About Shawn Morgan
If there were such a thing as an “unsigned hype” of comedy then Thashawn Morgan is atop the list of aspiring hot young laugh launderers. Hailing from the South Side of Chicago where he attended Morgan Park high school and instantly became known as a light-weight class clown; Thashawn would soon ravage the local comedy circuit under the tutelage of superstar comedian/actor Bernie Mac.
He has been proclaimed by many as the most talented comedian to come out of Chi-Town since his friend and mentor Mr. Mac. Thashawn drew his inspiration from the likes of Eddie Murphy, Eddie Griffin and others to take his natural born gift of comedy to stages all across the nation. He has preformed at legendary venues such as the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, Laff factory in Los Angeles, Civic Center in Atlanta and has appeared three times on BET’s critically acclaimed series “Comic View.” He has been a winner or finalist in multiple comedy searches and contests that includes his phenomenal performances at the Miller Genuine Draft comedy searches before winning "The Comics on Fire" comedy competition. Thashawn also appeared on the “Queens of Comedy” tour. He has opened up with stomach busting performances for famous comedians: DL Hughley, Earthquake, Dee Ray, Damon Williams, Arnez J and Katt Williams to name a few. Thashawn is doing it all and is quickly gaining a following among comedic enthusiasts and fans nationwide.
From a humble stance Thashawn takes nothing for granted and infuses his all into every aspect of his performances. He credits his humorous yet clever on-stage antics with exploring real life situations that he morphs into a stunning showcase; providing an all-encompassing comedic experience for audiences to remember. No topic is off limits and the “straight with no chaser” realness, he upholds and maintains the integrity of his dynamic vision. This vision is the simplicity of one thought having the power to move mountains. Thashawn creates an electrifying environment through his tone, his words and overall being. His star power is amazing and his aura is refreshing.
Thashawn’s career is exploding! He is featured in two newly released DVDs, “The Big Black Comedy Jam Vol 3” and is a featured comic on “P. Diddy Presents: The Bad Boys of Comedy.” Soon Thashawn may even parlay his talents from the comedy stage to the big screen; as acting is another element composing this young man’s innate talents. Thashawn continues to pay his dues blazing stages on the local and national circuits by making people laugh while keeping a consistent approach to being himself and keeping his routines fresh. Thashawn Morgan is coming to a stage near you!