"I’m not going to ruin your relationship, you are."

— Melanie O’Brien’s prophecy towards a couple in the audience @ Vitus

Favorite Things of Last Night: Kevin Hawkins

Breaking News: Vitus Open Mic Starts at 6:00PM.
[Due to a huge Stevie Wonder tribute at Vitus tonight, the Open Mic portion of Vitus will be starting an hour earlier. Aside from the two features (O’Brien & Ono), all comedy will be complete by 8PM. Thanks for understanding.]

Breaking News: Vitus Open Mic Starts at 6:00PM.

[Due to a huge Stevie Wonder tribute at Vitus tonight, the Open Mic portion of Vitus will be starting an hour earlier. Aside from the two features (O’Brien & Ono), all comedy will be complete by 8PM. Thanks for understanding.]

4/26. Showcase/Interview Show/Open Mic @ Vitus. 201 Broadway. Oakland. Free. 7:00-9:30PM. Featuring Kurt Weitzmann, Howard Stone, Jessica Sele and Zeke Greenwald. Special Guest: Ron Funches. Hosted by OJ Patterson. Presented by Sylvan Productions.

You are cordially invited to the Sylvan Showcase, a one-of-a-kind comedy carnaval in the heart of downtown Oakland. Hosted by OJ Patterson (he knows), the Sylvan Showcase provides ample introduction to the greater Bay Area comedy community. Following each act, a cool interview provides further jokes, elaboration and entertainment. 
This week’s spotlight performers:
Kurt Weitzmann (bombastic satirist, ignorance enthusiast)
Howard Stone (Brass bohem, off center philosopher ).
Jessica Sele (Bemusing syncopation, hilarious, self-aware)
Zeke Greenwald (forthcoming, odd, barefoot, Sylvan Productions)
&
Special Guest
Ron Funches (Portlandish, soft-spoken, hard-hitter)
Also, accompanying the merrymaking is of course: you. All comedians, hobbyist, amateur or professional, are welcome to participate limited open mic happening from 7:00-8:15pm. Sign-up: 6:30pm. 
Of course, Vitus wouldn’t be Vitus without the food, drinks and pinball, available in abundance. Free show, cheap food, and cheap drinks is a no brainer.
So come, relax, hang out, participate, get involved and get in to it. 
Thank You.
- Sylvan Productions

4/26. Showcase/Interview Show/Open Mic @ Vitus. 201 Broadway. Oakland. Free. 7:00-9:30PM. Featuring Kurt Weitzmann, Howard Stone, Jessica Sele and Zeke Greenwald. Special Guest: Ron Funches. Hosted by OJ Patterson. Presented by Sylvan Productions.

You are cordially invited to the Sylvan Showcase, a one-of-a-kind comedy carnaval in the heart of downtown Oakland. Hosted by OJ Patterson (he knows), the Sylvan Showcase provides ample introduction to the greater Bay Area comedy community. Following each act, a cool interview provides further jokes, elaboration and entertainment. 

This week’s spotlight performers:

Kurt Weitzmann (bombastic satirist, ignorance enthusiast)

Howard Stone (Brass bohem, off center philosopher ).

Jessica Sele (Bemusing syncopation, hilarious, self-aware)

Zeke Greenwald (forthcoming, odd, barefoot, Sylvan Productions)

&

Special Guest

Ron Funches (Portlandish, soft-spoken, hard-hitter)

Also, accompanying the merrymaking is of course: you. All comedians, hobbyist, amateur or professional, are welcome to participate limited open mic happening from 7:00-8:15pm. Sign-up: 6:30pm. 

Of course, Vitus wouldn’t be Vitus without the food, drinks and pinball, available in abundance. Free show, cheap food, and cheap drinks is a no brainer.

So come, relax, hang out, participate, get involved and get in to it. 

Thank You.

- Sylvan Productions

"The one item to keep your figure in your child bearing years: condoms."

— Stefani Silverman @ Vitus [Paraphrase]

5/3. Kyle Kinane @ Vitus. 201 Broadway. Oakland. $15. 8PM. Featuring Keith D, Jesse McGrath and hosted by Amy Miller. Tickets Available: Here.

Chris Thayer @ Vitus

Chris Thayer @ Vitus

"If I was on death row my last meal would be the never-ending pasta bowl."

— Justin Lafferty @ Vitus [Paraphrase]

4/19. Showcase/Interview Show/Open Mic @ Vitus. 201 Broadway. Oakland. Free. 7:00-9:30PM. Featuring Bobby Joe Ebola and The Children MacNuggits, Chris Burns, Matt Louv and Chris Thayer. Hosted by OJ Patterson. Presented by Sylvan Productions

You are cordially invited to the Sylvan Showcase, a one-of-a-kind comedy carnaval in the heart of downtown Oakland. Hosted by OJ Patterson (he knows), the Sylvan Showcase provides ample introduction to the greater Bay Area comedy community. Following each act, a cool interview provides further jokes, elaboration and entertainment. This week’s spotlight performers:Bobby Joe Ebola and the Children MacNuggits (humorist, satirical, catchy tunemakers)Chris Burns (Sophisticated, sarcastic, sass).Matt Louv (hilarious eloquence and frustration, Sylvan Productions)Chris Thayer (man about town, man for all seasons, sardonic champion)Also, accompanying the merrymaking is of course: you. All comedians, hobbyist, amateur or professional, are welcome to participate limited open mic happening from 7:00-8:15pm. Sign-up: 6:30pm. Of course, Vitus wouldn’t be Vitus without the food, drinks and pinball, available in abundance. Free show, cheap food, and cheap drinks is a no brainer.So come, relax, hang out, participate, get involved and get in to it. Thank You.- Sylvan Productions

4/19. Showcase/Interview Show/Open Mic @ Vitus. 201 Broadway. Oakland. Free. 7:00-9:30PM. Featuring Bobby Joe Ebola and The Children MacNuggits, Chris Burns, Matt Louv and Chris Thayer. Hosted by OJ Patterson. Presented by Sylvan Productions

You are cordially invited to the Sylvan Showcase, a one-of-a-kind comedy carnaval in the heart of downtown Oakland. Hosted by OJ Patterson (he knows), the Sylvan Showcase provides ample introduction to the greater Bay Area comedy community. Following each act, a cool interview provides further jokes, elaboration and entertainment. 

This week’s spotlight performers:

Bobby Joe Ebola and the Children MacNuggits (humorist, satirical, catchy tunemakers)
Chris Burns (Sophisticated, sarcastic, sass).
Matt Louv (hilarious eloquence and frustration, Sylvan Productions)
Chris Thayer (man about town, man for all seasons, sardonic champion)

Also, accompanying the merrymaking is of course: you. All comedians, hobbyist, amateur or professional, are welcome to participate limited open mic happening from 7:00-8:15pm. Sign-up: 6:30pm. 

Of course, Vitus wouldn’t be Vitus without the food, drinks and pinball, available in abundance. Free show, cheap food, and cheap drinks is a no brainer.

So come, relax, hang out, participate, get involved and get in to it. 

Thank You.

- Sylvan Productions

"Goddamnit, where is my Kool-Aid pump!"

— Bryan Moore on his HOPE for the Obama Administration @ Vitus