Estimated Arrival: Between Mar 05 and Mar 09. *ETA to USA Only
The Queens of Comedy is a comedy DVD that follows in the footsteps of Spike Lee's "The Original Kings of Comedy." Released in 2001, the film features four African American female comedians: Miss Laura Hayes, Adele Givens, Sommore, and Mo'Nique. These talented comedians tackle various aspects of life, love, and their personal pursuits of happiness in their raunchy stand-up routines. The performances were recorded at the Orpheum Theater in Memphis, Tennessee.
The film not only captures the lively and hilarious on-stage performances but also includes documentary footage of the four women engaging with the local community in Memphis. The documentary segments showcase the comedians walking through the streets, interacting with people, and engaging in humorous activities like "working" at Interstate Bar-B-Q and humorously requesting fake fingernails for their toes.
The camaraderie among the comedians is evident throughout the film. They playfully kid each other, exchange banter, and their interactions are filled with humor. The documentary segments contribute to the infectious and hilarious atmosphere, offering a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the dynamic among the four women.
"The Queens of Comedy" not only highlights the humor and wit of these female comedians but also serves as a testament to their ability to be just as funny and as unapologetically raunchy as their male counterparts. The film's fresh and exhilarating take on the male-female dynamics adds an additional layer to the comedic experience, making it a memorable and entertaining showcase of women excelling in the world of comedy.