"One of the New Queens of Comedy" : NEWSWEEK
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Adrianne Tolsch began her career in New York City at Catch a Rising Star. She has headlined at every major comedy club in the United States, as well as casinos in Las Vegas and Atlantic City. Adrianne has performed as far away as London, England, Melbourne, Australia and Hobart, Tasmania. She has been the opening act for Jay Leno, The Pointer Sisters, Bobby Vinton, Pat Cooper, Chita Rivera, Clint Holmes and Billy Crystal.
Tolsch garnered rave reviews for her performance on Broadway in 3 From Brooklyn at the Helen Hayes Theatre and co-hosted the syndicated radio show The Better Sex.
Adrianne has received two Bistro Awards and three Manhattan Association of Cabaret Awards for Outstanding Comedy Performance. She was honored with the 2004 Cabaret Hotline Award for her first one-woman show Trucks, Guns and Mayonnaise, and again in 2006 for her second show, None of Your Damn Business.
None of Your Damn Business is a hilarious look at getting older. For Tolsch, aging is a "way of laugh."
"I've come up with a new skin cream for the woman unafraid of aging. It's called 'Embalm.'"
Her newest solo show, Tolschinsky, will open next spring in New York City.
Adrianne lives in Manhattan and is married to writer Bill Scheft.
"One of the New Queens of Comedy" NEWSWEEK
"Tolsch convulses audiences in Wash. DC, Miami, Montreal, the West Coast" GQ
"Adrianne Tolsch - an electric redhead with a sharp, self-deprecatory wit"
"Adrianne is one of the best in the business. Don't let the fact that she is not a household name fool you." DAILY NEWS
"Like barbed wire covered in fur...." 7 DAYS
FOR "NONE OF YOUR DAMN BUSINESS"
"What a joy it is to hear Tolsch toss off jokes that hit paydirt with amazing consistency....and she is most often the butt of her own jokes. Isn't that refreshing?" The Siegels Column, THEATERMANIA.COM
"I saw this show on opening night in July and it is one of the funniest outings I have seen this very funny lady perform. You really should try to catch it, and you may just want to go back and see it again! I certainly plan to."Stu Hamstra, CABARET HOTLINE