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(Doors open at 07:30 PM)
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Erin Foley presents Gays R Us, featuring the best gay, gay friendly, questioning, curious, funniest comics available that night. Now in it's third year at the Improv, Gays R Us continues to pack the house on the first Wednesday of each month.
Erin Foley, a recent transplant to Los Angeles, spent years in New York City’s comedy clubs mastering the art of stand-up comedy while successfully pursuing her acting career. In New York and Los Angeles, Erin can be regularly seen at Gotham Comedy Club, Caroline's on Broadway, The Improv, The Laugh Factory and Stand Up New York. She has performed at the Just for Laughs/TBS Comedy Festival in Chicago and the Marshall’s Women in Comedy Festival. Foley has had the honor of being selected to perform at the prestigious Montreal Comedy Festival three times. Not only has Erin had a successful career in comedy, but she also succeeds on the small screen with several national television commercial campaigns.
At the present time, Erin is filming a comedy pilot for E! Entertainment. She recently shot her own half hour comedy special for Comedy Central and has taped Chelsea Lately and The Kilborn File on FOX. Simultaneously, Erin has enjoyed success in the field of acting. She can be seen in the short films “Cried Suicide” and “Squeezplay”, as well as a pilot for MTV called, “This is Ray.” Her favorite role to date was in Cameron Crowe’s film “Almost Famous”. Erin played the role of Allison, the fact checker. Erin has branded a unique position for herself in the industry as not only a gifted stand-up but a talented actress. Her versatility makes her one of the most sought- after women working the comedy scene today.
Sandra Valls: Sandra Valls is a brash high energy outrageously funny in your face Latina comic. Voted by Latina Magazine as one of the Top 33 Bad Ass Comics with Latin Roots, Sandra will make you laugh till your face hurts. Performing in two Showtime Comedy specials: The Latin Diva’s of Comedy and Pride: the LGBT Comedy Slam hosted by Bruce Vilanch, Sandra has made a name for herself. Her other Television credits include Outlaugh Festival, One Night StandUP (LOGO) Comic’s Unleashed with Byron Allen (ABC) BET’s Comic View. Voted one of Curve Magazine’s Top 10 funniest lesbian comics and top faces to watch for in Diva magazine.