Shenuque is a Queer Sri Lankan comedian born and raised in Staten Island, New York. He's hosted and produced the successful stand up show Token White Guy at QED and Carolines on Broadway, and is now co-producing and hosting the comedy show We Fixed It! alongside Peter Grosz and Vivek Netrakanti. Shenuque was a featured writer and performer at the People's Improv Theater House Sketch program writing and performing live sketch comedy once a month for 3 years. He produces and hosts the radio show So Where Are You Really From at MakerPark Radio. Shenuque has perfomed in festivals such as: NY Sketchfest, YAAASFest, 5th Borough Comedy Festival, was a Quarterfinalist at the San Diego Comedy Festival. He's written a TV pilot alongside Vivek Netrakanti called Spice Boys and is planning on filming it in 2022. Come see him perform!

Shenuque Tissera

Actor. Comedian. Writer.

Original Projects

So Where Are You Really From!

Shenuque invites interesting people to talk about their family's journey to America and the joys of growing up and being part of an immigrant family. While also experiencing the difficulties that coming to a new country holds. A learning experience for all that aims to shine the joy of being from an immigrant family in America. 

We Fixed It!

We Fixed It! is a comedy variety show hosted by Shenuque Tissera, Peter Grosz and Vivek Netrakanti every month at Littlefield in Brooklyn. The show was featured in the Brooklyn Star Gazette. The show aims to whimsically take on the problems within entertainment by providing a platform for a diverse group of comedians.


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