Hard Headed Comedy


Hard Headed Comedy is ready to dominate The Palace Theatre's UpStage area as part of our LaughTrax series. This show will be hosted by Luz Michelle; Luz is like a stiff cocktail followed by a potent edible, you will always remember how she made you feel. Joining her for the evening are fellow comedians Lana Siebel, Gastor Almonte, and Oscar Collazos! 

Luz Michelle:
Part Colombian & part Native-Indian Luz Michelle was born in Bogota, Colombia but adopted by two Eastern European Jews and raised in the forgotten borough - with the second biggest dump in the world - that is affectionately referred to as "Heroin Island," Staten Island, New York. Luz has channelled this unique experience and background into a successful comedy career, gracing stages with her malapropisms and unique style at marquis venues such as Caroline's, The Stand, Dangerfield's, Lucy's Laugh Lounge and others throughout the Tri-State Area. She has also appeared on GMA, SXSW, NY Underground Comedy Festival, Portland, Maine Comedy Festival, North Carolina Comedy Festival, Laugh Riot Grrrl Festival, 5th Borough Comedy Festival, Ladies Room Comedy Festival and was the storyteller winner at Gotham Comedy Club. Luz is like a stiff cocktail followed by a potent edible, you will always remember how she made you feel.

Lana Siebel:
Lana Siebel is a New York City based comedian who has been headlining shows across the United States. Recently, she headlined at The Comic Strip (NYC), The Tropicana in Atlantic City (NJ), Governor’s Comedy Club (NY), Rhino Comedy Club (NY). Also, recently she featured at Bananas Comedy Club (New Jersey), Atlantic City Comedy Club (Atlantic City, New Jersey), The Howlin’ Wolf (New Orleans, Louisiana) Fairfield Comedy Club (Fairfield, Connecticut) Caroline’s Comedy Club (NYC) Punch Line Comedy Club (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania). You can catch her regularly in New York City at Broadway Comedy Club, The Tiny Cupboard, The Comedy Shop, Greenwich Village Comedy Club and Eastville Comedy Club. Lana has also acted in many independent films such as the Businessman currently streaming on Amazon Prime. She was very recently featured on the site Comics that Kill along with Kevin Hart, Sebastian Maniscalco, Jim Gaffigan and other great comedians. In her former life she was ranked 7th in the United States in International Latin Ballroom Dancing.

Gastor Almonte:
Gastor Almonte is a comedian and storyteller from Brooklyn, NY (East New York specifically.) He has twice appeared on Comedy Central’s This Is Not Happen, Comedy Central’s Featuring, Vice Live, and the PBS featured Stories From The Stage. His appearance on Stories From The Stage won the 2020 Webby People’s Voice award for Best Individual Performance. Timeout Magazine named him “One of your new comedy obsessions.” His debut album, Immigrant Made, debut at #1 on the iTunes Comedy, Google Play Comedy and Amazon Music Comedy charts. His self-funded independent special, “Immigrant Made”, can be seen on Amazon Prime. He is a producer and board member of the science-storytelling non-profit Story Collider. He is also the producer and co-host of the topical news comedy podcast, The War Report, with co-host Shalewa Sharpe. Currently, Gastor can be seen touring the country and workshoping his one-man show, The Sugar.

Oscar Collazos:
Oscar Collazos is a Colombian American bilingual stand-up comedian, actor, writer and voice over artist in New York City. Oscar has been featured on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio, the legendary Apollo Theater as well as the New York Comedy Festival. Oscar is the founder of Hilarious Colombian Americans. You can catch Oscar performing all over town at comedy clubs in New York City as well as across the country and internationally.


The Palace Theatre
61 Atlantic St
Stamford, CT 06901

Saturday, April 22nd at 8:00 pm

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