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One of the most innovative comedians around, Elizardi Castro uses language and culture to create humor that appeals to audiences of all ages. He has written and performed eight one man shows including "Made in Puerto Rico" and most recently, "Words Cannot Explain." 

His critically acclaimed shows have been reviewed and recommended by numerous publications including the Chicago Sun-Times and the Orlando Sentinel.  His shows have also been featured on ABC's The View; Telemundo's Emmy-winning morning show, Un Nuevo Dia; Fox's Good Day New York, WGN-TV, and the Univision network, among others.  He recently won "Best Stand Up" at the acclaimed United Solo Festival in NYC.

 

Elizardi's performances have been seen in colleges and universities throughout the country, including University of Connecticut, University of Central Florida  and Northwestern University Law School.  He has also performed for various organizations and corporations, including the GOYA Corp., G.E. and the U.S. Census.  

 

Before following his dream to become a standup comedian, Elizardi worked as a prosecutor and ran his own law firm where he worked as a criminal defense attorney. He is a licensed attorney in Florida, Illinois and New York. He also holds a Master's Degree in Communications, along with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology. However, making people laugh has been the most rewarding career he's ever had.

GOYA

G.E.

U.S. Census

U.S. Railroad Retirement Board

Chicago Police Memorial Foundation

U.S. Federal Prison

Charisma Medi

Yale University

University of Connecticut

University of Central Florida

Binghamton University

Emerson College

MacCormac College

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Skidmore College

Northwestern University School of Law

St. Augustine College

Austin Peay State University

Orlando Shakespeare Theatre

Orlando Repertory Theatre

The Longwarf Theatre

The Klein Memorial Auditorium

White Plains Performing Arts Center

The Playgroup Theatre

SAK Comedy Club

Killeen Arts and Activities Center

Latino Cultural Center in Dallas

Chicago Center for the Performing Arts

Stahl Family Theatre

The Athenaeum Theatre

The Copernicus Center

The Portage Theatre

The Vittum Theatre

The Playground Theatre

Crossroads Theatre