2024 Sam Jay

Ages 18 and up

Friday, Feb 16 - Thursday, Jan 01
$25
Tickets:

  • Will Call will be the ONLY option given when purchasing tickets. We do NOT give physical or digital tickets for entry to our shows.
  • Once tickets are purchased the ONLY thing you will show once doors open is the ticket purchases driver's license to get in. There is nothing to print or pick up ahead of time for entry.


Restrictions
  • 18 & over
  • Two items minimum per person from our menu- if liquor or alcohol is purchased you must purchase a food item
  • Cell phones are subject to be locked up using Yonder bags. This is at the discretion of Zanies and the Comedian.


Location

Zanies Nashville Comedy Night Club
2025 8th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37204


Bio:

Stand-up comic, actor, and Emmy-nominated writer Sam Jay can currently be seen as the host of HBO’s Pause with Sam Jay, a weekly late-night series on which she also served as executive producer. Sam’s next stand up special, Sam Jay: Salute Me or Shoot Me, will premiere on HBO on September 23rd.

She can currently be seen in her stand out role opposite Jonah Hill, Eddie Murphy, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus in the Kenya Barris-directed feature film, You People, now streaming on Netflix. She can also be seen on the Peacock series Bust Down, which she co-created with co-stars Langston Kerman, Jak Knight, and Chris Redd. Sam is a two-time Emmy nominee and WGA award nominee for her writing on Saturday Night Live. In 2018, she wrote for The 70th Primetime Emmy Awards and the MTV Movie & TV Awards, and in 2020 she wrote for the BET Awards. Sam was named as one of Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch in 2018, and a Comedy Central Comic to Watch in 2015.

Earlier this year, Sam was named a BET Her Awards Pride Honoree. Sam was recently featured both on and off camera as the “Voice of God” announcer at the 2022 74th Primetime Emmy Awards on NBC. Earlier in the same year, Sam recorded a set as part of Netflix’s Stand Out: An LGBTQ+ Celebration, along with Margaret Cho, Sandra Bernhard, Billy Eichner, and Eddie Izzard—now streaming on Netflix. In 2020, Sam debuted her first one-hour stand up special Sam Jay: 3 in the Morning on Netflix. In 2019, Sam made her Netflix debut on The Comedy Lineup and released her album Donna’s Daughter through Comedy Central Records. In 2017, Sam was a standout of the Just For Laughs: New Faces showcase; made her late night debut on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!; and released her Comedy Central Presents half hour to rave reviews. Sam has performed internationally at comedy clubs and festivals including the Vodafone Dublin Comedy Festival, Bumbershoot Festival, 208 Comedy Festival, New York Comedy Festival, Portland’s Bridgetown Festival, The Laugh Your Asheville Off Comedy Festival, Boston’s Women In Comedy Festival, among others.

Sam’s TV credits include her hosting role on Ricking Morty, the Rick and Morty post-show on Adult Swim.

 

 

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