Don’t miss a special headlining performance of the winner of the 2021 NY Latino Film Festival Latino Stand Up Comedy Competition, Chicago’s very own, Gwen La Roka. She is the first Latina from Chicago to make her comedy special debut on HBO Max. Catch her streaming now on “Entre Nos: The Winners 3” which also features Ralph Barbosa and was directed by Aida Rodriguez.
The show will also feature headlining talent from across the country who have been featured on Comedy Central, Stand Up NBC, and comedy clubs and festivals across the country. This is a special showcase in an intimate venue. We expect this showcase to sell out! Please note for this show, one cocktail or mocktail (no shake drinks) is included in the ticket price.
Also Performing: Aniria Turney (Que Funny Comedy), Christina Galston (Comedy Central), Glorelys Mora (Mitu TV), Irma Ruiz (MindTwist Comedy), Molina Molina (Kitchen Sink Comedy), Nana Rodriguez (Pa Fuera Productions), Natasha Samreny (The Improv), Soli Santos (Zanies), Shari Diaz (HBO Max), Amy Colon (Caroline’s), Bren Vila (Laugh Factory Chicago), Chona E (@Chonae on Tik Tok), Hilary Jimenez (Limestone Comedy Festival), Janice Rodriguez (Las Locas Comedy), Jesnaira Baez (Improv), Jess Martinez (Lincoln Lodge), Melissa DuPrey (Grey’s Anatomy), Michelle Cantu (LOL San Antonio) & Mysia Chabert (Houston Improv).
Gwen La Roka is without a doubt a rising star of stand-up. She hit the comedy scene with an explosive energy that quickly won the hearts of her audiences and led to performances at world famous comedy clubs such as The Laugh Factory, Zanies, and The Improv.
Her honest comedic approach, meshed with her physical humor, has crowds from all ages & backgrounds laughing at life, together. Gwen has worked with some of today’s funniest comedians like Gina Yashere, Felipe Esparza, Aida Rodriguez, & Finesse Mitchell, as well as legendary Paul Rodriguez & George Wallace.
Gwen has written and directed her own one woman show titled Mi Casa Es Tu Casa, which sold out the entire 13-show run debut in Chicago just last year. She also recently had some fun as a voiceover actor for a Viva Films role in “Around the World in 80 Days”.
Winner of the ’21 NY Latino Film Festival Latino Stand Up Comedy Competition, she is now the first Latina from Chicago to make her comedy special debut on HBO Max. Catch her now on “Entre Nos: The Winners 3” or keep your eyes peeled for when she headlines a club near you. Gwen is most definitely one to look out for.