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Bamford returns for show at NorShor Theatre

Maria Bamford will perform in February at the Norshor Theatre. Submitted photo.

Maria Bamford, a comedian whose family, mental health and hometown are a strong part of her work, returns for to Duluth for a show this winter.

Bamford, star of the semi-autobiographical Netflix series "Lady Dynamite," will perform at 7 p.m. Feb. 24 at the NorShor Theatre. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Dec. 7 at jadepresents.com, at (800) 300-8300 and in person, cash only, at the NorShor box office.

"Lady Dynamite," which had a two-season run, is the story of Maria Bamford — a bipolar standup comedian who returns to Los Angeles after spending time in recovery. The show includes flashbacks to her family in Duluth and her time in the hospital.

Bamford was Debrie Bardeaux on "Arrested Development" and has voiced characters on "BoJack Horseman," "Home Movies," "Word Girl" and more.

"The Maria Bamford Show," a mid-2000s webseries, was partly based on her life and was set in Duluth — including a performance at the Pioneer Bar. In 2013 Bamford recorded a comedy special in her own living room with just her parents as the audience.

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