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Sandra Bernhard to Launch 2024 Fresno Rainbow Pride Events. Where Will She Perform?
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By Nancy Price, Multimedia Journalist
Published 5 months ago on
November 28, 2023

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Comedian/actress and LGBT+ icon Sandra Bernhard will headline a show kicking off the 2024 Fresno Rainbow Pride Festival next May.

Bernhard, who has been performing for nearly five decades, will host an exclusive performance at the Tower Theatre in Fresno on Saturday, May 11. Tickets will go on sale Dec. 7 at www.towertheatrefresno.com with prices starting at $35.

Proceeds from Bernhard’s performance will benefit Fresno Rainbow Pride Parade and Festival. Fresno Rainbow Pride and Community Link Inc. will announce the 2024 Pride theme at a news conference on Dec. 7 at the theater.

Next year will mark the 34th anniversary for the festival, which is the largest Pride celebration in the Central Valley and will again be at the Fresno City College campus. As in past years, the parade will be in the Tower District.

The festival celebrates the LGBTQ+ community and its allies and features food, music, vendors, and entertainment.

Bernhard’s screen credits include starring in “American Horror Story” and “POSE.” Her most notable film credit was in “The King of Comedy” and won her a Best Supporting Actress award from the National Society of Film Critics. She is a pioneer of the one-woman show and offers a unique and, at times, raucous mix of cabaret, stand-up, rock ‘n’ roll, and social commentary.

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Nancy Price,
Multimedia Journalist
Nancy Price is a multimedia journalist for GV Wire. A longtime reporter and editor who has worked for newspapers in California, Florida, Alaska, Illinois and Kansas, Nancy joined GV Wire in July 2019. She previously worked as an assistant metro editor for 13 years at The Fresno Bee. Nancy earned her bachelor's and master's degrees in journalism at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. Her hobbies include singing with the Fresno Master Chorale and volunteering with Fresno Filmworks. You can reach Nancy at 559-492-4087 or Send an Email

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