Show Review: “Mute Defiance” @ Stage Werx Theater (4/12/2013)

Endgames Improv does stuff. Also, they do it well. They’ve been doing it well for years and the city of San Francisco is made better by their exploits. On Friday, April 12, 2013, the group, known for divergent decisions and experimentation, presented Mute Defiance at the Stage Werx theater, a handsome, twilit proscenium. Improv actors set to challenge television by assimilating, by becoming one, by layering live intonations against projected programming, utilizing Netflix, the ubiquitous, quirky, dorky hamlet of entertainment, resulting in post-production puppetry.

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Peter Kim

Peter Kim

Friday Comedy News: (8/26/2011)

Funny Ass Funny Open Mic. @SOMSF . 2925 16 St. 6-9 PM. Hosted by. Chris Riggins & Amy Miller [Cool, budding new comedy]

Jabari Davis and Associates @ The Purple Onion. 140 Columbus Ave. SF. 8&10 PM. $20. Feat: [Angela Marie, Michael Olsen, Sam Weber, Jason Dove] and [Chris Duncan, Paul Brumbaugh]. Hosted by Tony Sparks. [Very exciting, classic comedy in the City’s most historical comedy landmark]

Electric PowWow @ Brava Theater. 2781 24th St. SF. $10. 7 PM. Feat: Charlie Ballard, Reggie Matthews, Jackie Keliiaa and more.

Snob Theater @ Dark Room Theater. 2263 Mission St. SF. $12. 10 PM. Featuring John Hoogasian, Josef Anolin, Anita Drieseberg, Phil Johnson, The Blank Tapes and Jascha vs. Jascha. [Great new music. Great new comedians. All Local. All Fresh.]

F*cking Free Friday @ Alcove Theater. 414 Mason St. SF. 10:30 PM. Free. [Late Night Improv Show.]

Dov Davidoff @ The Punch Line. 444 Battery St. SF. 8&10 PM. Featuring Christina Pazsitzky and Dave Thomason. [Sharp Mind for Sharp Pains in Belly (i.e. Laughter)]

Friday Comedy News: 5/27/2011

Charlie Ballard and Friends @ La Estrellita Cafe. Oakland. 9 PM. $10. 21+. Featuring Chris Riggins, Frankie Castro, Andrew Roberts, Mean Dave, Nick Padilla, Lyall Behrens, Steve Lee and Justin Harrison.

Snob Theater @ The Dark Room. 2263 Mission St. SF. $12. 9:30 PM Doors. 10 PM Show. Featuring Rachel McDowell, Trevor Hill, Max Curry and John Ross

Jabari Davis and Associates @ The Purple Onion. 140 Columbus Ave. SF. $20. 8 PM. Featuring Keith D’Souza, Sergio Barajas, Bryce Druzin, Issac Sherbin, Vince Royale and headliner Stephen Faulkner. Hosted by Tony Sparks. Blessed by Jabari Davis.

Jabari Davis and Associates @ The Purple Onion. 140 Columbus Ave. SF. $20. 8 PM. Featuring Keith D’Souza, Stephen Ku, Sam Hunt, Colleen Watson, Vince Royale and headliner Wilder Shaw. Hosted by Tony Sparks. Blessed by Jabari Davis.

Bunjo’s Killer Laughs Competition. 6513 Regional Street. Dublin. 7:30 PM. $10. Featuring Nina G, Imran G, Gary Anderson,  Eli Peterson and more. [Go Nina!]

F***ing Free Fridays @ The Alcove Theater. 414 Mason. SF. Featuring Endgames Improv. 

Tuesday Comedy News: 4/5/2011

BE FUNNY open mic @ The New Parish. 579 18th St. Oakland, CA. Sign Ups @ 7 PM. Show @ 8 PM. Organized by. Bryant Hicks. Hosted by. Christopher Riggins.

Rory Scovel @ The Punchline. 444 Battery St. SF. $15. 8 PM. [CD Recording. Fo’ Sho.].

EndGames Improv Open Workshop @ The Alcove Theater. 414 Mason Ave. SF. Organized by Scott Recchia

I’m back! For the next four weeks my workshop returns to the Alcove Theater. In this series we will be working through scene work paying close attention to second beats. We will discover the game of our scenes by using grounded, believable characters. This week’s workshop is titled: EVERY LINE IS GOLDEN! (because it is). And as always my sweet ass personal side coaching!

via Facebook.

Rising Stars Showcase @ Our Little Theater. 287 Ellis St. SF. 8 PM. $5.  Hosted by. Andrew Roberts.

Harvey’s Funny Tuesday. 500 Castro St. 9 PM. One Drink Minimum. 

Rockit Room Open Mic. 406 Clement St. SF. 7:30-10 PM. Free 99. (Pencils!)

SYLVAN OPEN IMPROV. 7:30 PM. Dark Room Theater. 2263 Mission St. SF. Free.99 (Always a surprise, like a puppy in at work. It’s impossible to not have fun with these guys.)

Layover Comedy. 1517 Franklin. Oakland. 8:30. 21+. No Cover. Hosted by Mike Spiegelman. Featuring rob cantrell, kurt weitzmann, colin mahan, casey ley, and kellen erskine. (Another beautiful day in Oakland.)

Munday Comedy News : (3/14/2011)

Deco Open Mic. 510 Larkin. SF. 7-9 PM. Contact tony.koester at gmail dot com for bookings. [Stay for Rue Paul’s Drag Race]

Nick’s Crispy Taco/The Rouge Open Mic with Travis Curry and Tony Sparks. 1500 Broadway. SF. Sign Ups: 9:00. Show: 9:30. Free (but buy some tacos).

Marga’s Funny Mondays @ The Marsh. 2120 Allston Way. Berkeley, CA. 8 PM. $10. (WOOF). Featuring David Hawkins, Louis Pearl aka The Bubble Man, Simone Campbell, and Erikka Innes. Host: Marga Gomez. (More Information Link)

EndGames Open Workout - Finale @ The Alcove Theater. 414 Mason St. SF. 6 PM-9PM. 

 This week we will focus on Playing and Staying in Character. And supporting your fellow player. The second half of the class will conclude with two Harold-esque sets. And as always my super hot side coaching!

(Via Scott Recchia & Facebook)

SFCC @ The Purple Onion. 140 Columbus Ave. SF. 7 PM. $6. 18+ Featuring the up and comers of the San Francisco Comedy College.

Joe Klocek @ Club Deluxe. 1511 Haight St. SF. 21+ $5. [San Francisco stage veteran of many credits and projects. Heckler slayer, pigeon puncher.]

People’s Republic of Improv is: Andrew Moore, Dan Mack, James Folta, Justin Gomes and Scott Recchia.

People’s Republic of Improv is: Andrew Moore, Dan Mack, James Folta, Justin Gomes and Scott Recchia.