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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Cristela Alonzo was the first Latina to produce and star in a network TV sitcom and is soon to be featured in a new film. Alonzo says her love of theater eventually led to her falling in love with stand-up comedy. When she's not touring Alonzo says she can be found performing in a variety of club around Los Angeles, which is where she is based.

Alonzo will perform at Kansas City Improv Fri. August 21. Click here for more information about tickets.