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11th Annual Cleveland Comedy Festival

November 11th, 2018

The 11th Annual Cleveland Comedy Festival is almost here! This year’s Cleveland Comedy Festival takes over Kennedy’s Theatre at Playhouse Square (1501 Euclid Ave Cleveland) with spotlight showcases from Wednesday Nov 14 through Friday Nov 16. Each show will feature comics from all over the U.S. and Canada! This year’s selection of comics came from a record number of submissions and are sure to make you laugh from beginning to end each night! For a full list of comedians, locations and shows visit Also follow Cleveland Comedy Festival on Facebook... Read More

Get LIT AF at Wolstein Center

November 6th, 2018

Martin Lawrence is LIT AF in 2018, and he’s coming to Cleveland to prove it! The LIT AF Tour will be making a stop at Wolstein Center at Cleveland State University (2000 Prospect Ave E Cleveland) this Friday Nov 9 at 8 p.m. The legendary standup and actor is back with a hilarious new set of material, and he’s inviting along friends like Jay Pharoah, DeRay Davis, Rickey Smile, Deon Cole, and Michael Blackson to make sure his show is the funniest one of the year.  “Being on the road with this group of funny AF comedians is a blast,” Lawrence said while discussing the trek.... Read More

Aziz Ansari at KeyBank State Theatre

November 1st, 2018

Whether you know him from TV, the Big Screen on Onstage- there is not doubt that Aziz Ansari is one funny guy! Check out Aziz Ansari live at the KeyBank State Theatre at Playhouse Square (1501 Euclid Ave Cleveland) this Friday Nov 2 at 7 p.m. Aziz Ansari started performing stand-up in New York during his college years. In 2007, he debuted his first comedy series, Giant Human, on MTV. Ansari landed a supporting part on the popular sitcom Parks and Recreation in 2009, which ran until 2015. That same year he launched Master of None and went on to snag Emmy and Golden Globe wins for his work on the... Read More

MoNique Heading to Cleveland Improv

October 31st, 2018

Laughter will ensue at the Cleveland Improv this weekend! MoNique is taking the stage at Cleveland Improv (1148 Main Ave Cleveland) this Friday Nov 2 at 7:30 and 10 p.m. and Saturday Nov 3 at 7 and 9 p.m. Mo”Nique is a multi-media powerhouse whose consistent, extensive body of work has captivated audiences in standup comedy, television, film and literature. The award-winning comedienne’s career began 20 years ago after her brother dared her to take the stage for the first time in their hometown of Baltimore, Maryland. She received a standing ovation which instilled the confidence that led... Read More

Craig Robinson, Out of the Office and Heading to Cleveland

October 30th, 2018

Comedian Craig Robinson is officially heading to Cleveland! The original Jul 5-7 shows were rescheduled. Check out Craig Robinson at Pickwick & Frolic (2035 E 4th St. Cleveland) this Thursday Nov 1 at 8 p.m., Friday Nov 2 at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. and Saturday Nov 3 at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Beginning as a stand-up comedian in Chicago, Robinson first made his mark in the comedy circuit at the 1998 Montreal “Just For Laughs” Festival. Before deciding to pursue his comedy career full time, Robinson was a K-8 teacher in the Chicago Public School System. He earned his undergraduate degree from... Read More

Comedian D.L. Hughley Heading to Cleveland!

October 17th, 2018

One of the most popular and highly recognized standup comedians on the road today is making a stop right here in Cleveland! D.L. Hughley will be taking the stage at Cleveland Improv (1148 Main Ave. Cleveland) this Friday Oct 19 at 7:31 p.m. and 10:01 p.m., Saturday Oct 20 at 7:01 p.m. and 9:31 p.m. and Sunday Oct 21 at 7:01 p.m. Known for being astute and politically savvy in true comedian style, D.L. served as host of his own late-night talk show on CNN “D.L. Hughley Breaks the News.” Proving he could, indeed break news, D.L. was able to uncover startling, news-making comments from... Read More

Eddie Griffin Coming to Cleveland Improv!

October 3rd, 2018

Laughter will ensue at Cleveland Improv, this weekend! Funny-man Eddie Griffin takes the stage at Cleveland Improv (1148 Main Ave. Cleveland) this Friday Oct 5 at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. and Saturday Oct 6 at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. A popular comedian turned actor who started his career on-stage as a dare, Eddie Griffin, has built an ever-growing fan base since jumping onto the comedy scene in 1990. Born in Kansas City, Missouri, Eddie was voted class clown three years in a row in high school. His first love was always dance and by the young age of 16, he opened his own dance studio and was choreographing... Read More

Kevin Hart’s Irresponsible Tour Making Stop in Cleveland

October 2nd, 2018

Kevin Hart bring his hilarity to Cleveland for one night only! With extended tour dates, Kevin Hart graces the stage at Quicken Loans Arena (1 Center Ct. Cleveland) with his Irresponsible Tour this Thursday Oct 4 at 7 p.m. Ticket prices vary and can be purchased online at Kevin Hart, recently finding onscreen triumph with the movie Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, is no stranger to the comedy stage. After the initial run of Irresponsible Tour turned out to be so successful, the A-lister made the decision... Read More

Elder Millennial Iliza Schlesinger Coming to Cleveland!

September 28th, 2018

Are you ready for some side-splitting laughter this weekend? Iliza Schlesinger is bringing her comedy tour, Elder Millennial, to Playhouse Square (1501 Euclid Ave. Cleveland) this Saturday Sep 29 at 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Iliza is one of today’s leading comedians with a fan base who show their loyalty by creating their own Iliza inspired swag to wear to her shows. She recently completed hosting her late-night limited run talk show “Truth & Iliza,” on Freeform (formerly ABC Family). The self-styled talk show is a cross between social commentary, politics, pop culture and Iliza’s specific... Read More

Teachers Only Comedy Tour Stopping in Cleveland

September 26th, 2018

Comedian Eddie B. brings uncensored, raw, and hysterically realistic portrayal of a teacher’s hectic life with “Teachers Only Comedy Tour” to Cleveland! Teachers Only Comedy Tour will be making at stop at KeyBank State Theatre at Playhouse Square (1501 Euclid Avenue Cleveland) this Friday Sep 28 at 8 p.m. Eddie B., a Houston native is single handedly changing the comedy game, tapping into the minds of teachers around the world and selling out major arenas throughout the country in minutes! While others waited in the wings for a shot at becoming a top standup comic, Eddie soared to new heights... Read More