The Kennedy Center

Cameron Esposito



Biography

Called “the future of comedy” by none other than Jay Leno, Cameron Esposito is a fast-rising Los Angeles-based standup comic, actor, and writer.

In addition to her work as a nationally touring headliner, Cameron has appeared on Late Late with Craig Ferguson (CBS), @midnight (Comedy Central), CONAN (TBS), Last Call with Carson Daly (NBC), Maron (IFC), Adventure Time (Cartoon Network), Funny as Hell (HBO Canada), and as a regular on Chelsea Lately (E!) and TakePartLive (Pivot). She has appeared at Just for Laughs Montreal, Toronto, and Chicago, and at SXSW and the Moontower, Bridgetown, and SF Sketchfest comedy festivals.

Cameron’s sophomore album, SAME SEX SYMBOL, was released in fall 2014, debuting at #1 on the iTunes comedy charts and holding strong at #3 on Billboard for several weeks. SAME SEX SYMBOL was named a Best of 2014 comedy album by The AV Club, Consequence of Sound, Laugh Button, and Paste Magazine.
Named a Comic to Watch by LA Weekly, Time Out Los Angeles, Jezebel, Los Angeles Magazine, and Cosmopolitan Magazine, Cameron hosts her own standup show, Put Your Hands Together, every Tuesday night at the famed Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles, and has her own biweekly column about life as a standup comic on The AV Club.

Cameron hosts two podcasts—Put Your Hands Together, a podcast version of her popular standup show—and Wham Bam Pow, a scifi/action movie show distributed by Maximum Fun. Her first book is forthcoming from Hachette/Grand Central Publishing.

Watch Past Performances

Video 1/29/2016: Comedy at the Kennedy Center: Cameron Esposito

Called “the future of comedy” by none other than Jay Leno, Cameron Esposito is a fast-rising Los Angeles-based standup comic, actor, and writer who appears regularly on late night TV and in comedy festivals across the country. Her sophomore album, SAME SEX SYMBOL, was released in fall 2014, debuting at #1 on the iTunes comedy charts. Her first book is forthcoming from Hachette/Grand Central Publishing. Rhea Butcher opens. 

This program contains mature themes and strong language. 

Note: this program will not be streamed live or archived.
Free general admission tickets will be distributed in the States Gallery starting at approximately 5:30 p.m., up to two tickets per person.

Cameron Esposito