Cristela Alonzo is a comedian originally from the Rio Grande Valley in south Texas and currently lives in Los Angeles, CA. Cristela has appeared on Conan, Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham” and “Gabriel Iglesias’ Presents Stand Up Revolution.” She was also a featured comedian on Showtime Network’s “Legally Brown.”
Cristela has also written for Comedy Central and has won numerous awards for her short films, including Best Film at the Boston Comedy Festival and recently made her acting debut on FX’s “Sons of Anarchy.”
In 2012, Cristela was the most requested performer at the National Association of Campus Activities where she was booked to perform at over 100 colleges and universities across the country, bringing the total number of colleges at over 200 that she’s performed at in the past three years.
Cristela most recently received a development deal from 20th Century Fox to develop her own half-hour sit-com based on her life.
Cristela is currently on tour across the country. For more information, go to cristelaalonzo.com.
Join Kathleen Madigan in “Friends of Tim: A Comedic Celebration of the Life of Tim Wilson” on Wednesday, May 14th. Fellow comedians Ron White, Billy Gardell, Ralphie May, James Gregory and Killer Beaz accompany Kathleen in a night of comedy to celebrate the life of Tim Wilson, a Nashville resident comedian who passed away on February 26th. All proceeds from the show will benefit the Tim Wilson Memorial fund.
Over Kathleen Madigan’s 25 year career she has performed on nearly every standup television show ever made; Leno, Letterman, Conan, Ferguson and so on. Her third hour-long special, Madigan Again, which iTunes named one of the Best Comedy Albums of 2013, premièred on September 11 exclusively on Netflix in the U.S., Canada, Europe and Latin America. Previously she’s released 4 CDs and 2 DVDs and starred in 2 HBO specials, 3 Comedy Central specials, 3 CMT Salute to the Troops specials with Ron White and her last hour-long special, Gone Madigan, premièred on Showtime and is available on Netflix.