Professional Stand-up Comedy: Sara Schaefer co-host of MTV's late night show Nikki & SaraLive


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Michael Yoder

Funny Business at The Millroom Presents *Special Show* Sara Schaefer co-host of MTV's late night show Nikki & SaraLive, @Midnight, John Oliver's New York Stand Up Show, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon) with local comedians Jason Webb and Peter Smith-McDowell

Thursday, June 16th at 8:30pm

Tickets $15

http://www.AshevilleMillroom.com

Sara Schaefer

Sara Schaefer is a critically acclaimed stand up comedian, writer, and producer currently based in Los Angeles. She was recently the co-host of MTV's late night show Nikki & SaraLive. Sara has appeared on @Midnight, John Oliver's New York Stand Up Show, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Best Week Ever, and Inside Amy Schumer. She won two Emmy awards for her work at Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and has written for BestWeekEver.tv and Who Wants to Be A Millionaire.

Sara grew up in Richmond, Virginia, and got her higher learnings at the College of William & Mary. After a year of weirdness in New Orleans, she moved to New York City to pursue comedy. Working by day as an analyst at a securities fraud law firm, she pursued comedy at night, performing sketch, stand up, and improv all over the city. She gathered critical acclaim for her bi-weekly stage show, "Sara Schaefer is Obsessed With You," and has produced several live shows over the years, including "Video Gaga" at the Upright Citizen's Brigade Theatre.

In 2006, Sara became the host of AOL's on-line music/comedy show,The DL. While at The DL, she interviewed hundreds of musicians and celebrities. From there, she began blogging for BestWeekEver.tv, and then, in 2009, she began working as the head blogger for Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. Her work at Late Night earned her two Emmy Awards, a third Emmy nomination, a Webby Award and a Webby nomination.

Sara met Nikki Glaser in 2010 and the two began their podcast You Had To Be There. The podcast quickly grew and eventually led to their show at MTV. In 2011, Sara was a writer for Who Wants to be a Millionaire, for which she was nominated for two Daytime Emmy Awards. Sara's accolades include USA Today's "100 People of the Year in Pop Culture,"Backstage Magazine Comics to Watch 2011, Huffington Post's "Favorite Female Comedians,"New York Post "Best Jests 2010," ECNY Award Nominee: Best Female Stand Up 2010, Comedy Central's Comics to Watch Showcase 2010, and New York Magazine's "10 Comedians to Watch" 2010.

Buying tickets in advanced is highly-recommended. Free parking is available across the street from The Millroom at 66 Asheland Avenue after 6pm. Food and beer will be available. http://www.AshevilleMillroom.com

SARA SCHAEFER @ THE MILLROOM

Thursday, June 16th at 8:30pm

Tickets $15

http://www.AshevilleMillroom.com

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