“How can this woman possibly be funny?” One of Maxine Jeffris’ favorite comments from a new fan was: “I saw you walk out on stage and thought, ‘How can this woman possibly be funny?’” When Maxine Jeffris takes the stage she may look all prim and proper and quite matronly, but don’t let that exterior fool you.
This is one funny lady. Maxine has entertained audiences nationwide, has performed three times on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and has been on dozens of other television and radio shows including Comedy on the Road for Comedy Central and Stand-up, Stand-up for HBO. Her timing and her material is amazing, and she is guaranteed to leave everyone in your audience laughing, almost to the point of tears. This is one funny lady who will come to your event and make sure everyone has a good time. If your group is ready to laugh, and laugh hard, you just might be ready for Maxine Jeffris.
>> Career Highlights
Maxine Jeffris has performed at some of America’s finest comedy clubs, theaters and auditoriums, including Catch a Rising Star (13 weeks), The Ordway Music Theatre in St. Paul, the former Dudley Riggs’ ETC Theatre in Minneapolis (11 weeks), the Minneapolis Convention Center, the Earl Brown Auditorium, the St. Cloud and Rochester Convention Centers, and Mystic Lake Casino’s Dakota Cabaret in the comedy revue “Laugh” (12 weeks). She has appeared three times on The Tonight Show and has appeared on many other national television and radio shows including Comedy on the Road for Comedy Central and Stand-up, Stand-up for HBO.
“A favorite of Jay Leno, with three Tonight Show spots to date, Jeffris has a comic edge so sly it’s almost stealthy.”
–Minneapolis Star Tribune
“They say timing is everything, and Jeffris’ pace is near-perfect, with a physical/verbal juxtaposition that always keeps you guessing.”
“Her characterization is a combination of innocence and wickedness, and she delivers it well.”
–St. Paul Pioneer Press
“You are fabulous. You are sensational! I screamed. Your material is PLATINUM!”
"You’re terrific. We’ll be having you back real soon.”
“They loved you! You were great! A breath of fresh air. I can’t say enough good things about your act.”
“People were laughing until they were in tears. The evening was a shining success and we owe a good deal of that to you."
–City of Eagan
>> Basic Set-Up Needs
>> Sample Introduction
The following is a sample introduction you might use when introducing Maxine Jeffris to your audience:
“Tonight’s entertainment is provided by a very funny lady who has appeared in many comedy specials, including three appearances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Reviewers in the St. Paul and Minneapolis papers have called her comedy characterization ‘…a combination of innocence and wickedness’ and proclaimed her ‘…one of busiest and most consistently funny females in the Twin Cities.’ Please welcome Maxine Jeffris!”
>> Pricing Information
Pricing for each act varies depending on a number of factors including: location of the event; popularity of the date; routing for each act; type of event; single or multiple day performances; length of show, etc. To get a specific and accurate quote for your event please contact our office by completing the form below or calling (612) 361-6002. We respond very quickly to answer all our clients' questions.