Ismael Loutfi

Fri, Mar 31, 2023
Sat, Apr 1, 2023
Sun, Apr 2, 2023

Ismael Loutfi

with Kevin O'Shea and Shannon Murphy

Ismael Loutfi is a comedian, writer, and actor whodeveloped his deeply acerbic sense ofhumorgrowing up a Muslim in rural North Florida. He’s been called ‘gifted’, ‘quick-witted’, and a‘neurotic toe-rag’by many friends’ parents. Ismael is currently writing on anUnt. Ramy YoussefProject.Before that, hewrote for the critically acclaimedPatriot Act with Hasan MinhajonNetflix for the entirety of its run.Ismael’s Comedy Central Half Hour special,Sound It Out,debuted in early March 2022. Hisstand up was previously featured onThis Week at the Cellar, Jimmy Kimmel Live,and hewasselected by Bill Burr for his personally curatedstand up seriesBill Burr Presents: TheRingers.He has performed on the FOX Night of Comedy showcase and has been named a NewFace of Comedy by the prestigious Just for Laughs comedy festival.Ismael can be seen in HBO’sHigh Maintenance, the Sarah Silverman-producedPleaseUnderstand Me,and multiple episodes of Comedy Central’sAhamed’s Ramadan Diary.

Kevin O'Shea

Commonly described as clever, absurd, awkward but in a funny way and too smart for his own good, Kevin O’Shea has been on IFC and He is a favorite of comedy festivals such as The SF SketchFest and the Bridgetown Comedy Festival. In 2012 he co-founded Cynic Cave, San Francisco and possibly the nation’s only comedy show in the basement of a video store. It grew to become one of SF’s most beloved comedy shows, garnering praise from the San Francisco Chronicle and the SF Weekly.

He now resides in Brooklyn, NY with his feelings.Kevin is by far one of the most impressive and unique joke writers I’ve ever encountered. A little dark and crass, he’s challenging, makes you work for it. He’s also nice and hard working. Embodies San Francisco’s wit and grit. "Make time to see him!" - Courting Comedy OJ Patterson

Shannon Murphy

Shannon Murphy is a nanny by day and by night she’s whatever the opposite of a nanny is. With her sweet and calm demeanor, Shannon has the pleasure of surprising audiences all over the San Francisco Bay Area with her dry wit and juvenile humor, making them lean in to hear what she's going to say next. Shannon is a regular at the San Francisco Punch Line, Cobbs Comedy club, San Jose Improv, and Rooster T Feathers. She’s opened for comedians such as John Witherspoon, Greg Behrendt, Sheng Wang, Tony Hinchcliffe, Marcella Arguello, Jesus Trejo, and Michael Ian Black.