Special Release: Andie Main and Torio Van Grol album release show, with guests Emily Catalano, Curtis Cook, and JoAnn Schinderle


Brava Cabaret Fri, Jan 10, 2020 10:15 PM


Andie Main is a Portland based comedian who just completed moderating and writing the show A Town Hall with Paul Ryan starring Chris Fairbanks, which toured in midwestern swingstates the day after Paul Ryan announced his retirement. There is no possible reason that Paul Ryan retired other than him having seen the tour posters. When she's not delivering satirical democracy to the people, she keeps busy by producing/hosting The Doug Fir Lounge's summer series "The Cool Kids Patio Show," and her monthly series called Revolution Comedy, which organizes fundraisers for progressive causes like Planned Parenthood, The ACLU, and Don't Shoot PDX. At this bizarre moment in our nation's history, her efforts have contributed over $10,000 to #theresistance.Festival credits include Bridgetown,The Comedy Exposition,repeated appearances at SF Sketchfest and The All Jane Comedy Festival, The 208 Festival, Bumbershoot, Seattle Sketchfest, Portland Pride, Treefort Festival and Cromfest. She has recently performed for sold out crowds at UCBeast, UCB Chelsea and The Stand Nightclub in NYC, and esteemed shows in LA like "Put Your Hands Together. "When in Portland she is a fixture on the NW circuit and a regular at Helium Comedy Club.In her spare time she enjoys taking hikes with her not-so-smart dog, pizza, making weird art, nature documentaries and yelling about the patriarchy.

Torio Van Grol is a San Francisco based comedian that recently performed as apart of Comedy Central's Cluster Fest and performs regularly at other comedy festivals, including SF Sketchfest for the past five years. In 2018, he was listed as one of the Bay Area's best stand-up comedians by SFist. He won the title, "Best Joke of 2017" by the award-winning SF blog Courting Comedy. ($22, All Ages)