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Uptown Showdown: Coffee Vs. Tea


Six comics brew up controversy in this ultimate battle of the beverages. One drink is acrid bean juice; the other is flavorless leaf water. One makes you feel invincible before falling into a twitchy, unrestful sleep; the other makes you feel... nothing. So, will tea win this matcha, making coffee's name mud? Or will coffee spill the tea, and win by a latte? Bring your favorite hot, wet drinkable and find out.

This installment features Kevin Allison (Risk!), Tim Barnes (Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!), Emmy Blotnick (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert), Mia Jackson (Last Comic Standing), Myq Kaplan (Small, Dork, and Handsome), and Jackie Kashian (The Dork Forest).

The popular comedy debate series invites two teams of funny folks from the worlds of stand-up and late-night television to tackle topics of great importance to pop culture, such as which pet is superior—cats or dogs—and is it better to be comfortable or fashionable? The verbal sparring and all-around absurdity only stop when the audience decides the winner. Hosted by Matthew Love.

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Past Performers include
Elna Baker, Maria Bamford, Michael Ian Black, Guy Branum, Wyatt Cenac, Ronny Chieng, Jo Firestone, John Fugelsang, Janeane Garofalo, Jon Glaser, Ilana Glazer, Josh Gondelman, Dave Hill, Maeve Higgins, Mehran Khaghani, Julie Klausner, Hasan Minhaj, Aparna Nancherla, Kristen Schaal, Baratunde Thurston, Kevin Townley, Michael Showalter, Dan Soder, Bowen Yang, Sasheer Zamata, and many more.


Leonard Nimoy Thalia

Expected Run Time is 90 minutes

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