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Dhaya Lakshminarayanan was named Best Comedian 2013 in the San Francisco Bay Guardian’s “Best of the Bay” Readers’ Poll. Comedy Central Asia crowned her the Grand Prize Winner of “The Ultimate Comedy Challenge” (2013). Her list of credits include the Bridgetown Comedy Festival (2013), SF Sketchfest (2013, 2012), the Boston Comedy Festival (2012 semifinalist), the Women in Comedy Festival (2013), the Limestone Comedy Festival (2014) and Laugh Your Asheville Off (2014). In addition, Dhaya is a storyteller appearing on NPR’s Snap Judgment, The Risk podcast Live in Austin, and ON24’s “Best Travel Disaster Story.” She is currently the host of San Francisco’s monthly Moth StorySLAM after winning a Moth StorySLAM (2013) and competing in the GrandSLAM at the Castro Theater (capacity 1400). She has opened/featured for or worked with the following: Marc Maron, Janeane Garofalo, Greg Behrendt, Myq Kaplan, Jello Biafra, Dick Gregory, Anthony Jeselnik, Maz Jobrani, and Greg Proops. Dhaya is also an on-camera host. The premiere year of the PBS series, High School Quiz Show, which she hosted won an Emmy. She has been selected for honors/awards/programs by Movement Generation and The Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center of San Francisco. The Boston Globe, The Bay Guardian, and The San Jose Mercury News have all run profiles about her.

Upcoming Shows

Apr
23
Thu
48 Hills First Anniversary Gala! @ Verdi Club
Apr 23 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Apr
25
Sat
Stand-Up Sit-Down: LIVE comedy & interview (guest: BOOTS RILEY) @ La Pena
Apr 25 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Stand-Up Sit-Down

Stand Up Sit Down with Special Guest Boots Riley
LaPena Cultural Center
3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705

Apr
27
Mon
Monday Night Marsh “Nerd Nation” Excerpt @ The Marsh Theater
Apr 27 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Monday Night Marsh

The Marsh Theater

MainStage Theater | The Studio Theater
1062 Valencia Street @ 22nd street
San Francisco, CA 94103

May
11
Mon
Marga Gomez’s Performerama @ Oasis
May 11 @ 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM

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Marga Gomez’s Performerama
Oasis
298 11th St.
San Francisco , CA 94114

May
15
Fri
Opening for Heather McDonald (from Chelsea Lately) @ Cobbs Comedy Club
May 15 @ 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Opening for Heather McDonald
Cobbs Comedy Club
915 Columbus Ave
San Francisco, CA 94133

Opening for Heather McDonald (from Chelsea Lately) @ Cobbs Comedy Club
May 15 @ 10:15 PM – 11:45 PM

Opening for Heather McDonald
Cobbs Comedy Club
915 Columbus Ave
San Francisco, CA 94133

May
16
Sat
Opening for Heather McDonald (from Chelsea Lately) @ Cobbs Comedy Club
May 16 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Opening for Heather McDonald
Cobbs Comedy Club
915 Columbus Ave
San Francisco, CA 94133

Opening for Heather McDonald (from Chelsea Lately) @ Cobbs Comedy Club
May 16 @ 9:45 PM – 11:15 PM

Opening for Heather McDonald
Cobbs Comedy Club
915 Columbus Ave
San Francisco, CA 94133

May
30
Sat
Nerd Nation: A work-in-progress Presented by APICC @ Exit Theater
May 30 @ 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM
May
31
Sun
Colossal Show & Tales: Sparking Light @ Lost Weekend Video
May 31 @ 8:00 PM – 9:45 PM

Colossal Show & Tales: Sparking Light

Colossal Show & Tales: Sparking Light
Lost Weekend Video
1034 Valencia St
San Francisco, CA 94110