Liz Russo
Liz Russo
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About Liz Russo
"Liz has an ease and approachability that makes listening to her like being with a good friend. Her humor was very relatable, endearing, authentic, and very funny.”LIZ RUSSO is a standup comic and has been performing for over a decade and headlines regularly for comedy clubs, colleges, theaters, casinos, festivals, and events across the country. Liz filmed for Laughs on FOX, and recently was a guest on Sirius XM’s “My Wife Hates Me” with Bonnie McFarlane and Rich Vos! Liz also has been a featured guest on Canada Talks with Ward & Al on Sirius XM Canada. She has been a regular on Raw Reality with Gail Kasper as part of the Odd Squad on WMCN44 in Philadelphia, PA. Liz can also be seen on YouTube web series, Transform My Transformers. Adding to her acting credits is the 2015 independent short film The Bottle produced by award winning Julian Farris Films, and in 2016 as the sexy, smart, court judge divorcee Catherine Randolph in the Silver Tree Entertainment original sitcom A Hot Mess and the faithful sweet best friend Sydney in drama series A Hundred Indecisions on STE-TV.Liz was a regular at the Comedy Stop at the Tropicana Casino in Atlantic City before closing in 2015 and her self-produced and hosted comedy showcases, One Night Stand with Liz Russo, was a long running hit at Carolines on Broadway in New York City.Liz’s national comedy festival credits include twice performing for Gilda’s Laugh Fest in Grand Rapids Michigan, two time performer at the 'Laugh Your Asheville Off' Comedy Festival in Asheville, North Carolina, the World Series of Comedy satellite in Providence, Rhode Island, North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival in Chapel Hill North Carolina, as well as the Out of Bounds Comedy Festival in Austin, Texas, and most recently the prestigious and industry attended Boston Comedy Festival in Boston, Massachusetts. Internationally, Liz Russo performed numerous shows at the SheDot Festival in Toronto Canada. Liz will be headlining the Charm City Comedy Festival in May of 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland, and look for her performing at the Motor City Comedy Festival in Detroit Michigan in September 2017.Liz has featured for comedy greats as Emo Phillips, Tim Meadows, Colin Quinn, Gilbert Gottfried, Jim Norton, Jackie Martling, Dave Chappelle, Lisa Lampanelli, Rich Vos, and many talented comedy stars.In her hometown region of Pennsylvania, Liz Russo was named by 8,000 voting readers of Lehigh Valley Style Magazine, the Best Comic of the Lehigh Valley 2016.Liz combines sexual innuendo with her confident spin on self-deprecating humor. She draws from her personal experience as a plus size model, her struggles with weight loss, and maintaining a positive body image. She openly discusses sex, being unmarried and childless in her late 30s, and her alcoholism recovery.Liz’s exuberant likability makes all of life and its adversities sexy, joyful, and earnestly comical. Liz has been called "adorable" and her comedy style as "hilariously self-effacing and endearing" combined with a "no-holds barred approach. Liz is an easily likeable and relatable personality with an honesty and vulnerability that allows her to entertain audiences of all kinds.