Star of television and film performs at TFAC

Published 10:00 pm Tuesday, November 8, 2016

You’re bound to recognize Jackie Tohn from one of dozens of roles in major films and television shows, and you’ll see more of the burgeoning star as her career continues to skyrocket. On Saturday, Nov. 12 at 8 p.m., you can see her live performance at Tryon Fine Arts Center.

Jackie has made a name for herself in comedic acting, going back to a recurring role on “The Nanny” as a child. More recently, she’s shared the screen with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler in the hit film “Sisters” and Dax Shepard and Michael Pena in “ChiPs.”

You may have seen her as a guest star on “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” “Rules of Engagement,” “The Sopranos,” “House of Lies,” “Castle” and many more.

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Jackie has also appeared as a cast member of Bravo TV’s songwriting competition show “Platinum Hit” and as a semifinalist on “American Idol” Season Eight. Jackie’s latest project is the Netflix series G.L.O.W., inspired by the true story of the 1980s women’s wrestling league, now in production.

Jackie brings her signature comedic talent from the screen to the stage with her Saturday, Nov. 12 performance at TFAC. With a unique blend of stand up comedy and original singer/songwriter talent, Jackie’s performance “is pretty pop with a twitch; a paradox of vulnerability and arrogance, honesty and exaggeration, swagger and silliness.” (

Tickets are available by calling the TFAC Box Office at 828-859-8322 or online at Jackie Tohn is presented by 2016-2017 Main Stage Series sponsor Parsec Financial and event sponsor Karaman Properties, Inc.

– article submitted by Michelle Fleming