The 5th Annual - New Year's Eve "Comedy Fiesta" at Brava, SF
Dec
31
Jan 1

The 5th Annual - New Year's Eve "Comedy Fiesta" at Brava, SF

Upbeat, Hilarious And Rebellious Headliners Slated For “Brava’s New Year’s Eve Comedy Fiesta.” Starring Tom Ammiano, Marga Gomez, Carla Clayy, and Featured Guests. On Saturday, Dec 31st “Brava’s New Year’s Eve Comedy Fiesta,” now in it’s fifth year, will lead the charge into uncharted territory (AKA the New Year) with a diverse line up of satirically endowed, provocatively charming, woke, witty and acclaimed stand up comedians. The laugh fest will be followed by dancing until 1AM, a celebrity DJ, complimentary midnight champagne, munchies and party hats. As we reel from the election aftermath Brava invites you to laugh, dance and reset with friends. Proceeds will benefit Brava! for Women in the Arts. “Brava’s New Year’s Eve Comedy Fiesta” will take place on Saturday, December 31st at 9pm. Reserved seating begins at $35. With VIP seating available at $50. Tickets may be purchased online at brava.org. Brava is located at 2781 24th street, San Francisco. The evening will feature three headliners: Marga Gomez (GLAAD Award winner “Best Female Comedian 2016” Bay Area Reporter), Tom Ammiano (Comedian and politician, San Francisco Comedy Day, “Mother of Gay Comedy”), and Carla Clayy ( SXSW, SF Punchline and Cobbs). Festivities will be hosted by Priya Prasad (MTV’s “Beyond The Wall” and NBC’s “Last Comic Standing”) with special guests Butch Escobar (San Jose Improv, Hollywood Improv), and Chey Bell (Comedy Store and Laugh Factory, Los Angeles).

After the laughs - get your party hat on!

After the laughs - get your party hat on!


Oct
28
8:00 pm20:00

San Francisco Purple Onion at Kells

Marga headlines "Women Gettin' Witty - an all female comedy show that premieres monthly at The Purple Onion (Kells) in San Francisco" 

Tickets on EventBrite

San Fran: Marga's Comedy Salon (OCTOBER ELECTION SPECIAL)
Oct
25
8:00 pm20:00

San Fran: Marga's Comedy Salon (OCTOBER ELECTION SPECIAL)

  • Spark Arts

Marga is thrilled to welcome the legendary Tom Ammiano hailed as "The Mother Of Gay Comedy" also known as or former California Assemblyman, former San Francisco Supervisor who returns to his Stand Up night job. Also featuring New York comedian and PHD activist and educator Micia Mosely. Trump Roast will be served by 3 masters. Tickets for this special event are $20 available now at www.SparkArts.com Limited seating. 

San Francisco: Marga's Comedy Salon (September)
Sep
27
8:00 pm20:00

San Francisco: Marga's Comedy Salon (September)

  • Spark Arts

   Matt Lieb SF Sketchfest favorite (and guy from the #sadbreakfast commercial.)  KQED's 2016 "Comedian To Watch"  Irene Tu and Co -Host of Manhaters (winner 2016 East Bay Express) Music journalist Barry Walters (Rolling Stone, Spin, The Advocate)      ......            Special guest  Anita DriesebergMarga Gomez hosts.  

RESERVE NOW - Limited Seating

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NYC: Marga plays Cinderblock Comedy Festival , Brooklyn
Sep
15
Sep 18

NYC: Marga plays Cinderblock Comedy Festival , Brooklyn

I will be in NYC to perform a new solo show at Dixon Place on Tues Sept 13th (free admission) CLICK HERE FOR DIXON PLACE SEPT 13 INFO and then I follow that up with a week of stand up at Cinderblock in Brookln

CLICK HERE FOR ALL CINDERBLOCK INFO

Here are the showcases I will be in. My longest set will be on Fri at The Mermaid Show - that's about 20 minutes. Otherwise it's 10 minute sets. 

Thur 9/15 (10:15pm-11:30) The Block Party @ Experiment Comedy Gallery
Fri 9/16 (7pm-8:30pm) Mermaid Show @ Experiment Comedy Gallery
Sat 9/17 (10:30pm-MID) Headliners Bawl @ Experiment Comedy Gallery
Sun 9/18 (4:30pm-6pm) Late Late Breakfast @ Experiment Comedy Gallery

 

NYC: Marga's New Solo at Dixon Place
Sep
13
7:30 pm19:30

NYC: Marga's New Solo at Dixon Place

  • Dixon Place

"My Own Private Solo Show" written / performed by Marga Gomez                           At the cozy Dixon Place Lounge. FREE admission. Donations to the artist are always in style.  No reservations. First come first served.Full bar. 

