On Saturday, October 23rd at 9:30pm, Minority Retort, Portland’s premier stand-up comedy showcase featuring Black and brown comedians, and The Rendezvous & Jewelbox Theater are proud to present, comedian Irene Tu!
About the headliner:
Irene Tu is a stand-up comedian, actor, and writer. In 2017, the San Francisco Chronicle singled her out as an “artist on the brink of fame,” on the heels of being named one of the “Bay Area’s 11 Best Stand Up Comedians” (SFist) and one of 20 “Women to Watch” (KQED).
She has performed at numerous festivals including SF Sketchfest, Comedy Central’s Clusterfest, RIOT LA, Bridgetown Comedy Festival, and Outside Lands.
Irene has opened for comedians such as Patton Oswalt, W. Kamau Bell, Brian Posehn, Anthony Jeselnik, Gary Gulman, Judah Friedlander, Hari Kondabolu, and Aparna Nancherla. You can see her on season 2 of “Take My Wife” and on VICELAND’s “Funny How?”
Joining Irene on the lineup will be the hilarious Neeraj Srinivasan, Howie Echo-Hawk, Bernice Ye and Tony Daniel!
About Minority Retort:
Minority Retort has become one of Portland’s most popular and critically-acclaimed comedy shows. Featuring some of the NW’s finest comedic talent, the show’s goal is to provide Black & brown comedians with a platform to speak their minds and share their unique perspectives, as well as reach the diverse comedy audience that exists within the so-called “whitest city in America”.
National touring comedians Baron Vaughn (Netflix’s Grace & Frankie), Nico Santos (NBC’s Superstore), Dulce Sloan (The Daily Show), Marcella Arguello (@midnight) Ahmed Bharoocha, Dino Archie, Yedoye Travis, David Gborie and Maggie Maye have performed on the show, as well as many Black and brown comics frequently featured in Portland’s Bridgetown Comedy Festival: Curtis Cook, Mohanad Elshieky and Nathan Brannon.
Doors 9:15pm / Show 9:30pm
*PROOF OF VACCINATION IS REQUIRED FOR ENTRY INTO THE VENUE*