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Thursday, January 17 • 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Standup Spotlight: Joyelle Nicole Johnson, Charla Lauriston & Maggie Maye

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Joyelle Nicole Johnson brings joy to the stage. She regularly features for Hannibal Buress and has opened for other legends like Dave Chappelle, Russell Peters and Maria Bamford. She is currently the warm up comic for Hasan Minhaj’s talk show "Patriot Act" on Netflix. Joyelle made her network TV debut on "Late Night with Seth Meyers" and most recently she wrote for "Broad City." She has performed on Wyatt Cenac’s "Night Train" for SeeSo, "This Week at the Comedy Cellar" for Comedy Central, "LaffMob" for TruTV, was a panelist on Refinery 29/Facebook Watch’s "After After Party" and can be seen in the upcoming season of HBO’s "Crashing" and Comedy Central’s digital series "Comics to Watch." She was selected for the 2018 FOX Comedy showcase, was a finalist in NBC’s Stand Up For Diversity Showcase and has performed at festivals like Sketchfest, Bonnaroo, The New York Comedy Festival and Bumbershoot. She also tours with "Daily Show" creator Lizz Winstead's "Lady Parts Justice League" making her dreams of combining comedy and activism come true.

Maggie Maye is an LA based stand up comic who will use her wit and charm to make you laugh and think. She has performed stand up on "Conan," "Last Call with Carson Daly", and "AXS Presents: Gotham Comedy Live." She has performed in comedy festivals around the world, such as the Just For Laughs Festival, Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival, San Francisco Sketchfest (as one of the Dozen), and the Women in Comedy Festival.

Charla Lauriston is a stand-up comedian and television writer hailing from New York by way of Boston by way of Haiti. Charla has written for "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," Comedy Central’s "Why? W/ Hannibal Buress," TBS’ "People of Earth," and FOX’s "Ghosted." She appeared on "The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail" on Comedy Central and has been featured at the New York, Brooklyn, Cape Fear, She-Devil, and Chicago Women’s Funny Festivals. Charla was Joke of the Week in TimeOut New York and has written pieces for Elle Magazine and The Root. Her web series, "Clench & Release," garnered critical acclaim that described her as “self-assured and gleefully sarcastic” (WNYC) and “one of the most exciting and original voices in comedy” (Splitsider). The series was also featured in Glamour, Indie Wire, Paste Magazine, Bustle, and Comedy Hype. Charla was listed as one of 8 Black Women Ready for SNL by Essence Magazine and is a 2018 Sundance New Voices Fellow.

Alexandria Love is a stand-up comedian and writer from Oakland, California. She's performed at some of the best venues in California, including the Punchline, Cobb's Comedy Club, Doc's Lab, Comedy Day and the San Jose Improv. She is a sixteen-time winner of Tourette's Without Regret's "Dirty Haiku Battle" at the Oakland Metro Opera House, and the current reigning champion at Muni Diaries' "Haiku Battle." She is also a recurring guest star on the popular podcast "Nerd Rage: The Great Debates" and the coproducer of several shows such as "The Mermaid Show," "Jokelandish," and the "No-Cover Cabaret." She is currently pursuing an M.A. in Communications from the University of San Francisco and enjoys long walks off short cliffs and explosively emotional conversations about her parents with her therapist, Lynn. You can catch some of her musings at HeresWhyThatsFunny.com. $22, ages 18+

Thursday January 17, 2019 8:00pm - 9:30pm PST
Punch Line Comedy Club 444 Battery Street, San Francisco, CA 94111