The Wheeler Opera House and the Aspen Laugh Festival will present stand-up comic, actress and author Heather McDonald on Sunday, December 17 at 7:30 p.m. In addition to stand-up, McDonald is perhaps best-known for being a staff writer, story producer and regular on E!’s top-rated show “Chelsea Lately” for its entire seven year run. Tickets are $45 (Wheeler Wins! member pricing available) and are available now at the Wheeler Opera House Box Office (970.920.5770/ aspenshowtix.com). The Wheeler Opera House is located at 320 E. Hyman Ave., Aspen, CO.

Heather McDonald doesn’t hold back on anything. She is one of the most in-demand touring stand-up comics as well as an actress, and accomplished writer. Her top-rated iTunes podcast “Juicy Scoop with Heather McDonald” is downloaded over one million times per month.

She recently debuted her first Showtime stand-up special “I Don’t Mean to Brag.” Following her run with “Chelsea Lately, she starred in “After Lately,” a mockumentary series on E! for its 3 successful seasons. Heather has also hosted TLC’s “All About Sex.”

Heather has been a featured as a celebrity guest on Bravo’s “Watch What Happens,” “Flipping Out” and “Real Housewives of Orange County” and “Beverly Hills;” “Keeping up with the Kardashians,” Logo’s “Rupaul’s Drag Race” and “Rupaul’s Big Gay Game Show.”

McDonald’s debut book, “You’ll Never Blue Ball in this Town Again,” spent seven weeks on the New York Times best-seller list, and climbed to the #1 position on Amazon’s “Bestsellers in Entertainment” list. McDonald released her follow up to “Blue Balls” in February 2013 titled “My Inappropriate Life: Some Material Not Suitable for Small Children, Nuns, or Mature Adults,” which also became a national bestseller.

Heather McDonald was also a contributing writer and had featured roles in major motion films “White Chicks” and “Dance Flick” by The Wayans Brothers. Additionally, she’s been a guest on “The Tonight Show,” “The Today Show,” “Reno 911,” “Frasier,” “Malcolm in the Middle” and “Drake and Josh.”

For more about this and other events at the Wheeler, visit www.wheeleroperahouse.com.