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Fort Wayne's Favorite Comedy Festival will return April 11, 2019!!! Check back for more information!!!

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2019 Performers

Check back often for news about the 2018 lineup!

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Brian McDaniel

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Cecily Alexandria

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Charlie Walker

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Christine Ferrera

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Comedy Dance Chicago

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Don Seager

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Emily Browning

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Erik Terrell

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Gabey Lucas

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Jacy Lafontaine

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Jamie Shriner

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Jayson Acevedo

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Dina Hashem

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Sina Amedson

Schedule of Events

Meet the Comics Quiplash

Come play Quiplash with comedians before you see them do stand up and maybe learn something about them too! This is a FREE show Hosted by Gabey Lucas Featuring: Michael Moses Zana Carter Marla Eyvette Demarchi Annie Russell Don Seager Meghan DePonceau

45mins

The History Center

Free

Somebody For Sure Died Here Showcase

The Fort Wayne History Center is the former City Courthouse, whcih means the old city jail is in the basement. The past was crazy, somebody for sure died here. But the stage will be live at this showcase of great comedians from all over America! Feel free to tour the facility before and after the show. Don't forget your prison selfie. This showcase will feature some performers that you might not see any other nights. Headliner: Marz Timms Featuring: Dan Currie Hosted by: Troy Chapman With Kandyce August, Nikk Tetreault, Glen Tickle, Mike Logan, & Cam Cooper

90mins

The History Center

$10

Not So Silent Movie

Join us in the Cinema Center Theater as comedians roast a movie, live while you watch!  

75mins

Cinema Center

$10

Comedy Bingo

Comedy Bingo is comedians performing their set while the audience members mark common comedy tropes on their Comedy Bingo cards! Prizes for the winners!!! Featuring: Moeisha Williams, Vee ,Zana Carter, Cecily Alexandria, Michael Moses, Luke White Thompson, Mike Wells, John Wynn, Meghan DePonceau, Ben Malone, Anna Fleeman, Lemaire Lee, Misha Han, & Erik Terrell  

60mins

The History Center

FREE

Comedy Not Jeopardy

Comedians compete for stage time by answering trivia questions in this game show that is Comedy Not Jeopardy. Hosted by: Alex Treblack Contestants: Jacynthe Lafontaine Gabey Lucas Glen Tickle

45mins

The History Center

FREE

Magical Musical Comedy

Hosted by: Clint Spahr Headliner: Charlie Walker Featuring: Jamie Shriner With: Emily Browning, 1947 Cupcake Company, Nikk Tetreault

90mins

The History Center

$12

Spectator Lounge Showcase

This sure will be some kind of showcase I tell ya. Featuring some of the funniest comics from across the country, this is a show you don't want to miss. Headliner: Sina Amedson Featuring: Marz Timmz Hosted by: Julie Heckman With: Gabey Lucas, Kandyce August, Zana Carter, Ben Malone,& Don Seager

90mins

Cinema Center

$12

Phoenix Showcase

Headliner: John Wynn Featuring: Mike Logan Hosted by: Ryan Shipley With: Marla Eyvette Demarchi, Annie Russell, Cam Cooper, & Mike Wells  

90mins

Phoenix

$12

For Real For Real Stories

Some of the funniest comedians from all over the USA tell completely true and hilarious stories. Hosted by: Leslie Battle Featuring: Christine Ferrera, Brian McDaniel, Matt MaLean, Jayson Acevedo, The Homance Chronicles, Glen Tickle, Dorian Vasquez

90mins

816 Pint & Slice

$12

Master Debators

Two teams of comedians debate ridiculous topics. Hosted by Erik Harkness, John Norman, & Marc LeValle Featuring: Michael Moses, Mike Logan, Edward Bell, John Fernung, Jacy Lafontaine, Dan Currie, & Luke White Thompson

75mins

The History Center

$12

Mufasa From Crack to Comedy

Fort Wayne favorite Mufasa will be recording his first comedy album live! Headliner: Mufasa Hosted by: TV With: Ryan Shipley, Mike Wells, & Cecily Alexandria

90mins

816 Pint & Slice

$12

Improv Showcase

Featured Groups: Main on Main, GoProv, Broken Pencil

90mins

Cinema Center

$12

Phoenix Showcase

Headliner: Dina Hashem Featuring: Misha Han Hosted by: Alex Eakin With: Erik Terrell, Matt MacLean, Troy Chapman, & Annie Russell

90mins

Phoenix

$12

Roast of Westeros

Representatives from the Seven Kingdoms roast each other in an attempt to keep the Mother of Dragons from roasting them alive! Come hear Westeros burn and see the Game of Thrones played out. Dress like your favorite character to cheer on your favorite house! Costume contest will be held after the show!

90mins

O'Reilly's Irish Bar & Restaurant

$12

Broken Pencil Improv Workshop

Take the elevator down to the basement to enjoy Fort Wayne's own Broken Pencil Improv conducting a beginner improv workshop that's fun for the whole family!

60mins

Allen County Public Library Theater

FREE

Kid’s Comedy Contest

Kids can sign up on the ticket link to tell jokes on stage in a friendly competition to find Fort Wayne's Funniest Kid!

