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See six comedians at each showcase who have been pre-selected for their unique ability to bring laughs without vulgarity. Don’t miss this festival favorite!

 

Meghan Hanley

Mike Paramore

Comedian Meghan HanleyMeghan Hanley, fresh off the heels of her successful comedy album “This Happy,” which debuted at number one on iTunes, is a Brooklyn-based, nationally touring stand-up comedian. Hanley’s quick wit and upbeat persona have garnered laughs at several Festivals and two tours with Armed Forces Entertainment providing laughter to our Troops overseas.
Comedian Mike ParamoreMike Paramore has a natural ability to infuse everyday situations with energetic, uplifting humor, combined with a natural ability to put you at ease is key to his personal brand of comedy. His smooth delivery and powerful punchlines make him a force in stand-up comedy, which is very apparent in his two DryBar Comedy specials, You’ve Just Been Flirted With and I Probably Shouldn’t Say This. 

Laura Peek

Steven Rogers

Comedian Laura Peek Laura Peek is one of the most promising young Los Angeles based standup comics to come out of Nashville’s bustling comedy scene.  Her storytelling and sharp wit delight audiences across the country and as of recently, internationally. She has had the pleasure of working with comics like Taylor Tomlinson, Iliza Shlesinger, Fortune Feimster, Chris Distefano, Marc Maron, and many more. Comedian Steven RogersSteven Rogers is New York City based comedian whose talent established him at numerous comedy clubs. Now his clever, rapid-fire material full of observations about his life and the world entertains audiences from coast to coast. Steven has appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and The Late Show with James Corden. His album, Before He Was Super, debuted #1 on iTunes and he has performed in many comedy festivals across the nation. 

Irene Tu

Jenny Zigrino

Comedian Irene TuIrene Tu is an LA-based stand-up comedian, actor and writer who honed her chops in San Francisco. Her first comedy album WE’RE DONE NOW debuted in March #1 on the iTunes comedy charts. Paste Magazine states her “quick wit, relaxed stage presence, and hilariously off-the-wall observations” in this album “ticks all the boxes of a winning introduction, and then some.” She’s a regular at festivals and clubs around the country. Comedian Jenny ZigrinoJenny Zigrino’s keen wit, embarrassing anecdotes, and brilliantly honest observations add up to compelling performance audiences haven’t been able to ignore. She’s been a guest Conan O’Brien multiples times, and on hit shows @Midnight, MTV’s Girl Code and Adam Ruins Everything. Additionally, she created, wrote and starred in Comedy Central’s Bad Ass Bitches of History, and has had lead roles films such as 50 Shades of Black and Bad Santa 2.

 

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Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs Council