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)
Molly Gardner is a SAG comedian and actress. She is Los Angeles based. In her first ever sketch competition, Molly won first place in the Boob Tube Sketch contest at The Second City with a sketch parody of "Elimidate" that she wrote and performed. She was a crowd favorite and was asked to come back and help host the next round of competition as "Miss June BoobTube." She also performs at Upright Citizens Brigade in various shows on an ongoing basis. She was in the film "SLAP", which has been selected for over ten film festivals, including the San Diego Film Festival. She graduated cum laude from Ithaca College with degrees in Speech Communication and Acting. She has trained at with Pretty Funny Women, Upright Citizens Brigade, The Groundlings, and the Baron/Brown studio. WEBSITE | BOOK
Raised in a suburb of Cleveland Ohio, Lia moved to Los Angeles to pursue her dream of writing, ended up with a career as a development executive and after trying work at a regular 9-5 decided she'd rather be unemployed as a comedy writer. Occasionally she does get a job but she´d rather live off of her husband (or anyone) when given the option. BOOK
Jillie Reil is an actress, model, comedian, host and writer that has appeared in feature films, television shows, reality-based shows, sketch comedies, theater and stand-up. She often plays quirky lead or supporting characters such as Cheryl, the ditzy sidekick to the twisted plastic surgeons in the Universal Pictures feature comedy Hole in One, Yoni, the frigid tantric yoga instructor in the sitcom pilot "Yoga Madness," and Roxanne, the porn star with a heart of gold in the Jerry Zucker/TBS sketch pilot "National Banana." Look for her in the 2013 release of Ushi Must Marry with Wendy Van Dijk, The Devil's Dozen with Eric Roberts and an upcoming episode of Hillbilly Handfishin' on Animal Planet. WEBSITE | | MYSPACE |
TV appearances include ''Chelsea Lately'' on E!, ''The Chelsea Handler Show'' ''Comics Unleashed'' with Byron Allen and two episodes of ''Robot Chicken'' on Cartoon Network. She co hosted a web series on Web MD called ''Bipolar; Experts Answers''. She has hosted shows for GSN & written on several game shows & TV shows like ''Girls Behaving Badly,'' ''The Chelsea Handler Show'', ''Chelsea Lately'', ''Denise Richards: It's Complicated'' and is currently developing a reality series based on her life as a comedy teacher/manager for women called ''The Comedienne Whisperer''. WEBSITE | | BOOK