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)
Check out our promo at www.prettyfunnywomen.com
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Host/MC Kimrie Lewis-Davis PEEPLES W/CRAIG ROBINSON, SCANDAL (ABC), NEW GIRL (FOX) , GO ON (NBC), THE NEIGHBORS (FOX)
Actress-writer-comedian Kimrie Lewis-Davis was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. Kimrie is a graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and a 3rd grade spelling bee champ. She has performed at NXNE Comedy Festival, NY Comedy Festival, San Diego IndieFest. Kimrie has had a recurring role as Reporter Ashley on ABC's Scandal for the past 3 seasons. She has made guest appearances on FOX, NBC, ABC, including New Girl and The Neighbors. Her breakout film role was the character Meg in Peeples, alongside Kerry Washington, Craig Robinson, and David Alan Grier. Kimrie will next be seen in the new TBS pilot The Detour and an upcoming NBC pilot executive produced by Tina Fey. Stalk her on Twitter at @iamKimrie and kimrie.com WEBSITE | BOOK
Lindsey always had a love for comedy. After she moved to L.A. she took the entry-level sketch-writing class at the Upright Citizen´s Brigade and was immediately invited into their coveted master class with Matt Besser. So she had a talent for it too. This inspired Lindsey and a few other talented friends to form a production company and sketch group called Reckless Tortuga. They filmed some of Lindsey´s sketches and put them up on YouTube. In a matter of months, Reckless Tortuga became a viral sensation. Their sketch-comedy shorts and original web series pull in over one million views per week and over two-hundred million total views... and counting. Lindsey stays extremely busy writing, producing and performing in weekly content with Reckless Tortuga, in addition to taking care of her two babies at home... her six month old and her husband. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Jianine is a comedienne. She lived in New Jersey and New York most of her life, before moving to LA in 2006. Half Armenian and half Italian, she's known for her strong POV, love of family and an excessive amount of body hair. You can follow her at twitter.com/jianinegiorgio WEBSITE | | MYSPACE |
Comedian Tammy Tavares TWO AND A HALF MEN, DROP DEAD DIVA, NYPD BLUE, DAYS OF OUR LIVES, WHAT PLANET ARE YOU FROM?
From a trailer park in Mishawaka, Indiana to Beverly Hills adjacent, Tammy Tavares has seen it all. Her colorful resume of strip clubs, sugar daddies and a failed career in hairdressing have bizarrely landed her in a stable marriage–a contrast that has become the foundation for her comedy.
For over a decade, Tammy played Dr. Karen Bader on Days of Our Lives, also picking up roles on General Hospital, Las Vegas, N.Y.P.D. Blue, The West Wing, ER, The Mind of the Married Man, Dharma & Greg, and most recently, Two and a Half Men and Drop Dead Diva.
Tammy is trained in comedic and dramatic acting (Ivanna Chubbuck, Larry Moss, Sandy Marshall), stand-up comedy technique (Lisa Sundstedt/Pretty Funny Women) in Improv by way of UCB and the Groundlings. BOOK
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 | | BOOK
Emily continues to perform around LA at clubs like The Comedy Store, The LA Improv, Laugh Factory, Flappers and Malo. She is currently shopping around her episodic pilot, a comedy based on her life and the truly odd things she encounters on a daily basis. And in December 2014 she was invited to perform at the famed Caroline's On Broadway in NYC. See her live. You won't regret it. Unless you drink too much at the show, get violent and get arrested. That´s regretful. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Mindy Lipton THE COMEDY STORE, THE HOLLYWOOD IMPROV, AMERICAN COMEDY CLUB, MADHOUSE COMEDY CLUB, COMEDY PALACE
Mindy has been performing since she was a child. She performed for her husband and raised triplets until they all left the nest and she spread her wings to do stand up comedy in San Diego and Los Angeles. Credits include Comedy Stores, Improv in Hollywood, American Comedy Club, Madhouse Comedy Club, Comedy Palace in San Diego and San Diego State University where she most recently retired from the administrative stage. Mindy produces a group once entitled, LOL, Ladies of Laughter but now includes men, so it became, "Mindy Lipton and Funny Friends". Dat Phan, winner of season one of "Last Comic Standing" saw Mindy perform and when he's in the San Diego hood she opens for him...on stage both at Comedy Palace and Tango Del Rey in Point Loma. BOOK
Comedian Samantha Hale LAUGHS ON FOX, THE PANDORA BOXX SHOW , IHEARTRADIO, LAUGHING SKULL FESTIVAL, WORLD SERIES OF COMEDY
Born and raised in Los Angeles, Samantha Hale is following in the comedic footsteps of her grandfather, Alan Hale Jr., best known as The Skipper from Gilligan's Island. With her unique outlook on life, Samantha likes to push boundaries with her material, and is currently working on recording her first live stand up comedy album. She was recently featured on "Laughs" on FOX, is Co-Host of "The Pandora Boxx Show" on iHeart Radio, and has performed in numerous festivals such as The World Series of Comedy Las Vegas, She Devil NY, MidWest Fest, Laughing Skull Atlanta, and many more. BOOK