Kendra Cunningham Bio
Boston bred and Brooklyn based, Kendra Cunningham has been named as a
comic to watch by Time Out New York and has been compared to Groucho Marx
and Mae West by the UK’s Chortle.iA regular on the New York and Boston
comedy scene, she has previously been in the Montreal Just for Laughs
Festival, The Glasgow Comedy Festival, and was a finalist in the Boston
Comedy Festival for two years in a row. She has twice appeared on NBC’s
Last Comic Standing gaining two spots in the top 100 jokes of the season.
Currently she has a monthly solo show “This Could be You” at Don’t Tell Mama. She founded Malarkey Pictures along with her sketch partner, Vicky Kuperman and went on to produce dozens of short films including, the Award
Winning short “LonelyGirl48”, which they turned into a web series that
went on to win festivals along with the web series “Why Is Everybody
Always Hitting On Me”. Their festival wins and screenings include Boston
Comedy Festival, Palm Beach International, SENE, St Louis Film Festival
and Boston Film Festival. Kendra’s latest solo projects include a pilot
“Swagger” ,an unscripted show “I’m Not Buying It” and a mock meditation series “Spiteful Meditations”. Her collaborative short with Sean Cassels, “Neighborhood Network” screened in the Nice International Film Festival in 2018.
Her first comedy special “On My Best Behavior” was released by DryBar comedy in 2018. Her debut album, Blonde Logic, was released in 2016 by Rooftop Comedy and in 2017, Blonde Logic a book of comedic essays was released on Kindle. She recently started an interview style podcast “How’s Your Mother?”
Kendra’s comedic goal is to get paid to write from her bed where she eats,
sleeps, and occasionally entertains.