Comedian, Actor & Writer Sonya Vai was born and raised in New York City but is constantly asked ”where are you really from?” by drunk men in bars. Sonya recently performed in the New York Comedy Festival where she co-produced “Facial Recognition Comedy”, a show dedicated to showcasing female-identifying South Asian comedians. The show was featured in the NY Times as one of the 5 shows they were most excited to see at the Festival. She is a paid regular at Carolines on Broadway and performs regularly in NYC at New York Comedy Club, Broadway CC, West Side CC, and Gotham. In 2019 she is a participant in the following festivals: Carolines Comedy Madness, Last Comix Standing, San Fransisco Comedy Festival, All Jane Comedy Festival. Her show schedule can be found on Instagram @sonyavaicomedy.