Sounds like a great weekend for comedy fans. Here’s a partial overview (note: check casino websites for COVID security requirements).
Wanda Sykes: The Emmy Award-winning actor and comedian of the Bay Area is renowned for his numerous television roles, including The New Adventures of Old Christina, Curb Your Enthusiasm and Alpha House, as well as such films. like Monster In Law, Evan Almighty and the animated Ice Age Continental Drift and Ice Age Collision. She’s also a witty and up-to-date stand-up performer, and that’s what brought her to San Francisco this weekend.
Details: 20:00 on October 22; Freemasonry, San Francisco; USD 55-95 (subject to change); livenation.com.
Chelsea Handler: She is probably best known for hosting the talk show Chelsea Lately (2007-14) on E! and Chelsea (2016-17) on Netflix, but her outspoken and sassy comedy was an important part of both shows. She’s bringing her Vaccinated and Horny tour to San Jose this week.
Details: 19:00 October 21; San Jose Civic; $ 49.50- $ 69.50; sanjosetheaters.org.
Damon Wayans: The actor, comedian, screenwriter and producer, a member of the famous Wayan entertainment family, has become one of the best roles in the classic improvisation show “In Living Color” and has starred in many films and TV shows, including “My Wife.” and Children ”(which he also created and produced) and the TV series Lethal Weapon. He’s coming to San Jose this weekend for his stand-up show.
Details: 20:00 October 21, 19:30 and 21:45 October 22, 19:00 and 21:30 October 23; San Jose Improv; 35-95 US dollars; Improv.com/sanjose.
Country Wayne Collie: A series of viral posts on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube have turned this young Georgia comedian into a social media star and is now bringing his R-rated freestyle show to the Bay Area.
Details: 19:30 and 22:15 on October 22, 19:00 and 21:45 on October 23, 19:00 on October 24; Tommy T., Pleasanton; USD 40-50; www.tommyts.com/pleasanton.
Ryan Hamilton: The 47-year-old comedian is enjoying his new Netflix special Happy Face, which we assume is a nod to his incredible smile. The so-called pure comedian who builds his stand-up from self-deprecating life stories comes to Cobb’s Comedy Club in San Francisco.
Details: 19:30 on October 22; 19:30 and 21:45 October 23; USD 25-40; www.cobbscomedy.com.