Stand-Up Showcase at Sheath Lounge
A “fast-rising star” declared by Chicago Now Magazine and described by Paste as a comic who’s “mastered chaos under control,” Emma Willmann is a stand-up comedian, actress, and podcaster originally from Blue Hill, Maine. She was a part of the inaugural season of Netflix’s The Lineup and has made memorable appearances in CW’s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Judd Apatow’s Crashing and most recently cast in The Good Fight on Paramount +
Fans know her from her various podcasts, including Inside the Closet, and appearances on Guys We Fcked, Girls Gotta Eat, and Skeptic Tank, Emma’s one of the rare comedians who has made multiple appearances on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. She was recently a producer on TruTV’s Tirdy Works series. Her vibrant presence, warmth, and unflinching honesty will make her a comedian to be reckoned with!ry
Emma was selected as a New Face at the prestigious Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal. She’s also appeared at The Glasgow International Comedy Festival, Houston’s Whatever Fest, San Francisco Sketchfest, the SiriusXM South Beach Comedy Festival, the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, the Mardi Gras Comedy Festival in Australia, and the New York Comedy Festival. Emma has also performed at colleges and clubs all over the country.