Saturday Night Laughs

with Damien Lemon and Ashima Franklin

NICKY SUNSHINE blazed onto the New York Comedy scene as a finalist in Sal’s Comedy Hole competition in the West village™ Since then she has starred in and produced several comedy shows in major NYC venues like Times Square Arts Center, Broadway Comedy Club, Stand-Up NY & New York Comedy Club. Most recently she performed for COMEDY PIE™ PRODUCTIONS at Harrah's Casino in Missouri.

Much like her comedy, Nicky’s artistic journey has been colorful and unexpected. Born and raised in Falls Church, VA. as a high school student Nicky’s talents in communication were recognized with an internship at USA Today and scholarships to the prestigious Governor ’s School for excellence in Foreign Language. Upon high school graduation she moved to Caracas, Venezuela to study Latin American culture. Nicky Sunshine™ began her formal theater training at Northwestern University. While in Evanston she wrote and produced her own skits for African American Theater Ensemble. During her junior year she studied at Ludwig Maximilians Universitat in Munich Germany. While there she helped form the German based R&B group “KJ-19”. As a lead vocalist she landed a featured appearance on John “The Scatman’s” single The Chickadee Song. She graduated with honors in German Studies and International Studies from Northwestern. Nicky began her professional acting career in Washington DC, landing roles in productions at the Kennedy Center and the Smithsonian. She has appeared on the Martha Stewart Show, Saturday Night Live, and Si TV. Nicky has performed in numerous Off-Broadway productions including the acclaimed play by Linda Nieves Powell, YO SOY LATINA. She originated the role of Samana in the hit play PLATANOS AND COLLARD GREENS and most recently starred in THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES at the New World Stages Theater in NYC benefiting Womens Organization of Rebirth Through Healing, Women Are Dreamers Too and Women of Color Network. Ms. Sunshine also appeared in the Independent Film 'DIAMONDS IN THE RUFF. Nicky has been a professional improv artist for a decade. Her skills have been utilized by the US government to train managers in national security and scientists at the National Institute of Health. Ms. Sunshine’s unique presentation of characters won her an honorable mention in NBC’s Stand Up for Diversity competition. She has hosted numerous benefits to promote civil rights in the LGBT community.
Sure to blaze a trail in the entertainment industry, NICKY SUNSHINE™ has established herself as one of the most innovative female performers out
there today and as a major comic voice for women's issues.

Damien Lemon

Damien Lemon is a comedian, writer, actor, and podcast host. Host of TruTV’s Comedy Knockout, Damien was a long-time cast member and writer for various MTV2 shows, including Guy Code, Hip-Hop Squares, and Uncommon Sense. Damien has also appeared on Comedy Central’s Broad City, HBO’s Crashing, and The Night Of. His film credits include The Amazing Spider-Man, The Comedian, Furlough, and Secrets. He is the co-host of the weekly podcast In the Conversation.

Ashima Franklin

Originally from Alabama, Ashima Franklin has a “girl next door” personality that mixes with her no-holds barred delivery to form a hilarious comedy routine that’s inspired by her real-world situations as a working “Baby Momma”. Ashima rose to fame after appearances on Showtime’s “Kattpacalypse,” having toured the country with comedian Katt Williams on the Conspiracy Theory & Development Spurt tours, and also from Bounce TVs “From the String.” She was also a writer for Russell Simmons All Def Digital which offers over 2.2 million subscribers and counting.

06/15/2024 8:00 PM

Door Time: 7:00 PM

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  • 🎉 Get ready for an amazing night of comedy with Saturday Night Laughs hosted by the hilarious Nicky Sunshine! Featuring the incredible Ashima Franklin, known from HBO’s "All Def Comedy" and Showtime’s "Kattpacalypse," this show is set to deliver endless laughs. Nicky Sunshine, with her appearances on VH1 and FOX, will bring her unique comedic flair to the stage, alongside other top-notch comedians. Join us on Saturday, June 15th—doors open at 7 PM and the show starts at 8 PM. Grab your tickets now for a night of top-tier comedy at Comedy In Harlem! 🎉
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NICKY SUNSHINE blazed onto the New York Comedy scene as a finalist in Sal’s Comedy Hole competition in the West village™ Since then she has starred in and produced several comedy shows in major NYC venues like Times Square Arts Center, Broadway Comedy Club, Stand-Up NY & New York Comedy Club. Most recently she performed for COMEDY PIE™ PRODUCTIONS at Harrah's Casino in Missouri.

Much like her comedy, Nicky’s artistic journey has been colorful and unexpected. Born and raised in Falls Church, VA. as a high school student Nicky’s talents in communication were recognized with an internship at USA Today and scholarships to the prestigious Governor ’s School for excellence in Foreign Language. Upon high school graduation she moved to Caracas, Venezuela to study Latin American culture. Nicky Sunshine™ began her formal theater training at Northwestern University. While in Evanston she wrote and produced her own skits for African American Theater Ensemble. During her junior year she studied at Ludwig Maximilians Universitat in Munich Germany. While there she helped form the German based R&B group “KJ-19”. As a lead vocalist she landed a featured appearance on John “The Scatman’s” single The Chickadee Song. She graduated with honors in German Studies and International Studies from Northwestern. Nicky began her professional acting career in Washington DC, landing roles in productions at the Kennedy Center and the Smithsonian. She has appeared on the Martha Stewart Show, Saturday Night Live, and Si TV. Nicky has performed in numerous Off-Broadway productions including the acclaimed play by Linda Nieves Powell, YO SOY LATINA. She originated the role of Samana in the hit play PLATANOS AND COLLARD GREENS and most recently starred in THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES at the New World Stages Theater in NYC benefiting Womens Organization of Rebirth Through Healing, Women Are Dreamers Too and Women of Color Network. Ms. Sunshine also appeared in the Independent Film 'DIAMONDS IN THE RUFF. Nicky has been a professional improv artist for a decade. Her skills have been utilized by the US government to train managers in national security and scientists at the National Institute of Health. Ms. Sunshine’s unique presentation of characters won her an honorable mention in NBC’s Stand Up for Diversity competition. She has hosted numerous benefits to promote civil rights in the LGBT community.
Sure to blaze a trail in the entertainment industry, NICKY SUNSHINE™ has established herself as one of the most innovative female performers out
there today and as a major comic voice for women's issues.

Damien Lemon

Ashima Franklin