Last updated on August 7th, 2019 at 10:35 pm
When it comes to choosing the type of entertainment for an event you’re planning, in most cases, you can’t go wrong with comedy. Laughter makes people feel more relaxed, and it also helps your audience develop a stronger connection with you and your event.
For the longest time, men have been in the spotlight when we’re talking about the stand-up comedy scene. However, in the last few years, we’re starting to see a lot more female comedians doing stand-up shows.
Entertainment is a huge industry where any talented artist can find its place and its voice.
However, event planners struggle to find comedians who are genuinely funny and can contribute to the event’s success.
For today’s article, we went ahead and hand-picked five talented female comics who can entertain all kinds of audiences.
Hilarious Female Comedians Which Will Make Audiences LOL
Paula is one of the most popular comedians in the country, known for her smart, observational humor and legendary spontaneous wit.
She does approximately 100 tours per year all over the country. Between her shows, Paula also tries to squeeze in appearances on popular TV shows such as The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Star Talk with Neil deGrasse Tyson, Late Night with Carson Daly or The Montreal Comedy Festival/Just for Laughs.
1992 was a year of glory for Susan – she became the first woman to share the stage with the President and host the White House Correspondents dinner, a role which has not been offered to a woman in its seventy-two-year history.
Another significant achievement of Susan was when Harvard University allowed their name to be used in her second special for HBO, called Paula Poundstone Goes to Harvard.
It was the first time the elite university agreed for their name to be used in the title of a television show.
You can get a taste of her comedy from the video below.
Kitty is one of the most popular female comedians in Australia. She got into comedy when she was in high school and appeared in a school musical production of Alice in Wonderland.
As a teenager, Kitty loved doing performances in front of her younger sister and brother.
Despite her passion for the entertainment world, she started her comedy career in 1994, after she worked in advertising for more than five years.
One night, she decided to try stand-up in a hotel bar where there was an open mic night. Her attempt was successful, and so Kitty began doing more and more stand-up shows.
She has not only took her stand-up shows internationally, but she has also been seen on TV on The Sketch Show, and The World Stands up for Comedy Central.
If you’re in for a good laugh, then watch the video below.
Tammy is a female comedian who will make audiences want her to be their best friend or sister. She has a witty personality which makes her relatable to all audiences, male or female.
Growing up in a large Italian family and the fact she married an Italian contributed to her comedy skills and inspiration for the jokes.
What makes audiences love her comedy style is that she has an eye for finding the funny in all sorts of situations.
You can see in the video below a quick preview of her sharp comedy.
Anjelah Johnson was born and raised in San Jose, California in an extended family. She has four more brothers and is of Mexican and Native American descent.
At the beginning of her career, Anjelah was a professional cheerleader for the Oakland Raiders, and after Super Bowl XXXVII she decided to move to LA and pursue her acting career.
Shortly after, one of her stand-up acts called Nail Salon turned her into an internet sensation. The video of her performance became viral and helped her regarding stand-up opportunities.
If you’re curious or you didn’t see the video yet, you can watch it below.
Until now, Anjelah has starred in plenty of shows such as The Shield, Ugly Betty, or Curb Your Enthusiasm. She also does comedy shows all over the country which are sold out every time.
5. Cory Kahaney
Cory Kahaney was a grand finalist and runner-up on NBC’s last comic standing, More recently Cory appeared on Conan, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and America’s got talent. Other television credits include the late show with David Letterman, The View and a record seven appearances on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. She’s had her own 1/2 specials on Comedy Central and HBO. The Manhattan Cabaret Association awarded her best female comedian and Backstage Magazine named her best comedian in New York City.
In 2016, she had an amazing performance on America’s Got Talent. Today, she continues to do tours all around the country and makes all kinds of audiences laugh out loud.
Female Comedians Save the Day
If you want to hire a talented comedian for your next event, then you can safely consider one of these three amazing women who can put on a show.
Their professional experience clearly shows they are a good fit for all kinds of audiences. Don’t hesitate to contact us at (615) 283-0039 if you would like to discuss your entertainment needs.