Observational humor at the Newton Theatre
NEWTON. Have some laughs as comedian Paul Poundstone uses her unique comedic sensibility to help audience members navigate 21st century life.


Paula Poundstone

Paula Poundstone is one of our country’s preeminent comedians, known for smart, observational humor and wit.
Paula is also an author, lecturer, host, and actress. Her second book, "The Totally Unscientific Study Of The Search For Human Happiness" (Algonquin Books), debuted at #1 on Amazon best sellers lists within its first ten days of release. The audiobook, read by Paula, was one of five finalists for the 2018 Audio Book of the Year.
Paula’s guest appearances include The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Star Talk with Neil deGrasse Tyson, Late Night with Carson Daly, Nerdist with Chris Hardwick, and she was a clue in a New York Times crossword puzzle. She's filed commentaries for CBS Sunday Morning, and Morning Edition and All Things Considered for NPR. She voices the character “Paulette” in Cartoon Network’s new animated series Summer Camp Island. An avid Disney movie fan, Paula had a dream come true when she was cast to voice the character “Forgetter Paula” in Disney/Pixar's Inside Out, winner of the 2017 Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film.
Paula has had numerous HBO specials and starred in her own series on HBO and ABC. Paula Poundstone performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14 at The Newton Theatre, 234 Spring St. in Newto. Tickets start at $42 and are available for purchase at The Newton Theatre box office, online at www.TheNewtonTheatre.com, or by calling 973-940-NEWT.