Comedian Tammy Pescatelli will perform at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2, in Shafer Auditorium at Allegheny College. The performance, which is part of the college’s Family Weekend, is open to the public.
Pescatelli starred in her own hybrid reality show, “A Standup Mother,” which was filmed at her home in Meadville, and “Comedy Central Presents: Tammy Pescatelli.” In 2010 she won Comedy Central’s Standup Showdown. She was on the second and third seasons of “Last Comic Standing” and finished in the finals both seasons.
She has performed several times on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” and has appeared on CBS’s “The Talk,” Comedy Central’s “The World Stands Up,” TVGuide’s “Standup in Stilettos,” Nickelodeon’s “Mom’s Night Out” and CNN’s “The Joy Behar Show,” as well as on “The Bonnie Hunt Show,” “Last Call with Carson Daly,” “Dennis Miller,” “The DL Hughley Show” and many others.
A “friend of the show” of “The Bob & Tom Show,” she is also a regular fixture on the Comedy Channels of Sirius/XM. An actress as well as a comedian, she has had roles in the films “Made in Brooklyn,” “Single: A Documentary” and “Everybody Wants to Be Italian.”
Pescatelli has done six USO tours to entertain the troops.
Tickets for the show at Allegheny College are $7.50 and can be purchased online at http://sites.allegheny.edu/conference/ or at the door. Tickets can also be purchased in advance between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays at the Office of Conference & Event Services in Schultz Hall at Allegheny College or by phone at 814-332-3101.