LA clown Courtney Pauroso returns as sex robot Vanessa 5000, who – over the course of her product demonstration – grows increasingly conflicted about technology, modernity and her own existence.
Artificially intelligent. Genuinely stupid. ChatGPT ain’t got nothing on Vanessa 5000’s sweet synthetic ass.
Sold Out: Soho Theatre (Sep 2023)
Sold Out: Edinburgh Fringe (Aug 2023)
Sold Out: New York Comedy Festival (Nov 2019)
Courtney Pauroso is an award-winning actor, writer and comedian based in LA. She co-wrote and appeared in Two Pink Doors, a series of 5-minute shorts for FX, directed by Dr. Brown, and has several television projects in development with long time collaborator Natalie Palamides, including a series produced by Mark Duplass. She was a series regular on Like & Subscribe, and has also appeared in Jackass Forever, Reno 911, Key & Peele, 2 Broke Girls, Florida Girls, The Opening Act, and Dogleg. She is a former member of the Groundlings Sunday Company and Washington D.C.’s internationally renowned physical theatre company Synetic Theater.
'Late-night Fringe entertainment at its best'
'Intensely physical and unexpectedly moving'
'Absurdly sexy and completely bonkers'
'Absolutely riotous hour of well-judged comic brilliance'
'A masterful, athletic physical performance'
'Flights of ridiculousness you can’t believe you are seeing'