The Kennedy Center

Ophira Eisenberg



Biography

Ophira Eisenberg is a comedian, writer, and host of NPR’s hit trivia comedy show, Ask Me Another, where she has interviewed and played silly games with the likes of John Turturro, Justin Long, Elizabeth Gilbert, Cristin Milioti, Doug Limon, Dr. Ruth, Lewis Black, Hannibal Buress, and others. She has appeared on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, The Today Show, Comedy Central, and VH-1. Selected as one of New York Magazine's Top 10 Comics that Funny People Find Funny, and featured in the New York Times as a skilled comedian and storyteller with a “bleakly stylish” sense of humor, Ophira's debut memoir, Screw Everyone: Sleeping My Way to Monogamy, was recently optioned for a feature film with Zucker Productions. She has appeared as a panelist on Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me and is also a regular host and teller with The Moth and has appeared on their award-winning podcast, radio show, and Audience Favorites compilation. She recently released her second comedy album BANGS! on Comedy Dynamics.

Watch Past Performances

Video 4/26/2015: Comedy at the Kennedy Center: Ophira Eisenberg

A comedian, writer, and host of NPR’s hit trivia comedy show, Ask Me Another, Ophira Eisenberg has appeared on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, The Today Show, Comedy Central, and VH-1 and was selected as one of New York Magazine's Top 10 Comics that Funny People Find Funny. She recently released her second comedy album BANGS! on Comedy Dynamics. Matty Litwack opens. This program contains mature themes and strong language.

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