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Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted2015

Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted (2015)




Critic Consensus: Tig Notaro bears her scars both figuratively and literally in a set that exemplifies the comedian's dry wit and gift for mining humor from heartbreak.

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Movie Info

Comedian Tig Notaro performs at the Wilbur Theatre in Boston. Topics include doing shows in Las Vegas; introducing her fiancée to her family in Mississippi; TSA screenings; small planes; Santa Claus; and misleading text messages. Taped May 31, 2015.

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Critic Reviews for Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted

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I hesitate to use pat terms like "heartwarming" and "feelgood," but Notaro is deeply skilled in turning painful, dark subject matter into a salve for her viewers.

August 1, 2019 | Full Review…

One of the delights of "Boyish Girl Interrupted" is the way it showcases Notaro's gift for physical comedy... The special also gets at Notaro's particular talent for mining the funniest details out of even relatively small incidents.

August 1, 2019 | Full Review…

No matter how dorky she got, Notaro could not have been cooler. There is a relaxed confidence in her delivery and a liveliness in her ideas.

August 1, 2019 | Full Review…

It's an engaging, conventional routine presented with stunning self-possession and artful timing, and built on contradiction.

August 1, 2019 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

Simply surviving what Notaro has is inspirational in and of itself, of course. But Boyish Girl Interrupted puts the machinery required to translate those experiences into great comedy on full display. It's almost awe-inspiring. But mostly, it's funny.

August 1, 2019 | Full Review…

Where "Live" saw Notaro reeling from a bruise, Boyish Girl Interrupted celebrates the healing. Notaro found a way to build upon her previous set without dismissing it entirely, and her joy at cracking that code radiates from every punchline.

August 1, 2019 | Full Review…

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