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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

Aug
5
Wed
HOST of the Berkeley Moth Story Slam (theme: THE FAST LANE) @ Freight and Salvage
Aug 5 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

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Freight & Salvage
2020 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA 94704

Aug
6
Thu
Opening for Janeane Garofalo @ San Francisco Punchline
Aug 6 @ 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Opening for Janeane Garofalo
San Francisco Punchline
44 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA 94612

Aug
7
Fri
Opening for Janeane Garofalo @ San Francisco Punchline
Aug 7 @ 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Opening for Janeane Garofalo
San Francisco Punchline
44 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA 94612

Opening for Janeane Garofalo @ San Francisco Punchline
Aug 7 @ 10:00 PM – 11:30 PM

Opening for Janeane Garofalo
San Francisco Punchline
44 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA 94612

Aug
8
Sat
Opening for Janeane Garofalo @ San Francisco Punchline
Aug 8 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Opening for Janeane Garofalo

San Francisco Punchline
44 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA 94612

Opening for Janeane Garofalo @ San Francisco Punchline
Aug 8 @ 9:30 PM – 11:00 PM

Opening for Janeane Garofalo

San Francisco Punchline
44 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA 94612

Aug
9
Sun
HOST Punch Line Sunday Showcase @ San Francisco Punchline
Aug 9 @ 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Host of Sunday Showcase

San Francisco Punch Line
44 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA 94612

Aug
13
Thu
Desi Fest @ Washington Inn
Aug 13 @ 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Desi Fest

Washington Inn
495 10th Street
Oakland, CA 94607, USA

Aug
15
Sat
Desi Fest @ Sunnyvale Theater
Aug 15 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Desi Fest

Sunnyvale Theater
550 E Remington Drive
Sunnyvale , CA 94087

Aug
18
Tue
Desi Fest @ San Francisco Punchline
Aug 18 @ 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Desi Fest

San Francisco Punchline
44 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA 94612