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Karen Ripley has been performing for over 35 years as a comic and improviser.  She came on to the gay comedy scene in 1977 in San Francisco. From the cover of the East Bay Express (Berkeley, Ca) with Whoopi Goldberg to Ms. Magazines top 100 Lesbian Comic 2009. 2005 SF Fringe Best Musical Comedy with Annie Larson in the original play “Show Me where it Hurts,” and 2006 Diva Fest. with “waiting for FEMA.” Ripley has traveled all over the USA and the Caribbean. Featured in Logo's Wisecracks episode 2. And from coast to coast making the LGBT community laugh.

“Ripley crystallized the evening...she tore up the crowd with one-liners.” 
 San Francisco Chronicle

 

Upcoming Events

NEW SHOW! OH NO THERE'S MEN ON THE LAND!! 
Written and Performed by Karen S Ripley
January 14th, 2015 7:30PM

 

 

Wish you were here!

"RIPLEY CRYSTALLIZED THE EVENING...
SHE TORE UP THE CROWD WITH ONE-LINERS"
-San Francisco Chronicle
"Girl you are wicked funny."

-Kate Clinton

"Comics come and go but Ripley is a keeper! The good ones last a lifetime."
-Nick Leonard, Producer Q Comedy
"One of the funniest comics out today."
-Ron Santora,
KQED TV San Francisco
"Karen Ripley was the story of the night. With a deadpan delivery rivaled only by Steve Wright and possibly Eeyore."
-Steve Palopoli,
Good Times Newspaper
"I have never laughed so much during an hour in my life!"
-Cat Campbell, PrrrfectPics

 

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