Her first performances were at Bay Area Black comedy competitions, and she continued to work traditional circuits in Oakland for a short time before realizing that the mainstream circuits were not her style.
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I throw away my old sponges"). Williams debuted in and promoted herself through the night clubs in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Feb 24, 2011 · An international comic favorite -- who showcased her talents at the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal several times -- Karen Williams is a star entertainer with Olivia Cruises and Resorts, where she's garnered some 150 laugh-filled trips around the globe!
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Karen Williams has been performing stand-up since the 1980s, and she isn’t slowing down. I caught her just as she was about to run out the door for a night out on the town with one of Bob Marley’s former backup singers, Sister Carol. Williams certainly deserved a night off.
Jun 26, 2021 · June 26, 2021 Isabelle Lichtenstein Karen Williams by KEITH FORD As the first openly lesbian Black comic in the United States to include specifically lesbian material in her act, Karen Williams changed the game for a number of communities. Since then, she’s had a prolific career in comedy.