Brouhaha 2017

Brouhaha logoJune 12-13, 2017
Peacock Rebellion presents
Brouhaha: Trans People of Color Comedy Festival
EastSide Arts Alliance & First Congregational Church
wheelchair accessible
See website for more details:
Get tix for the sketch comedy show here: 6/12

Get tix for the stand-up + storytelling show here 6/13

$12-$25 Brown Paper Tickets

Peacock Rebellion, named by Advocate publisher one of “Ten Incredible LGBTQ Arts Collectives You Should Be Watching,” brings their award-winning work to the next level this year.

The always-packed Brouhaha, 2016 Best of the East Bay winner for “Most Historic Cultural Event,” morphs into a 2-day comedy fest! Catch all-new stand-up, storytelling, and sketch comedy—all with an activist twist.

Day one, “Brouhaha After Dark,” brings brand-new sketch comedy to EastSide Arts Alliance, from:

Eli Maliwan
Lexi Adsit
Lisa Evans
Mitali Purkayastha
Ray Ray Young

Day two, “Brouhaha Rise Up: Trans Women of Color Stand-Up + Storytelling,” brings fresh, life-affirming comedy from:

Davia Amerasu
Elena Rose
Lexi Adsit
Luna Merbruja
Nava Mau
Nori Reed

photo of Lisa Evans Lisa Evans (Trainer, Brouhaha After Dark) is an actor, poet, cultural worker, 2014 Brouhaha graduate, 2016 YBCA Fellow, and Co-Founder of the How Spirit Moves Us Project, a healing arts project focused on using performance art to celebrate the struggles, resistance and resilience of Black queer and trans communities.




photo of Luna MerbrujaLuna Merbruja (Trainer, Brouhaha Rise Up) is a Mexican & Athabaskan healer, author of Trauma Queen, a member of the 2014 Trans 100 List, lead trainer and co-host of Brouhaha 2015 and a performer in Brouhaha 2016.