The Guest List

Doc's Lab, Audible, Rooftop Comedy & Learn From Me Comedy Present

The Guest List

Alingon Mitra, Michael Kosta, Ian Abramson, Kendra Cunningham, Brian Babylon, Chad Opitz

Fri, March 24, 2017

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

Doc's Lab

San Francisco, CA

$10.00 - $12.00

There is a 2 item minimum per guest, and seating is on a first come, first serve basis.

The Guest List
The Guest List
The Guest List, available as an audio series on Audible Channels and as a television series on Seeso, features some of today’s best stand-ups performing in front of an invite-only audience. And now we’re back for more at Doc's Lab in San Francisco. Every lineup is stacked with amazing standups, and this will be an unprecedented party, but you can’t get into The Guest List unless you’re on the guest list – so get your tickets while they’re still available.
Alingon Mitra
Alingon Mitra
Making his television debut on NBC's Last Comic Standing, Alingon finished first in the public vote 5 weeks in a row to win the comic comeback contest and perform on the finale. He has since been invited to do stand up on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Conan, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, and Adam Devine's House Party on Comedy Central. In addition, he wrote for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah and Adam Ruins Everything. Alingon went on to be named one of the "New Faces of Comedy" at Montreal's Just for Laughs Comedy Festival. He also won both the Boston Comedy Festival and the "Funniest Comic in New England" contest in the same year. Alingon was a writer for the humor magazine The Harvard Lampoon and can now be found on Twitter, on Facebook, or in bed.
Michael Kosta
Michael Kosta
Michael Kosta is a former professional tennis player turned comedian turned lovemaker. Kosta regularly appears on The Tonight Show and this year he performed in his first stand-up special, Comedy Central Presents: Michael Kosta. Michael was also chosen to host the backstage live show for the 63rd Annual Emmy Awards. He made his Conan debut in the fall of 2011.You may also recognize Michael’s sarcastic banter from his appearances on Chelsea Lately on the E! Channel, TruTV’s Smoking Gun Presents, Yahoo!’s OMG411, and Showtime’s Live Nude Comedy. He has also hosted pilots for MTV, NBC, and Comedy Central.

Kosta has performed at the HBO Comedy Festival in Aspen as well as the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal; at the latter, he was invited to perform at a Gala where he (somehow) followed Pamela Anderson.
Michael can also be heard on the nationally syndicated Bob and Tom Radio Show and on The Playboy Comedy Channel on XM/Sirius Satellite radio. For two seasons Michael hosted CCHA All Access on the Fox Sports Network, where he won a Michigan Emmy as a performer/host.
Ian Abramson
Ian Abramson
In the past year Ian has performed at the Oddball Comedy Festival, UP Comedy Club, Milwaukee’s Comedy Cafe, The Lincoln Lodge and even recently brought his show “Seven Minutes in Purgatory” to Atlanta’s Laughing Skull. “Seven Minutes in Purgatory” is a show where comedians perform to a camera in one room while the audience watches in another room so that the comedians have no idea how they are doing. Because of shows like this, as well as his approach to stand-up, Ian was recently named the “Best Experimental Comedian” by Chicago magazine, which also listed him as one of the “16 Comedians You Should See This Fall” in a different article. Ian, along with his experimental comedy, will be relocating to Los Angeles this winter.
Kendra Cunningham
Kendra Cunningham
Kendra Cunningham is a Boston-born stand-up comic, comedy writer, actress and filmmaker living in Brooklyn, where she owns a super comfortable bed. She also bartends and has an MA in Forensic Psychology. Kendra spends most of her time wondering where the hell her sugar daddy is and hoping he didn't settle.

Kendra's festival pedigree includes: Boston Comedy Festival, IFC/BAM Comedy Showcase, Montreal Just for Laughs Festival, Ladies of Laughter Festival, Women in Comedy Festival. She has appeared on: Saturday Night Live, The Jimmy Fallon Show, The Tyra Banks Show, Nickelodeon's Mom's Night Out, Sherri Shepherd's Stand Up Showcase.

Kendra regularly contributes to The Huffington Post and the comedic relationship blog Beauty and the Beast. Her short films have been screened at a number of festivals; Lonelygirl48, which she wrote and acted in, won the Boston Comedy Festival and the Palm Beach Women's International Film Festival. She has been featured in Time Out New York and onCNN Money, among other publications.
Brian Babylon
Brian Babylon
Brian Babylon is a Chicago-born comic and radio host. The self-proclaimed “Prince of Bronzeville”, is a fixture in Chicago's rich comedy community. He hosted and produced The Morning AMP radio show on Vocalo 91.1 FM, a sister station of WBEZ / Chicago Public Radio. He’s also been making a name for himself outside of Chicago, placing in the finals of the New York Comedy Contest in 2009 and in 2012 selected to the Comedy Central South Beach Comedy Festival. He moved to Los Angeles and joined the production team for the Comedy Central show Why? with Hannibal Buress He is also one of the fan favorites of the popular NPR weekly news quiz show Wait Wait Don't Tell Me, contributes to BBC Radio, hosted The Moth StorySLAM in Chicago, and he can be seen in season 3 of Inside Amy Schumer on Comedy Central.
Chad Opitz
Chad Opitz
Fresh to the San Francisco Comedy scene, Chad Opitz is a comic and musician whose unique takes on sometimes odd subject matters are making him an oft booked staple at Bay Area clubs and showcases. Chad was the winner of Bay Area legend Jimmy Gunn's "Best Newcomer" award as well as a finalist in the Rooster T. Feathers Competition, 2nd place finalist at the 2016 Sacramento Comedy Competition and 1st place winner of the Walk the Plank comedy competition, beating out 100 comics for the top prize. Veering between one-liners and short story jokes, Opitz's writing is as well-regarded as his character and performance work. As his Nervous Energy music act, Opitz has opened for Neil Hamburger, Mark Mallman and performed in Cleveland for members of Devo.
Venue Information:
Doc's Lab
124 Columbus Ave
San Francisco, CA, 94133
http://www.docslabsf.com