SHANG, a transplanted New Yorker whose carefully nurtured evolution from stand-up comedy to socio-political satire gives heavy flight to the spoken and outspoken word. The 2009 Famecast Comedy Winner, has been seen on CBS’S THE LATE LATE SHOW, BET's COMIC VIEW , HBO 's DEF JAM, STARZ 1st AMENDMENT, Si TV, COMIC’S UNLEASHED, NBC’S “HEROES”, CBS’S “CSI” QUE’ LOCOS, & COMEDY CENTRAL, and will be seen in his own up coming 1 HOUR SHOW TIME SPECIAL late 2010. With over a Million fans signed up thru his website and sell out shows all across the country, SHANg is one of the comedians to watch for.
“Provocative, Edgy, Political and Extremely Funny”-LA TIMES
“This guy kills, leaving the audience rolling!”-DVD VERDICT
Cristela Alonzo is the cocreator, coexecutive producer and star of the ABC sitcom, “Cristela,” an achievement which caps a whirlwind year. Cristela rose to fame in the world of standup and has since topped multiple comedy powerplayer lists including "Variety's Top 10 Comics to Watch," "Top 10 Comedy Acts to Watch in 2014" by LA Weekly, Cosmo Latina's "8 Women You Should be Following on Twitter," Time Out's "Comics to Watch," Cosmo's "13 Female Comedians to Watch For in 2014," and "One of the 50 Comedians You Should and WILL Know" by Vulture.com.
Cristela recently made a deal with Comedy Central to release her debut CD, “Some of the Hits,” this fall. "The Half Hour," her first halfhour special in Boston, premiered in June 2013 on Comedy Central to rave reviews. Cristela has also made appearances on “The View,” “The Late Show with David Letterman,” "Conan,” Gabriel Iglesias' "Stand Up Revolution," Showtime's "Legally Brown," "Last Comic Standing" and "Live at Gotham." In addition, she performed at the Bonnaroo Music Festival and the Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal.
One of the most popular standup comedians in the college market, she showcased at the NACA (National Association of Campus Activities) national convention in Charlotte, NC, and was the most requested act of the convention. In the past three years, she has performed for almost 300 colleges.
Originally from San Juan, Texas—Cristela is based in Los Angeles, and when not on the road, can be found performing at various area clubs, including her home club The Comedy and Magic Club in Hermosa Beach.
“CRISTELA” on ABC: http://abc.go.com/shows/cristela
For more information, go to www.cristelaalonzo.com
Jason Stuart is one the country's top openly gay comics and prolific character actors. Filmmakers liken his talent as a cross between the depth of Philip Seymour Hoffman, the comedy timing of John Ritter and the quirkiness of a younger Alan Arkin. He has performed at the Montreal Comedy Festival, Town Hall on Broadway to 100,000 at the Millennium March for gay rights. Jason is now touring all over the USA with his stand up comedy show, to sold out crowds in colleges, mainstream comedy clubs, and major LGBT events. As an actor, Jason has been seen in over 100 film & TV shows including, “The Secret Life Of The American Teenager”, “Entourage”, The Closer”, “Its Always Sunny In Philadelphia”, “House” “Everybody Hates Chris”, "My Wife & Kids”, “George Lopez”, “Will & Grace” and “Charmed”. As a comic he as had his own stand up special “Making It To The Middle & CD “Gay Comedy Without A Dress”. He has also appeared on “Comics Unleashed”,“Wisecrack” and “One Night Stand Up” to name a few. In films, “Bear City 2: The Proposal” with Kathy Nijimy, HBO’s “Gia” with Angelina Jolie,James Franco’s “Holy Land”, K11 opposite Goran Visnjic to name a few. Lastly, In 2007 he was nominated for best supporting actor for the Glitter Award in the indie comedy film “Coffee Date”. www.jasonstuart.com.