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Kate Willett



Biography

Kate Willett is a comedian, actress, and writer whose raunchy feminist storytelling is both smart and relatable. Her 15 minute special will premiere on Netflix in 2018.

She was recently a correspondent for the JIM JEFFERIES SHOW at Politicon 2017. She’s been featured on Viceland’s FLOPHOUSE and her appearance on Comedy Central’s THIS IS NOT HAPPENING was on Splitsider’s list of “2016’s Best Late Night Standup Sets.” In the past, she toured with Margaret Cho nationally and internationally and has featured with comedians like Kyle Kinane, Jen Kirkman, Ali Wong, Dana Gould, and Greg Behrendt.

She has appeared in the Just for Laughs Montreal Comedy Festival, Limestone Comedy Festival, High Plains, Big Sky Festival, Bridgetown Comedy Festival, San Francisco Sketchfest (5 years in a row), and most recently Laughing Skull. Earlier this year she was a “Comic to Watch” at the LA RIOT festival.

Her comedy album “Glass Gutter” was released in 2017.

“Kate Willett is a woman on the rise. Willett achieves a perfect blend of smart and filthy when she takes the stage.” –SF Weekly

“As my opener, she buried me! Fortunately we were performing in a mortuary.” — Kyle Kinane

Watch Past Performances

Video 5/24/2019: Kate Willett

Kate Willett is a comedian, actress, and writer whose raunchy feminist storytelling is both smart and relatable. With a combination of affectionate satire of the Bay Area lifestyle—unflinchingly honest, but wildly absurd personal stories—and lucid feminist/queer commentary, Willett has begun to emerge as one of the most unique voices in San Francisco comedy.

This program contains mature themes and strong language. It will not be streamed live or archived. Free general admission tickets will be distributed in the States Gallery starting at approximately 5 p.m., up to two tickets per person.

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