No age limit for laughter

lifestyle January 22, 2019 14:15

By The Nation

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Lynn Ruth Miller the world’s oldest performing standup female comedian and dubbed the new Joan Rivers by the Edinburgh Fringe – is giving her first show in Bangkok at the Comedy Club Bangkok this Friday night.



Miller is a regular at the San Francisco Punchline, The Stand in Scotland and The International in Dublin and is now chomping at the bit ready to do her storytelling, cabaret and standup comedy throughout the world to prove that her ageing has been amazing.

At 83, Lynn Ruth Miller is still going strong.

She started her comedy career at 71. She made it to Las Vegas in America’s Got Talent, 2008, won People’s Choice at the 2009 Branson Comedy Festival, the finals of Bill Word’s Funniest Female Contest 2009 and reached the semifinals in the SF International Comedy Competition, She has also appeared on “Britain’s Got Talent” and won both nights of the Texas Burlesque Festival without taking off anything that matters.

She was the 2013 TO&ST winner of “Granny's Gone Wild: at the Edinburgh Fringe. That show was performed at the Soho Theatre in London in March 2014. In August, she performed her fourth solo show “Not Dead Yet” a compilation of stories and songs about her life, directed by Sarah Louise Young with songs written by Young and Michael Roulston.

She will be supported by multi awardwinning Comedy Central comic Carlos Rodriguez.

Tickets are Bt600 in advance online at ComedyClubBangkok.com and The Royal Oak Pub, and Bt800 on the door.