By Oscar Castillo
Pioneer in the world of Stand Up Comedy in Mexico, Sofia Niño de Rivera has a career of more than 7 years presenting herself on stages around the world such as the Gotham Comedy Club in New York, the Plaza Condesa, the Metropolitan Theater in the City of Mexico, and at the even her cousin’s wedding in Cuernavaca. In 2016, she launched the special “Sofía Niño de Rivera: Exposed” on Netflix, becoming the first woman to do a special in Spanish for this digital platform, where she also participates in the Club de Cuervos series.
She has participated in two seasons of “Comedy Central Presenta” and has two TEDTalks on how to “echar la hueva.” Taking advantage of her background as a publicist, she has participated as an image and creator in campaigns with Uber, Nike, Nescafé, Baileys, among others. Currently, she has a tour of stand up by the Mexican republic in which it has done more than 50 dates sold out in a year.
Crass, honest, irreverent, edgy, and always relatable, this is a show that’ll have everyone cracking up. Rivera makes a stop by Laredo on her tour on August 4 at the Laredo Energy Arena. Also, don’t forget to catch her specials on Netflix as well as her soccer-themed series, Club de Cuervos.