The Paramount Theatre

Anna Drezen

Anna is a writer for NBC’s SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE and the co-author of the books HOW TO WIN AT FEMINISM (HarperCollins, 2016) and HOW MAY WE HATE YOU (Potter Style, 2016). The latter, which was based on Anna’s experiences working as a concierge at a hotel in Times Square, was optioned by ABC this year and turned into a pilot, starring Kat Dennings and directed by Will Gluck. She recently contributed to Kate McKinnon’s upcoming Audible/Broadway Video series, HEADS WILL ROLL, collaborated with McKinnon on her 2017 Oscar nominee luncheon video, and consulted on Jena Friedman’s Adult Swim special, SOFT FOCUS. Other writing credits include; MTV, Cracked, Thought Catalog, Nylon and The Daily Dot. She has been featured in videos on CollegeHumor, Above Average, Buzzfeed, and Funny or Die and was chosen to participate in Comedy Central’s 2017 UP NEXT showcase. Anna was the editor-at-large of REDUCTRESS and wrote for Comedy Central’s “Reductress” pilot starring Abby Elliott. She was honored at this year’s Just For Laugh’s festival as a New Face – Stand Up.