Get ready to laugh with some of the funniest chicks in Los Angeles! Every 2nd Friday of the month, shake off that work week stress in the Yoo Hoo Room with us!
Host/MC Charlene Ward FLAPPERS - BURBANK, HOLLYWOOD IMPROV, COMEDY STORE, LOWELL COMEDY FESTIVAL , SAVAGE MAGAZINE
Charlene Ward is coming back from a few years off. Her goal was to lose weight and get healthy then she realized she would be losing a good part of her act. Let's face it; her parents are still together, she's in a strong relationship and she wasn't touched in her naughty place by a boy scout leader until she was well into her 20's. She's performed at bars, clubs and coffee shops across this great land; this is absolutely her dream come true. You learn a lot about Charlene through her comedy. Her honest, bitingly funny look on her life and family makes her connect with young and old alike. WEBSITE | BOOK
For 7 1/2 years Tess was a writer & supervising producer on the Soup. She was frequently seen on camera as herself, Posh Spice, a Succubus, a "Guidette" from Jersey Shore, and perhaps most notably The Dancing Maxi Pad. She has most recently written for the Comedy Central Roast of Roseanne. Her first feature film, Thicker Than Water, is scheduled to begin filming in early 2013. Her first book, Recipes for Disaster, was published in October of 2012. When not holding herself to ridiculous standards at dinner parties or learning to speak Italian, continues to perform stand up in Los Angeles. She is also a regular performer at the storytelling show, Public School, and frequently reads her essays at the Pez show. She can also be seen discussing pop culture on the TV Guide Channel and VH1. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Jill Czarnowski CHUCK, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES, NCIS, MY NAME IS EARL, RULES OF ENGAGEMENT
Jill Czarnowski is desperately trying to upgrade from her television career to a high-paying, star-studded vocation in stand-up comedy. In the meantime, you can Netflix her appearances on Chuck, Desperate Housewives, My Name Is Earl, Rules of Engagement and The Agency. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Collectively as a singer, dancer and comedian, Celeste has been performing for over 20 years. As a comedian she has been in sketches on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, has toured the country and performs in the top comedy clubs in Los Angeles and New York. As a dancer, she spent 5 years performing in shows for Universal Studios, as well as a Snoop Dogg video, where Snoop personally told her he liked her "Doggy style", but that was because she was holding a sign that said "Doggy style". As a singer, one of the highlights was performing at the House of Blues in Los Angeles, opening for John Lee Hooker. She is currently writing a sitcom about her life growing up in a funeral home.....and still fantasizes about performing with the Rolling Stones someday. BOOK
Comedian Rosie Tran USO TOURS , LAST COMIC STANDING, STYLE NETWORK
Rosie Tran is one of the fastest rising young stars in the entertainment business! Originally from New Orleans, Louisiana, she moved to Hollywood to pursue her career as a professional entertainer. The stand up comedian, writer, and actress has toured internationally, at comedy clubs, colleges, and overseas for the USO in Europe and the Middle East. Rosie has been a featured performer at the Boston International Comedy and Movie Festival, the Seattle International Comedy Competition, and Funnyfest in Canada, to name a few. She was a Los Angeles area finalist on season six of the hit NBC series, "Last Comic Standing." WEBSITE | | BOOK
Industry professionals describe Shannon as an Early Ellen DeGeneres. Her timing and quick witted comedic style connects with audiences of all ages. She has opened for Paul Reiser, Felipe Esparza, Jon Dore, and featured for Gabriel Iglesias and Erik Griffin just to name a few.
Shannon has been teaching stand up comedy for 7 years. She was a Beginning Stand Up teacher at Judy Carter's Comedy Workshops, then started teaching comedy privately for adults and teens all over the world, and is now the Dean at Flappers Comedy University where she teaches Beginning and Intermediate Stand Up to Teens and Adults. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Mary Kennedy COMEDY CENTRAL, SPIKE, VH1, LAUGH FACTORY, GOTHAM COMEDY CLUB
Mary E. Kennedy, a Boston native, co-stars in the feature film Creative Differences that is currently airing in the Toronto market and just appeared at the Alabama Film Festival to rave reviews. She also was the Co-Producer of this feature.
She hosts her own show called Oh Mary!, weekly on LA Talk Radio with 150,000 regular listeners. Her show is every Tuesday, 7pm, PST, www.latalkradio.com, channel 2.
A Professional Comic for over 15 years, in Los Angeles, she is a regular at The Laugh Factory. She featured for the show Gender Blender at the Improv and has toured with Mom´s Night Out!, a comedy show that is performed by Moms for Moms. She has also opened for headliners David Allen Grier, Joy Behar, Margaret Cho, Selene Luna, Aisha Tyler, Lisa Lampanelli and Leslie Jordan. BOOK
Lauri Roggenkamp is a stand-up comedian and improviser. She grew up in Anaheim, California. Lauri started comedy when she was 18 and is the first female to win the Orange County's "Funniest Person" award. She was also in the "Unrepped New Faces" category and "Best of the Fest" at the 2011 Montreal "Just for Laughs" Comedy Festival. Lauri lives with her parents because she wants to, not because she has to. Among her interests, she cites Chipotle, writing, Chipotle, performing and Chipotle. BOOK