One of the boldest and most brazen women in comedy...
Sheryl Underwood is one of the funniest and topical standup comics working on the road today. Sheryl can be seen as Catfish Rita in Beauty Shop starring Queen Latifah. The New York Times called Sheryl a "...scene-stealing vendor..." As co-host of BETís talk show Oh Drama! Sheryl was an immediate hit. Black Entertainment Television recognized Sherylís way with words and sharp appeal and called on her to host her own show Hollah! Always a member of the BET family, Sheryl was brought back to Comic View with her own segment "Sheryl Speaks" and given one of the coveted performance spots on the BET Comedy Awards. From those appearances Oscar winner Jamie Foxx selected Sheryl to appear with him on Showtimeís Laffapollozza. Sherylís appeal is her down to earth nature, likable style, and an ability to use humor to drive home her point of view. With over 20 years of professional comedy experience and Masters Degree under her belt, she brings adult conversation to the stage, discussing sex, politics, currents, and relationships. Sheryl dares to say what people want to say but donít... Sheryl has appeared on ABCís Politically Incorrect, The Late, Late Show with Craig Kilborn, HBOís Def Comedy Jam, BETís Comic View, Comedy Centralís Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, and was a guest on WBís Nikki. Her film credits include Bulworth and Master Pís I Got the Hook Up.Sherylís style can be compared to classic Redd Foxx and Richard Pryor with her forthright discussion of topics normally considered taboo. Her show has been referred to as being "like a tent revival meeting, it elicits bold testimonials from even the most conservative crowds."