JUDY GOLD

Comedian Actor Writer Host Big Mouth

Press

  • "Gold charms a restive audience with almost mesmeric ability."

    — Village Voice

    Village Voice
  • "Gold's show is a genuine mitzvah."

    — Time Out New York

    Time Out New York
  • "The show is riotously funny and ultimately quite moving."

    — Hollywood Reporter

    Hollywood Reporter
  • "Judy Gold captures the audience from the moment she opens her mouth. She seamlessly weaves anecdotes from her own life with snippets from interviews conducted with 50 Jewish mothers across the United States. The result is fiercely funny, honest and moving."

    — New York Times

    New York Times
  • “Judy’s humor shines from beginning to end!”

    — Adaumbelle’s Quest

    Adaumbelle’s Quest

Comedian Judy Gold talks family, stand-up, writing material, and more

By Jewish Journal

As discussed in Part 1 of my Q&A with comedian Judy Gold, family has played a major role in her long-term success as a comic. Beyond her steady work as a headliner in stand-up clubs and theaters, Judy has hosted shows on HBO and Nickelodeon while also the star and writer behind a number of award-winning off-Broadway productions. She has been the recipient of two Emmys, one GLAAD Award and one CableACE Award, yet keeps plowing ahead with new projects, including her popular Kill Me Now podcast.

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Bette Midler, Sandra Bernhard and 7 Other Jewish Celebs React to SOTU

By Forward.com

Jewish celebrities and other famous Tribe voices took to social media largely to praise President Barack Obama for what was his final State of the Union address. Some were overtly political; others funny; and some took aim at the Republican delivering the opposition party’s response: South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley.

Judy’s Tweets:

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Humbug as a Holiday Enhancer - "Merry Hanukkah With Judy Gold"

By The New York Times

Judy Gold, an underappreciated gem of the New York comedy scene, returns to Carolines on Broadway with her annual Christmastime shows, filling this slow entertainment week with stories and stand-up of the holidays from a Jewish perspective. She’ll be supported by Josh Gondelman and David Feldman. (Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., Thursday at 7 p.m., and next Friday at 8 p.m.; Carolines on Broadway, 1626 Broadway, at West 49th Street; 212-757-4100; carolines.com; $31.25 to $103.50.)

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New York City Comics Discuss Their Favorite Old, New, And Unique Venues For Stand-Up

By The Village Voice

From the outset, it’s all about the stage time. Serviceable material develops later on. But feeling comfortable in front of an audience, adapting to any given room, and evolving — painfully, incrementally — into an assured stand-up comedian requires years of endless trial and error in countless venues.

New York’s colorful comedy history comprises spaces old and new, legendary and temporary. Some historic venues that made careers were never actually proper comedy clubs — like Sixties-era coffee shops the Gaslight and Café au Go Go, which introduced luminaries like Lenny Bruce, Joan Rivers, and Woody Allen to the world. Others, like the Improvisation and Catch a Rising Star — both long shuttered — would create a template for a generation of comedy clubs that popped up across the country in the Seventies and Eighties.

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Sir Ivan Wilzig chats with OITNB actress

By Daily News

Judy Gold says she’s “obsessed with the elections.” The comic was at the Project ALS 17th Annual Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street recently and told us: “I love the debates and the fact that other countries look at us and think, ’Oh my God it’s a f–cking reality show, we’re a reality show!’” She does add that she is serious about gun control, saying something has to be done. “No one’s taking your Second Amendment right away but kids who are mentally ill should not have guns or have access to guns,” she said.

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