 Marga Gomez, in collaboration with director David Schweizer, returns to Dixon Place with a work in progress about fathers, entertainment, Cafe Cubano, elevator music, and gentrification set in Washington Heights and San Francisco.

Marga's Comedy Salon
Jul
26
8:00 pm20:00

Marga's Comedy Salon

  • Spark Arts

Join comedian, playwright and culture vulture Marga Gomez,  for the July 26th premiere of "Marga's Comedy Salon" featuring the brilliant minds of Bay Area favorites Natasha Muse (SF Weekly's “Comedian to Watch”) and Karinda Dobbins (Nickelodeon, W. Kamau Bell guest artist) Marga's Comedy Salon will mix all genres of comedy stand-up, performance, variety arts and includes discussions with innovators and regular folks. Laugh, chill, and enjoy the visual art in the gallery every fourth Tuesday at Spark Arts, 8pm. Limited seating. Reservations available shortly at www.sparkarts.com

Marga plays in star studded NYC Comedy benefit for LPAC
Jun
16
8:00 pm20:00

Marga plays in star studded NYC Comedy benefit for LPAC

  • Town Hall

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LOL with leading lesbian and queer comics at Levity & Justice For All. We've got Judy GoldKaren WilliamsMarga GomezMarsha Warfield, and special guest Billie Jean King! All of these women on stage with Rosie O'DonnellLea DeLariaCameron Esposito and more. This EPIC night of comedy benefits our 2016 political slate. Tickets are going fast - 

POUND in Santa Cruz (2 nights)
Jun
10
Jun 11

POUND in Santa Cruz (2 nights)

  • Broadway Playhouse

Marga's sex fueled solo theater comedy comes to Santa Cruz for PRIDE month - Fri & Sat June 10th & June 11th - 2 NIGHTS ONLY - - Limited Seating. Reservations Advised. $20 adv/$25 at door www.brownpapertickets.com
In Pound Marga Gomez plays a celibate celesbian catapulted through a vaginal portal into a steamy data cloud where notorious lesbian cinematic archetypes such as extortionists, showgirls, murderers and school teachers hook up in spectacularly meta ways. Drected by David Schweizer and a critically acclaimed hit in New York, San Francisco, Portland and now Santa Cruz's intimate Broadway Playhouse. Adults Only. Click "JOIN" on this page. Invite friends. Share the POUND : ) 
"Relevant social commentary spun into hysterically entertaining comedy gold is always a treat. Gomez achieves this with aplomb." Out Magazine
"Hilariously Skewed" The New York Times
"Saw lesbo comic SUPERSTAR genius @margagomez tonight" Lisa Kron's Tweet

Interviews Marga Gomez talks POUND: 
American Theatre magazine interview by Laurie Stone
http://www.americantheatre.org/2015/07/23/marga-gomezs-lovehate-letter-to-her-lesbian-role-models/

GO Magazine interview
http://www.gomag.com/article/goexclusive_interview_wit#.VZ8FED005Jg.facebook

POUND in LOS ANGELES
Jun
6
8:00 pm20:00

POUND in LOS ANGELES

  • AKBAR

 

JUNE 6 ONE NIGHT ONLY - at Akbar -- Reserve ASAP - Limited Seating - concentrated stripped down, raw, back room version of the show Tony winner Lisa Kron (Fun Home) called "Lesbo Comic Genius!"

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General admission seating. 
Marga Gomez’s POUND, a critically acclaimed hit Off-Off Broadway, in San Francisco, Portland comes to Los Angeles for one night only Monday June 6 2016 -at Akbar. In Pound Marga Gomez plays a celibate celesbian catapulted through a vaginal portal into a steamy data cloud where notorious lesbian cinematic archetypes such as extortionists, showgirls, murderers and school teachers hook up in spectacularly meta ways. 
"Relevant social commentary spun into hysterically entertaining comedy gold is always a treat. Gomez achieves this with aplomb." Out Magazine
"Hilariously Skewed" The New York Times

 

POUND: Tour Preview in San Francisco
Jun
3
8:00 pm20:00

POUND: Tour Preview in San Francisco

See a raw and stripped down hilarious sneak preview of Marga Gomez’s POUND just days before it's Los Angeles and Santa Cruz mini tour. Pound was a 2015 hit in New York City and San Francisco. If you missed it at Brava theater see the sexy minimilast version in our gallery, in the heart of the Castro, one night only.

In Pound Marga Gomez plays a celibate celesbian catapulted through a vaginal portal into a steamy data cloud where notorious lesbian cinematic archetypes such as extortionists, showgirls, murderers and school teachers hook up in spectacularly meta ways. Full length version directed by David Schweizer

POUND trailer: https://vimeo.com/147594417

Gala Benefit for International Institute of the Bay Area
Apr
28
7:00 pm19:00

Gala Benefit for International Institute of the Bay Area

  • BATS Improv Theatre

Enjoy big laughs for a good cause, helping Bay Area immigrants and their families secure brighter futures.

