Sleeping with Sarah is a podcast where comedian and narcoleptic, Sarah Albritton interviews people in her bed. They talk about sleep, comedy and relationships. Sleeping with Sarah is part of the Laugh Factory podcast network. You can follow Sarah on twitter: @sarahalbritton or visit her website www.sarahalbritton.com. Music by Josh Bryant. You can view the video version of the podcast on Sarah’s Youtube channel.
On stage, Sarah Albritton is a ball of comedic energy. Off stage, she needs medicine to stay awake. Described by the Chicago Tribune as “vulnerable and honest”, Sarah’s stand-up combines observational humor and personal stories with her unique perspective on living with narcolepsy. She has opened for Ralphie May and performed in the Cleveland Comedy Festival, Funny Women’s Fest LA. Gilda’s Laughfest and the Broken Record Comedy Show part of Nashville’s Wild West Comedy Fest. When she isn’t sleeping, she performs stand-up, solo and sketch comedy throughout the city of Chicago.
She’s the creator and co-producer of Secrets, Lies & Alibis, a variety comedy show that takes inspiration from audience secrets to create new sketches and performed the first Tuesday of the month at Elbo Room in Chicago. She is the co-creator, writer and performer in the upcoming web series Super Narcoleptic Girl, slated to film summer 2017.
Before venturing into the world of comedy, Sarah got her start performing serious theater in Louisville, KY with Walden Theater and became a graduate of NIU School of Theater and Dance and British American Drama Academy. Since moving to Chicago, she’s completed iO training program, Second City Conservatory, Annoyance Theater program and taken too many writing workshops to name here.
Sarah is also an actress and voiceover artist currently represented by Heyman Talent.
Additionally, Sarah is an advocate for Narcolepsy Awareness. She created a comedic PSA about narcolepsy for Sleep Awareness Week in 2016. She is actively involved in the narcolepsy community and speaks about her personal experiences in her comedy.
She is survived by her rescue dog, Happy, who keeps her sane…most of the time.