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Venetian Las Vegas to Present First Female Comedy Series on the Strip

Venetian Las Vegas to Present First Female Comedy Series on the Strip

The Venetian Las Vegas has announced LIPSHTICK - THE PERFECT SHADE OF STAND UP, a newly branded resident comedy series that marks the first time in the storied entertainment history of Las Vegas that the comedy stage will be taken exclusively by female performers. The new series will debut July 11 with appearances by daytime television personality Wendy Williams and will bring regular stand-up comedy performances to The Sands Showroom from an opening slate of 14 critically acclaimed comediennes.

The series was announced today by comedienne Whitney Cummings, television personality and co-creator of the hit CBS sitcom 2 Broke Girls, at a press conference at The Venetian Las Vegas. Cummings, who will debut at The Sands Showroom on Aug. 15, is part of a 2014 lineup that features today's premiere, and up-and-coming female stand-ups, including:

Joy Behar, former host of The View and the Joy Behar Show

Jennifer Coolidge, best known for her roles as "Stifler's mom" on American Pie and Sophie on the series 2 Broke Girls

Whitney Cummings, television personality and co-creator of the hit CBS sitcom 2 Broke Girls

Susie Essman, best known for her role as Susie Greene on Curb Your Enthusiasm

Jen Kirkman, known for her regular appearances as a round-table panelist on Chelsea Lately

Lisa Lampanelli, whose snarky brand of stand up has lovingly earned her the nickname Comedy's Queen of Mean

Natasha Leggero, known for her regular appearances as a round-table panelist on Chelsea Lately and judge of NBC's Last Comic Standing

Wendy Liebman, a regular on the late night circuit, including The Tonight Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, the Late Show with David Letterman, and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson

Loni Love, co-host of the new Fox daytime show The Real and author Love Him or Leave Him But Don't get Stuck with the Tab

Heather McDonald, known for her regular appearances as a round-table panelist on Chelsea Lately and author of My Inappropriate Life (Some Stories Not Suitable for Nuns, Children, or Mature Adults)


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