We’re taking our annual comedy fundraiser virtual! Grab a drink and some snacks and join us for a night of laughs from top comedians, all from the comfort of home. Our hope is that this year’s edition of Ladies Who Laugh can help us all create space for some joy and laughter during these challenging times.
Nicky Sunshine is a Virginia native who graduated from Northwestern University. She is an actress, stand up comic, improv artist, writer, radio personality at 108 Soul NY and an established voiceover talent with ads for JC Penny, Grubhub, Northrop Grumman and more. Ms. Sunshine has a passion for languages and has lived in Caracas, Venezuela and Munich, Germany. To read more about Nicky, click here.
2020 Featured Comedians to Date:
Comedian Jackie Fabulous captured America’s heart as a semi-finalist on the 2019 season of America’s Got Talent. Jackie Fabulous is a hilarious and affable stand-up comedian, writer, actor, producer, motivational speaker, and headliner who uses her jokes and sparkling nature to simultaneously entertain, encourage, and empower audiences while keeping them laughing, and easily navigating the comedy gamut from family friendly to naughty. To read more about Jackie, click here.
Negin Farsad was named one of 50 Funniest Women by Huffington Post, named one of the 10 Best Feminist Comedians by Paper Magazine, and was selected as a TEDFellow for her work in social justice comedy. She even gave a TEDTalk because they slipped up and let a comedian on their vaunted stage. She is the author of the recently released How To Make White People Laugh, a memoir-meets-social-justice-comedy manifesto which was nominated for the Thurber Prize for Humor and recommended by Oprah Magazine. To read more about Negin, click here.
Liz is a comedian, writer, and sometimes actor from New York. She performs stand-up across NYC (and currently on your computer screens!) and has appeared on Broad City on Comedy Central. She also produces and hosts the popular monthly show, Laugh It Up, Astoria! at the beloved Queens venue Q.E.D. (and occasionally on Zoom!) and has written for Oxygen.com. Follow her on Instagram (@iamlizsimons and @laughitupastoria) and Twitter (@iamlizsimons). To read more about Liz, click here.
Date: Wednesday, July 22
Time: 6:00-7:30 pm
Student/Young Professional Member: $15
Student/Young Professional Non-Member: $30
Professional Member: $25
Professional Non-Member: $40
REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.