Shirley Gnome
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Shirley Gnome
Outrageous, Hilarious & Endearingly Inappropriate Award Winning Comedian & Performer
2019 Canadian Comedy Award Nominee - Best Variety Act 2018
Canadian Comedy Award Nominee - Best Comedy Album & Best Variety Act

"She's dark, sexy, over-the-top and she'll sing songs that will make sailors blush: meet cabaret comedienne extraordinaire Shirley Gnome. How can one woman be so honestly obscene and so entertaining?"-Sunday Mail, Australia"

Shirley Gnome, “the Queen troubadour of intelligent black comic sex balladry” (Edmonton Journal) is a performer whose all-original music about human nature is hilarious, uncensored, honest, subversive, raunchy, irreverent, witty, empowering, taboo, satirical and not for the faint of heart. Her cleverly carnal lyrics go down smooth with her inappropriately gorgeous vocals, and her charm will disarm you through even the most provocative notions.

Her one-woman cabaret shows have wowed audiences and critics alike, with sell out shows across Canada, the US, Australia, New Zealand and the UK. You may have heard her on Dan Savage's podcast The Savage Lovecast and on SiriusXM. She is signed with Canada's largest independent music label (604 Records). Her fourth album Taking It Up The Notch debuted at #1 on the iTunes comedy charts in Canada when it debuted in late 2017. She closed out the Melbourne International Comedy Festival all-woman showcase UpFront in 2017, and made her Just For Laughs NorthWest debut in 2019. Her party anthem The Glitter Song went viral, stacking up over half a million views. Her fifth album, Victory Lap, is being released January 2020.



AWARDS:
  • Canadian Comedy Award Nominee - Best Variety Act 2019
  • Canadian Comedy Award Nominee - Best Comedy Album 2018
  • OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION - Toronto Fringe Festival 2017 - Now Toronto Magazine
  • OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE - Toronto Fringe Festival 2017 - Now Toronto Magazine
  • SHORTLISTED - Best Cabaret 2017 - Fringe World Festival (Perth, Australia) (Sell Out Show)
  • WINNER - The Naked Award - Orlando Fringe Festival 2017 (Sell Out Show)
  • WINNER - Funniest Show - London Fringe Festival 2016
  • WINNER - Patrons' Pick - Orlando Fringe Festival 2016
  • Two-Time Best Comedy Nominee 2016 - Fringe World Festival (Perth, Australia)
  • WINNER - Funniest Show - Frigid New York Theatre Festival 2015
  • Canadian Comedy Award Nominee - Best Variety Act 2014, 2015 & 2018.
  • WINNER - Patrick Maliha's The People Champ of Comedy Competition 2012

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