Performance: Janelle James
Janelle James is a Caribbean-born comedian and writer. James was named a 2016 New at the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal. Her unique perspective is a commentary on everything from family life, raunchy stories and morbid observations on depression and aging. While touring clubs around the country, James has been named one of the 50 Most Funny People in Brooklyn 2016 and has been featured for her outstanding performances in the The New York Times, Portland Tribune and Time Out Magazine. James can be seen on HBO’s CRASHING, @MIDNIGHT on Comedy Central and UPROARIOUS on Fuse (2016), and on Seeso’s NIGHT TRAIN WITH WYATT CENAC. In the writing space, James most recently was a writer on the BET talk-show, THE RUNDOWN WITH ROBIN THEDE. Last year, James toured with Chris Rock as part of his Total Blackout Tour 2017.