Join us every Tuesday for an unforgettable belly-splitting evening of comedy! Each week we showcase 5-7 different comedians at the top of their game. Tuesday Night Live Comedy features fresh talent on the rise, alongside veteran comics from around the world. Our theatre-style stage combined with an intimate comedy club atmosphere provides a truly unique and memorable experience. Laughter is the best medicine and we guarantee you will be laughing and smiling all week! Come see what the fun is all about!
MEET THE COMEDIANS
Former Air America Radio writer and correspondent, internationally renowned political satirist and author of the acclaimed Seven Stories Press book Never Shake Hands With A War Criminal helped bring the Boston Comedy scene into the modern age when he founded two of Boston’s most fabled clubs: The Ding Ho and Stitches. Barry has made countless television appearances on everything from The NBC Nightly News to The HBO Young Comedians Special to The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour. He has recorded two CD’s: Strange Bedfellows on A&M and Kill the Messenger on Green Linnet. His writings appear regularly in the Boston Phoenix as well as several other publications. He was a staff writer for the syndicated Dennis Miller Show and has toured in performance with Billy Bragg, Jackson Browne, Utah Phillips, Michelle Shocked, Steven Wright, Dar Williams and numerous others. To learn more, visit www.barrycrimmins.com.
Comedian Kris Tinkle has been making his mark on the New York City standup scene since he moved here from his native San Francisco. He was the co-host and resident comedian on Comedy By Request on SiriusXM Raw Dog. He has appeared on DirecTV’s “The Artie Lange Show”, is a regular on Sirius XM Radio’s “Friday’s with Breuer” and “Tap Out Radio,” and has been featured in the New York Comedy Festival, The Download Music Festival, and SF Sketch Fest. Kris’ debut comedy CD “Almost Awesome” was released by Rooftop Comedy. The album charted top-10 on iTunes as well as Pandora internet radio and is in regular rotation on Sirius XM. He also performed in and wrote for numerous web series on Crackle.com and SuperDeluxe.com, and his live sports/comedy talk show “Steel Cage Comedy” was covered by Yahoo! and Espn.com and appears in the sports documentary “Such Great Heights” currently streaming on Netflix. Tinkle performs standup in clubs and theaters across the country, and is a veteran of multiple USO tours in Japan, Germany, Kuwait, and Iraq. His unique energy and honest, engaging style of underdog comedy continue to win over audiences nationwide.
Formerly an award-winning journalist, Bill Santiago turned to a career in stand up comedy. Currently, Santiago is touring his show “The Immaculate Big Bang” at Fringe Festivals around the country, to critical and audience acclaim. He has appeared on numerous television networks and shows including Craig Ferguson, Conan O’Brien, Comedy Central’s Premium Blend, Chelsea Lately, Good Morning America Now, ABC News, BBC World and CNN to name a few. His first television special “Comedy Central Presents: Bill Santiago” quickly won over fans nationwide with his dead-on observations about Spanglish and his second half-hour special for Showtime LOL aired in 2011. Santiago’s comedy is heard regularly on SiriusXM Radio and other global digital platforms. Animated by his famously emphatic delivery, and facial expressions, Santiago’s material challenges the audience to keep pace with is own mental gymnastics. To learn more, visit www.billsantiago.com
Barbara’s ebullient stage presence combined with vulnerable material and goofy style has made her a quickly rising star in the Los Angeles alternative comedy scene. In 2016 she filmed sets for Viceland’s “Flophouse” and Hulu’s “Coming to the Stage” and she has written for the past three seasons of the hit show “Billy on the Street”. She recently co-starred in Comedy Central’s digital series “Deadliest Chef”, and she can be seen in the upcoming Nick Swardson series “Typical Rick” and MTV’s “Acting Out”. Along with touring all over the country, Babs has made multiple visits to SF Sketchfest and the Bridgetown Comedy Festival. Her comedy has been featured on Huffington Post and Ellen. She is also a regular at the top shows and venues in Los Angeles, including the Improv, Comedy Store, Meltdown, and Good Heroin. Barbara also co-hosts the hit podcast “Lady to Lady”, which recently surpassed 2 million downloads from listeners all over the world. To learn more, visit www.myjokesareuphere.com.
Jon Schabl is a stand up comedian and writer originally from Toronto, Canada. In 2012 he recorded a half-hour stand-up special for iChannel and released an EP through Comedy Records; Canada’s first and only independent comedy label. Shortly after moving to Los Angeles, Jon began touring with Jimmy Pardo and was a featured performer on Never Not Funny’s ‘Write Now!’ for the Nerdist Network. He has made numerous festival appearances including 2012 and 2014 NXNE music festivals, 2014 and 2015 San Francisco Sketchfest and 2015 Riot LA festival. Currently he is one half of the sketch duo Terrible Burglars and a contributing writer to CBC Comedy. Earlier this year he was chosen for the semi-finals of the Script Pipeline TV Writing Competition and was featured on TruTV’s You Can Do Better. To learn more, visit www. jonschabl.com.
The Hollywood Reporter named Eddie Pence one of the Top New Faces of the Montreal Comedy Festival in 2004, he was also invited back to perform there again in 2006. In 2007 Eddie performed at the HBO Aspen Comedy Arts Festival as well as HBO’s The Comedy Festival in Las Vegas. In 2010 Eddie was a finalist in the Seattle International Comedy Competition. A favorite of the World Famous Improv, Eddie can be seen at clubs and colleges across the country. His credits include Comedy Centrals “Live at Gotham” and “Crossballs”, “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson”, Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfield on Fox News, History of the Joke and Surviving The Holidays w/ Lewis Black on The History Channel. HE’s recently appeared on “Gotham LIVE” on AXS TV and “comics Unleashed with byron allen”. Eddie was recently cast in “How to be a grown up” on TRU TV. To learn more, visit www.eddiepence.com.
Mark Pitta (host)
Mark Pitta is a national headliner coming from the fervent San Francisco comedy scene of the 1980s. Mark’s career flourished in LA, first, fulfilling his dream of appearing on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson then subsequent appearances with Jay Leno. Mark landed a job as host of Totally Hidden Video for the FOX network and then hosting Friday Night Videos for NBC. He has appeared on numerous shows on Comedy Central including Premium Blend, The A-List, Dr. Katz, and Make Me Laugh. A favorite on the comedy club, college, and corporate circuit, Mark has also opened for Chris Issak, Celene Dion, Vanessa Williams, Paul Anka, Kenny Rogers, Olivia Newton John, Smokey Robinson, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, and Rick Springfield. www.markpitta.com