Sommore’s Standing Ovation Comedy Tour to Visit Jacksonville
Sommore has been referred to as “The Diva of Contemporary Comedy.” Trenton, New Jersey born Sommore is fast becoming known as one of America’s top comediennes. She has appeared on many shows, such as Russell Simmons’ Def Comedy Jam, Showtime at the Apollo, and BET’s Live from L.A. She has also played roles on The Hughleys and The Parkers. She was the first female host of BET’s Comicview.
In 1995, Sommore earned the Richard Pryor Award for Comic Of The Year for her stand-up act. She was also handpicked by Oprah Winfrey to appear on The Oprah Winfrey Show. In 2000 she became part of a select few to be part of the successful Queens of Comedy tour. Also note, she was registered in the Guinness’ Book of World Records for performing to an audience of 50,000 people in Atlanta, Georgia. No other female comedian has ever accomplished that. Sommore lives on both coasts and focuses on her theatrical and comedic career. As of 2003, she is working on her first book, Gold Diggin’ 101.