Performing sold out shows; Sommore is ranked among top-grossing stand-up comediennes in the US as well as internationally. This brilliant talent emerged from New Jersey and at present is a name known in many countries. Blessed with a meteoric rise in her career, Sommore has been a trailblazer; paving paths for the women in the comedy business. She was the first woman to host the stand-up comedy series, “Comic View” for the 1994-95 season - a show that aired on BETs. Her excellent work on the show earned her the Richard Pryor Award for ‘Comic of the Year’ in 1995. This Diva of Contemporary Comedy has also hosted Russell Simmons’ “Def Comedy Jam” and “Showtime at the Apollo”.
Sommore was exposed to a much larger and much wider fan base when she became a part of the “Queens of Comedy” tour conducted in 2000. Her spectacular show in Atlanta led the comedy idol to a spot in Guinness’ Book of World Records for attracting an audience of over fifty thousand fans. This unwavering comedian was never one to rest on her laurels. In 2002, being the only female performer, Sommore was featured in the “Latham Entertainment Presents” tour.
This multi-faceted artist made an appearance in the movie ‘Friday After Next’ in 2002. The successful performance led her to appear in more movies such as ‘Soul Plane’, ‘Dirty Laundry’, ‘Something New’ and ‘Family Reunion’. She also made guest appearances on shows like “Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher”, “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”, “The View” and “The Oprah Winfrey Show”. Sommore was profiled in the Comedy Central’s program called Special Women in Comedy for her remarkable performances. The thriving journey of this devoted artist also includes appearances on several sitcoms such as MTV’s "Wild 'N Out", HBO's "SNAPS”,"The Hughleys" and "The Parkers".
This dynamic luminary has garnered success in almost all the areas of the entertainment industry. There is a lot more to Sommore than just comedy; she is also the writer and producer of the bestselling movie version of her act, “The Queen Stands Alone”. This standup movie was aired in 2008 on Comedy Central and was exposed to an audience of about eight hundred thousand viewers. Prior to becoming such a renowned comedian, Sommore used to teach algebra in Atlanta and was successfully running numerous businesses including a shoe store, a clothing store and a grocery store. After her television appearances and movie roles, this amazing artist now wants to expand her horizons and explore herself as a producer and writer. In the succeeding years we can expect a lot more documentary movies, television shows and, of course, comedy.
After conducting sold out shows at the world famous Madison Square Garden in New York City and Radio City Music Hall, Sommore will be showcasing her talents at the Shubert Theater. She will be entertaining the audience with her distinctive style and a fresh approach to comedy. Purchase Sommore tickets and book yourself a seat at the Broadway theatre. Do bring your loved ones along to share the experience.