Jackie Monahan is a comedian, actor, writer and producer who is setting the comedy stages of New York and LA on fire with her fearless brand of humor. Most recently she has been performing at LA comedy HOT SPOTS such as The Comedy Store, The Improv and alternative rooms such as ‘What’s up Tiger Lily. Debuting this August at LA’s Sundance festival will be Foxy Merkins, a new film in which Jackie stars, co-wrote and co-produsced. Also, this fall Jackie’s life calling of hidden camera action will be featured in Adult Swim’s The Eric Andre Show and Celebrity Surprise, a new series on the Oxygen Network produced by Wendy Williams.
Jackie Monahan had toured the country as a featured performer with Amy Schumer. Other past television performances include appearances on VH-1, Showtime, Comedy Central and Logo. In addition, she made her film acting debut in Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same which premiered at the prestigious Sundance Film festival to rave reviews in both Variety and The Hollywood Reporter. Jackie was trained at UCB and Groundlings and her dedication to the craft is evident.
– Roseanne called Jackie Monahan a “Fucking genius”
– Esquire Magazine, who voted her best new comic, said “She’s got the look of your friend’s hot, older sister, and the jokes of a deranged serial killer. She will kill you, and you will be smiling.”
– The Comedy Bible raved, “she wins over the crowd with her contagious energy. Jackie is fearless and patient. She keeps the energy up with every joke and she always delivers. She shines when being herself which is silly, relatable and absolutely disarming. She embraces universal humor that’s genuinely entertaining to all audiences”
– Winner of Time Out NY’s Joke of the Year
– Featured in Go Magazine’s “100 Woman We Love”
– People should do as The Brink said “…jump at the opportunity to see this unstoppable comedian on the rise.”