Abbi Jacobson

Saturday, October 29, 2016, 7:30 pm
Venue: Nourse Theater

Series: Special Events

Abbi Jacobson is a comedian and writer, best known for creating and co-starring in Broad City, first a web series and now a Comedy Central series. Jacobson met Broad City partner Ilana Glazer while the two attended classes at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. The show is appreciated especially for its exceptional writing and self-possessed and unabashed feminism.

In 2011, Jacobson wrote and performed in a solo show called Welcome to Camp, which ran in New York and Los Angeles. This coming year, she will appear in the film Human People, currently in post-production. Jacobson has also worked as an illustrator, publishing the coloring books, Color This Book: New York City and Color This Book: San Francisco, and now Carry This Book.

Carrie Brownstein is the co-creator, co-writer and co-star of Portlandia as well as an author and musician. Brownstein first rose to prominence as a member of the critically acclaimed rock band Sleater-Kinney. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Believer, Slate and numerous anthologies on music and culture. She is also the author of the memoir Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl, published in 2015.

NOTE: Tickets include a copy of Jacobson’s “Carry This Book”