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Friday, January 23 • 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Dudes Being Dudes Being Dudes with Katie Compa, Lauren Maul and Calvin Cato and guests Janine Brito, Megan Koester, Casey Ley, Rachel McDowell, Gabe Morales and Aviva Siegel (SOLD OUT)

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Hosted by Lauren Maul, Calvin Cato, and Katie Compa, "Dudes Being Dudes Being Dudes" is a stand-up showcase with a twist-- it features all women and gay men, dressed up as straight “dudes,” and telling typical straight dude “jokes.” Performers dress up as the macho, heterosexual, entitled, self-confident comedians you can find at any open mike around the world, and perform sets about popular topics including hating cunnilingus, striking out with women (sometimes aka “bitches”), and mentioning casually that they could be important executives in their spare time, if they wanted to. But they don’t, okay? $15 All Ages

Performers
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Aviva Siegel

When Aviva Siegel hatched out of an egg and into the SF comedy scene, everyone was very surprised and impressed. With a unique speaking voice, she is a reliable laugh-getter, a terrific and economical writer, and an asset to every show. She is currently a producer on “Talkies” at Lost Weekend Video, “The People Under The Stairs” with Jules Posner, and “The Smart Culture Show” in Oakland. Her credits include the... Read More →
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Calvin Cato

Calvin S. Cato got his comedic start with the Wesleyan University stand-up comedy troupe Punchline, then transferred his unique brand of humor to New York City in 2006. Calvin has appeared on Game Show Network and QPTV, and the critically acclaimed Naked Comedy Show. Calvin’s stand-up was featured in the North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival, The Funny Girls in Film Festival, Austin's Out of Bounds Comedy Festival, and the Jersey City Comedy... Read More →
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Casey Ley

Casey Ley is a comic living in Los Angeles trying to achieve his dream of being crushed in an earthquake. His comedy has been seen all over the country in clubs, festivals and gay bars. Too many gay bars if you ask him and not enough festivals but there is some time left in his career before he is crushed in that earthquake. In the past year Casey was featured in The Advocate Magazine as part of their Next Great Queer Comic search, curated the... Read More →
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Gabe Morales

GaBe MoRaLeS is a NYC-based standup comedian and actor. A native of San Francisco, GaBe began performing in Brava Theater’s original production of "The Sweetest Hangover" and other STDs. In 1998, GaBe moved to NYC to pursue a career in the performing arts. In 2011, GaBe began performing standup coast to coast, sharing his unique perspective, intelligent wit, and eccentric delivery. GaBe has performed at the Lehman Center for Performing Arts... Read More →
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Janine Brito

Janine Brito started doing standup comedy in St. Louis and has performed at clubs and theaters throughout the US and Hong Kong. She is the winner of the 2009 SF Women's Comedy Competition, and recipient of Rooftop Comedy's 2010 Silver Nail Award. Praised by 7x7 Magazine as "one of SF's more daring voices" and one of "the 7 funniest people in town," she was named the 2011 “Best Comedian with a Message” by the East Bay Express... Read More →
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Katie Compa

Growing up an ugly duckling, Katie Compa developed a biting sense of humor as a highly effective defense mechanism. Now, she uses it to write and perform comedy. Equal parts sassy, smart, and sarcastic, Katie’s mile-a-minute delivery and critical, reasoned point of view crack up audiences across the U.S. and Europe. Katie is based in New York City, and performs regularly on both coasts (and in between).
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Lauren Maul

Lauren Maul, a nice white lady from Nebraska, creates characters and puppets that can be seen around New York doing weird things. She's the brain behind two monthly comedy shows-- a musical variety show called "Bitchcraft!" and "Dudes Being Dudes Being Dudes"-- a show where gay men and ladies dress up like straight men and do stand-up in character. Visit www.laurenmaul.org for cartoons, music, and more.
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Megan Koester

Megan Koester is a writer and comedian (obviously) who resides in Los Angeles (somewhat less obviously). A columnist for VICE, she co-produces Entitlement, a monthly comedy show with that’s hosted such notables as Neil Hamburger, Marc Maron, Maria Bamford, Reggie Watts and Andy Kindler (who she collaborated with on her "How Not to Be a Stand-Up Comedian" article for VICE). She's performed at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Hollywood Improv... Read More →
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Rachel McDowell

Forget all you’re thinking when this dynamo hits the stage. Rachel has recently transformed her entire existence. She shed a BOATLOAD (technical term) of weight, walked away from a six figure salary and moved to Hollywood! During her show, Rachel shares her unique and adorable perspectives on culture, relationships, and laughing in a way that both sexes and all ages enjoy. She leaves the audience wanting more and has quickly become a... Read More →



Friday January 23, 2015 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Brava Studio Theater 2781 24th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

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