Over the past half decade, Whitney Cummings has become one of the fastest rising stars in comedy. The UPenn graduate’s sharp-witted, no-nonsense humor has resonated with many fans who were first introduced to her through Chelsea Lately or Comedy Central Roast of Donald Trump. Since then, her own sitcom Whitney got cancelled after two seasons, with her E! show Love You Mean It suffering a similar fate. However, her other creation, Two Broke Girls, is a runaway smash, allowing Cummings to sharpen her standup act that’s as smart and edgy as any comedian performing today. With her battery-acid takes on gender, sexuality and crass-insult comedy, it should come as no surprise that even with her off-screen success, there’s no doubt that Cummings is going to be a star in her own right in the near future.
Wed., July 1, 8 p.m., 2015
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