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Friday, January 14 • 10:00pm - 11:30pm
Uptown Showdown Debate: In Person vs. Remote

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In Uptown Showdown, a unique and quirky spin-off on school debate events, two teams of comedians will square off to argue which is BETTER, experiencing things in person or remote. Debaters will go head-to-head to tackle what will clearly be one of the most important issues of our time, and you the audience will decide the winner! With John Ross Bowie, River Butcher, Jena Friedman, Dana Gould, Wendi McLendon-Covey and Baron Vaughn, hosted by Dhaya Lakshminarayanan. ($45 Orchestra - Front, $35 Orchestra - Side/Rear, $25 Mezzanine, All Ages)

Artists
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Baron Vaughn

Actor/comedian/writer Baron Vaughn graduated from Boston University's theatre program and immediately went on to the Williamstown Theatre Festival. That same year he was cast in "Drowning Crow" with Alfre Woodard on Broadway. He was also featured in "Damn Yankees" at the NY City Center... Read More →
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Dana Gould

Dana Gould began his professional comedy career at the age of seventeen. Between ComedyCentral, HBO and Showtime, Dana has six solo stand-up comedy specials to his credit. He has appeared on "The Late Show with David Letterman, "Jimmy Kimmel Live," "CONAN," and much more.As an actor... Read More →
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Dhaya Lakshminarayanan

Dhaya Lakshminarayanan is the 2016 winner of the Liz Carpenter Political Humor Award (previously awarded to Samantha Bee and Wanda Sykes). Comedy Central Asia crowned her Grand Prize Winner of “The Ultimate Comedy Challenge” filmed in Singapore. KQED named her one of the twenty... Read More →
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Jena Friedman

Jena Friedman is a stand up comedian, writer and filmmaker. She has worked as a field producer at "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and has written for "Late Show with David Letterman." Her critically acclaimed stand up special, "American Cunt," is now available on iTunes and her... Read More →
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John Ross Bowie

John Ross Bowie plays Jimmy Dimeo on ABC’S "Speechless." Other appearances include "The Big Bang Theory," "Veep", "Episodes," "Love," "Fresh off the Boat" and a lot of shows where you think he’s the killer but then it turns out he’s not.
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River Butcher

River Butcher is a Los Angeles-based standup comic, actor, and writer. Originally from the Midwest, River grew up skateboarding the mean streets of Akron, Ohio. Their blue-collar brand of cool has endeared audiences nationwide, as they've performed standup and appeared on shows such... Read More →
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Wendi McLendon-Covey

Wendi McLendon-Covey got her start at the Groundlings Theater in Los Angeles. From there, she went on to star in projects like “Reno 911!,” “Bridesmaids,” “Blended,” “Rules of Engagement,” “What Men Want,” etc. For nine seasons, she has starred in the ABC sitcom... Read More →



Friday January 14, 2022 10:00pm - 11:30pm PST
Brava Theater Center 2781 24th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110