Tony Woods is a one-of-a-kind comedic legend that is always in control of his audience. His playful and cool demeanor, mixed with his sharp and sometimes-mischievous routines, create a show that is entertaining at every level. A seasoned veteran in the comedy business, Tony is recognized not only by fans, but also by his peers, as one of the best and most engaging comedians to get behind a microphone. His endless list of credits includes a Comedy Central 1/2 hour special, HBO’s Def Comedy Jam, P. Diddy’s Bad Boys of Comedy, Showtime at the Apollo, BET’s Comic View, and the USO Tour.
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.
Her television credits include appearances on Comedy Knock Outs and Laff Mobb’s Laff Tracks (TruTV), Tales (BET), and a recurring role on BounceTV’s Mann and Wife. Vanessa’s hilarious and bold stand-up comedy has been showcased on many shows such as HBO’s Def Comedy Jam, 1st Amendment Standup (STARZ) and Mike Epps Live at Club Nokia. As a writer she has worked on The Arsenio Hall Show (CBS), 106 & Park and The Mo’Nique Show (BET). Her film roles include Barber Shop 2: Back in Business and Kim Field’s Holiday Love: The Rebirth. Her quick wit and sharp humor is featured when she guests hosts on entertainment shows like DishNation (FOX) When you “do the math” Vanessa Fraction equals One Very Funny Lady! More info at www.vanessafraction.com