Lineup for May 7th
Tickets can also be purchased online through Eventbrite.
The Mission Position is a popular independent comedy showcase, hosted by four of San Francisco’s most accomplished comedians – Matt Lieb, Kate Willett, Jessica Sele, Richard Toomer & Torio Van Grol. Every Thursday, audiences fill Lost Weekend Video’s famous CineCave comedy den, for a show that provides club-level talent without irritating drink minimums or filler comics. The Mission Position welcomes a new lineup of special guests every week that include the Bay Area’s brightest comics alongside nationally touring headliners from NBC, TBS, E! and Comedy Central.
“…the best comedy bargain in SF.” –SF Gate
Named one of the “Top 10 Events in San Francisco” by Time Out World (November 2014)
“The next great San Francisco comedy tradition.” –Courting Comedy
Natasha Muse is a comedian, a skeptic, a mom, and at least the second-funniest transsexual you know. Her cerebral writing, whimsical wordplay, and unique perspective on life have earned her the adoration of audiences and the respect of her peers. Natasha performs regularly all over the Bay Area, including Cobb’s Comedy, the SF Punchline, and the Actors’ Theatre, where she produces and hosts “A Funny Night for Comedy” on the second Sunday of every month. Natasha is the winner of the 2010 Battle of the Bay competition, Miss Toolbox 2011, and also took home the Miss Photogenic trophy in Model Search 2004.
Alex Hooper was born in Baltimore, MD so he was pre. Funny or Die named him one of the 15 funniest comedians to follow. TV credits include New Girl, Hot in Cleveland, and CSI: NY. He also produces his own show CRAVE, that was listed as one of LA Weekly’s Best of 2013 and has also been written up by LA Times and Thrillist.retty much effed from the start. He moved to LA in 2009 and began doing stand up. Since then he has attended the Laughing Skull Festival in Atlanta, become a regular on The Meltdown show, and is the undefeated Roast Battle Champion at the Comedy Store.
Robin is a New York City-based TV host, comedian, and writer. She is the host of BK Live, a daily show that showcases Brooklyn’s art, culture, and political scenes. She has been featured in Diva Magazine, GO magazine’s “Top 100 Women We Love,” Time Out New York’s “Quote of the Week”, and the Washington Post. Her festival appearances include the Women in Comedy, Ohio Lesbian, Fresh Fruit, Emerging Artists, and Hot! Festivals. Frequently booked to be the Master of Ceremonies, she is proud to have teamed up with fantastic artists and organizations such as the Hetrick-Martin Institute, The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center, NYC Pride, Mr. Murray Hill, Toshi Reagon, Doria Roberts and many more!As a college speaker, Robin tours the country with her talk “Accept Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself” which aims to inspire audiences to transform their fears into acts of courage.
ERIN DEWEY LENNOX is a writer / comedian based in Los Angeles, CA. She is originally from Chapel Hill, NC and has been in exactly 3 bar fights.
Erin has performed at clubs, colleges and alternative venues in over 30 states (including Alaska!) and at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, the Women in Comedy Festival, the Cape Fear Comedy Festival, the Out of Bounds Comedy Festival, and an impromptu roast of her grandfather. She has written for ESPN, MTV, NFL Network, and a lot more less impressive places. She also writes a bunch of the commercials you fast forward through.
Liz Grant has performed with Dana Carvey, Robin Williams and George Lopez. She was a writer for George Carlin’s laugh.com, a winner of The Brian Regan Impression Contest and is a regular guest on KGO’s Headliners on Headlines with Brian Copeland. Jim Harbaugh, head coach of the SF Forty Niners said “Liz Grant made me laugh so hard my sides hurt”. Her one woman stand up comedy show Deja Wince: Lessons From A Failed Relationship Expertwhich ran for twenty three weeks in San Francisco and was rated 4.3 out of 5 stars.