Lord to appear in comedy show

Comedian, pundit, blogger Leighann Lord is scheduled to appear at the “No Name Comedy Variety” Women’s History Month show on Friday, March 16 at Otto’s Shrunken Head in Manhattan.

Recently, Lord promoted the Harlem Comedy Renaissance standup showcase during the February general meeting of the Harlem Arts Alliance (HAA) at Riverside Church in Manhattan.

The showcase was held at the Borough of Manhattan Community College.

The performer’s credits include appearances on national and cable television shows such as “The View,” Fox News “Strategy Room” and opening for comedy notables Franklyn Ajaye, Dick Gregory and Chris Rock.

Leighann who was twice named the official comedian for Harlem Week and winner of the of the NYC Black Comedy Award for The “Most Thought Provoking Black Female Comic” has also entertained U.S. troops stationed across the globe in such locations as Afghanistan, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Haiti.

Lord, who performed in the 2011 HAA-sponsored Artz Rootz and Rhythm Festival, promoted the Feb. 10 “Renaissance” show, which featured fellow comics Louis Ramey and Josh Homer at the Borough of Manhattan Community College’s Tribeca Performing Arts Center in New York City.

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