Peggy O'Leary is a stand-up comedian, actress, & podcast host from Delco, PA, the suburbs of Philly. She went to college in Manhattan at SVA, where she met the guys of BLEAK! Comedy and quickly joined their sketch group. After years of sketch and improv comedy she started stand up and quickly realized that was what she wanted to focus on. She has lived and performed on both coasts and currently resides in the Philly area, where she is a regular at Punch Line Philly, Helium Comedy Club, and many a dive bar comedy show. You can see her doing shows with her co-host of Lovable Monsters, Ryan Foster anywhere from your local brewery, back of a dive bar or at Punch Line Philly. When asked how she’d describe her comedy in four words she answered For. Good. Time. Call.
Peggy has made many appearances on The Q Show on FOX, NBC Philly Sports and played a blonde detective on a reenactment show called People Magazine Investigates on Discovery Channel. From the beginning of her career, she has hosted and produced live comedy shows, starting with BLEAK! Comedy’s Stomachtown, which had a run at UCB Chelsea. Some of her long running shows in NYC and Philly were Hard Lonely & Vicious, Huge Me, Slainte at Sligo and Creek Cave Live. In 2019 she was a semi-finalist in Philly’s Phunniest at Helium. Check out Lovable Monsters anywhere you can listen to podcasts. Peggy’s previous podcast, Hard Lonely and Vicious ran from 2013-2016 on Cave Comedy Radio. Festival credits include Montreal Just for Laughs, Bridgetown, Limestone, New York, Women in Comedy, Comedy Expo, and Funny Female Festival in Chicago.