A Night of Jewish Stand Up Comedy – 2021
Join us for a night of laughter and levity ~ emceed by Rabbi Sydney Mintz!
Price: $8 Members / $10 Non-Members
*This event is appropriate for adults 18+.
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’s been nominated as one of the “Best Comedians in the Bay” by the East Bay Express, and owns a “Best Actress” trophy that she bought for herself. Her comedy’s been featured in SF Sketchfest, The All Jane Comedy Festival, The Asheville Comedy Festival, Out of Bounds Comedy Festival, UCB Comedy Originals, and Heeb Magazine.
Reena Calm is a pun-slinger who (was) touring the country full time, living out of her tricked-out Prius. She started in Chicago and left on a mission to make people laugh in all 50 States, a goal she was about to complete in May of 2020. You can find her book Once A Pun A Time: Legend Of A Sighs Queen on Amazon. She's been on Doug Loves Movies, was a Comic of the Week on The Jackie & Laurie Show, opened for Arsenio Hall, and has probably headlined some bar near you, or at least slept in a nearby parking lot. Follow her on Instagram @reenacalm for pictures of her travels.
His comedy career began as just another way for the long-time theater nerd to get his stage fix, but he soon found that stand-up was his greatest passion and only actual skill. With his love for animals and mediocre editing prowess, you can see Clay any time on his YouTube series: The Zoo Review. Clay is a regular feature at Comedy Underground in Seattle and DNA’s Comedy Lab in Santa Cruz, as well as a regular host at Punch Line and Cobb's in San Francisco, The Improv in San Jose, Rooster T Feathers in Sunnyvale, and Punch Line in Sacramento, and showcases at Flappers in Burbank. He’s recently been seen opening for Eric Andre, Andrew Santino, Ismo, Aida Rodriguez, Sam Tripoli, Andy Woodhull, and Sheng Wang.
Ben Feldman is a standup comedian and writer based in San Francisco who works the top comedy clubs and venues throughout California and beyond. Ben was named as one of the Best Comics To Watch by SF Weekly in 2013: "With a dry wit that was praised by Robin Williams himself, Feldman brings a cool East Coast charm to Bay Area stages. From a sarcastic rant to a subtle pun, his act is clever, playful, and delightfully provocative."
Fresh out of college and dreaming of a career in stand-up, Bryce Druzin did what most aspiring comedians from the San Francisco Bay Area do: move to Idaho, get a job in a pizza joint, and spend a year telling jokes at hookah bars for crowds of disgruntled teenagers. Eager to perform in less smoke-filled venues, Bryce did a tour of duty in Chicago before returning home to the Bay Area, where his fearless and clever jokes on race, religion, politics and pillow fights make him a favorite of most audiences – but have been known to stick in the craw of some.
*This event is appropriate for adults 18+. By registering, you are confirming you are of proper age.
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