Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted

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Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted
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Written by Tig Notaro
Directed by Jay Karas & Tig Notaro
StarringTig Notaro
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
Executive producers
  • Tig Notaro
  • Mike Farah
  • Betsy Koch
  • Hunter Seidman
  • Anna Wagner
CinematographyRhet Bear
Running time55 minutes
Production company Funny or Die
Original network HBO
Original releaseAugust 22, 2015 (2015-08-22)

Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted is the first hour-long comedy special from Tig Notaro that premiered on HBO on August 22, 2015. [1] The special was recorded on May 31, 2015 at the Wilbur Theatre in Boston. [2] In 2016, Tig’s record label Bentzen Ball Records and Secretly Canadian released an audio album version of the special on CD, download and vinyl. The album is dedicated to the memory of Susie Cusack, Tig’s mother. [3]



"The sound of her voice, located somewhere between dry and monotone, has an oddly calming affect," wrote Corinne Cummings at Rolling Stone magazine. [4]


The special was nominated at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special in 2016.

In 2017, the album was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards .


Boyish Girl Interrupted
Live album by
ReleasedAugust 5, 2016
RecordedMay 31, 2015
Venue Wilbur Theatre
Genre Comedy
Label Bentzen Ball Records / Secretly Canadian
Tig Notaro chronology
Boyish Girl Interrupted
'Happy To Be Here'

Track listing

1."The Rug"1:44
3."Where's Tig?"0:52
4."Searching for Santa"6:00
5."Laugh Noises"3:59
6."Mississippi Relatives"3:58
11."Private Jet"1:37
12."Emergency Exit"1:54
13."Public Pool"3:22
15."Standing O"1:32
16."When I'm 64"2:05
17."6th Grade Music Class"5:21



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