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Friday, January 27 • 9:15pm - 10:45pm
The Setup (SOLD OUT)

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The Setup features established comedians from around the country as well as local up-and-coming stars. Their goal is to provide a truly raw alternative experience. San Francisco is known for indulging and incubating the absurd whims, oddities, and genius of the freaks who call it home. Think Lenny Bruce, Robin Williams, Jefferson Airplane. With Abhay and Richard Sarvate, and guests Wally Baram, Nore Davis, Andrew Lopez and Pedro Salinas. Hosted by Dauood Naimyar. ($35, 21+)

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Abhay Nadkarni is a comedian/writer/producer that moved from South India to South Central Los Angeles for grad school. Dodging bullets en route to grad school armed him with plenty of stories and stand-up was his only catharsis for combating culture shock. His act is an eclectic mix... Read More →
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Andrew Lopez

Andrew is a Filipino & Korean writer, director, actor, and stand-up comedian from small town Iowa. He has a TV show in development at FX with Hiro Murai, Christopher Storer, and Nate Matteson producing that Andrew will write, produce and star in. At Amazon, he is writing and producing... Read More →
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Dauood Naimyar

Born with a foreign name in an American country (America), Dauood Muhammad Naimyar learned the value of assimilating at a very young age. Because of this, he tried his best to not be different but failed at every encounter. Once he embraced his eccentric point of view, he saw the... Read More →
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Nore Davis

Nore Davis is a New York-based comedian who delivers an energetic performance filled with witty quips and sharp punch lines, combined with an amazing stage presence. He has appeared on Comedy Central’s "Inside Amy Schumer," HBO’s "Last Week Tonight," MTV’s "Nikki & Sara Live... Read More →
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Pedro Salinas

Pedro Salinas is a comedian and writer based in New York. His stand-up has been featured on HBO Max and his writing has been published on Vulture and Little Old Lady Comedy.
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Richard Sarvate

Richard quit tech to do stand-up. Oops! He started performing in San Francisco in 2011 and now lives in Los Angeles. He talks about his experience as a first-generation Indian immigrant, mental illness, and his time in Silicon Valley.Watching Richard perform is hilariously unpredictable... Read More →
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Wally Baram

Wally Baram is a Mexican-Syrian stand-up comedian, writer, and actress living in Los Angeles. She was named a 2021 Just For Laughs New Face, shortly after making her television debut on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert." She's a writer on "What We Do in the Shadows" (HULU/FX... Read More →

Friday January 27, 2023 9:15pm - 10:45pm PST
The Palace Theater 644 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94133

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