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WOMEN WHO KILL Wednesday, January 16, 2013 08:00 PM Hollywood Improv, Los Angeles, CA
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  • Ticket Price: $14.00
  • Door Time: 7:30 PM
  • Show Type: Stand Up
  • Showroom: Main Room
  • Restrictions: 18 & over
    Two items minimum
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  • Shawn Pelofsky

    Shawn Pelofsky

    This sassy female will blow you away with her physical comedy and high energy. If Dane Cook and Kathy Griffin were to have a love child, then this would be your comic for hire. Shawn will take you on a wild ride with her outrageous impersonations and knowledge of pop culture. Her ability to nickname and work a crowd will blow your mind. Once you “Stretch it Out” with Shawn Pelofsky, you will never stop.

    Shawn was born one out of ten Jews in Oklahoma.  Performing since the age of eight, it’s only natural that Shawn decided to pursue a career in comedy.  She attended the University of Southern California and received a B.A. from The School of Theater.  During her time at USC, she joined an improvisational group “Comedius Interruptus” which became her motivating force to train at The Groundlings.

    By the age of 20, Shawn Pelofsky was performing sketches and improv with comedic giant (SNL’s) Will Ferrell'. With a couple years of improv under her belt, she became a member of The ACME Comedy Theater. During her time at ACME, Shawn flourished in the field of stand-up comedy culminating with her current status as a regular at The World Famous Comedy Store. When she’s not touring or performing for our troops in places like Afghanistan, Bosnia, Bahrain and Guantanamo Bay, Shawn performs weekly on their infamous Main Room stage. Adding to her many comedic accolades, Shawn has been featured in The Montreal “Just for Laughs” Comedy Festival and in the all female hit comedy tours Pretty Funny Women, Nice Jewish Girls Gone Bad and The Hot Tamales  produced by Eva Longoria. She has opened up for greats such as Richard Lewis, Robert Klein, Bill Maher and the fabulous Margaret Cho.

    Shawn has given the comedy competition circuit a run for its money as a finalist for The Funniest Woman in Orange County and in Comedy Central's "Laugh Riots". Her television and film credits include Community (NBC), Lip Service (Showtime), The Gossip Queens (LOGO), Chelsea Lately (E!), Pretty Hurts (LOGO), Comics Unleashed (ABC), The Tonight Show (NBC), Pauly Shore’s Minding the Store (TBS), Last Comic Standing (NBC), Playboy Channel and Free Enterprise starring William Shatner. You can currently catch Shawn Pelofsky taking gay male audiences by storm performing with the Atlantis Cruises worldwide, Gay Prides around the USA, hosting HRC events and at The Comedy Store with her new monthly hit wonder “The Bathhouse Show”. Make sure to check out her new comedy album: LADY HAHA recently released on i-Tunes.

     

  • Jen Kober

    Jen Kober

    Originally from Lake Charles, Louisiana, Kober has bounded onto the national stage - playing colleges, theatres and comedy clubs all over the country and bringing crowds to their feet with her original blend of stand-up, story telling, and improvised rock-n-roll comedy. Leslie Berman of The SWLA Times writes,"Kober is one of the most talented comics of our time. I have been betting on her to find her niche and go national since the first time I saw her. I thought: Shes got to be our 21st Century Lucille Ball, and thats no exaggeration. If you’re twenty years younger than me, think hipper Tracey Ullman." Jen Kober currently lives in Los Angeles, CA where she continues to develop new material and travel the globe spreading mass amounts of laughter world-wide with both her stand-up and improvised comedy shows.

    Jen loves Yoo-Hoo and ranch flavored Corn-Nuts and wonders why instant gratification takes so long.

     

  • Nika Williams

    Nika Williams

     All the way from the Dirty South, this Floridian actress has always had knack for making people laugh. At just the age of 4, she was constantly entertaining her family with poems. Seeing her natural talent her mother enrolled her in the Drama and Dance program at The African Cultural Arts Center. Immediately Nika fell in love with the stage!

    Her passion for theatre lead to her receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Performance and a minor in African Studies. Soon after graduation, she set her sights on Los Angeles. Once in LA, she began booking roles on popular shows such as CSI Miami, Hannah Montana, All of Us and Wild ‘N Out. Check her out in November on the Comedy Shaq youtube channel starring in The Real Preacher's Wives.

    Even though she loves tv and film, her natural comedic timing led her to venture into stand up comedy. She is now a regular at The Improv. If that's not enough, she sometimes moonlights as a model and overindulge on organic popcorn!

  • Lisa Sundstedt

    Lisa Sundstedt

    An accomplished stand up comic and creator of the PFW brand, Lisa Sundstedt has written/produced on several television shows including “Chelsea Lately”, “The Chelsea Handler Show” and “Girls Behaving Badly”. She’s been a consultant on Denise Richard’s “It’s Complicated” as well as the talent coordinator for the Smear Campaign episode of Kathy Griffin’s “My Life On The D List”. Hosting credits include Universal Studio’s theme park show “Totally Nickelodeon”, “Extreme Gong Talent Search” and live interstitial segments for Game Show Network and the web series “Bi-Polar Expert Answers” for Web MD. With her keen eye for discovering talent, Lisa has booked, coached and written for literally hundreds of female comics over the past fifteen years. Currently, she produces an all star line up of comics called “Women Who Kill” at the Hollywood Improv and “Pretty, Funny, Women” in several venues throughout the country.

Description:

Women Who Kill...it's serious comedy.

Veteran comic & producer Lisa Sundstedt “slays” the crowd with an unforgettable night of all female comics in “Women Who Kill”. Lisa’s reputation for consistently delivering strong, fearless, funny females for over thirteen years is what keeps audiences coming back time and time again. WWK features national headliners, Improv regulars and wicked newcomers who seize the stage for ninety minutes with one goal; to simply slaughter. Be afraid, be very afraid. Also, be on time.

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