60mins

Allen County Public Library Theater

FREE

Comedy Dance Chicago

The CDC is a group of current, former, and almoooost dancers who celebrate movement-based comedy. Getting their start 4 years ago at the Second City TC they have now been featured all over Chicago. From iOChicago to The House of Blues, the CDC brings the joy of dancing to sketch comedy. Sketch Comedy. Sketchier Dance. Comedy Dance Chicago

60mins

Allen County Public Library Theater

FREE

Family Friendly Improv

Improv Comedy that's fun for all ages Featuring Main on Main, GoProv, & Broken Pencil

75mins

Firt Presbyterian Theater

$15

Dial Trolls

A Prank Call podcast hosted by Jeremy Arroyo featuring Chevron Wyatt

30mins

816 Pint & Slice

FREE

Starbux Diary

Christine Ferrera performs selections from her book Starbux Diary. Starbux Diary: My 10-year Journey to Caffeinated Enlightenment began in 2005 when I was at a Starbucks store and noticed that their customer feedback cards read, "We'd love to hear your thoughts..." Taking their invitation literally, I conceived of an endurance art project in which I jot down my thoughts about life, love and art each day on a comment card and mail the original to Starbucks Coffee's customer relations department. Sometimes, Starbucks writes back. A selection of diary entries, drawings and actuarial tables, this book commemorates the 10th anniversary of my uniquely humorous take on endurance art.

30mins

816 Pint & Slice

FREE

Comedy Bingo

Comedy Bingo is comedians performing their set while the audience members mark common comedy tropes on their Comedy Bingo cards! Prizes for the winners!!!  

60mins

The History Center

FREE

Comedy Not Jeopardy

Comedians compete for stage time by answering trivia questions in this game show that is Comedy Not Jeopardy. Hosted by: Alex Treblack Contestants: Benjamin Malone, Cecily Alexandria, & LeMaire Lee

45mins

The History Center

FREE

The Homance Chronicles

The Homance Chronicles is a comedy podcast hosted by, Nicole Bonneville and Sarah Andonian. They have a 'homance,' the female equivalent of a bromance. They've been friends for half a decade and have gone through some crazy times. They share their unbelievably entertaining and slightly embarrassing, yet relatable stories about dating disasters, poor choices and sometimes sex stuff. It's the ultimate girl talk.

45mins

816 Pint & Slice

FREE

Clean Comedy Showcase

Headliner: Tabari McCoy Featuring: Jayson Acevedo Hosted by: Zack from Alt 102.3 With: Matt MacLean, Clint Spahr, John Wynn, & Shanda Sung

90mins

Firt Presbyterian Theater

$15

These People Came the Furthest

Headliner: Brian McDaniel Featuring: Christine Ferrera Hosted by: Alex Eakin With: Michael Moses, Jacy Lafontaine, Ben Malone, Gabey Lucas, Emily Browning  

90mins

Cinema Center

$15

Grand Wayne Gallery Showcase

Headliner: Dina Hashem Featuring: Ryan Shipley Hosted by: Julie Heckman With: Anna Fleeman, Cecily Alexandria, Misha Han, & Charlie Walker

90mins

Grand Wayne Gallery

$15

Slice of Laughter

Headliner: Sina Amedson Featuring: Leslie Battle Host: Cam Cooper With: Moneisha Williams, Luke White Thompson, Ryan Shipley, Zana Carter

90mins

816 Pint & Slice

$15

Totally Not Haunted Showcase

Did we mention the History Center has the old City Jail in the basement. Don't forget to get your prison selfie in the basement! Feel free to explore the facilities before and after the show. Headliner: TBA Featuring: Jayson Acevedo Hosted by: Troy Chapman With: Mike Logan, Moneisha Williams, Lemaire Lee, Meghan DePonceau, Clint Spahr, & Steve Simpkins

90mins

The History Center

$15

Comedy Dance Chicago

The CDC is a group of current, former, and almoooost dancers who celebrate movement-based comedy. Getting their start 4 years ago at the Second City TC they have now been featured all over Chicago. From iOChicago to The House of Blues, the CDC brings the joy of dancing to sketch comedy. Sketch Comedy. Sketchier Dance. Comedy Dance Chicago

60mins

First Presbyterian Theater

$15

Mufasa From Crack to Comedy

Fort Wayne Favorite Mufasa will be recording his first album live! Headliner: Mufasa Hosted by: TV With: Mike Wells, Vee, Shanda Sung, & Anna Fleeman

90mins

816 Pint & Slice

$15

Grand Wayne Gallery Showcase

Headliner: Josh Adams Featuring: Alex Eakin Hosted by: Matt McLean With: Jacy Lafontaine, Julie Heckman, Gabey Lucas, & John Wynn

90mins

Grand Wayne Gallery

$15

Sticks & Stones Comedy Battle

Sticks & Stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me! Keep that in mind as these comedians hurl their best roast jokes in an effort to crush the others soul! Judges: Saudi Prince, Anna Valuenza, & Brain McDaniel Battles: Emily Browning v Meghan Deponceau, Moneisha Williams v John Norman, GoProv 3 Way Match, Don Seager v Vee, Jayson Acevedo v Matt MAcLean, Mike Logan v Jerem Arroyo, John Fernung v Marla Everett-Demarchi, Dorian Vasquez v Luke White Thompson, Michael Wells v Veronica Douglas

90mins

O'Reilly's Irish Bar & Restaurant

$15

Let’s Get Weird With It

Christine Ferrera, Isiah Gray, Cortney White, Ben Malone, Emily Browning, Stacy Stark, Jesse McIntyre, Marla Eyvette Demarchi

90mins

Cinema Center

Submissions

Submissions are closed for the 2019 festival. Thank you to all who submitted!!!

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COMICS

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