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12/12/2018, 10:40 a.m.
As a black, immigrant gay woman, her perspective on the world is unique. Comedian Gina Yeshere hits Portland for a ...
Gina Yashere, a comic known for her work as the British correspondent on the Daily Show with Trevor Noah and for starting this year on The Standups on Netflix, performs a comedy show at Portland’s Mission on Monday, Dec. 17.

As a black, immigrant gay woman, her perspective on the world is unique. Comedian Gina Yeshere hits Portland for a show on Monday, Dec. 17 at the Mission Theater, 1624 N.W. Glisan St. Doors open at 7 p.m.

Yeshere, a British correspondent on the Daily Show with Trevor Noah and a Top 10 rising talent as named by the Hollywood Reporter, originally is from the UK, born to parents from Nigeria.

She broke onto the American comedy scene on NBC’s Last Comic Standing where she made it to the final 10 and never went back home! She has also made appearances on The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno as Madam Yashere – The Surly Psychic.

The Mission Theater show will also feature special guest Kellye Howard, a black comic who has been featured on Comedy Central and several other media outlets. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 day of show.