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Twin Cities Jewish Humor Fest Presents: Rising Stars featuring Emmy Blotnick and Jon Savitt
January 30 @ 7:00 pm
Catch two of the rising stars of the comedy world before they fly off into the stratosphere.
Liza Treyger is a Chicago-bred standup comic who now resides in NYC. She really misses alleys, her favorite bartenders, and her Russian parents. Treyger most recently filmed her Netflix half-hour standup comedy special which is part of a new series called THE DEGENERATES. In 2015, Treyger released her first half-hour comedy special in addition to her first album with Comedy Central. She has performed at comedy festivals such as Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, Clusterfest in San Francisco, and Moontower in Austin, Texas. Treyger has appeared on television series such as ADAM DEVINE’S HOUSE PARTY on Comedy Central, CHELSEA LATELY, and was a cast member on MTV2’s JOKING OFF. She was also a part of the 2012 New York Comedy Festival as one of Comedy Central’s ‘Comics to Watch’.
Born and raised in Minneapolis, Jon Savitt is a comedian and writer with work featured in outlets including Funny or Die, College Humor, Washington Post, TIME, and more. He’s also a past contributor to the comedy series Good Mythical Morning and recently released a musical comedy album titled Jon Savitt Sings Bad Love Songs. Find him on Twitter @savittj.