“LIPSHTICK – The Perfect Shade of Stand Up” continues to heat up the Las Vegas entertainment scene with the hottest names in comedy. The series will continue to bring fresh talent and returning favorites to the stage at The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas. Tickets are on sale for all performances through August 2016.
“LIPSHTICK – The Perfect Shade of Stand Up” debuted in 2014 to critical acclaim and was named “Best of Las Vegas” in 2015 by the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
Series favorites Whitney Cummings, Iliza Shlesinger, Loni Love, Garfunkel and Oates, Lisa Lampanelli, and Cameron Esposito will return this summer, while up-and-coming stars Carly Aquilino, Jamie Lee, and Sasheer Zamata will showcase their comedic chops for the first time on the “LIPSHTICK” stage.
Carly Aquilino (June 25, Sands Showroom)
– Carly Aquilino stars in MTV’s “Girl Code” and “Girl Code Live,” where her hysterical opinions and carefree approach to life have made her a household name. Aquilino rang in 2016 with “Girl Code Presents: New Year’s Code in Times Square!” MTV just announced that Aquilino will star in “Guy Code vs. Girl Code,” which will debut on Tuesday, June 28 on MTV2. Follow Carly Aquilino on Twitter @carlyaquilino
Jamie Lee (June 25, Sands Showroom) –
Named one of the “Top Five Comedians Who Should Be Movie Stars” by Nerve.com and one of the “Top 18 Women You Should Be Following On Twitter” by Huffington Post with more than 200K Twitter followers, Jamie Lee is an undeniable force in the funny biz. She is a cast member on the hit MTV series “Girl Code” appears regularly on comedy panel shows such as “@Midnight,” “Ridiculousness,” and, most recently, Fox’s “World’s Funniest Fails.” MTV just announced that Lee will star in “Guy Code vs. Girl Code,” which will debut on Tuesday, June 28 on MTV2. Follow Jamie Lee on Twitter @TheJamieLee
Whitney Cummings (July 2, Sands Showroom) –
“2 Broke Girls” co-creator Whitney Cummings released her HBO stand up special “I’m Your Girlfriend” to widespread critical acclaim. Hailed by The Atlantic for her observations that are “pretty much comedy gold,” Cummings is developing a pilot with HBO based on Maureen Dowd’s book “Are Men Necessary? When Sexes Collide.” Follow Whitney Cummings on Twitter @WhitneyCummings
Iliza Shlesinger (July 9, Sands Showroom) –
Iliza Shlesinger became the youngest and only female comedian to win “Last Comic Standing” in 2008. In 2015, she released “Freezing Hot,” an hour-long comedy special exclusively available on Netflix. She has also recorded her own “Comedy Central Presents” special, and appeared on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” “Deal with It,” “Chelsea Lately,” and “The Soup.” Shlesinger recently hosted the TBS game show “Separation Anxiety” and in June 2016 performed at the Elle Women in Comedy Awards. She will next be seen starring as herself in “Forever 31,” a short-form scripted comedy series she created for ABC’s soon-to-be launched digital platform. In Spring 2017, Weinstein Books will publish Shlesinger’s first book “Girl Logic.” Follow Iliza Shlesinger on Twitter @Iliza
Loni Love (July 16, Sands Showroom) –
As one of the hosts of “The Real,” Loni Love entertains fellow panelists and audience members with her observational humor. Before hosting “The Real,” Love became a fan-favorite regular on hit TV shows “Ellen” and “Chelsea Lately.” Love recently guest starred in Chelsea Handler’s Netflix docu-series, “Chelsea Does.” In April 2016, she appeared in the ensemble film, “Mother’s Day.” #LoveBugs rejoice. Follow Loni Love on Twitter @LoniLove
Garfunkel and Oates (July 23, The Palazzo Theatre) –
American comedy-folk duo Garfunkel and Oates (a.k.a. Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci) released their fifth full-length studio album “Secretions” in fall 2015. The pair, whose name they say pays homage to “two famous rock ‘n’ roll second bananas,” has been met with popular and critical praise and starred in their own IFC TV series. Follow Garfunkel and Oates on Twitter @GarfunkelOates
Lisa Lampanelli (July 30, The Palazzo Theatre) –
Comedy’s Lovable Queen of Mean Lisa Lampanelli is best known for her appearances on “Comedy Central Roasts,” where she has used her trademark brand of insult comedy to go after celebrities including Pamela Anderson, David Hasselhoff, and even 2016 Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump, with whom she appeared on “The Celebrity Apprentice.” Lampanelli is taking a chapter from her own life this summer, as she takes a self-penned script to the stage. The fan-favorite comedienne has written “Stuffed,” a play that tackles weight, body image, and food issues from the perspective of four very different women with four very different problems, opening June 25 at The Bay Street Theater in Long Island. Follow Lisa Lampanelli on Twitter @LisaLampanelli
Cameron Esposito (August 6, The Palazzo Theatre) –
Cameron Esposito, who Jay Leno hailed as “the future of comedy,” has made a name for herself on the national touring circuit, appearing on “Late Late with Craig Ferguson,” “@midnight,” “CONAN,” “Last Call with Carson Daly,” and as a regular on “Chelsea Lately.” Esposito has been interviewed on NPR’s “All Things Considered,” where she discussed her latest comedy album, “Same Sex Symbol.” Follow Cameron Esposito on Twitter @CameronEsposito
Sasheer Zamata (August 6, The Palazzo Theatre) –
Comedian and “Saturday Night Live” cast member Sasheer Zamata rose to prominence as a member of the acclaimed Upright Citizens Brigade in New York City. She has also notably performed on “Inside Amy Schumer,” on CollegeHumor.com, and on YouTube, where her impressions of Michelle Obama, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Tyra Banks, and Beyoncé, have gone viral. Follow Sasheer Zamata on Twitter at @thesheertruth
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