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• Marga Gomez  // Marga Gomez is a native New Yorker who makes San Francisco her home and identifies as a bicoastal Gemini. As the daughter of a Cuban comedian and Puerto Rican dancer Marga made her stage debut in New York at age 7 and was hooked ever since. Her long and colorful career includes achievements in comedy, theater, film and television and was profiled in the 2005 documentary “Laughing Matters.” Marga’s talents have brought her to audiences all over the planet. She has had the fortune to work with some of her heroes including Rita Moreno, Dustin Hoffman, Lily Tomlin and Whoopi Goldberg. Robin Williams was so impressed with Marga’s response to a heckler at a benefit that he booked her on HBO’s Comic Relief VI on the spot.

07 Apr Posted by in • Marga Gomez | 1 comment

Gay Comedy Beginnings in SF

Gay Comedy Beginnings in SF

Founded in 1982, The Valencia Rose Cabaret was an ambitious project that housed the world’s first gay comedy club, a queer activist meeting center, a vegetarian eatery and more into a two-story Spanish style building with 3D camel sculptures jutting out of its walls. It’s where I became who I am now.  I had been […]

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26 Jan Posted by in • Marga Gomez | 1 comment

My Etta James Story

My Etta James Story

When I was just starting out in comedy in the 80′s I was hitchhiking in San Francisco one night, yup – me and Aileen Wournos – the last lesbian hitchhikers on the planet.  I very luckily got a ride from Lupe De Leon the manager for Etta James, Kenny Rankin and Tania Maria. I made […]

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13 Dec Posted by in • Marga Gomez | 3 comments

Black Swan vs. Burlesque

Black Swan vs. Burlesque

I’m all caught up on my show biz chick flicks having seen Burlesque two weeks ago and yesterday’s matinee of Black Swan. I took my girlfriend so I could grab her arm during the scary gross parts. I would turn towards her, in the dark theater, following the arc of her horrified reactions and gage […]

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29 Jul Posted by in • Marga Gomez | 17 comments

Stella and Ina Mae – Ringside Seats Forever

Stella and Ina Mae – Ringside Seats Forever

The first time I met them was about 1982 or 1983. Who remembers – it was the 80’s, I was stoned back then. I was at the Valencia Rose in San Francisco on Gay Comedy night doing a bit about trying to pick up Mormon lesbians in Utah only to end up with Marie Osmond. […]

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