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Friday, February 3 • 7:30pm - 9:00pm
The Crossword Show

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Host Zach Sherwin presides as three panelists solve a crossword puzzle live onstage, with everything displayed on a big screen so the crowd can follow the action. The clues work just like the ones in a typical crossword, but they also happen to be rhyming hip-hop lyrics; there's an Across Clues and a Down Clues rap over the course of the show. Each time the panelists get a clue right, Zach launches them and the audience down a rabbit hole inspired somehow by the answer word. There's comedy, music, trivia, and audience quizzes galore! Astonishing connections and surprises abound! There's really nothing like it! With guest solvers Kevin Allison and Kenice Mobley($35 Front/Center, $25 Rear/Sides, All Ages)

Artists
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Kenice Mobley

Kenice Mobley is a stand-up comedian and filmmaker based in Brooklyn, New York. Kenice was a host for the VICE News series, "Complexify," and made her TV debut in 2021, performing stand-up on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon." She also worked on the 2020 BET Awards and wrote... Read More →
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Kevin Allison

Kevin Allison is the host and creator of the wildly popular podcast, "RISK!," where people tell true stories they never thought they’d dare to share in public. After starting from scratch in Kevin’s bedroom in 2009, "RISK!" has grown to have over 2.5 million downloads per month... Read More →
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Zach Sherwin

Zach Sherwin is a Los-Angeles based comedian and musician. His writing for the web series “Epic Rap Battles of History” has received multiple Emmy nominations and Streamy Awards, and the ten Epic Rap Battles in which he’s co-starred have racked up well over half a billion YouTube... Read More →



Friday February 3, 2023 7:30pm - 9:00pm PST
Gateway Theatre 215 Jackson Street, San Francisco, CA 94111