PianoFight Showcase: Boarding Party, The DK and Morgan Show and Straitjacket Society, Hosted by Kwasi Mensah (SOLD OUT)
Kwasi bridges the gap between insightful observations about race and still thinking he could be a Power Ranger when he was 15. He's opened for the socio-political comedian W. Kamau Bell and co-produces Laughing Liberally Boston, a show that combines comedy with progressive politics. He's been featured in the 2015 Boston Comedy Festival, the Pittsburgh Comedy Festival, The Comedy Exposition in Chicago, and several others festivals across the... Read More →
They’re ”really into each other” and “uncomfortably intimate”. Boarding Party is an improv trio from San Francisco (the third city) comprised of Leela alums Anton Shuster and Sean Marney, SImps alum Peter Chapman, and the ghost of their ex-member, Colin (still alive). They’ve been together for 3 years and holding each other as a pre-show warmup for 2. They performed at SF Sketchfest, Bitch and Tell, and... Read More →
The DK and Morgan Show is a sketch, improv, and stand-up comedy duo from the wilds of the far Northwest (but now they live in LA). DK and Morgan throw nothing but curveballs. Mustering myriad styles, far-ranging premises, and immeasurable amounts of charisma, they will charm your socks off, and then they will knock your socks off. Bottom line: Wear three pairs of socks!
Straitjacket Society is an underground, LA-based sketch comedy group. We have performed all around the Los Angeles comedy scene and recently made our San Francisco SketchFest debut. Winners of the 2015 Funny Women's Festival sketch cage match, held at iO West, and coming from a sold out show at the Comedy Central Stage, SJS is committed to comedy.