Shawty the Comedian headlines in Orlando over Thanksgiving weekend


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Stand-up comedy in Orlando rebounded much more quickly than other live entertainment options, with both locals and even out-of-town acts hitting  stages in the city over the course of the last few months. And now comes word that during the long Thanksgiving weekend, Wild 'N Out stalwart Shawty the Comedian will headline a show in the City Beautiful.

Hosted by newer venue Dream City Improv on West Colonial, the event is billed as a Black Friday (!!) event, with opening sets from Desmond Atkins and Derrius Boston, and hosting duties fulfilled by Vincent Taylor.

Besides fearsome improv chops honed on the Wild 'N Out set, appearances on Comic View and Showtime at the Apollo, and co-hosting duties on syndicated radio show The Streetz Morning Takeover, Shawty also released a financial self-help book in September titled Purse First, Ass Last.

Shawty the Comedian headlines the Dream City Improv on Friday, Nov. 27 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased here. The venue is complying with CDC guidelines so capacity will be limited.

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