Cameron Esposito: Person of Consequence
3145 North Sheffield
Chicago, IL, 60657
Doors 7:00 PM / Show 8:00 PM
Cameron Esposito is a Los Angeles-based standup comic, actor and writer.
In addition to her work as a nationally touring headliner, Cameron has appeared on NBC, CBS, Comedy Central, TBS, IFC, E!, Cartoon Network and HBO Canada. She has appeared in films featured at the Sundance and SXSW Film Festivals.
Named a Comic to Watch by The New York Times, Variety, The Guardian, LA Weekly, Time Out Los Angeles, Jezebel, Los Angeles Magazine and Cosmopolitan Magazine, Cameron hosts her own standup show, Put Your Hands Together, every Tuesday night at the famed Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles.
Cameron recently released her newest hour of comedy, “Rape Jokes,” online and for free, and has been encouraging her viewers to donate to RAINN, the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. Cameron’s personal exploration of the #MeToo movement debuted to rave reviews. The self-financed hour has been praised as “unapologetically hard-hitting, bracingly timely hour” (Vanity Fair), “blistering, masterful, tragic, hilarious” (New York Magazine) and the “first great stand-up set of the #MeToo era” (The Daily Beast).
A writer from the The Daily Beast who happened to be in the audience hailed the set as “powerful,” “daring and hilarious,” and as “the first great stand-up set of the #metoo era.”
Cameron’s sophomore album, SAME SEX SYMBOL debuted at #1 on the iTunes comedy charts and was named a Best of 2014 comedy album by The AV Club, Consequence of Sound, Laugh Button and Paste Magazine. Cameron’s debut standup special MARRIAGE MATERIAL was released in 2016 and her first book is forthcoming from Hachette/Grand Central Publishing. Cameron is co-creator and co-star of TAKE MY WIFE, a television series which has gotten rave reviews from The New York Times, Vanity Fair, Vulture and Indiewire and is available now on iTunes and the Starz App and Starz On Demand.
She also hosts her own podcast QUEERY – an hour long conversations with some of the brightest luminaries in the LGBTQ+ family. QUEERY explores individual stories of identity, personality and the shifting cultural matrix around gender, sexuality and civil rights.
Cameron has also appeared on TV shows such as Maron, Drunk History, Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ and Comedy Bang Bang.