Bio

Buzzfeed AkronRhea Butcher is a Los Angeles-based standup comic, actor and writer. Originally from the Midwest, Rhea grew up skateboarding the mean streets of Akron, Ohio. Their blue collar brand of cool has endeared them to audiences nationwide, as they’ve performed standup and appeared on shows such as The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, @Midnight and Conan. Rhea’s first television series, “Take My Wife” premiered as a critical hit and was reviewed by Vanity Fair, The New York Times, Vulture, IndieWire and countless other outlets. Their debut standup album, “Butcher” is available now through Kill Rock Stars Records and iTunes. Rhea was a recurring performer on the TruTv series “Adam Ruins Everything,” and continues to tour the country, just recently on the Back To Back Tour with their wife, Cameron Esposito. Rhea was also named one of Variety’s Top Ten Comics To Watch at this year’s Just For Laughs festival. 
Press

Paste Magazine: Rhea Butcher Defies Labels on Her Great Debut Comedy Album Butcher

Vanity Fair: Meet the Hilarious Women Defying TV’s Most Toxic Trend

New York Times: In ‘Take My Wife,’ Two Comics Seek the Punch Lines in Life

Vulture: Seinfeld, Take My Wife and The Rise of Comedies About Comedies

New York Times: What You Should Watch

Playboy: The Real-Life Lovebirds of ‘Take My Wife’ Talk Marriage, Ambition and Love Scenes

Podcasts
You can find her talkin’ movies on Wham Bam Pow (Archives) and talkin’ jokes on Put Your Hands Together.

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