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Comedian Nikki Glaser performs at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 6

Comedian Nikki Glaser performs at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on May 6
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From a press release:

It was announced today that comedian, actress, and television/radio/podcast host Nikki Glaser, who is currently hosting the HBO Max dating reality series “FBOY Island,” has added new dates to her stand-up tour “One Night with Nikki Glaser,” including a stop at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, May 6.

Doors at the Kirby Center (71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre) open at 5:30 p.m., and the show starts at 7 p.m.

Tickets, which are $35 and $135 (VIP, available online only), plus applicable fees, go on sale this Friday, Dec. 10 at 10 a.m. and will be available at the Sundance Vacations Box Office at the F.M. Kirby Center, online at kirbycenter.org and ticketmaster.com, and by phone at 570-826-1100. A Kirby Member pre-sale begins Thursday, Dec. 9 at 10 a.m.

Nikki Glaser is one of the funniest female voices in comedy today. For over a decade at clubs across the country and as the host of three hit podcasts, she has been honing her shockingly honest, no-holds-barred style of comedy. Her brand new show, “The Nikki Glaser Podcast,” launched in March through iHeartMedia. It is a daily companion podcast that is peppered with Glaser’s sense of humor and honesty to help keep listeners sane, well-informed, and laughing through life.

Previously, she was flexing her oversharing muscle as the host of Comedy Central’s first live daily morning show, “You Up? with Nikki Glaser” for SiriusXM, which ran from February of 2018 through October of 2020. Previously, she hosted, co-created, and executive produced the critically acclaimed and daring comedic show “Not Safe with Nikki Glaser” for Comedy Central and “Nikki & Sara Live” for MTV.

Glaser’s most recent Netflix comedy special, “Bangin’,” was released in October of 2019. “Bangin'” was the most watched Netflix special of the month, and Vulture included it on their “10 Best Comedy Specials of 2019” year-end list. In January of 2020, she kicked off her nationwide comedy tour Bang It Out.

Glaser was a standout at the Comedy Central Roasts of Alec Baldwin, Bruce Willis, and Rob Lowe and has had memorable film and television roles in Judd Apatow’s “Trainwreck,” NBC’s “AP Bio,” and “Inside Amy Schumer,” among others. She has multiple stand-up specials and late-night TV appearances in which she jokes about her most humiliating moments as a woman in the modern world.

Her past and current struggles with anorexia, depression, and anxiety are fair game in both her stand-up and in in-depth interviews with “The Howard Stern Show,” “WTF with Marc Maron,” and “The Joe Rogan Experience.” She becomes a complete open book on the mic – and not just for the laughs. She’s also adamant about being the empowering voice for women that she yearned for as a young, confused adolescent herself.