Come join us at the Hartford Funny Bone Comedy Club and Restaurant and enjoy an evening of dinner, drinks, and laughter!
Born in St. Louis and raised in Chicago, this mother of two has over a decade of experience captivating fans around the world with her one of a kind storytelling talent. Whether you see her on stage, television or hear her on the radio, Vanessa is on a mission to empower her audience to overcome their struggles while laughing at hers. These can be hilarious tales of being a single mother paying child support or revealing anecdotes on the battle of being a strong, successful black woman. Vanessa’s hilarious stand-up comedy has been showcased on everything from HBO to Starz and Fox, but her proudest moment is releasing her own independent stand-up special titled “A Fraction of the Truth.” Her stand-up skills have blessed Vanessa with an impressive acting resume ranging a recurring role on BounceTV’s Mann and Wife to the big screen on films like Barber Shop 2: Back to Business and Kim Field’s Holiday Love: The Rebirth. Her unique comedy voice can also be heard as a writer on The Arsenio Hall Show (CBS), 106 & Park (BET) and The Mo’Nique Show.