Storytellers – Tig Notaro with Alex Kurtzman

Tribeca Talks

60 MINUTES |

STORYTELLERS – TIG NOTARO WITH ALEX KURTZMAN

LGBTQIA+
Known for her deadpan delivery and wit, Tig Notaro is an award-winning stand-up comedian, writer, and actor. With the ability to take the absurdly personal and turn it into comedy, Tig has created and starred in the groundbreaking TV show One Mississippi and in recently released her second HBO stand-up special, Tig Notaro: Drawn. Moderated by Leading Creative Voice Alex Kurtzman, Tig will discuss her discuss her latest project which she co-directed, with wife Stephanie Allynne, Am I OK?, a feature film that will be available later this year on HBO Max.

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Tig Notaro

Tig Notaro

Tig Notaro is an Emmy and Grammy nominated stand-up comedian, writer, and actor. Rolling Stone named her one of the "50 best stand-up comics of all time." Notaro appears in Army of the Dead and Star Trek: Discovery, created and starred in the groundbreaking TV show One Mississippi, and recently released her second HBO stand-up special, Tig Notaro: Drawn. In 2021, Tig co-directed, with wife Stephanie Allynne, the feature film Am I OK?, available later this year on HBOMAX. She hosts the advice podcast Don't Ask Tig, and co-hosts the documentary film podcast Tig and Cheryl: True Story.

Alex Kurtzman

Alex Kurtzman

Alex Kurtzman is a leading creative voice in the entertainment industry. With his production company Secret Hideout, Kurtzman develops and produces sophisticated and compelling content through an overall deal at CBS Studios. Kurtzman helms the Star Trek universe with five original series on Paramount+ and Nickelodeon and recently co-created the critically-acclaimed The Man Who Fell to Earth for Showtime. Kurtzman has also co-written films including Star Trek and Transformers, and has directed films such as People Like Us. Additionally, he executive produced The Proposal and the Now You See Me franchise. His writing and producing credits have earned over $4 billion worldwide.