LETS DO SOME FUNNY BUSINESS DOWNTOWN
The Burbank Comedy Festival brings the biggest celebrities in comedy, the best up-and-coming talent, and top industry professionals all together in the Media Capital of the World to do some funny business in Downtown Burbank. Founded in 2013 at Flappers Comedy Club and Restaurant, this annual 7-night festival has expanded to six venues and features over 80 star-studded shows, podcasts, industry panels, classes, after parties and more. Past Headliners have included Adam Carolla (The Adam Carolla Show), Tom Segura (Your Mom’s House Podcast), Jeff Garlin (The Goldbergs), Jimmy Dore (JIMMY KIMMEL, COMEDY CENTRAL), Joey Diaz (SPIDERMAN 2), Kevin Pollak (THE USUAL SUSPECTS), Carol Leifer (SEINFELD), Christopher Titus (TITUS), Hal Sparks (LAB RATS, QUEER AS FOLK), Kel Mitchell (GAME SHAKERS, GOOD BURGERS), David Zucker (AIRPLANE!, THE NAKED GUN), Jimmy Pardo (CONAN, NEVER NOT FUNNY), and some of the hottest up-and-coming talent from around the world.
*Among more than 100 standup, improv, and variety performances, the following shows promise to sell out fast!
*Festival kickoff with Hal Sparks, Sunday, August 11 at 7pm.
*Wittiest Women All-Female Showcase, Tuesday, August 13 at 7:30pm.
*We Talk Funny with the voices of your favorite cartoon characters featuring Carlos Alazraqui (Rocko’s Modern Life, Reno 911).
• Flappers Comedy Club: Performances and workshops daily, Main Room, YooHoo, Statler, and Waldorf Rooms.
• Hilton Garden Inn Burbank Downtown, Happy Hour Clean Open Mic Shows, Monday through Friday, 5pm to 6:30pm.
• Barney’s Beanery, Lunch and Laugh Open Mikes, Sunday through Friday, 12pm to 1:30pm.
In addition, there will be more than 20 workshops featuring professional comedians, writers, and industry leaders offering in-depth instruction on honing the comedy craft, breaking into comedy-related entertainment, and more.
For further complete listings of shows, podcasts, special events, panels, and workshops, please visit http://www.burbankcomedyfestival.com/.
WHEN: Sunday, August 11 to Saturday, August 17, 2019.
WHERE: Flappers Comedy Club & Restaurant, Hilton Garden Inn, Barney’s Beanery.
FESTIVAL PASSES: VIP $350 (access to all events); General Admission $250 (excludes special events). http://www.burbankcomedyfestival.com/.
INDIVIDUAL SHOW TICKETS: Prices vary, plus two-item minimum per person – any combination of food and beverage. http://www.burbankcomedyfestival.com/.
HOTEL BOOKINGS: Burbank hotels are offering special discounts for festival attendees, including the all-new Hilton Garden Inn, located within walking distance of Flappers: http://burbankcomedyfestival.com/hotels/. For a full listing of Burbank Hotels, click here: http://reservations.visitburbank.com/hotel/list/8325/m3288