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Friday 10/30 FUBAR Santa Monica Bl WeHo.  Last night of month long Artist in Residency in the Mikey and Teddy Comedy Hour 8pm

Sun. 11/1 Tailwaggers  Bronson @ Franklin Hollywood 7:30pm  in 2Girls and a Pup

Wed. 11/4: Blue Goose Lounge with jackie kashian, katie massa, leah dubie,
laura mannino & jessica glassberg – FREE!

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Tues. 11/10 The Roar Room. 3645 Foothill Bl. La Crescenta 8pm no cover

Thursday 11/12 Muse on 8th.  759 S. La Brea Los Angeles 8pm  in Tattle Tales

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Tues. 11/17 The Roar Room. La Crescenta 8pm no cover

Wed. 11/18 The VA Hospital West LA  7pm

Tuesday 11/24 WAKE UP LA Radio show on LA Talk Radio 7:30PM

Thurs. 12/3  VIDIOTS on Pico in Santa Monica – In SMASH – doing improv (back to my roots)

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Thurs. 12/10  Ventura Harbor Comedy Club, 7pm   with Shelagh Ratner and Jennie McNulty

Weds. 12/16  The Wilde Thistle, 3456 Motor Ave. LA, CA 90034 8pm

Sat. 12/26  12355 Moorpark  Studio City  UUC 8pm with Kim Diaz and many more

Sun. 12/27  The Roar Room 3645 Foothill Blvd. La Crescenta, CA 91214

Thurs. 1/7/16  VIDIOTS on Pico in Santa Monica – In SMASH – doing Improv & Stand Up

Sunday 1/10/16 Roar Room, La Crescenta 8pm

Sat. 1/16/16 Theatre of Note Performathon –  closing out the 6:30-8pm segment. Marathon runs 3pm to Sunday morning. $20 is good for the whole thing.Marathon_graphic_2016_facebookEVENTcover

Sun. 1/24/16  Jane Voight’s Bible Cabaret  Culver City, CA 4pm.1914596_10153778470730279_5194661990267811117_n

Wed. 1/27/16  Scott Nery’s Booby Trap – Variety Show. 8pm $20 advance Way 2 Much Entertainment – 1910 West Temple Street Los Angeles, CA 90026

Sun. 1/31/16 8pm Pussy Riot – Tao Comedy Studio: 7466 Beverly Blvd #201 LA only $5. free parking.

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Friday 3/18/16  Mikey and Teddy Comedy Hour, FUBAR Santa Monica Blvd. WeHo 8pm No cover.

Comedian. Writer. Squirrel.

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  • "You may never look at little creatures the same way again."
    Bay Windows
  • "Insightful!" "Outspoken!" "Intelligent!"
    Critical Review
  • "betsy salkind is an extraordinary hybrid between comedian and actress. i'm trying not to use the "performance artist" word because to me, it suggest that the performer isn't actually funny. in betsy's case, nothing could be further from the truth."
    jonathan katz
  • "My cat died a few weeks ago and when they offered to cremate him (no, thanks) all I could think about was yours in the Koo-koo-roo bag in the freezer. Thanks for that, seriously."
    Sabrina Matthews
  • "You little devil - you certainly have covered everything from soup to nuts that could possibly be controversial. Good for you. And I thought you were winding down a little. Mother is wrong again."
    Betsy’s Mother
  • "You must be doing something right. When we were in China recently we were trying to check whether our Internet was working and we went on various sites. Yours was blocked. It may be a coincidence but we thought it was a good sign nonetheless. Keep up the good offensive work!"
    Gia
  • "It is truly unfortunate that you lost work over [the Andrea Yates] piece. I think it is AMAZING! You show a tremendous sense of humanity when you do it and an insight into the world. I think you are BRILLIANT! Please keep it up you are an inspiration to be brave."
    Stepanouhi
  • "Just spending the last couple of days with this material... I just love Betsy, Anne, and Ethel!!"
    Pamela Post, CBC Radio News
  • "Betsy takes the art of comedy way out to its furthest edges and brings home the laughs. Tremendously inventive and fearless. And her show finale – the squirrel – is the stuff of comedy legend."
    Gram Slaton, Executive Director, Wheeler Opera House, Aspen CO

Watch Betsy

See Betsy in some of her most memorable performances!

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Squirrel

See Betsy’s popular imitation of a hungry squirrel – always a crowd pleaser!

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Offensive Women Stand-Up

Betsy performs in Julie Goldman’s Offensive Women at the Zipper Theatre in NYC. Produced by Julie Goldman, Erin Keating, and Eve Ensler.

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Marriage & Children

Betsy shares her thoughts on marriage and children.


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  • "You may never look at little creatures the same way again."
    Bay Windows
  • "Insightful!" "Outspoken!" "Intelligent!"
    Critical Review
  • "betsy salkind is an extraordinary hybrid between comedian and actress. i'm trying not to use the "performance artist" word because to me, it suggest that the performer isn't actually funny. in betsy's case, nothing could be further from the truth."
    jonathan katz
  • "My cat died a few weeks ago and when they offered to cremate him (no, thanks) all I could think about was yours in the Koo-koo-roo bag in the freezer. Thanks for that, seriously."
    Sabrina Matthews
  • "You little devil - you certainly have covered everything from soup to nuts that could possibly be controversial. Good for you. And I thought you were winding down a little. Mother is wrong again."
    Betsy’s Mother
  • "You must be doing something right. When we were in China recently we were trying to check whether our Internet was working and we went on various sites. Yours was blocked. It may be a coincidence but we thought it was a good sign nonetheless. Keep up the good offensive work!"
    Gia
  • "It is truly unfortunate that you lost work over [the Andrea Yates] piece. I think it is AMAZING! You show a tremendous sense of humanity when you do it and an insight into the world. I think you are BRILLIANT! Please keep it up you are an inspiration to be brave."
    Stepanouhi
  • "Just spending the last couple of days with this material... I just love Betsy, Anne, and Ethel!!"
    Pamela Post, CBC Radio News
  • "Betsy takes the art of comedy way out to its furthest edges and brings home the laughs. Tremendously inventive and fearless. And her show finale – the squirrel – is the stuff of comedy legend."
    Gram Slaton, Executive Director, Wheeler Opera House, Aspen CO