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Coming to the Stage

Brian Kiley, the head monologue writer for Conan O’Brien, will host the popular Attendee Stand-Up Comedy Show at 9 p.m. (EST) on Friday, Oct. 30 as part of the 2020 Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop.

Joining him on the virtual stage will be the winner and three runners up of “Erma’s Got Talent: The Stand-Up Auditions” and 14 randomly selected attendees.

The slate:

Regina Stoops, Pleasanton, California (Winner)

Lindsay Ellis, Toronto, Ontario (Runner-Up)

Laurie Forster from Easton, Maryland (Runner-Up)

Colleen Landry, Moncton, New Brunswick (Runner-Up)

Elaine Ambrose, Meridian, Idaho

Andrea Caspari, Kansas City, Missouri

Jessica Parker Coleman, Tallahassee, Florida

Michelle Poston Combs, Cincinnati, Ohio

Jill Brehm Enders, Clayton, California

Darlyne Franklin, Bonita Springs, Florida

Jim Hands, Redondo Beach, California

Joan Harris, Huron, Ohio

Rosemarie Keenan, Seattle, Washington

Robb Lightfoot, Durham, California

Dorothy Rosby, Rapid City, South Dakota

Laura Skopec, Los Angeles, California

Suzette Martinez Standring, Milton, Massachusetts

Karen Waygood, Kennesaw, Georgia

A staff writer for Conan O'Brien since 1994, Brian Kiley has been nominated for 16 Emmy Awards and is the winner of the 2007 Emmy Award for Writing in a Comedy/Variety Series. He’s the author of two books, Maybe Kevin and the Astounding Misadventures of Rory Collins. Along with stand-up comedians Wendy Liebman and Leighann Lord, he served as a celebrity judge for “Erma’s Got Talent,” a free, pre-workshop event on Oct. 14. Register here to view a recording of that evening’s performances.

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