Parenthood

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Parenthood

Comedic Introduction by Ophira Eisenberg

Buckle up for a hilarious rollercoaster ride with the Buckmans, a bunch of lovable misfits navigating the ups and downs of parenthood with all the grace of a bull in a china shop. Through the spills, thrills, and bellyaches, Parenthood celebrates embracing the chaos, finding humor in the messiness, and realizing that the accurate measure of parental success isn’t in perfection but in the joy of the journey. Stuffed with an all-star cast including Steve Martin and a baby-faced Joaquin Phoenix, parents everywhere will relate to the warm and entertaining depiction of the foibles of family life.

"Ron Howard's Parenthood is a delicate balancing act between comedy and truth, a movie that contains a lot of laughter and yet is more concerned with character than punch lines."
Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

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Comedic Introduction by Ophira Eisenberg
Comedic Introduction by Ophira Eisenberg
Monday, Apr. 8 2024, 7:00
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Ophira Eisenberg is a Canadian-born standup comedian, writer, and host. She hosted NPR’s comedy trivia show Ask Me Another for 9-years, where she interviewed and played silly games with hundreds of celebrities including Sir Patrick Stewart, Awkwafina, Rosie Perez, Yo-Yo Ma, Bob The Drag Queen, Nick Kroll, Chelsea Handler, Jim Gaffigan, Michael C. Hall, and so many others. She can be seen live, regularly headlining across the United States, Canada, and Europe delivering her unique blend of standup and storytelling to a loyal fan base of smart, irreverent comedy lovers. She has appeared at Montreal’s Just for Laughs Festival, The New Yorker Festival, The New York Comedy Festival, Moontower Comedy Festival, Bumbershoot, The Nantucket Film Festival, Women in Comedy Festival and more. She has appeared on Comedy Central, This Week at The Comedy Cellar, Kevin Hart’s LOL Network, HBO’s GirlsGotham LiveThe Late Late ShowThe Today Show, and VH-1. The New York Times called her a skilled comedian and storyteller with “bleakly stylish” humor. She was also selected as one of New York Magazine’s “Top 10 Comics that Funny People Find Funny,” and hailed by Forbes.com as one of the most engaging comics working today.

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