Silver Legacy Resort Casino and Live Nation welcomes comedian and internet sensation Anjelah Johnson to Reno on Friday, May 8 at 8 p.m. in the Grande Exposition Hall. Anjelah became an internet sensation with her viral video "Nail Salon."
That video led to her joining the cast of "MADtv" as a series regular, which spawned another internet sensation "Bon Qui Qui." This original character, a disgruntled fast food employee with no filter, has been enjoyed, viewed and replicated by over fifty-five million people worldwide. Recently, Anjelah recorded and released a full-length rap song and music video as Bon Qui Qui with more tracks in the works. The song and the video are currently available on iTunes.
Anjelah has appeared in multiple ads and commercials including campaigns for Sprint, Visa, Snickers, Verizon, All-State, K-Swiss, Dryers Ice Cream and she is currently the spokesperson for a Texas based restaurant chain, Taco Cabana. As well, Anjelah has guest starred on shows such as The Shield, Ugly Betty, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and others all while traveling with her stand-up comedy.
In June 2009 Anjelah recorded a one-hour special for Comedy Central and Warner Brothers Records. A second special is set to be released from her hometown of San Jose, CA this year.
In 2010, Anjelah starred in "Our Own Family Wedding" alongside Carlos Mencia, Regina King, and Oscar winner Forest Whitaker. She played the feisty sister of America Ferrera in this hilarious comedy which shows the perils and joys of combining families.
Johnson can also be seen as a live action character in the film "Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel" alongside Jason Lee and the voices of Justin Long, Anna Faris and Amy Poehler. Anjelah then leant her voice for the animated film "Marmaduke" along with Emma Stone, Owen Wilson and Jeremy Piven.
Tickets go on sale Saturday, Feb. 14 for $29.50 and $39.50 and can be purchased at SilverLegacy.com, Ticketmaster.com, or by calling 775-325-7401.