17-year-old stand-up comedienne Maeve Press stars as Genevieve, Nicholas’ half-sister who has a unique comedic sensibility, in Freeform’s new comedy series, “Everything’s Gonna Be Okay.”
Press made her off-Broadway debut at the iconic Public Theatre in the critically acclaimed play “Before Your Very Eyes.“ Press also starred in the Orlando Film Festival and Amsterdam Film Festival Award-winning indie film “Theresa Is a Mother” and the popular PSA “Why Can’t Girls Code.“ She was also recently profiled on NPR’s “Here & Now.” As a comedienne, Press was the youngest person ever to perform at Boston’s Women in Comedy Festival, New Jersey’s Hoboken Comedy Festival and the Burbank Comedy Festival, where she was chosen “Best of Fest.”
Her one-woman show, “Dis(is)Respect,” debuted at the Speak Up Rise Up Festival in New York. She has performed in clubs, bars and basements. Press is influenced by Audrey Hepburn, Tig Notaro, Nina Simone, Supergirl and other superheroes.