Stage Irish

Comedy at Kells Irish Bar • May 7


Six comedians will step into the ring of The Purple Onion at Kells Irish Bar, but only one will come out on top. In this hilarious stand-up competition, funny people face-off against one another for the Chop title, churning out jokes until your sides split from laughter. Hosted by Trishna Saigal and Katy Karns, these comics will go through three rounds of elimination until one winner is left standing. more

Women Getting’ Witty at Kells Irish Bar • May 27

womengettinwitty-51From stand-up pioneers like Joan Rivers and Roseanne Barr to modern alt-comedy heroes like Maria Bamford and Tig Notaro, women have been rocking the mic — and giving their Y-chromosome counterparts a run for their money — since the earliest days of stand-up. Women Gettin’ Witty is an all-female stand-up showcase at The Purple Onion at Kells Irish Bar featuring some of the Bay Area’s funniest women bringing their wittiest musings about life, love and other four-letter words. more

On Screen

The Bloody Irish, a new musical drama is U.S.- bound in 2016. For a sneak preview, the show was filmed by PBS and aired on October 17th and 23rd. The musical drama, based on the events of the 1916 Rising, is directed by Michael Barker Caven, written by Barry Devlin and produced by Ned O’Hanlon. The show stars Michael Power and Karl Quinn.

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