Venue Details

230 Star Starred
Punch Line Comedy Club
Between Clay and Washington 444 Battery St San Francisco, CA 94111
415-397-7573
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Member Tips

regan342
Casual.
info Jan 16 2012 star this tip starred
regan342
Tons of parking, keeping in mind it was a tuesday night.
info Jan 16 2012 star this tip starred
regan342
2 drink minimum, the prices are about as reasonable as one can expect in a comedy club.
info Jan 16 2012 star this tip starred
T.J. Lee
Get there a little early and get seated in the front row.
info Jun 16 2009 star this tip starred
Julian McCurrach
If you like to see a woman in a cocktail dress looking radiant, forget casual.
info Jul 17 2010 star this tip starred
NATALIE
I've always been seated in the front row with just a party of 2, no matter what time I show up
info Jul 27 2010 star this tip starred
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Reviews & Ratings

55 ratings
4.7 average rating
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6 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Jun 09 2009

Great style of comedy. Paul is clearly comfortable as a comic and really does involve the audience. I would definitely go see him again when he returns to SF!

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77 events
9 reviews
0 stars
attended Jun 10 2009

Paul Mecurio interacted with the audience more effectively and spontaneously than any of the comedians we've seen at The Punchline. He definitely kept the audience alert... continued

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26 events
4 reviews
0 stars
attended Jul 14 2010

Paul is fantastic. He engages the audience in his show and gets the crowd going right from the start. I've seen him a couple of times and he is always clever and witty. ... continued

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Website

http://www.paulmecurio.com

Description

A national headliner in clubs and theaters across North America and in Europe, Paul has performed at the prestigious Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal and has made numerous TV appearances including “Comedy Central Presents,” “The Late, Late Show with Craig Kilborn,” “Late Night w/Conan O’Brien,” Comedy Central’s “Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn,” Comedy Central’s “Dr. Katz”, NBC’s “Late Friday,” and numerous appearances on VH1’s popular clip shows. Paul has been a guest on Fox News Channel and makes regular appearances on CNN, CNNfn and MSNBC as a political satirist.

In 1996, Paul was invited to be on the original writing and performing team for a new Comedy Central show called “The Daily Show.” In 2001, as a writer for “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” Paul won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement In Writing In A Variety, Music or Comedy Program. For his work on “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart: Indecision 2000,” Paul was honored with a Peabody Award for Excellence in Broadcasting (think The Pulitzer Prize for Broadcasting). In 2002, Paul received his second Emmy nomination for his work on “The Daily Show.”

About the Ticket Supplier: Punch Line Comedy Club San Francisco

For over 25 years the nation's best comics have appeared at the San Francisco Punch Line, the city's longest running comedy club. Stars such as Robin Williams, Ellen Degeneres, Rosie O'Donnell, Drew Carey, Chris Rock and Dana Carvey took their first comedic steps on the Punch Line stage, entertaining thousands while perfecting their craft. The Punch Line's dedication to comic tradition has earned it the San Francisco Examiner and the San Francisco Chronicle's readers' choice award for the best comedy club. Today, the Punch Line is the only full-time comedy club in San Francisco, hosting nationally-acclaimed comics Margaret Cho, Bobby Slayton, Dave Chappelle, Sue Murphy, Dave Attell, George Lopez, David Cross, and Greg Proops, among other bona fide and rising stars, in an intimate setting where you can enjoy them, live and up-close, the way stand-up comedy is best presented.