A denizen of New York City, Vanessa might be the hardest-working person in the comedy biz. Drawing on her own life experiences and being raised by an unconventional Mother, Vanessa’s humor reflects a rawness and vulnerability that goes to the heart of the matter. Delivered in her unique hard-hitting style, Vanessa’s audiences easily engage in the comic relief she delivers.
07:20 | Terry-Ann
Meet Vanessa Hollingshead:
Vanessa performed in the history-making breakout special on Showtime hosted by Fran Drescher “Funny Women of a Certain Age.” She has performed for Comedy Central in Australia, UK and Amsterdam. Vanessa has taped Live at Gotham, as well as episodes of “Comics Unleashed” and won critical acclaim with her one-woman show “Flashback.” She has performed at The Montreal Comedy Festival and throughout the NYC comedy circuit, and was listed on Oxygen’s TV Special “Fifty of the Funniest Women Alive.”
08:39 | Terry-Ann/Vanessa
Are you an extrovert or an introvert? What has COVID taught us?
11:23 | Terry-Ann/Vanessa
ZOOM – through the looking glass.
14:40 | Terry-Ann/Vanessa
When will theatre and tours be back?
15:41 | Terry-Ann/Vanessa
Showtime’s “Funny Women of a Certain Age” – breaking down stigmas of age & sex.
21:27 | Terry-Ann/Vanessa
Comic writing – what’s the most important joke?
25:37 | Terry-Ann/Vanessa
Friends and relationships in the age of COVID.
28:48 | Terry-Ann
How would you describe your comic genre in one sentence?
30:58 | Terry-Ann/Vanessa
Closing the circle around funny women.
37:04 | Terry-Ann/Vanessa
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