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Comedian Rhonda Hansome To Be Featured @ Black Women In Comedy Laff Fest

Jun 16 | Wed |
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Actor / comedian Rhonda "Passion" Hansome, (SiriusXM "John Fugelsang's Tell Me Everything) will be featured at the upcoming Black Women In Comedy (BWIC) Laff Fest live comedy showcases (bwiclaffFest.com) set for June 16- 20, 2021 in New York City. The fun kicks off with "Mic Divas" on Wednesday, June 16 @ 8pm (EST) at Bedford Manor in Brooklyn where Hansome will be joined by fellow Laff Fest headliners: Shatara Curry, Calise Hawkins, MeMe Simpson, Areshia McFarlin, Franqi French, Leighann Lord and Meshelle "The Indie Mom of Comedy" with host Dara Jemmott. Beford Manor is located at 1177 Bedford Avenue (@ Putnam Ave). Telephone #(347) 442-5567. Tickets are $15 plus a $ 2.12 fee and there is a two-item minimum. The venue adheres to current COVID safety guidelines, masks are required. Take the "A" train to Nostrand or the "C" to Franklin Avenue. Born and raised in Brooklyn, Hansome has appeared on numerous TV shows including Louie, Saturday Night Live, Caroline's Comedy Hour, Stand-Up Spotlight, Arsenio Hall, Evening at the Improv, Showtime at the Apollo and The Joan Rivers Show. She is an Outstanding Comedian BackStage Bistro Award winner who was the comedy opening act for Anita Baker, Diana Ross, Aretha Franklin, Smokey Robinson, Jackie Mason and The Pointer Sisters. Rhonda is also an award-winning off-Broadway director with over thirty-five production credits at venues located throughout the metropolitan area. While under quarantine Hansome - along with community activist / wordstylist Joan Reinmuth - created the "observational comedy think tank podcast "Lo & Behold" (loandbehold.company) . Tickets for the five days of her-larity can be purchased via Eventbrite or connect with the Laff Fest at: BWICFestival@gmail.com / 347.704.4746. For additional information on Rhonda's future projects and appearances, go to: rhondahansome.com or connect with her on Facebook@Rhonda Hansome Comedy , Twitter @RhondaHansome or Instagram @rhondafull.

Venue: Bedford Manor

1177 Bedford Ave Map
(34-7)4-42-5566