Phoebe Robinson

Presented by KU Student Union Activities

Phoebe Robinson is a multi-talented stand-up comedian, actress and New York Times best-selling writer. She is best known for her burgeoning podcast empire at WNYC Studios as the co-creator and co-star of the hit podcast 2 Dope Queens. Phoebe joins her co-host, Jessica Williams, formerly of The Daily Show, for a live comedy show in Brooklyn where, along with their favorite comedians, they share stories about sex, romance, hair journeys, living in NYC and Billy Joel. The popular podcast transitioned to TV in four hour-long specials on HBO. On her second WNYC Studios podcast, Sooo Many White Guys, Phoebe hosts the critically-acclaimed interview talk show with talent including Tom Hanks, Issa Rae, Abbi Jacobson and many more.

Phoebe authored The New York Times best-seller You Can’t Touch My Hair & Other Things I Still Have To Explain, a collection of essays about race, gender and pop culture, with a second book coming this fall. She recently made her feature film debut with the release of Netflix’s IBIZA where she appears in a starring role.

Identified by Vulture.com, Essence, and Esquire as one of the top comedians to watch, Phoebe has appeared on CBS’s The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, NBC’s Late Night with Seth Meyers, TBS’s Conan, Comedy Central’s Broad City, among others. She was the creator and star in Refinery29’s web series Woke Bae, and was a staff writer on the final season of Portlandia. Her writing has been featured in InStyle, The Village VoiceNY MagBitch MagazineGlamour Magazine, as well as on Glamour.com, TheDailyBeast.com, VanityFair.com, Vulture.com and NYTimes.com. She was also a staff writer on MTV’s hit talking head show, Girl Code, as well as a consultant on season three of Broad City.


This show is a special event presented by the SUA, therefore is not eligible for other discounts. It is not included in the Lied Center Series full-season package.

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