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Get Happy and Laugh it Up at the 1st Annual Burbank Comedy Festival!

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Do you love comedy? Looking for something to do that will be fun for you and your friends? If so, then consider joining the city of Burbank for the 1st Annual Burbank Comedy Festival! For an entire week from August 17–23, join others as you listen to hilarious comedians do their thing! There will also be industry panels, classes and workshops, open mics, and networking events. If you are considering getting into the business, this is also an excellent place to start! The event will take place at the Flappers Comedy Club and Restaurant. Tickets on sale now! Comedy lovers staying in hotels around Burbank wouldn’t want to miss out on this hilariously entertaining festival!

The 1st Annual Burbank Comedy Festival will begin on Sunday, August 17th with the Festival Kick Off Show from 7pm–8:30pm. The Festival Kick Off Show will star Jeff Garlin, famous for his comedic roles, and has been nominated for 7 primetime Emmys.  On Tuesday, August 19th, there will be the Adam Carolla Podcast with guest star Whitney Cummings, the creator of 2 Broke Girls, from 8pm–9:30pm. And finally on Saturday, August 23rd, there will be the Best of the Fest with two shows at 7pm and 9pm with Kim Coles and George Gray.

Be sure to stick around for the after parties that are sure to be a lot of fun! Every night after the scheduled events, join the comedians and others for the after parties that even include underground showcases! If you don’t know what an underground showcase is, it is basically an unauthorized showcase of comedic talent. It is an open mic opportunity that is free to anyone who thinks they have the talent and are funny enough to entertain all in attendance. All they have to do is sign up for a slot! This is your opportunity to try your jokes in front of some of the best comedians in the industry! But be quick, because it’s on a first come first served basis. These after party events will be held at various locations throughout the city, so be sure to visit the website for more information.

A Festival Pass, which includes access to all shows, panels and classes, is $399. A VIP pass is available for $599. This includes access to all shows, panels and classes, a $150 gift card for meals, drinks, and a DVD recording of your sets.