Comedy Event


Thursday, September 30 @ 8:00PM

Moon­tow­er Com­e­dy Presents

Paula Pound­stone

The Para­mount Theatre

Thurs­day, Sep­tem­ber 302021

Show: 8pm

Doors: 7pm

Mem­ber Cock­tail Hour: 7pm*

Appear­ing on stage with a stool, a micro­phone, and a can of Diet Pep­si, Paula Pound­stone has one of comedy’s most nim­ble and dis­arm­ing com­ic imag­i­na­tions. In a review of Poundstone’s show for The Boston Globe, Nick Zaino III wrote, Her tal­ent for cre­at­ing humor on the spot has become the stuff of leg­end. She impro­vis­es with the crowd like a jazz musi­cian, swing­ing in unex­pect­ed direc­tions with­out a plan, with­out a net. You know that she is a great com­ic the way you know any fine per­former when you see one — there’s a dis­arm­ing ease in her craft, an imme­di­ate sense that she’s so quick on her feet you need nev­er wor­ry about the pos­si­bil­i­ty of some­thing going wrong.” Paula has filed com­men­tary for CBS Sun­day Morn­ing, NPR’s All Things Con­sid­ered and Morn­ing Edition.

Paula con­tin­ues as a pan­elist on NPR’s Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! She is rec­og­nized in innu­mer­able lists, doc­u­men­taries and lit­er­ary com­pendi­ums not­ing influ­en­tial standup come­di­ans of our time and in 2010 she was one of a select group vot­ed into the Com­e­dy Hall of Fame.

She can be heard week­ly on her com­e­dy pod­cast, Nobody Lis­tens to Paula Pound­stone, an out of con­trol adult edu­ca­tion class that meets in a treehouse.

Mem­ber Cock­tail Hour: Eli­gi­ble Para­mount mem­bers are invit­ed to a pre-show recep­tion to enjoy drinks and min­gling with our incred­i­ble com­mu­ni­ty of sup­port­ers. Exclu­sive access will be detailed in your pre-show email. Become a mem­ber today to pro­tect Austin’s his­toric non­prof­it the­atres and get year-round benefits!



The Paramount Theatre

Congress Avenue Austin TX USA