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The 2014 Cleveland Comedy Festival is coming soon!

The 7th annual Cleveland Comedy Festival is happening November 17 - 23, 2014.  Last year was an amazing festival with over 50 shows in 7 days, and over 100 comedians performing.  We had record attendance and ticket sales and we promise that 2014 will be even better.

Latest Festival News

  • Featured Shows Are Now Live For Ticketing!  We’re very excited about the Featured Shows we have this year at PlayhouseSquare national headliners like Marina Franklin (Wanda Sykes Herlarious, Comedy Central) and Al Jackson (Comedy Central, BBC America), Cleveland Favorites like Mike Polk Jr., Chad Zumock, Joe Howard, Ryan Dalton, Mike Farrell, and Bill Squire.  A really cool panel discussion show with three accomplished Comedy TV Writers from Northeast Ohio (Seinfeld, Mad About You, Everybody Loves Raymond), a special “Cleveland Tonight” variety show with our own Mike Polk Jr. and of course our stand-up contest featuring 48 of the best up-and-coming comedians in the entire U.S.
  • We will also be having our Class Clown Comedy Class for teens ages 11-17 this Fall.  Individualized instruction and coaching from professional comedians and an opportunity to perform at PlayhouseSquare during the Festival.
  • Check back to this page or follow us on Twitter @CLEcomedyfest or on our Facebook Fan Page for all the latest announcements.