimed long-running Off Broadway hit show 25 Questions for a Jewish Mother, for which she was nominated for a 2006 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Solo Performance. In addition, the show won the 2007 GLAAD award for “Outstanding New York Theater.” A book based on the show was nominated for the prestigious Quill Award.
Judy has been in the cast of Nora & Delia Ephron’s Off-Broadway play, Love, Loss and What I Wore. Most recently, she has appeared on 30 Rock, The View, The Wendy Williams Show, co-hosted Anderson Live, The Next Great Baker, and she will be guest starring in the series finale of Showtime's The Big C. She is the host of Nick Jr's new show NickMom Night Out. She is a regular on Current TV's Say Anything with Joy Behar, and Tru TV's World's Dumbest. Judy hosts a monthly radio show on Sirus/ XM called Hatched By Two Chicks. She was the host of HBO’s At the Multiplex with Judy Gold from 1999 - 2009, and also hosted Comedy Central’s 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time. Her stand-up specials include WiseCrack on LOGO, Comedy Central Presents: Judy Gold, Comedy Central’s Tough Crowd Stands Up, and Judy’s HBO half-hour special, for which she received the Cable Ace Award. Gold was seen in the smash hit film The Aristocrats, and the documentaries Making Trouble, All Aboard, and I am Comic.
Gold won two Emmy Awards for writing and producing “The Rosie O’Donnell Show”. She was nominated twice for The American Comedy Award’s funniest female stand-up. She has also appeared on Ugly Betty, The Glades, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Law & Order, Law & Order SVU, Hollywood Squares, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and The Conan O’Brien Show, to name a few. Gold lives in New York City. You can and should follow her on twitter @jewdygold and Facebook.