The Marsh presents “The Berkeley Gay Comedy Festival” Starring La Chica Boom, Janine Brito, Ali Mafi, Marga Gomez, David Hawkins, Ronn Vigh, The New Gay Comedy Kids: Simone Campbell, Kat Evasco, TJ Kelsall,Yuri Kagan Three nights, 10 Gay Comics, celebrating Pride Month East Bay Style. Scroll down to read about the shows and the comics.
WHERE: The Marsh Berkeley; 2120 Allston Way near Shattuck. Parking is available at the Allston Way Garage, 2061 Allston Way between Milvia Street & Shattuck Avenue The Downtown Berkeley BART station is one block away on Shattuck
The Berkeley Gay Comedy Festival is Presented By The marsh in Association with it’s shows COMEDY BRAINS and MARGA’S FUNNY MONDAYS
Monday June 13, 2011 8:00 PM Burlesque Performance: La Chica Boom The New Gay Comedy Kids: Simone Campbell, Kat Evasco, Yuri Kagan, TJ Kelsall Marga Gomez Mistress of Ceremonies
La Chica Boom is a queer multidisciplinary performance artist who combines comedy, physical theater, and burlesque. Chica has been listed in the Burlesque Hall of Fame, and toured North America with her witty ethnic drag and striptease. SF Guardian has named her a “pinata fisting provocateur” and Seattle Gay News says she is “political and sexy at the same time.”
Simone Campbell, the San Francisco burlesque scenes’ go to comedienne, dishes the shimmy-shake on any topic with quick wit and a killer smile. Simone is featured in the June issue of Curve Magazine.
Kat Evasco is a member of the Five Funny Females tour. She has played SF Comedy Clubs The Purple Onion and Club Deluxe and Berkeley’s La Pena. Kat is a fun loving Filipina on the verge of getting gay married.
Yuri Kagan works comedy clubs from coast to coast with his dry, observational, dead-pan comedy. Growing up gay in a Russian/Jewish-immigrant family adds to his comedic point of view. TJ Kelsall -Originally from New Jersey, TJ’s comedy takes aim at the world through the eyes of a sarcastic cynical East Coast gay guy. He has performed at The Purple Onion, Rooster T feathers, and the San Francisco Punchline.
Marga Gomez: As Mistress of Ceremonies Marga will be keep the show real gay.
Kat Evasco at the HaHa Cafe in N. Hollywood DEC 21st ONLY
HaHa Cafe - Tuesday Funnies with Jerry Garcia DEC 21st 8:45pm
I’m so excited for the holidays in my hometown with my family and friends (first holiday in 3 years). LA, here I come. I get off the plane at 7pm, and will be rushing in traffic from LAX to North Hollywood’s Haha Cafe for an 8:45pm show. It’s ONLY $5 if you get there before 8:30pm.
I am very honored to be involved in this production as the stage manager. This has been one of the best shows that I’ve ever worked on; the process and each show that follows. We have an extremely talented cast, a kick-ass band, and the writing/directing duo John Caldon and Joey Price really are crazy (they’re also very brilliant).
We are have FIVE shows remaining! Don’t miss it!
Guerrilla Rep and Beards Beards Beards present
THE ODDMAN CHRISTWANZAAKUH SPECTACULAR!
written & directed by John Caldon & Joey Price with music by Joey Price & Matt Stines
Matt Gunnison Melvign Badiola Paul Rodrigues Ryan Marchand Sheena McIntyre Tony Cirimele Whitney Thomas
and the Oddman Family band! __________________________ __________________________ _____________