Kathy Griffin Live
June 12, 2009
The Citi Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre welcomes Emmy award winner Kathy Griffin, a multi-faceted performer with a rapid fire wit, probably best known for her four-year stint on the NBC sitcom "Suddenly Susan" as Vickie Groener, Brooke Shields' acerbic colleague. Kathy has a great passion for reality TV. She participated in, and won "Celebrity Mole" on ABC, and then hosted the NBC reality series "Average Joe" as well as the MTV series, "Kathy's So-Called Reality". Kathy has performed three very successful stand-up specials for Bravo. The first in 2005 called "Kathy Griffin-Is Not Nicole Kidman," the second in May of 2006 called "Strong Black Woman," and the third "Kathy Griffin-Straight To Hell" aired this past November. Kathy's DVD stand-up special "Allegedly" is in stores now. In August 2005 Kathy's reality show, "Kathy Griffin: My Life On The D-List," debuted on Bravo to rave reviews. The second season of "Kathy Griffin: My Life On The D-Listâ" was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Reality Program. The third season of "Kathy Griffin: My Life On The D-List," which premiered June 5th 2007 won Kathy Griffin her first Emmy for Outstanding Reality Program. The fourth season of "Kathy Griffin: My Life On The D List" returned June 12th of this year and won Kathy her second Emmy for Outstanding Reality Program. Recently Kathy released a comedy CD called "For Your Consideration", which garnered her a Grammy nomination for Best Comedy Album.