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Friday, January 26 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Setup

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The Setup was started in Feb 2015 in San Francisco as a monthly comedy show. Since then it has expanded to become a national comedy brand with several shows a week across different cities. In the past 7 years over 100,000 people have attended our shows. We are known for creating immersive speakeasy style comedy experiences and curate the best comedians from all over the country. Our lineups include comedians who have appeared in The New Yorker, Netflix, Comedy Central and HBO. Hosted by Abhay Nadkarni and Richard Sarvate, with guests Ben Feldman, Sophia Garrow, Chazz Hawkins, Ellis Rodriguez and Geneva Rust-Orta. ($28, All Ages)

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Abhay Nadkarni

Born in Delhi, raised in Doha and Bangalore, Abhay Nadkarni's unique third culture upbringing infuses his comedic style with a refreshing perspective. Abhay's journey into stand-up comedy began as an escape from the mundane, utilizing voices, impressions, and characters to captivate... Read More →
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Ben Feldman

Ben Feldman is an established standup comedian in the San Francisco Bay Area whose acerbic wit is provocative yet playful, delivered with glints of absurdity as he teeters back and forth along the thick line between aggression and charm."With a dry wit that was praised by Robin Williams... Read More →
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Chazz Hawkins

Chazz Hawkins is a Sacramento raised/based comedian/writer/actor. His comedy is personal, as a story-teller he's able to navigate between topics such as how people need to stop inviting people to the bbq, being married during a pandemic, becoming a parent and the complexities of what... Read More →
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Ellis Rodriguez

Ellis Rodriguez is a stand-up comedian from Northern California who is known to be ‘hella funny’ and one of the best Stand Ups on the scene! He’s a U.S. Marine, with a classic case of middle kid syndrome. Ellis is the funniest of 9 children and raised by parents from Panama... Read More →
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Geneva Rust-Orta

Geneva Rust-Orta is a comic and writer originally from Oakland, CA. She was named Second Funniest Jew at the 2015 Jewish Comedian of the Year Festival in London, UK. She took a half-hour comedy show to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2016 and 2017 and performed another half-hour... Read More →
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Richard Sarvate

Richard Sarvate 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... Read More →
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Sophia Garrow

Originally hailing from New York, Sophia Garrow moved to San Francisco in 2022 to lock in a tech husband and quit her day job. While only one of those things has happened she has performed around the Bay in the meantime, delighting audiences with witty stories of her immigrant family... Read More →

Friday January 26, 2024 7:00pm - 8:30pm PST
Lost Church 988 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133