One of L.A.’s hottest, stand-up comedians, Shawn Pelofsky is gracing the stage of The Palm Cabaret in Puerto Vallarta for 5 more shows this holiday season. With the looks of Streisand and a mouth like Joan Rivers, this sassy comic will blow you away with her physical comedy and high energy. She’ll take you on a wild ride with her outrageous impersonations and knowledge of pop culture. If you’re up for a little adult humor, Shawn’s your holiday lady.
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Since the age of 8, Oklahoma born Shawn Pelofsky knew she wanted to be a comedian. She attended UCLA and received her B.A. from The School of Theater. While at UCLA she joined the improv group, “Comedius Interruptus,” which in turn motivated her to train at The Groundlings.
Soon, Shawn was performing improv and sketches with comedy great, Will Ferrell, of SNL fame. She then became a member of The ACME Comedy Theater, where she excelled in standup comedy. This led to regular appearances at The World Famous Comedy Store, where she still performs. When not touring or performing for our troops in places like Afghanistan and Guantanamo Bay, Shawn can be seen weekly on The Comedy Store’s Main Room Stage.
Shawn has been featured in The Montreal “Just for Laughs” Comedy Festival and in the all female hit comedy tours Pretty Funny Women, Nice Jewish Girls Gone Bad and The Hot Tamales produced by Eva Longoria. She’s opened for well-know comics like Richard Lewis, Robert Klein, Bill Maher and Margaret Cho.
She has competed in comedy shows and was a finalist for The Funniest Woman in Orange County and in Comedy Central’s Laugh Riots. Her television and film credits includeCommunity (NBC), Lip Service (Showtime), The Gossip Queens (LOGO), Chelsea Lately (E!), Pretty Hurts (LOGO), Comics Unleashed (ABC), The Tonight Show (NBC), Pauly Shore’s Minding the Store (TBS), Last Comic Standing (NBC), The Playboy Channel and Free Enterprise starring William Shatner.
Shawn has entertained gay audiences on Atlantis Cruises worldwide and Gay Pride events around the USA. She continues to tour and to perform regularly at The Comedy Store in Los Angeles. Check out her hit comedy album: Lady HAHA on i-tunes.
Shawn Pelofsky presents her remaining comedy shows at The Palm Cabaret at 9:30 pm on December 13th, 15th, 17th, 18th and 19th. Tickets for the show are available at The Palm Cabaret ticket booth (located on Olas Altas, in Zona Romantica, P.V.) or at www.vallartatickets.com