CBS Diversity Sketch Comedy Showcase announces 2019 cast

The CBS Diversity Sketch Comedy Showcase, a staple for 14 years, will begin a run of six shows starting Jan. 15 at the El Portal Theatre in Los Angeles with its cast for 2019. Written by past showcase performers, the variety revue is well-attended by industry execs, and seen as a potential springboard for talent. Alumni include Kate McKinnon and Tiffany Haddish. Following are the 21 performers participating in the 2019 CBS DIVERSITY SKETCH COMEDY SHOWCASE: Name: Alex EllisHometown: Charlotte, N.C.Education: BFA in musical theater from Elon UniversityTraining: Upright Citizens Brigade (Los Angeles), The Groundlings, Allen Savage, Stan Kirsch StudiosCredits: Television: “Vampirina” (Disney) and “Hot...

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