Created in 1996 by comedienne Lisa Sundstedt, Pretty, Funny Women is the longest running all female comedy show in the world and the hottest showcase in town for up and coming comediennes. Some of the comics who have performed on PFW over the years are Chelsea Handler, Sarah Silverman, Natasha Leggero, Maria Bamford, Tig, Aisha Tyler, Heather McDonald, Retta and more! If you're looking for a fun night of smart, fun, relatable comedy, check out PFW for a little eye candy and a lot of laughs!
PRETTY, FUNNY WOMEN Stand up comedy has never looked so good!
WHAT IS IT? PRETTY, FUNNY WOMEN is the longest running, all female stand-up comedy show in the country. Created in 1996, PFW is run, booked & hosted by comedienne & writer LISA SUNDSTEDT (aka The Heidi Fleiss of Comedy). PFW has been running strong in several venues for over 12 years including The Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas, The Comedy Stop at the Trop in Atlantic City, The La Jolla Comedy Store, The Commerce Casino and currently plays every month at the World Famous Hollywood Improv. It features a different line up each show with a roster of over thirty seasoned comics who can be seen regularly on network television series, national commercials, hit sitcoms, Comedy Central Specials & The Tonight Show w Jay Leno. Some of the women who have been featured in PFW over the past decade are Sarah Silverman, Chelsea Handler, Sherri Shepherd, Margaret Cho & Aisha Tyler. All the comics from Lisa´s roster are hip, sexy, fun and hysterical! Stand up comedy has never looked so good.
WHAT MAKES IT UNIQUE? Individually, these comics work colleges and clubs across the country. PFW features an amazing line up of five of these women doing their BEST 20 minutes. The tone of the show is sexy, irreverent, & smart. These comics are pros who have been working with each other for years. The chemistry between Lisa, the comics & the audience is unlike any other show out there.
WHO ARE THE FANS? Women love it because it´s smart, honest, hysterical and relatable. Young boys love it because it´s sexy. Men love it because it´s genuinely funny. Young girls love it because they all want to be us. Gay men love it because they all want to be us. Grandmas love it because it´s not "too" dirty. Couples love it because it´s interactive. Feminists love it because we´re not self deprecating and Scientologists love it because were not on medication. (at least not while performing)
Angel Laketa Moore was born in Baltimore, Md, raised in Kentucky and is the youngest of four girls. The acting bug hit Angel very young, so she begin acting in plays in school and at church by the age of 7. After high school, she attended the University of Kentucky, where she received a bachelors of arts in theater. Then she went on to get her master of fine arts degree in acting from the University of California, Irvine. Then in 2006 she moved up to Los Angeles, and began working immediately on the hit tv show ER for three seasons. Angel started doing stand up January of 2010 and is loving every minute of it. She is currently living in Los Angeles with her wonderful husband Marcus I and her adorable 1 year old son Marcus II. BOOK
Comedian Sara Collins THE IMPROV, THE COMEDY STORE, ROOM 5, UCB, FUNNY OR DIE
Commercial/TV: Toyota Prius, Kelloggs Corn Pops, NWF PSA, Enforcers, Rescue 911, 1000 Ways To Die, The Double, La La Land
Stand Up: The Improv, The Comedy Store (Main Room/Belly Room), Room 5, UCB, The Comedy Union, Funny Or Die TWITTER |
Manon Lucy Mathews is an American actress born and raised in Los Angeles. She graduated from Calabasas High School and went on to Santa Barbara City College where she studied Film Production, Dance and Theater. She is an ALUMNI of The Second City Conservatory (Hollywood), and starred in the GRADUATE show, "Friends with Medical Benefits". She has studied at The Groundlings and Upright Citizens Brigade. She performs STAND-UP comedy at The Comedy Store, The Improv, and Flappers Comedy Club. She won 1st place in the competition "The good, the bad and the funny" at The Haha Cafe. WEBSITE | |
Comedian Janice Silver FLAPPERS, COMEDY STORE, THE FEDERAL BAR, THE FORMOSA, BEST OF FESTIVAL 2014
Started doing stand up at the age of 70. My, "What do I have to lose?" project. To my surprise people responded warmly and enthusiastically to my sets (who knew?) I do some bit on aging for sure, but also a lot of cutting edge material. (Not remotely your typical senior!) TWITTER |
Comedian Tory Shulman FOX 11 LA, MSN.COM, REELZCHANNEL, BITESIZETV, MIND OF MENCIA
Tory Shulman is a UCB Improviser, Stand-Up, TV/ Web Host and Animal Assisted Therapy Partner originally from Washington DC. She hosted "Movie Up" and "Movie Mob" at ReelzChannel and "Last Night on TV" at MSN.com. She's rugged, yet vulnerable...like a nice bottle of Pinot. WEBSITE | |
Comedian Eljae Brown APPEARED ON TOSH.O , TEACHER OF THE YEAR 2012, 4 NATIONAL COMMERCIALS
Eljae spent the last 12 years as a science teacher, and is now in therapy. She quit teaching to be a full time performer. When she is not writing or performing on stage, she is auditioning or shooting a commercial. She was the face of both Taco Bell and Weight Watchers in 2015, which earned her lots of confusing looks. During her free time, Eljae listens to music and fantasizes about being Beyonce. WEBSITE | |
Felicia Michaels was nominated twice for Funniest Female Comic by the American Comedy Awards; in 1999 she won the award. She has released one album, Lewd Awakenings, on the What Are Records label. She has appeared on Showtime, MTV, VH1, and NBC, and was the co-host of a popular weekly podcast with Joey Diaz named "Beauty and Da Beast." BOOK
Nikki Lynn Katt has performed her racy brand of comedy music and stand up at some of the best comedy clubs and music venues in LA, Australia and the United Kingdom, including the Hollywood Improv, The House of Blues on the Sunset Strip, The Hollywood Comedy Store, Hollywood´s Hotel Cafe, The Sydney Comedy Store, The Sydney Laugh Garage, The Comedy Club in Melbourne, Jongleurs in the UK, the Melbourne Fringe Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Her new song ´´Don´t Forget About the Balls´´ recently made Australia´s iTunes chart for the top 100 comedy songs of all time. Her sweet and innocent vibe and angelic voice combined with the filthy-ness of her blatantly sexual lyrics make for a hilarious combination that is a definite crowd pleaser. She is the girl you want to bring home to mom, just don´t bring mom to the show! WEBSITE | |