Cleveland native Molly Shannon has a new memoir, will visit Cuyahoga County Library

CLEVELAND, Ohio (CLE WEEKEND) - Meet comedian, actress, and now author Molly Shannon at the Cuyahoga County Library.

The ticketed event is Friday, April 15 at the Parma-Snow Branch.

Watch as the former Saturday Night Live star discusses the laughs and heartache in her new memoir, Hello Molly.

Each ticket ($25) includes a seat at the author’s talk, and a copy of Hello, Molly! and a donation to the Cuyahoga County Public Library Foundation.

Additional books will be available for purchase and signing courtesy of Mac’s Backs – Books on Coventry.

Molly Shannon is an actress and comedian.

She spent six seasons as a member of the repertory company on Saturday Night Live, primarily known for the eclectic characters she created, such as Mary Katherine Gallagher and Sally O’Malley.

In 2000, she received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program.

In 2013, Molly received her second Emmy nomi­nation for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her work in Enlightened and again in 2018 for her portrayal of Val in NBC’s award-winning comedy Will & Grace.

In 2017, she was awarded the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the highly acclaimed drama Other People, written and directed by SNL head writer Chris Kelly.

She was most recently seen in the Academy Award-nominated crime drama Promising Young Woman and will soon reprise her lauded performance in the critically acclaimed comedy The Other Two.

Molly was born in Shaker Heights, Ohio.

She earned a BFA in drama from New York University’s prestigious Tisch School of the Arts.

She currently lives in California with her husband and two children.