Marcia Belsky is a New York City based stand-up, comedian musician and writer. Raised Jewish in Oklahoma, she escaped to Portland, Oregon and started her stand up career there at the age of 19.
In 2014, she was a semifinalist in the NBC StandUp competition. Her 2016 project The Headless Women of Hollywood, a comedy blog that explores the objectification of women on film and television posters, has been covered by the BBC, NPR, USA Today, Buzzfeed, E!News and more. She is the lead singer of the feminist comedy duo Free the Mind, whose song All Older White Men Should Die (But Not My Dad) was called the “The New Feminist Anthem” by Elite Daily. Among other publications, her writing has been featured in the New York Times and she contributes to the popular satirical site Reductress.
She co-hosts a podcast with comedian Rae Sanni called Misandry with Marcia and Rae, and has been a guest on NPR’s Marketplace, Radiolab, Las Culturistas, Conversations With People Who Hate Me and more.
Currently she can be seen starring as Offred in Handmaid’s Tale: The Musical, which she also co-wrote with Melissa Stokoski, and has performed around the country including at The Kennedy Center in Washington D.C.
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