Kung Pao Kosher Comedy Presents...
The 2nd (sorta Annual) Color of Funny
2 nights! 2 cities!
Thurs, June 21st @ 8pm:
Julia Morgan Theatre @ The Berkeley Playhouse, 2640 College Ave @ Derby, Berkeley
Fri, June 22nd @ 8pm:
Kuumbwa Jazz Center, 320-2 Cedar St., Santa Cruz
Featuring a line up of very funny, very diverse, and very smart comedians, from San Francisco, Santa Cruz, and New York, representing the many faces and colors of comedy:
*Maureen Langan (Berkeley show only), the daughter of an Irish immigrant mother and garbage man father, is the recipient of the prestigious MAC (Manhattan Association of Clubs and Cabarets) Award for Best Female Comic, has appeared on The Joy Behar Show, Comics Unleashed, and HBO, and is an award-winning broadcast journalist who has hosted her own national TV and radio shows.
*Dhaya Lakshminarayanan, who had a traditional Indian upbringing in the Deep South, is a former venture capitalist with two MIT degrees and has been featured on NPR's Snap Judgment.
*Yayne Abeba grew up as a first generation Ethiopian in San Francisco's Haight Ashbury and has a one hour special "Africa Laughs with Yayne Abeba" on The Africa Channel.
*Lisa Geduldig is a nice Jewish girl who produces numerous popular comedy shows including Kung Pao Kosher Comedy: Jewish comedy on Christmas in a Chinese Restaurant, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this December.
*Nathan Habib (Santa Cruz show only), who just graduated from UC Santa Cruz, began doing stand up at 14 years old at in high school in Palo Alto, where he grew up in a Jewish Israeli household with a Latvian mother and an Italian-raised dad.
Santa Cruz: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/248645
or (800) 838-3006
Added to the calendar on Friday Jun 1st, 2012 2:32 PM