A MAC (Manhattan Association of Clubs and Cabarets) Award Finalist for Best Female Comic, Ophira Eisenberg has appeared on Comedy Central’s Premium Blend and Fresh Faces of Comedy, VH-1’s Best Week Ever and All Access, E! Channel, the Oxygen Network, and the Discovery Channel. She also had her own 1⁄2 hour comedy special for CTV’s Comedy Now!
Ophira performs regularly in New York and headlines comedy clubs and colleges across the US. She also hosts and tours with The Moth, a NYC storytelling phenomenon and is featured on their Audience Favorites CD. She is a core performer in the hit shows Nice Jewish Girls Gone Bad and The Liar Show.
Ophira was featured in the New York Post’s “The 50 Best Bits That Crack Up Pro Comics”, selected by BackStage as one of “10 Standout Stand-Ups Worth Watching” in their Spotlight on Comedy Issue, and hailed as a “Highly Recommended Favorite” by Time Out New York magazine.
Her writing has been featured in the anthology, I Killed: True Stories of the Road from America’s Top Comics alongside that of Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Dennis Miller and Joan Rivers, in Rejected: Tales of the Failed, Dumped, and Canceled, also the upcoming Heeb Magazine’s Love, Sex and Gelfite Fish. She is also a regular contributor for US Weekly’s Fashion Police, Gawker.com, Msn.com, and The Comedians Magazine.
Her acting credits include The Overlookers (winner of Best Picture at the Canadian Film Festival and Best Feature Film at the New York International Independent Film & Video Festival), Showtime’s Queer As Folk and CBS’s The Guardian.
“Ophira Eisenberg… Practice pronouncing that name. She is cleverly, memorably funny… On stage she has that marvelous air of being both relaxed and in charge… She is a class act.”
– Kate Copstick, The Scotsman, Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2008.