Interview with Sarah Donnelly, an American stand-up comedian on La Vie Creative

Sarah Donnelly is an American stand-up comedian, writer and actress who performs in English and in French.

Sarah is the co-creator and writer of the Audible Original series God Save My English with Paul Taylor, now in its second season and one of the best sellers on Audible France.

Sarah is also the co-creator of Becoming Maman, a comedy show and podcast about raising French kids in Paris when you are not French.

In 2018, she toured with Gad Elmaleh as his opener for the European leg of his international Dream Tour. She has also opened for Louis CK, Ted Alexandro, Brody Stevens, Tom Rhodes, and Keith Alberstadt.

In 2016 she wrote and performed her sold-out, one-hour stand-up comedy show called Help! I Married a Frenchman, which received runner-up for the Best English Comedy Show in Paris by Expatriates Magazine. In 2017 Sarah was a writer and actress for the first-ever English language comedy show produced by the French network Canal+ starring Paul Taylor called “What the Fuck France ”.

Sarah has worked on scripts for 2P2L and BlackPills productions, including an English Kev Adams series called “Super High”.

Originally from Washington, D.C., Sarah has performed comedy at venues all over the U.S., Europe, and Asia, including shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, New York City’s Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, the Olympia, and at comedy clubs and theatres in the UK and Northern Ireland, France, Luxembourg, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, The Netherlands, and Hong Kong.

Finally, she’s got two French kids and a French husband, who give her all the comedic material she could ever need.

Anyone in Paris can see Sarah LIVE  in her new one hour stand-up comedy show “The Only American in Paris” at the Jardin Sauvage Sunday November 21st at 7pm or 8:30 pm. You can reserve tickets here:

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