The Chicago Tribune is reporting, “Rachel Brosnahan plays a budding stand-up comic on the new Amazon series “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” but she has admitted that she is terrified of improv.
So it’s no surprise that the actress raised in Highland Park had a bit of trouble addressing the crowd Sunday after winning the Golden Globe for best actress in a TV comedy or musical for the role of 1950s New York housewife-turned-comedian Midge Maisel.
“I don’t remember any of it other than Oprah,” Brosnahan told a reporter backstage. “At which point, I forgot everything I thought I might say.”
Brosnahan, 27, is one of a few entertainers with ties to the Chicago area honored at Sunday’s Golden Globes. Oprah Winfrey, best known for her long-running Chicago talk show, received the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement…”