Stand up comedy for the rest of us

Tokens is a FREE showcase that takes place the third Tuesday of every month
only at The Layover, in Oakland.

Our next show

Hey there cool kids,

This is normally where we get to tell you how awesome our upcoming line up is. However, as you probably saw coming, we’ll be canceling this month’s show in an effort to protect our community, our comics, and you, our audience members who make the show possible.

With all the shows and events being cancelled, comedians and bar staff are among the folks who lose out on tips and wages as we navigate the best way forward. With that in mind, we hope you’ll consider making a donation that we can share, as we normally would in the event of a show. We are @TokensComedy on Venmo.

For now, we hope we get to see you at next show, which is scheduled for Tuesday, April 21st. We promise to keep you posted and we hope you are staying safe!

– Dom & Joe

About Us

Subtle but sharp, laid-back yet engaging, Joseph Nguyen is the smart slacker beloved by audiences for his easygoing delivery and good writing. At home in all venues from clubs to cafes, Joseph is a regular at the Punch Line and other Bay Area clubs as well as a member of local group Nightlife on Mars.

Visit Joseph’s website

Dominique Gelin is a comedian and writer based in Oakland, California. She enjoys offering strong opinions on stupid things, -isms, and jerks. Offstage, Dom also writes for local sketch groups Killing My Lobster and Nice Tan. Dom is also always an avid ice chewer.

Visit Dominique’s website

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