Paula Poundstone Live at The Grove
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The last date listed for Comedian Paula Poundstone was Friday December 27, 2002 / 8:30pm.
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For more than 25 years, the Anaheim Ballet has gotten the holiday season off to a spectacular start with its production of Tchaikovsky's timeless dance. From towering Christmas trees to menacing mice and more, this version of the quintessential family favorite is always updated to bring fresh thrills to audiences, who can't help but get wrapped up in the magical story of young Clara. She dreams that her new toy nutcracker soldier has come to life, and together they experience a fantastical adventure that leads them through an epic battle with the Mouse King to reach the Sugar Plum Fairy's magical Kingdom of Sweets. The production is accompanied by a live performance from Symphony Irvine. Learn More
Quotes & Highlights
- Winner of an Emmy Award and the American Comedy Award for Best Female Stand-up
- Listen to a clip of Paula Poundstone's act
Paula Poundstone tells the truth and makes it funny. As she puts it, "I'm just amazed that what I got thrown out of class for, I now get paid to do. The same thing could be said by criminals, I suppose." She exposes the folly of the recent cigar craze ("I love the smell of cigars. It reminds me of my grandpa just before he died.") And she ponders the state of children's books today ("I often wonder if my perpetual sense of impending doom was caused by those Dick and Jane books we were forced to read as kids.")
Paula Poundstone's connection to the audience has always been close, interactive and in the moment, resulting in a uniquely intimate rapport no matter how large the venue. "My shows have a feeling of being in the living room with a bunch of friends," she says. "It's very conversational. I didn't do it by design, but now I find it nice. It really forms a relationship with the crowd – plus, there is no physical violence, never any injuries. Well, once in a while the front row will slam dance, but nothing too bad."