Whiplash! Hosted By Shalewa Sharpe
Kate Willett, Kenice Mobley, Matt Wayne, Brittany Carney, Diego Lopez
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Shalewa Sharpe hosts Whiplash, this long-running showcase featuring some of the best comedians in the world.
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Shalewa Sharpe tells jokes. She developed her sly yet goofy style in Atlanta, where she was raised. Currently in Brooklyn, New York, she coproduces and hosts a number of shows, including “Thug Passion Presents,” a lively table read and celebration of classic black movies. In May 2016, her debut album, “Stay Eating Cookies,” was released on Rotknee Presents Records; it can be found on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, and the rest of ‘em. She tells jokes on Twitter (@silkyjumbo) and posts self portraits of varying success on Instagram (@silkyjumbo).
Kate Willett is a comedian, actress, and writer whose raunchy feminist storytelling is both smart and relatable. She just made her network debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Her 15 minute special premiered on Netflix’s “Comedy Lineup” in 2018. She’s the cohost of the political comedy podcast Reply Guys.
She’s been a correspondent for the JIM JEFFERIES SHOW at Politicon and a featured comic on Viceland’s FLOPHOUSE. Her appearance on Comedy Central’s THIS IS NOT HAPPENING was on Splitsider’s list of “Best Late Night Standup Sets.” In the past, she toured with Margaret Cho nationally and internationally and has featured with comedians like Kyle Kinane, Maria Bamford, and Greg Behrendt.
She has appeared in the Just for Laughs Montreal Comedy Festival, Limestone Comedy Festival, Laughing Skull Festival, Big Sky Festival, Bridgetown Comedy Festival, San Francisco Sketchfest (7 years in a row), and most recently High Plains. She was a “Comic to Watch” at the LA RIOT festival.
Her comedy album “Glass Gutter” was released in 2017.
“Kate Willett is a woman on the rise. Willett achieves a perfect blend of smart and filthy when she takes the stage.” –SF Weekly
“As my opener, she buried me! Fortunately we were performing in a mortuary.” — Kyle Kinane
Kenice Mobley is a standup comedian and filmmaker who lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Kenice performs stand up comedy around the world and participated in the Women in Comedy Festival, 10,000 Laughs Festival and the Brooklyn Comedy Festival this year. She appears regularly on SiriusXM, was recently featured as the comedian of the week in Vulture, and is a Finalist in the StandUp NBC Competition. She also hosts Love About Town, an interview and relationship podcast available as part of the Women In Comedy and the Brain Machine podcast networks.
She produces The Pasta Show, The Lab, and Nothing Important stand up shows in Brooklyn.
Matt Wayne is a comic based in New York City, and has been featured at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival and the Laughing Skull Comedy Festival. Matt has appeared on Comedy Drop on IFC.com, Adam Devine's House Party on Comedy Central, and made his feature film debut in the forthcoming Solo Project.
Brittany Carney is now a stand-up comic based in New York City, where she performs at venues including the Comedy Cellar, Caroline’s on Broadway, Union Hall, and Littlefield.
Brittany began comedy in Washington, DC, where she showcased and featured at the DC Improv Comedy Club, Big Hunt, and Drafthouse Comedy Theaters.
Brittany has opened for headliners including Michael Ian Black, Judah Friedlander, Aparna Nancherla, Wyatt Cenac, and Melissa Villasenor.
Diego Lopez is a stand-up comedian, writer, and mixed martial arts instructor based in Brooklyn, New York. He's also the host of the A Little Time podcast and web series Nihilift, so please be nice to him.
Nick Chambers is an American stand-up comedian, actor, storyteller, songwriter and motion graphics artist.