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June 23  |  Ohio Theatre Lisa Lampanelli

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Lisa Lampanelli has been known for more than a quarter-century as Comedy’s Lovable Queen of Mean. Heralded as “more than a standup —a standout,” by comedy legend Jim Carrey, and called “a true original and a brilliant comedy mind who’ll steal the show every time” by her hero Howard Stern, Lampanelli is known for saying things that most people are afraid to think. Her raunchy, gut-busting performances are wildly popular at theaters across the U.S. and Canada.

Lampanelli’s fifth stand-up special, 2015’s Back to the Drawing Board, proved the insult comic was new, improved, and funnier than ever. The EPIX special was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album of the Year and showed off Lisa’s radically different look after having lost more than 100 pounds with the help of gastric sleeve surgery. That weight loss and her love of theatre, inspired her to write Stuffed:A Big-Boned, Skinny-Ass, All-You-Can-Laugh New Play. Having been every size from 2 to 26, Lampanelli has firsthand knowledge of the food and body-image struggle.

Lampanelli also addresses these subjects and more in her own podcast, Get Stuffed with Lisa Lampanelli. The weekly, hour-long podcast launches the week of September 11 and focuses on the comedic actress’s interest in healthy lifestyle, food, weight, and body image, as well as other issues that are near and dear to her heart. Lampanelli and her co-host, comedian Mike Morse, discuss stories in the news relating to these subjects, as well as other topics that touch on those issues. During the podcast, Lampanelli also fields questions, gives “tough love”-style advice, and features special guests, including weekly correspondent, Sirius Out Q and Daily Show alumnus Frank Decaro.

Please Note:
Children under two years old are generally not permitted in the theaters. However, everyone regardless of age must have a ticket. All children must be seated with an adult. Any person disrupting a performance or inhibiting the enjoyment of an event for guests may be removed from the theater without refund. 

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