Bonnaroo Comedian | Rachel Feinstein
Stage & Time | Thursday & Friday | Comedy Theatre | 5:00 p.m. (Thurs), 12:30 p.m. (Fri)
Bonnaroo has always been about more than just music, and nothing exemplifies that better than the impressive array of comedians the fest recruits for its Comedy Theatre each summer. The 2016 lineup is no exception, and, for a second year, we’ve decided to spotlight each performer individually as we’ve done for musical acts for the last several. Catching comedy is tough, since it sometimes requires missing out on musical acts, but, trust us, it’s an incredible experience. Keep reading for your Bonnaroo Comedian of the Day…
Actress and standup comedian Rachel Feinstein has already amassed an impressive list of accomplishments in recent years, kickstarted by her appearance as a finalist on seven 7 of Last Comic Standing in 2010. Known for her character-driven, story-based, personal impression-filled style of standup, Feinstein has, so far, released three Comedy Central specials, the most recent, Only Whores Wear Purple, presented by Amy Schumer. Raised in DC and now based in New York, Rachel’s talents extend far beyond just live comedy, however; as an actress, she’s appeared in TV shows Red Oaks, Inside Amy Schumer, and upcoming HBO series Crashing, along with films Trainwreck and Her Cosmopolitan, among others. Additionally, Feinstein has lent her voice to properties like Venture Bros. and Grand Theft Audio, and has appeared on The View, The Nightly Show, Last Week Tonight, The Late Late Show, and many more. Needless to say, whether or not you know her name, you’ve very likely seen Rachel Feinstein in action, and you can catch her doing standup this summer at Bonnaroo!