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Performers

Emcee

When: Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 5:30 PM (PDT)

  • 5:30 PM: Cocktail Reception
  • 7:00 PM: Show Begins

Overview of IIBA

International Institute of the Bay Area (IIBA) has been serving immigrant communities for 98 years. Founded in 1918 and expanded as the result of a successful merger in 2007, IIBA has a long history of providing high-quality, low-cost legal services in the communities we serve. This past year 10,000 immigrants representing 95 countries benefited from IIBA's immigration legal services. Learn more at www.iibayarea.org

Mambo In The Mission- Benefit
Apr
23
7:00 pm19:00

Mambo In The Mission- Benefit

  • D'Maize

A Fundraiser for SF Flor y Canto
Enjoy Live Mambo Music, Poetry, 
Delicious Food, Art Auctions, 
Raffles, and Lots of Fun People!

Featured Performers:

Mambo and Salsa tunes by Sin Nombre
World Music by Favi Estrella
Comedy by Marga Gomez
Spoken Word by Baruch Porras Hernandez

$5

Apr
7
6:00 pm18:00

Story Telling Event for La Cocina

 

$45

 

Swedish American Hall  - 2174 Market Street  
San Francisco, CA

 

 

F&B: Voices from the Kitchen is a storytelling project from La Cocina that seeks to share the voices and stories from the cooks and kitchens that are less often heard. The event is a twice-yearly performance that revolves around (and includes) food and drink on a singular topic or theme. This time around, we're taking a closer look at LABOR and what that means in relation to food. Storytellers include James Beard award-winning chef and author Gabrielle Hamilton, Jonathan Kauffman, Anthony Lucero, Marga Gomez, Jessica Battilana, Scott Hocker, Stephen Satterfield, Alexis Madrigal, Dilsa Lugo & La Cocina's Executive Dishwasher, Caleb Zigas. For the full details on our line-up, click here. Come empty and ready to be filled. 21 and over

https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1063489

Latin Standards - Preview (70 Minutes with talk back)
Apr
3
3:00 am03:00

Latin Standards - Preview (70 Minutes with talk back)

  • Brava Theater (upstairs studio)

Latin Standards - Marga Gomez’s work in progress about fathers, entertainment, wealth, poverty and cafe cubano. $10 Low priced tickets can be reserved at www.Brava.org (limiteds seating) Marga reenacts the the triumphs and demons of her father, Willy Chevalier, comedian, producer, songwriter, Cafe El Pico spokesperson, and a prominent figure in the golden era of New York’s Latino culture while illuminating his impact on her life as a queer Latina performing artist.  Latin Standards will be Marga’s twelfth solo show. Audience are invited to stay after this performance for drinks and a question answer session about the show.

MARGA GOMEZ  Marga is the writer/performer of eleven more solo plays which have been presented in the Bay Area, Off-Broadway, nationally and internationally. HuffPost named her a 2015 “Agent of Change.” The SF Weekly named Marga one of “2016’s Artists To Watch.” She teaches solo performance online and at Brava Theater where she is a tenured artist in residence. As a stand up comedian she has appeared on LOGO’s “One Night Stand Up,” Showtime's "Latino Laugh Festival,” Comedy Central’s “Out There" and HBO’s “Comic Relief” at the invitation of Robin Williams. Her website is margagomez.com

Latin Standards Preview (70 minutes)
Apr
2
8:00 pm20:00

Latin Standards Preview (70 minutes)

  • Brava Theater (upstairs studio)

Latin Standards - Marga Gomez’s work in progress about fathers, entertainment, wealth, poverty and cafe cubano. $10 Low priced tickets can be reserved at www.Brava.org (limiteds seating) Marga reenacts the the triumphs and demons of her father, Willy Chevalier, comedian, producer, songwriter, Cafe El Pico spokesperson, and a prominent figure in the golden era of New York’s Latino culture while illuminating his impact on her life as a queer Latina performing artist.  Latin Standards will be Marga’s twelfth solo show. 

MARGA GOMEZ  Marga is the writer/performer of eleven more solo plays which have been presented in the Bay Area, Off-Broadway, nationally and internationally. HuffPost named her a 2015 “Agent of Change.” The SF Weekly named Marga one of “2016’s Artists To Watch.” She teaches solo performance online and at Brava Theater where she is a tenured artist in residence. As a stand up comedian she has appeared on LOGO’s “One Night Stand Up,” Showtime's "Latino Laugh Festival,” Comedy Central’s “Out There" and HBO’s “Comic Relief” at the invitation of Robin Williams. Her website is margagomez.com