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The Setup’s “A Funny Thing Happened” Storytelling Night | Beer Basement

Every 1st Wednesday
Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 with discount code "funcheap" (First 20 people to RSVP with their emails to info@setupcomedy.com can get in for free.)

Ales Unlimited: Beer Basement | 222 Hyde St., San Francisco, CA


The Setup’s “A Funny Thing Happened” Storytelling Night | Beer Basement

The First Wednesday of every Month, The Setup presents“A Funny Thing Happened”, a night of world class storytelling.

You’ll be joining bestselling authors, Emmy-Award winning writers, TED speakers, stars of The Moth Radio hour, Snap Judgment and accomplished comedic voices in an intimate setting right in the heart of San Francisco.

“A Funny Thing Happened” Storytelling Night
Every first Wednesday | 8 pm
The Beer Basement, 222 Hyde St, San Francisco
$5 with discount code “funcheap” (First 20 people to RSVP with their emails to info@setupcomedy.com can get in for free.)

Share Your Story: Each night storyteller hopefuls have the opportunity to join the all star lineup. Volunteer names are drawn from a hat and one lucky person will get to tell their story.

The show features six, (plus possibly yours) true, short stories, told live without notes in a beer basement that feels like your living room. Funny, poignant, intimate (easy now, not like that), and engaging it’s a great way to spend your Wednesday.


Event Details


Cost: $5*
*$5 with discount code "funcheap" (First 20 people to RSVP with their emails to info@setupcomedy.com can get in for free.)
Categories: Literature, Theater & Performance
Address: 222 Hyde St., San Francisco, CA

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*$5 with discount code "funcheap" (First 20 people to RSVP with their emails to info@setupcomedy.com can get in for free.)
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