In 2001’s The Queens of Comedy
, stand-up Sommore (Def Comedy Jam
, Showtime at the Apollo
, Friday After Next
) jokingly compares herself to Tupac Shakur, and she’s not wrong. Her act, like many of Shakur’s songs, gives the relentlessly horny id a charming, engaging voice, persuasively, impeccably delivered.
The same sort of explicit-content warnings apply, but even with a mind in the gutter, a rose that grew from concrete can be beautiful, even thought-provoking. Sommore’s good-natured, sex-positive shit-talking bears an unmistakable undercurrent of feminism even as she discusses the finer points of “ho-ism” or warns about the dangers of finding “good dick.”
$25, 7:30pm & 10pm Fri Jun 15-Sat Jun 16, 7:30pm Sun Jun 17, Improv San Antonio Rivercenter, 849 E. Commerce St., (210) 229-1420, rivercentercomedyclub.com.
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