Deb Filler is a comedian who performs 36 characters in her one-woman show, Punch Me in the Stomach. Her talent for accents could surpass that of Meryl Streep’s. She finds humor in the most unlikely situations and in one of her shows, Filler Up! she bakes a loaf of challah bread on stage. She once thought she would become a folk singer and was encouraged by a trio you may have heard of, Peter, Paul, and Mary. And one of the greatest influences in her life was Leonard Bernstein, whom she not only praised for his warmth and generosity, but also co-wrote a short film about him. Deb was born in New Zealand, but has performed all over the world, including in New York. From April 13 through April 29, D.C. area audiences have the opportunity to see this amazingly talented women in her show, I Did It My Way at MetroStage in Alexandria, Virginia. She talks with Woman Around Town’s Editor Charlene Giannetti about growing up in New Zealand, going with her father to visit concentration camps, and her amazing career. Click to listen.