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Shenuque Tissera is a Sri Lankan American comedian born and raised in the borough of Staten Island. Shenuque has been featured at QED, the PIT, Magnet Theater, UCB, Broadway Comedy Club, and he's performed in the 5th Borough Comedy Festival, NYC Sketchfest, YAAAS Fest, and the Asian Comedy Festival. He is the co-producer of the Token White Guy Show, and a featured writer/performer for sketch group's Kennedy's Mistress and Face For Radio. He's also produced and performed in comedy shows for the ACLU! Shenuque's comedy includes topics of growing up brown, coming to terms with his queer identity, getting married young and wild stories that are all absolutely true. Want him to perform on your show, or even plan a show for your organization? If the answers yes fill out the contact form below! 

Shenuque Tissera

Actor. Comedian. Writer.

Original Projects

Super Sketch Tuesday

Catch me perform in a new original sketch comedy show every month with PIT House team Kennedy's Mistress at the PIT on Super Sketch Tuesdays!  Shenuque is both an actor and writer and his work is regularly put on display during these shows.

The Token White Guy Show

The Token White Guy Show is a standup comedy show hosted by Shenuque Tissera and Vivek Netrakanti every 4th Thursday at QED in Astoria. This show puts up some of the best performers from underrepresented groups. Concerned that there won't be a white man to balance out all that diversity? Have no fear! The show will have one token white guy ready to go. 

 

Contact Me

Want to book me for a show? Tell me you enjoy my work? Or maybe you want tell me I'm a hack and shouldn't do comedy? Let me know! -------------------------------------->