Blue Hill native makes her comedy debut on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”

Photo from Emma Willmann's official, professional Facebook page

Photo from Emma Willmann’s official, professional Facebook page

Blue Hill native and standup comedian Emma Willmann made her network TV debut last night on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.” Willmann, a graduate of Georges Stevens Academy who now makes her home in New York, did a tight four minute, thirty second set about small town gay pride parades, middle-aged straight women, and using her dyslexia as an excuse for bad behavior. Want more information on this up and coming comic? Visit

Emily Burnham

About Emily Burnham

Emily Burnham is a Maine native, UMaine graduate, proud Bangorian and a writer for the Bangor Daily News, where she's worked since 2004. She reports on everything from local bands to local food to all the cool things going on in the Greater Bangor area. In her quest for stories, she's seen countless concerts and plays, been lobster fishing, interviewed celebrities, hung out with water buffalo and played in a ukulele orchestra. She's interested in everything that happens in Maine.