Rana May

Rana May’s deadpan delivery, absurdism, and fascination with science make her comedy stand out like a shoe on a pizza. Rana was persuaded to try stand up comedy after doing “informational speeches” at backyard barbeques and in basements. Her background is in social work, dog rescue, parking lots, and used book stores, where deadpan is considered a strength.

Rana has been featured locally in the City Pages, Star Tribune, Minnesota Daily, MPR, and was picked as one of five comics to watch in by Growler Magazine. You can see her performing all over the Twin Cities producing and hosting PSSY CTRL and MRDR ROOM. She’s opened for Maria Bamford, Kyle Kinane, Jonah Ray, Mary Mack, Tim Harmston, Neil Hamburger, David Bazan and way more musicians and comedians.

Rana is the winner of the House of Comedy Funniest Person with a Day Job Contest and has performed in the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Crom Comedy Festival, Chicago Comedy Exposition, All Jane Festival, Hell Yes Fest, and 10,000 Laughs and will be at the Memphis Comedy Festival and Bird City Comedy festival.

Past Shows


Dec
30
th
2019
Turf Club
Dec
30
th
2019
Turf Club

Courtney Baka

with Comrade Tripp, GEOFF ASMUS, Grant Winkels and more!
May
12
th
2019
Turf Club
May
12
th
2019
Turf Club

Rana May

with Adam DeLong, Comrade Tripp, DREW HEHIR and more!
Dec
28
th
2018
Turf Club
Dec
28
th
2018
Turf Club

Rana May

SECOND SHOW ADDED
with ZACHARY KAGAN, Devohn Bland, Brandi Brown and more!
Dec
28
th
2018
Turf Club
Dec
28
th
2018
Turf Club

Rana May

with ZACHARY KAGAN, Devohn Bland, Brandi Brown and more!
May
13
th
2018
Turf Club
May
13
th
2018
Turf Club

Rana May

with Shelly Paul, ELLIE HINO, Casey Nelson and more!
Apr
15
th
2018
Turf Club
Apr
15
th
2018
Turf Club

Chris Fairbanks

with Andie Main and Rana May
Dec
27
th
2017
Turf Club
Dec
27
th
2017
Turf Club

Rana May and Phoebe Bottoms

with DJ Danny Sigelman
Jun
18
th
2017
Turf Club
Jun
18
th
2017
Turf Club

David Bazan

with Rana May
Dec
27
th
2016
Turf Club
Dec
27
th
2016
Turf Club

Rana May and Drew Janda

with DJ Danny Sigelman and MORE
Dec
22
nd
2016
Turf Club
Dec
22
nd
2016
Turf Club

Alice Wetterlund

with Brandi Brown, Rana May and Aby Wolf
Mar
16
th
2016
Turf Club
Mar
16
th
2016
Turf Club

Rana May

with Shelly Paul and The Slow Death
Jun
28
th
2015
Clown Lounge
Jun
28
th
2015
Clown Lounge

KILL IT COMEDY & VARIETY SHOW

CLOWN LOUNGE (Turf Club basement)
with Rana May
Mar
22
nd
2015
Clown Lounge
Mar
22
nd
2015
Clown Lounge

KILL IT COMEDY & VARIETY SHOW

CLOWN LOUNGE (Turf Club basement)
with Rana May
Feb
15
th
2015
Clown Lounge
Feb
15
th
2015
Clown Lounge

KILL IT COMEDY & VARIETY SHOW

CLOWN LOUNGE (Turf Club basement)
with Rana May
Nov
22
nd
2014
7th St Entry
Nov
22
nd
2014
7th St Entry

ED GEIN FAN CLUB

with The GooDBarS, virgin whores and Rana May
Apr
24
th
2014
Turf Club
Apr
24
th
2014
Turf Club

Rana May and Arzu

Hosted by RANA MAY and ARZU
Mar
26
th
2014
Turf Club
Mar
26
th
2014
Turf Club

Rana May and Arzu

Hosted by RANA MAY and ARZU
Jan
23
rd
2014
Turf Club
Jan
23
rd
2014
Turf Club

Arzu and Rana May

Hosted by ARZU GOKCEN and RANA MAY
Dec
26
th
2013
Turf Club
Dec
26
th
2013
Turf Club

Rana May and Arzu

KILL IT! OPEN MIC: STARAOKE EDITION

More Shows

Jul
30
th
Turf Club

huhroon, Black Velvet Punks and Goon Tribune

Nov
11
th
Fine Line

Peach Tree Rascals

with SEB
Nov
2
nd
Palace Theatre

Dayglow

with Ritt Momney
Oct
8
th
First Avenue

Cigarettes After Sex