Live at The Alamo with Shanti Charan, Kazu Kusano, Spencer Latham, Chad Opitz, Jules Posner, Aviva Siegel and Ta'Vi, Hosted by Phil Griffiths
Shanti’s bubbly personality and contagious smile lure in audiences and her comedic abilities keep them laughing. She is a Bay Area favorite, producer of the monthly show Oakland Comedy Shop, and a regular at every local club including both San Francisco and Sacramento Punch Line, Cobb's, Rooster T Feathers and The Improv. She is also the Host and Producer of the new culinary comedy web series, Mixing Masala. Shanti has had the opportunity... Read More →
As far as mid-life crisis go, Phil Griffiths’ wife stacks his career in stand up comedy as better than a drug addiction but worse than him having a mistress. With his dry deadpan humor, Phil performs all over the Bay Area and shares his slightly off observations on fatherhood. Phil has opened for Brad Williams, Jermaine Fowler and Myq Kaplan. He was recently in the San Diego, Sacramento, Chico and Santa Cruz Comedy Festivals and is... Read More →
Japanese comedienne, Kazu Kusano, drops a bomb on the status quo of the perception of Asian women. Through her quirky humor, you will witness the odd experiences of a Japanese woman in 21st century America. She is the undefeated champion of Joke-E-Oke, the joke karaoke contest at the San Francisco Sketch Festival. Recently, she made her first international appearance at Asiafest in Adelaide, Australia.
Spencer Latham is the rarest of things: a San Francisco comedian who was born and raised in the city. After leaving the lucrative and and glamorous world of majoring in philosophy he decided to take his talents to the people and has been delighting audiences with his wit and charm all over the Bay Area.
Fresh to the San Francisco Comedy scene, Chad Opitz is a comic whose unique takes on sometimes odd subject matters are making him an oft booked staple at Bay Area clubs and showcases. Chad was the winner of Bay Area legend Jimmy Gunn's "Best Newcomer" award as well as a finalist in the Rooster T. Feathers Competition, 2nd place finalist at the 2016 Sacramento Comedy Competition and 1st place winner of the Walk the Plank comedy competition... Read More →
Jules Posner is like if the cool older kid who used to buy you beer ended up becoming a comedian instead of a meth dealer. The most relaxed man in California, Jules mixes laid-back observations, laid-back riffing and laid-back flannel shirts into an act that has won him constant bookings at every major comedy club in the Bay Area. He is one of those comics whose writing and delivery make standup seem like it’s just a funny person talking... Read More →
Aviva is a stand-up comic by day, and a stand-up comic by night. Her jokes are silly (clown horn sound) yet personal (awooga), and she really just wants to have fun up there. | She lives in Oakland and produces shows like “Talkies” at The Roxie, Witches’ Brew at Black Hammer Brewing, and YETI! in Oakland. Her comedy’s been featured in SF Sketchfest, The Nevada City Film Festival, Heeb Magazine, and on NPR.
One of Sacramento’s newest and fastest rising comedians, Ta’Vi brings a refreshing authenticity to every performance. With only a year of comedy under her belt she was accepted into the 41st Annual San Francisco Comedy Competition and later won Tommy T’s LAFF OFF 2016 Competition, earning herself a headlining spot at the club. Ta’Vi has worked with veteran comedian Bruce Bruce and SNL alum Finesse Mitchell, who praised her... Read More →