A Newly Seinfeld-Approved Nikki Glaser Preps For Her Biggest Show Yet | Arts Stories & Interviews | St. Louis
, 2022-12-21 18:13:00,
St. Louis native Nikki Glaser is still buzzing from the night before. Not from booze — the 38-year-old comedian quit drinking 10 years ago. Not even from the previous night’s sold-out show in Atlantic City, part of Glaser’s The Good Girl Tour, which she describes as the best tour of her career. No, Glaser’s nerve endings are still smoldering because she just met Jerry Seinfeld for the first time. The two happened to be performing in separate showrooms at the same Atlantic City casino, after which the comedy legend summoned Glaser to his dressing room.
Gearing herself up to tell Seinfeld, one of her all-time heroes, how much he means to her, Glaser was flabbergasted when he gushed over her instead.
“It turns out he’s a huge fan!” she tells the RFT on a phone call from her New York City hotel room. “I was, like, ‘Are you doing an impression of the things that I was planning to say to you!?’ I was very shocked that he was even familiar with me, let alone a fan. It was awesome. It was one of the best moments of my career, and it just happened last night.”
Seinfeld’s praise was especially important to Glaser as someone who, despite considerable success and fame, still struggles with feelings of insecurity as a performer.
“I’m someone who always doubts myself a lot and always has imposter syndrome. I constantly…
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