The Ladies of Laughter return to Lynchburg, VA after rave reviews in 2019! If you missed this all-female stand-up tour last season, now is your chance to get on board with this highly entertaining comedic experience. Expect big laughs, big fun, and a great night out with a whole new line-up of powerhouse comediennes, including Jane Condon, Jocelyn Chia, and Kelly MacFarland!
The Ladies of Laughter was first established in a local YWCA over twenty years ago, the Ladies of Laughter continues to be the SOURCE for funny women through its national bi-annual competition and Funny & Fabulous Tour.
Past contestants and winners include Amy Schumer, Melissa Rauch (“The Big Bang Theory) and countless national female headliners and newcomers to the comedy field. For more information on the Ladies of Laughter, go to ladiesoflaughter.org.
She has two boys, otherwise everything’s fine. Since she’s from a blue-collar town in Massachusetts, she likes to make fun of her current posh address in Greenwich, CT. She loves to tell stories about her adventures (mostly survival tales) with her boys. Condon was named one of 10 Comedy Best Bets in Back Stage’s annual comedy issue (2001). She has appeared on ABC-TV’s “The View” and Lifetime TV’s “Girls’ Night Out” and FOX-TV’s series finale of “24.” She won Audience Favorite (NY) on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing.” Last May 2011, Jane was the commencement speaker at Wellesley College (her alma mater) and at the University of New Haven graduation.
Jocelyn Chia is a New York-based standup comedian originally from Singapore. She is the 2016 Ladies of Laughter Newcomer Winner at Turning Stone Resort Casino. Having lived much of her life in Asia, she brings a unique perspective to her experiences in the United States, which she draws from to entertain audiences with hilarious anecdotes and humorous observations.
In addition to being the 2016 Ladies of Laughter Professional winner at Turning Stone Resort Casino, Kelly has an extensive and well-rounded resume including comedy clubs, theaters, colleges and several television appearances. Kelly headlined the 2009 Boston Women in Comedy Festival, was first runner up in the 2009 Boston Comedy Festival and voted Best of the Fest 2010 Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival. Kelly has also appeared on Stand Up in Stilettos on the TV Guide Channel and Comedy Central’s Premium Blend. Most recently, Kelly was part of the Top 100 Comedians of Last Comic Standing Season 9, appeared on AXS Gotham Comedy LIVE!
Box Seats: $56.00
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