'Gina Brillon: The Floor is Lava': Release date, plot, trailer and all you need to know about the one-hour stand-up special
The one-hour stand-up special will be available to stream exclusively on Amazon Prime Video starting June 5, 2020
Actress, comedian, and writer Gina Brillon has been a comic since she was 17 and already has two one-hour specials to her name. Her first was titled 'Pacifically Speaking' which debuted in NuvoTV. The accomplished singer, published writer and poet has now scored a special with Amazon Studios. She now takes the floor with her latest, 'Gina Brillon: The Floor is Lava', an hour-long, stand-up special. Continue reading to know more about it.
The one-hour stand-up special is slated to premiere on Friday, June 5, 2020.
Gina Brillon has always had a unique approach to life's ups and downs, handling them with humor and sass that comes naturally to Brillon. A Latina who was born in The Bronx, New York City. 'The Floor is Lava' is her third stand up special and Brillon pulls no punches when discussing her childhood, culture and the transition from single to married life with her Midwestern husband. In the hour-long special, Gina effortlessly guides the audience on a journey of love, laughter and heart.
The Puerto Ric actress, comedian, and writer has been in the stand-up circuit since a teenager. She has made appearances on Comedy Central's 'Live at Gotham', E!'s 'Chelsea Lately', AXS' 'Gotham Comedy Live', 'The View', 'Late Night with Seth Meyers' and 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'. Brillon also has made appearances on 'Kevin Can Wait' on CBS and 'The Conners' on ABC. In 2012, she became the first (and only) Latina winner of NBC's Stand up for Diversity Showcase. She was selected to be part of Montreal's 'Just For Laughs New Faces' showcase.
Brillon is also a singer, published writer, and poet. Her pieces have been published in The New York Post and Daily News, among others. In 2019, she was featured on Gabriel Iglesias' 'Beyond the Fluffy Tour' - hitting 46 cities around the US. Brillon's most recent half-hour special, 'Easily Offended', was one of the top shows among the Entre Nos franchise on HBO Latino, and is now streaming on all HBO digital platforms.
The special is produced by Comedy Dynamics for Amazon Prime Video. It is executive produced by Brian Volk-Weiss, Cisco Henson, Gina Brillon, Judi Marmel, Jenny Callaghan, and Jason Pascal. Volk-Weiss is also directing the special.
Providing a tiny sneak peek into the special, Prime Video has released a short first-look trailer. Catch Brillon talk about her ex-boyfriends and her experiences with dating apps that were thriving with people who looked different on the app than in real life.
Where to watch
The one-hour stand-up special will be available to stream exclusively on Amazon Prime Video starting June 5, 2020.
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