As co-creator and former head writer of THE DAILY SHOW and AIR AMERICA RADIO CO-FOUNDER, LIZZ WINSTEAD has helped changed the very landscape of how people get their news.
As a performer, Lizz brought her political wit to The Daily Show as a correspondent and later to the radio waves co-hosting Unfiltered, Air America Radio's mid-morning show, where she brought on board
Hip Hop legend, Chuck D and political big brain Rachel Maddow.
Recently, Lizz wrote and produced an independent pilot of her Off-Broadway hit, “Wake Up World", a scathing satire about Morning chat shows that Rachel Maddow called, “The funniest thing I have seen in years.”
Known as as one of the top political satirists in America, Winstead is currently touring the country,
bringing her razor sharp insights to the stage selling out shows from LA to NYC.
Her talents as a comedian and media visionary have been recognized by The New York Times, The Washington Post, Entertainment Weekly's 100 most Creative People issue and has brought numerous television appearances, including HBO and Comedy Central.
Her weekly segments on The Ed Show on MSNBC and HLN's The Joy Behar Show
feature her hilarious spin on breaking news.
When Winstead is not on stage, she is blogging regularly at lizzwinstead.com , The Huffington Post and The Top Vlog, as well as working on a book of essays for Riverhead Press due out in 2011.
To see just how up to the minute her comedy is, follow her on twitter @lizzwinstead
See Lizz Saturday, NOVEMBER 20th @ 8PM
August Wilson Center
980 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3746
LOCAL PITTSBURGH ACTS WILL OPEN THE SHOW!
A Special Writer's Workshop will be conducted on
Sunday, Nov. 21, 12 Noon
One Hope Square, 1901 Centre Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15219