Andy Borowitz Presents the Funniest American Writers

Date: Wed, Oct 19, 2011, 8 pm

Venue: Kaufmann Concert Hall

Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

Event Code: TF11S71535

More information and tickets available here.

Award-winning comedian and New Yorker humorist Andy Borowitz presents an evening of literary laughter and a look at the new Library of America collection he edited, The Fifty Funniest American Writers—a hilarious collection of American humor writing from Mark Twain and James Thurber to David Sedaris and The Onion.

Borowitz, who has been called “one of the funniest people in America” by CBS News Sunday Morning, will be joined onstage by an all-star cast including Alec Baldwin, Calvin Trillin, Jenny Allen, and more.


Trailer for I Got Sick Then I Got Better

Upcoming: Fillet of Solo Festival

Jenny will be performing “I Got Sick Then I Got Better” as part the 15th Annual Fillet of Solo Festival at the Lifeline Theater in Chicago.

Thursday, 7/21, 8:30pm
Friday, 7/22, 7pm
Thursday, 7/28, 7pm
Friday, 7/29, 7pm
Tickets on sale now for $10, call 773.761.4477, or visit here
For more festival information visit the Lifeline Theater

Upcoming: Birmingham, Alabama

Jenny will be performing at the Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation in Birmingham, Alabama September 1, 2011 at 7pm, in conjunction with Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.

For more information visit Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation

Jenny’s performances at THE MOTH

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

I Can’t Get It Out Of My Mind

Jenny in Naperville, Ill. for Cancer Survivors’ Day

June 5, from 1:30 to 4:30. This event is free, with a suggested $5 donation.

Funny Ladies at KGB Bar, 5/17

True Story: Nonfiction at KGB Bar
Jenny Allen, Nancy Giles & others read their latest funny stories out loud.

Event starts at 7pm

KGB Bar in the East Village of Manhattan
85 E 4th St, 2nd Fl.
New York, NY 10003-8904
(212) 505-3360
For more information about the True Story calendar of upcoming events, join the Facebook group! True Story: The KGB Nonfiction Series

You can also email

Berkshire Theatre Festival, 5/27-28

Photo by Sara Krulwich/The New York Times

Jenny Allen brought  I Got Sick Then I Got Better to the Unicorn Theatre at the Berkshire Theatre Festival on Memorial Day weekend.

Read a review in the Berkshire Eagle.

Read a feature in the Boston Globe.

More info at the Berkshire Theatre Festival website.

Jenny at The Moth,

Jenny Allen told a story at The Moth on 4/30/11, at 7:30pm. See a slideshow from the night at

Venue: The Great Hall at Cooper Union

The Moth at the PEN World Voices Festival: What Went Wrong?

Salman Rushdie hosted the event. More information about The Moth is available here.

Guest Speaker at Teal Tea, 5/1

Jenny Allen will be a guest speaker at the Teal Teal Foundations’s 5th Annual Teal Tea

April 9 through April 30 — $60.00 per person
At the Door — $65.00 per person
College Students — $40.00

Order online or contact the foundation at
Jean Shipos (267)994-6430 or
Amy Cellini (609)234-5153