Last Comic Standing
in 2008, Iliza Shlesinger
has dominated the stand-up circuit and is bringing her witty perspective and ballsy delivery to Houston. Originally from Dallas, Shlesinger says developing new material remains her favorite aspect of stand-up. “It’s become so rewarding to see not just how my material has evolved, but how my audience has embraced it,” she confides. “Everything from how they interpret it to the fan art they create, just seeing how my art becomes their joy has been really special.” Her first special, War Paint
, hit Netflix in 2013, and last year’s Confirmed Kills
made headlines for how Shlesinger tackled big issues. “One woman’s taboo is another woman’s go-to joke,” says Shlesinger. “I’ve never been raunchy or used sex as a lazy punch line. My show, although commenting on men and women and society, is smart, weird and sort of whimsical.”
7 p.m. Thursday. House of Blues Houston, 1204 Caroline. For information, call 888-402-5837 or visit houseofblues.com/houston
. $29.50 to $35.
After winning NBC’s