Sisters of Comedy
Presented by Agunda Okeyo and co-sponsored by Million Hoodies Movement for Justice.
Hosted by Gina Yashere (Netflix’s Standups), Marie Faustin (MTV’s Vidiots), Nore Davis (Comedy Central’s Inside Amy Schumer), Roy Wood Jr. (The Daily Show w/ Trevor Noah), Leighann Lord (HBO’s Def Comedy Jam), and special guest Robin Thede (Host of BET’s The Rundown with Robin Thede).
Agunda Okeyo’s ongoing production at Carolines on Broadway, Sisters of Comedy, showcases a who’s who of black women in stand-up plus a few special guests like renowned Writer/Activist Gloria Steinem and Image Activist/CNN commentator Michaela Angela Davis.
Some of the amazing talent I’ve worked with include HBO’s Insecure Yvonne Orji, Trainwreck’s Marina Franklin, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah’s Gina Yashere, Two Dope Queen’s Phoebe Robinson, Def Comedy Jam’s Zainab Johnson, Comedy Central half hour’s Yamaneika Saunders, SNL’s Sasheer Zamata, plus many more. Sisters of Comedy at Caroline’s on Broadway is the best live show in NYC, come out and laugh!
Okeyo has been featured as a rising producer and activist in The New York Times, Time Out New York, New Yorker, PBS MetroFocus, Essence, The Root, Black Enterprise, The Hollywood Reporter, Forbes, and NBC. She has also produced shows at Ginny’s Supper Club and Gotham Comedy Club. In November 2016 Sisters of Comedy was part of the New York Comedy Festival.
*Line-ups subject to change day-of-show*