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Click the button below to purchase tickets. Tickets are $100 — with a limited number of balcony seats available for $50 and a reduced cost for students and public interest employees of $25. For five or more tickets or to sponsor the event, please contact Jon Kellam at (202) 588-7743 or events@citizen.org.

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Event Details

Sunday, June 7, 2015 • 6:30 – 8 p.m.
SFJazz Center • 201 Franklin Street • San Francisco, California

Emceed by

Steve Skrovan and Will Durst


Will Durst

Will Durst is a five-time Emmy nominee. With more than 800 television appearances, he has been featured on The Late Show With David Letterman, HBO, Showtime, CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox News and the BBC.

Maureen Langan

Maureen Langan can be heard every Sunday night hosting Hangin with Langan on KGO. She has opened for Joy Behar, Steven Wright and Dennis Miller. Her film and television appearances include Gotham Live, HBO and Paramount Picture’s Marci X.

Mark Pitta

Mark Pitta appeared on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson as well as on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. He hosted Totally Hidden Video on Fox, playing different characters in hidden camera situations. He also was the host of NBC’s Friday Night Videos.

Don Reed

Don Reed performed as The Tonight Show With Jay Leno audience warm-up comedian for over 1,000 episodes. His television appearances include HBO, Comedy Central and CBS. He created a trilogy of critically acclaimed solo shows: East 14th, The Kipling Hotel and Can You Dig It?

Nato Green

Nato Green has been named San Francisco’s Best Comedian by SF Weekly, Huffington Post and CBS. Nato is the creator of Iron Comic, the Iron Chef-spoofing comedy game show he co-hosts with Moshe Kasher. Nato has a regular column in the San Francisco Examiner.

Sandy Stec

Sandy Stec is a radio personality, stand-up comedian, and event host. She can be heard weekday mornings on Star Mornings with Marcus D. & Sandy. She has performed with Chelsea Handler, Dana Carvey, Kevin Hart, Richard Lewis, John Mulaney and Harland Williams.

Roy Zimmerman

In twelve albums over twenty years and on stages, screens and airwaves across America, Roy Zimmerman has brought the sting of satire to the struggle for social justice. His songs have been heard on HBO and Showtime, and he has recorded for Warner/Reprise Records.

Sammy Obeid

Sammy Obeid is best known for his 1,001 day streak of consecutive comedy performances, spanning December 26, 2010 - September 21, 2013. He advanced to the Las Vegas round of NBC's America's Got Talent. His debut album, Get Funny or Die Trying, was named a Best Comedy Album of 2013 by iTunes. 


Contact Jon Kellam at (202) 588-7743 or events@citizen.org.

Directions and Parking

Parking: SFJazz Center is located at the corner of Franklin and Fell streets in San Francisco’s Hayes valley neighborhood. The SFJazz Center recommends parking at the Performing Arts Garage (301 Grove Street @ Gough).

Public Transit: It is easily accessible from Muni Metro (Vann Ness or Civic Center stations) and BART (Civic Center Station).

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