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The Grawlix
The Grawlix

Sat, Aug 26


The Bug Theatre

The Grawlix

Join Adam Cayton-Holland, Ben Roy and Andrew Orvedahl for their monthly standup comedy show, The Grawlix, on August 26th at the Bug Theatre. This month featuring headliner River Butcher and featured performer Shanel Hughes!

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Time & Location

Aug 26, 2023, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM

The Bug Theatre, 3654 Navajo St, Denver, CO 80211, USA

About The Event

Joining the Grawlix boys on the stage are…

Shanel Hughes

Shanel Hughes is a gorgeous, hilarious, and ridiculously talented human being. Born and raised in Denver, Colorado, she has now grown up to be a Regular at Comedy Works Denver. She has perfomed and hosted at various venues all across Colorado, including The Comedy Fort, Loonees Comedy Corner, the Denver Improv, 3E's and in several states across the country, including New York Comedy Club in New York, The Comedy Store in LA, and The Bird Theater in Missouri.  She has opened for comedians such as Ms. Pat,  Maria Bamford, Amy Miller, River Butcher, T. Murph, AhmedAhmed, Greg Morton and Mope Williams. Her comedy style can be described as an evening with your funny and super relatable best friend. Her warmth and contagious energy fills each room she enters.  To the stage, she brings years of improv and acting skills. Shanel was a semi-finalist in the annual Comedy Works New Faces Competition during her first year, and has been accepted to perform in comedy festivals in states including Alaska (where she won Best of Fest), Colorado, Texas, New York, Ohio, Atlanta and Oregon.

Shanel currently resides in Denver, Colorado with her wife and son.

River Butcher

River Butcher is a Los Angeles-based standup comic, actor, and writer. His first half-hour special “A Different Kind of Dude” debuted on Comedy Central’s Youtube channel and was called “a masterclass in culture war commentary” by The special also garnered the title of “Some of the Best Jokes of 2022 So Far.” River recently wrote on the FX pilot “Belated,” previously wrote for “A League of Their Own,” and created/starred in/wrote the critically acclaimed and GLAAD award-nominated tv show “Take My Wife.” You may have also seen him as non-binary standup comic Lindsay Brady on “Good Trouble” and Adam Conover’s sibling on “Adam Ruins Everything” or queer dinner guest Denim in the hit movie “Friendsgiving.” He has done standup all over the country, the globe, and the screen, including Ellen, Conan, Comedy Central, and HBO. River was named one of Vanity Fair’s “Ten Comics to Watch” at comedy’s prestigious Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal in 2017, just 6 years after doing his first stand up open mic. He just recorded his first hour special in Portland, set to be released on YouTube this year.

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