Saturday, May 4

Women in Comedy FestivalSpecial Events

WICF: Helen Hong

THE BOSTON POPS PRESENT:

HELEN HONG (NPR’S WAIT WAIT DON’T TELL ME)

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Join Helen Hong (NPR’s Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me, Last Call with Carson Daly) and Jane Condon, Kelly MacFarland, Emily Winter, Luna Malbroux, Fumi Abe, and Kate Ghiloni for a night of fantastic stand-up comedy.

Helen Hong is a comedian, actor, host, and chronically single. Helen has performed standup comedy on Last Call with Carson Daly, The Arsenio Hall Show, Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen, Wanda Sykes Presents Herlarious, Standup in Stilettos, Gotham Comedy Live and the Showtime documentary Why We Laugh: Funny Women.

Helen plays Janet Fung in the Coen Brothers’ film Inside Llewyn Davis and her voice can be heard as Thistle Lady in 20th Century Fox Animation’s Epic. Her TV appearances include roles on Parks and Recreation, Bones, Pretty Little Liars, New Girl, The Crazy Ones and Inside Amy Schumer. Helen channels her own Asian mother as recurring character Mrs.Wong on Nickelodeon’s The Thundermans.