Kristen Toomeychicago : stand up
Kristen Toomey, one of the fastest-rising comedians in her hometown of Chicago, is a producer of Comedians You Should Know. Smart, quick witted and brutally honest, Kristen is a regular at the Laugh Factory and UP Comedy Club, has headlined at the Chicago Women's Funny Festival and performed at The Chicago Comedy Expo. She was a founding member of the all female comedy collective Hoo HA Comedy, named one of Chicago's Best Showcases by Time Out Chicago. In addition to her stand-up work, Kristen has dabbled in television (Bad Sides) and was the stand-up consultant for the feature film “Nate & Margaret". "Her standup is like watching a sitcom waiting in the wings"-Chicago Magazine. Chicago Tribune has said of her "Toomey is part of a tradition of comics who kill when sober."