Maria Bamford Set to Tape Unmasked Episode at SiriusXM; Here’s How to Be in the Audience

Maria Bamford is one of the most original comedians performing stand up today, with a unique perspective on comedy and the universe. And this Friday, she will sit down and talk with Ron Bennington for an hour to record an episode of  SiriusXM’s important Unmasked series.  Anyone in the New York area can request tickets to be in the studio audience for this amazing event.

Bamford is doing press for her new Netflix hour, Maria Bamford: Old Baby, which debuts on Tuesday, May 2. Maria has been creatively crushing lately- she recently released a strong new album, 20%, and her Netflix series Lady Dynamite was renewed for a second season. And according to a recent interview with People Magazine, she’s the happiest and most stable she’s ever been. It’s well known that Bamford has struggled with mental health issues, including bi-polar disorder and a breakdown a few years back that resulted in her spending time in an institution.

Maria will sit down with  to tape the episode of Unmasked at SiriusXM on Friday at SiriusXM’s infamous “Fishbowl” performance studio. That’s this Friday, May 5, 2017 at 11am.  The tickets to attend are free, but there aren’t a lot of seats, so request fast.

The Unmasked series documents the careers of the very best comedy writers, directors, filmmakers, actors, screenwriters, satirists, political comedians, comedic musicians and of course, stand up comedians in the business. With over 150 episodes so far, Unmasked is a veritable archive of the greatest comedy of our time. Past Unmasked guests have included , , , , , , , , , , , , , Patrice O’Neal and over 100 more comedy greats.

Don’t miss this amazing comedy event. If you would like to be in the room for this amazing episode of Unmasked featuring Maria Bamford, here’s how to request tickets. Please be sure you can make it if you request tickets, as there are only a few seats available:

  • Make sure you know you can be in midtown Manhattan on time before you request tickets. You will need to be at SiriusXM studios by 10:30 am on Friday, May 5, 2017.
  • You must have a Twitter account to request tickets. If you don’t have one, it’s free and easy to sign up.
  • Make sure you’re following @UnmaskedShow on Twitter. We will not be able to contact you if you are not following that account.
  • Send a reply to @UnmaskedShow on Twitter and let us know if you are requesting one or two tickets. Please only request tickets if you KNOW you can attend, and only request two tickets if you can be certain you will be bringing someone because we have very limited seating.
  • Please do not submit duplicate requests for tickets
  • You must be 18 or older to attend.
  • Do not reply here to request tickets. You must reply to the Twitter account to be eligible to get tickets.

Ticket winners will be contacted by DirectMessage from the producers of Unmasked on Twitter to let you know how to get your tickets. So remember to check your DirectMessages to see if you’ve got a ticket!

In addition to hosting “Unmasked,”  hosts a daily comedy talk show, “Bennington” with his co-host Gail Bennington on SiriusXM’s Raw Dog Comedy Channel from noon to 3pm et.

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