Stamptown presents

Courtney Pauroso: Vanessa 5000

Wed 13 – Fri 22 Dec 60 minutes
Comics Comic
Time Out
Following two sell-out runs earlier this year, Courtney Pauroso returns to Soho Theatre due to popular demand.

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.

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'Late-night Fringe entertainment at its best'
Comics Comic
'Intensely physical and unexpectedly moving'
Fest Mag
'Brilliantly bold'
Time Out
'Absurdly sexy and completely bonkers'
EdFringe Review
'Absolutely riotous hour of well-judged comic brilliance'
British Comedy Guide
'A masterful, athletic physical performance'
'Flights of ridiculousness you can’t believe you are seeing'
New York Times