Lisa Geduldig’s “Lockdown Comedy” w/ Shazia Mirza & London Comedians
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During the pandemic, comedians have taken to the stratosphere (aka Zoom) to perform their craft. Lisa Geduldig, the creator and producer of Kung Pao Kosher Comedy™ – Jewish comedy on Christmas in a Chinese Restaurant (now in its 28th year) and other acclaimed San Francisco comedy shows including the on-hiatus-because-of-the-pandemic “Comedy Returns to El Rio” (which has been running for a dozen years in San Francisco’s Mission District) will be launching a monthly comedy series Lockdown Comedy in July with comedians from across the globe.
Lockdown Comedy will launch on Thursday July 16 featuring Across the Pond Comedy with London comedians: Shazia Mirza, Tanyalee Davis, and Mark Maier. Lisa Geduldig MCs and her mother, Arline, will be a Special Guest. Subsequent themed shows may include Comedians Living with Their Parents.
**A Zoom link will be sent to all ticket buyers 48 hours prior to the show.
Shazia Mirza is an award-winning British stand up comedian and writer from the UK. She has toured all over the world and has appeared on Comedy Central, Last Comic Standing, The Craig Ferguson Show, and has been profiled on 60 Minutes. Shazia’s other TV appearances include; The Jonathan Ross Show, Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls, Travel Man, 48 Hours In…, Top Gear, The One Show, Celebrities v Child Genius Christmas Special 2018, Celebs In Solitary, Loose Women, The Late Late Show, and The Wright Stuff/Jeremy Vine. Her radio appearances include: Graham Norton Show, Loose Ends, The Infinite Monkey Cage, The Museum of Curiosity, Quote Unquote, Steve Wright in the Afternoon, and The Robert Elms Show.
Shazia has written for The Guardian, The Financial Times, The New Statesman. Her last stand up show, The Kardashians Made Me Do It was a sell out success running for 103 nights and gaining rave reviews. Shazia-Mirza.com
One of the bravest and funniest comedians in the world. – Metro
Tanyalee Davis is a stand up comedian who inspires, enlightens, and entertains her audiences while headlining at comedy clubs, colleges, and comedy festivals throughout North America, the UK, and other parts of the world. At 3’6″, Tanyalee is the Ferrari of comedy – low to the ground and kind of racy.
The Canadian born US citizen now makes her home in the UK where she is in the top echelon of her craft. She was voted by the Comedy Industry as 1 of the Top Club Acts 2020 for the #ChortleAwards in the UK. Tanyalee has performed in Canada, the US, UK, Cayman Islands, Australia, Japan, Dubai, Bahrain, Slovenia, Amsterdam, and Belgium. She had a successful 6-month contract performing Little Comedian, BIG Laughs just off the Las Vegas Strip. Tanyalee is part of Abnormally Funny People, an ensemble show, performing throughout the United Kingdom. In 2007 Tanyalee premiered her first one-woman show called “Little Do They Know” at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival where she received 4 star reviews. Her credits include: BBC’s The One Show, BBC Look East, BBC Northern Ireland The Blame Game, Live at The Apollo, The John Bishop Show, CBC The Winnipeg Comedy Festival, The Gala Show – Melbourne Comedy Festival, BBC Northern Ireland Adam Hills, Last Comic Standing, and Dave Attell’s Insomniac Tour Live from Vegas (Comedy Central) Tanyalee’s one-person shows have included: #ACTUALSIZE, Little Do They Know, Little Lady, Big Laughs (which she performed nightly in Las Vegas), and Big Trouble in Little ‘Gina. She has also appeared in the teaser for Austin Powers: Gold Member and the movies: For The Love of Money and El Matador.
Tanyalee is also on the Board of Directors of GR8 AS U R, a non-profit anti-bullying campaign where she and her team work with primary and secondary school age children teaching them kindness. She also spearheads the #ScooterGirlCampaign as a disabled persons advocate. TanyaleeDavis.com
A master of physical punctuation. – Las Vegas Sun
Mark Maier, a British Jewish award-winning writer and stand up comedian, is an established and highly sought-after performer on both the English and international comedy circuit. The London-based comedian has performed at comedy clubs in Germany, Holland, Ireland, Hong Kong, the Bahamas, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. He has also appeared at The Comedy Store in Los Angeles and at Caroline’s in New York City. Amongst his many credits, Mark has taught and performed improv with Catherine Tate in London and has both written and performed a string of successful radio series for BBC Radios 2, 4 and 5. His television credits include shows for the BBC, ITV, Channels 4 and 5 and Sky. (His TV debut was actually in the US when he was chosen on The Dating Game and won a trip to Hawaii.) Before pursuing a career in stand up comedy, Mark was an award-winning radio copywriter both in the UK and in Hollywood. With an exceptional talent for accents and dialects, Mark is also a successful voice over artist and is prolific on both TV and radio. He has received a host of radio and television writing and performing awards and continues to be sought-after for both corporate and charity events throughout the world. Mark has also appeared in the film Harry Hill; The Movie. Last summer, Mark won Petfringe Comedian of The Year 2019 and many years ago won the title of Jewish Performer of The Year in England. Mark was a hit at Kung Pao Kosher Comedy in San Francisco in 2019. www.MarkMaier.co.uk
Lisa Geduldig is a San Francisco-based comedian and comedy producer who is most known for her annual comedy tradition Kung Pao Kosher Comedy™ — Jewish comedy on Christmas in a Chinese Restaurant, which celebrates its 28th year this December (in Cyberspace). Before the pandemic, Lisa had been running a monthly decade-long comedy show at El Rio in San Francisco where her comedy career began 30 years ago. Lisa also does freelance arts PR in both English and Spanish…again when there’s not a pandemic.
For Calendar Editors:
WHAT: Lisa Geduldig Presents… Lockdown Comedy
Every 3rd Thursday of the month starting July 16th
Across The Pond Comedy (on July 16) features:
Shazia Mirza, Tanyalee Davis, Mark Maier, Lisa Geduldig, and Special Guest: Lisa’s mother, Arline.
WHEN: Thursday, July 16, 2020
WHERE: On ZOOM
TICKETS: $10 per person
Advanced tickets required
**A ZOOM Link will be sent to ticket buyers 48 hours prior to the show.**
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