Stand Up & Proud comedy show at Addison Improv

Posted on 14 Mar 2012 at 8:20am

A Jewish Okie, a gay Mexican and a trans woman walk into a club. Laugh

What do a straight Jewish girl from Oklahoma, a gay Mexican and a Dallas-area transgender woman have in common? All are comics who will be appearing at Stand-Up and Proud, a gay- themed show at the Addison Improv on Wednesday.

It’s no big deal with Shawn Pelofsky, the sassy Jewish one, who claims she is “gayer than the gayest man in the room.” That’s saying something for the frequent headliner on Atlantis Cruises.

Thai Rivera, who loves to do “fag jokes in rednecky clubs” and live to tell about it, adds a south-of-the-border flair. Trans comic Dina Martinez started out life as a Southern Baptist boy but now is a “plus size girl, comic and radio host, whose mother forgets about her all the time.”

Martinez will MC, while Pelofsky and Rivera will each do complete sets of their wildly successful acts.

Read the entire article here.

DEETS: The Improv. 4980 Belt Line Road Ste. 250, Addison. 8 p.m. $17. Improv.com

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