Anjelah Johnson, March 24
For Immediate ReleaseMon, Oct 23, 2017
Tickets on sale Saturday
RENO, NV (Oct. 23, 2017) - Anjelah Johnson became an internet sensation with her viral video “Nail Salon” which led to many stand up and performance opportunities. That same year she joined the cast of “MADtv” as a series regular, which spawned another internet sensation “Bon Qui Qui." This original character, a disgruntled fast food employee with no filter, has been enjoyed, viewed and replicated by over fifty-five million people worldwide. Recently, Johnson recorded and released a full-length rap song and music video as Bon Qui Qui with more tracks in the works. The talented comedian will return to Reno on Saturday, March 24 at the Silver Legacy Resort Casino.
Johnson has appeared in multiple ads and commercials including campaigns for Sprint, Visa, Snickers, Verizon, All-State, K-Swiss, Dryers Ice Cream and was the spokesperson for a Texas-based restaurant chain, Taco Cabana. As well, Anjelah has guest starred on shows such as “The Shield,” “Ugly Betty,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” and others all while traveling with her stand-up comedy.
In June 2009 Anjelah recorded her first one-hour special for Comedy Central and Warner Brothers Records titled “That’s How We Do It.” Her second one-hour special, “The Homecoming Show,” aired on NUVOtv in July of 2013 and is currently available on DVD and Netflix. In 2014, Anjelah recorded her third one-hour special, “Not Fancy,” a Netflix original which is currently available for streaming.
Johnson has also starred in such films as “Our Family Wedding,” “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel,” and “Enough Said.” The film “Mom’s Night Out” not only features Anjelah but also her husband, musician Manwell Reyes of the band Group 1 Crew.
Tickets will go on sale Saturday, Oct. 28 for $45.50 and $59.50 and can be purchased at SilverLegacy.com or by calling 775-325-7401.