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Break Out Comedy Festival 2018
Break Out Comedy Festival 2018

About The Show

This 4th annual comedy smorgasboard features a dynamic partnership with NBCUniversal and The Second City showcasing some of the hottest, emerging and seasoned comedic acts in stand-up, sketch and improv.

Thursday, June 7

Hosted by Second City alum David Pompeii (Key and Peele, HBO)


Friday/Saturday June 8 -9

Hosted by Godfrey (Vh1, BET, Comedy Central)

7:30PM and 10PM shows

Saturday, June 9

Late Night show - Midnight

Hosted Azhar Usam (NY Comedy Cellar)

Over 20+ acts featured on our stages including guest comics: Paul  Elia (CONAN), Adam Mamawala (Funny or Die, MTV), Kerry Coddett (BET, HBO) and many more.

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Emerging talents feel more like headliners 

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Outstanding performances...the level of talent was incredible 

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