Jake Johannsen made his comedic debut at San Francisco’s Cobbs Comedy
Club during an open mike night. In 1986, he won the 11th Annual San
Francisco Stand Up Comedian Competition. Jake has appeared on “The Late
Show with David Letterman" 45 times. He has appeared in the “HBO Young
Comedian’s Special” and PBS’s “Comedy Tonight” series, and was the host
of Comedy Central’s series, “Two Drink Minimum”. He has also been
nominated as “Best Male Stand-Up Comedian” for the American Comedy
With a subtle and intelligent comedic style, With his
ability to give the most common element new meaning. Jake quickly became
one of the most respected comedians in the country. Not many comedians
will devote six minutes to a single subject, especially one as seemingly
mundane as a toaster or as strange as his conviction that
extraterrestrials are working among us. Jake His bizarre take on life
has prompted critics to observe that he “conjures up some of the
strangest imagery this side of Gary Larsen’s comic strip, The Far Side.”
machine, extraterrestrials and relationships are just some of the
eclectic themes that Jake reflects upon. If anything is his trademark,
according to Johannsen it is his longer, convoluted stories. “I’m
talking about things that everybody can relate to and I think I have my
own idea of where the problem is. I don’t feel I make them deliberately
Johannsen has established himself as one of the country’s most prominent comedians and continues to headline across the country.
Acme Comedy Company is an 18+ venue for all shows.
in the club are assigned when the tickets are claimed at the box
office. As a bonus for our Dinner & Show guests; their seats are
assigned first. Seating after that is on a first claimed, first assigned
basis from the front of the club to the back. You can pick up your tickets as early as 2 hours before the show starts (seats are assigned then).
Dinner Seating Times:
8pm Show: Between 5:30pm and 6:30pm
10:30pm Show: Between 8:30pm and 9:15pm
Please note: Gratuity is NOT included in your purchase. The FEE
associated with purchase is for the ticketing company, Seat Engine, as a
handling fee for their service. Seat Engine is a separate company from
Acme Comedy Company.
More information about our Dinner and Show packages is available here:
*If you are trying to purchase tickets, and none are available ONLINE, please call Acme at 612.338.6393 to see if there are any more available.