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)
Amy Witry hails from Tipton, Iowa (population 3000). With only one stoplight in the county she spent her childhood eating corn, performing clown shows for her neighborhood, and recreating scenes from The Dukes of Hazzard.
In between bad dates and stoplights Amy hosts and performs at comedy clubs, festivals, charity events and in random backyards from Los Angeles to NYC. She has completed the entire writing program at Second City and The Groundlings. She´s also performed at Coachella.
Amy has season tickets to the New Orleans Saints and travels to the Big Easy for home games. In addition to being a professional sports fan she has also completed marathons, triathlons and she broke her face surfing in Costa Rica. She believes tailgating is an art and yes--she did attend Superbowl XLIV. For free. But that story is too long for a bio. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Andi Wagner TNT, 72 HOURS , CO-HOST MTV TRASHED, HOST, FIT TV, HOST, FRIDAY NIGHT, GARAGE SALE
Andi is one opinionated, energetic and indefatigable mother who has no filter on and off the stage. She enjoys grabbing life by the balls and running. During a midlife crisis, Andi had an affair and fell in love with stand up. It was comedy that rescued her from the monotony of her marriage and motherhood. After just two months of performing stand up, Andi placed third in Flappers Comedy Club's UCC contest. Since then, she continues to kick ass at the The Comedy Store, The Ice House, Westside Comedy Theater, The Warehouse and in the kitchen for her husband, wearing only beige stilettos. Andi recently appeared as a contestant on the reality competition series, "72 Hours" on TNT. She was dropped in the middle of the New Zealand Alps with two strangers, a GPS and only the clothes on her back. They competed for 72 hours to find a briefcase with $100,000. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Kendra Ware is a multidisciplinary artist. She has performed in several venues throughout the US. She has performed in DC, NYC and in LA. Comedy venues include The Comedy Store in LA, The Improv in DC and UCB in LA. She has studied extensively at CALARTS where she received her MFA and at Sarah Lawrence College where she earned her BFA. BOOK
Comedian Maria Zyrianova ENTOURAGE, GUEST STAR, PARTY DOWN, GUEST STAR, DINNER FOR SCHMACKS, HOLLYWOOD IMPROV, VARIOUS, BOSTON IMROV
Comedian Syd Wilder THE TONIGHT SHOW , PIRANHACONDA - SYFY , EVIL BIKINI , SHADY DELIVERY, DWAYNEBOOK
Syd hails from Atlanta, Georgia. She attended American Academy of Dramatic Arts and is very thankful to continuously receive training from talented acting coaches outside the conservatory, which include Ivanna Chubbuck, Margie Haber Studio's, Second City and The Groundlings.
Syd shot 2 pilots for Comedy Central this year "DwayneBook," with Dwayne Perkins & "Shady Delivery" with & Bryan Callen. She also appeared in a comedy skit for the "Jay Leno Show" with Mikey Day portraying, Bristol Palin. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Lisa Sundstedt PRETTY FUNNY WOMEN, WOMEN WHO KILL , COMICS UNLEASHED, STAND UP IN STILETTOS, CHELSEA HANDLER
Lisa Sundstedt is a comedienne, writer, actress and voiceover artist. She began her career as a singer-dancer & toured the world performing in Vegas, Atlantic City, Casablanca, Morocco, Tokyo Disneyland, Japan and on cruise ships. She spent four years on the road with the famous 50's group ShaNaNa as the only girl! She began doing stand up comedy in 1995, got a development deal with Tri Star Television, performed at the Montreal Comedy Festival and did a USO Tour of Micronesia. In 1996, she created "Pretty, Funny Women" (the longest running all female comedy show in the country) She wrote on "Girls Behaving Badly," "The Chelsea Handler Show", "Chelsea Lately", "Denise Richards: It's Complicated" and is currently producing comedy shows throughout LA and teaching stand up comedy to women. Some of her TV appearances include "Comics Unleashed" and "Stand up in Stilettos". Her website is www.prettyfunnywomen.com WEBSITE | | BOOK