Date(s) - Jan 22nd 2022
Fowler Blast Furnace Room
Doors: 7 p.m. | Show: 7:30 p.m.
A “fast-rising star” declared by Chicago Now Magazine and described by Paste as a comic who’s “mastered chaos under control,” Emma Willmann is a stand-up comedian, actress, and podcaster originally from Blue Hill, Maine. She was a part of the inaugural season of Netflix’s The Lineup and has made memorable appearances in CW’s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and Judd Apatow’s Crashing. Fans know her from her various podcasts, including Inside the Closet, Secret Keeper’s Club, and her new solo podcast Emma’s Bunker. She’s one of the rare comedians who has made multiple appearances on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. She is currently a producer on TruTV’s Tirdy Works series. Her vibrant presence, warmth, and unflinching honesty will make her a comedian to be reckoned with.
In 2015, Emma was selected as a New Face at the prestigious Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal. She’s also appeared at The Glasgow International Comedy Festival, Houston’s Whatever Fest, San Francisco Sketchfest, the SiriusXM South Beach Comedy Festival, the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, the Mardi Gras Comedy Festival in Australia, and the New York Comedy Festival. Emma has also performed at colleges all clubs all over the country.
Emma beat out hundreds of comedians to be named one of the 10 Funniest comics as part of Caroline’s New York’s Funniest competition in 2014. She’s also been named one of the 10 Funniest Woman in NYC by Time Out NY and one of the 100 Woman We Love by GO Magazine.