The Golden State Theatre in Monterey presents “An Evening with Whitney Cummings” on March 18, 2023

Whitney Cummingsis an American comedian, actress and producer. She is best known as the creator of the CBS sitcom 2 Broke Girls (2011–2017) and the NBC sitcom Whitney (2011–2013), appearing in the lead role of the latter. Cummings was a producer and writer for the ABC revival of Roseanne. Cummings was born and raised in Georgetown, Washington, D.C.Her mother is Patti Cummings, a former public relations director at Neiman Marcus at Mazza Gallerie.

Her parents divorced when she was 5 years old. She has an older half-brother, Kevin Cummings, and an older sister, Ashley Cummings. She went to high school at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, Potomac, Maryland, graduating in 2000. She interned at Washington’s NBC-owned television station WRC-TV as a journalist. She studied acting at Washington, D.C.’s Studio Theater. Cummings graduated from the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, magna cum laude in 2004 with a degree in Communications.


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