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Plano Virtual Comedy Festival

October 1, 2020 - October 4, 2020

Free – $50

The Plano Comedy Festival is proud to announce Plano Virtual Comedy Festival 2.5, which will be held October 1-4, 2020 on Zoom.

The 3rd annual festival transitioned to a digital platform for 2020 because of the uncertainty of COVID-19. This year’s festival is bigger and better than ever and will feature celebrity headliners, Laurie Kilmartin (Conan on TBS, NBC’s Last Comic Standing, ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!), Karith Foster (Comedy Central’s Premium Blend, NBC’s Last Comic Standing, VH1’s Best Week Ever), Steve Hofstetter (Laughs on Fox, CBS’s Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Showtime’s White Boyz in the Hood) Roxxy Haze (YouTube, Vibe, CBS Radio), Mary E. Kennedy (Showtime’s Shameless, Conan on TBS, Boston Comedy Festival), Kurt Braunohler (Comedy Central, Fox’s Bob’s Burgers, The Big Sick) and The Comedy Arena home of ComedySportz (Plano Comedy Festival) along with over 100 of the funniest nationally known and up and coming stand-up, improv, sketch, and musical comedians from all over the world.

The online festival will present 17 comedy shows in 4 days including a Comedy Brunch and Roast Battle. New shows this year feature Sketch, Alternative, and Musical comedy acts. Musical entertainment will be provided by DJ Alexx, and there will be after parties each night of the fest hosted by The Comedy Arena and Folding Chairs Comedy Troupe with game shows, karaoke, prizes, and more.

On Saturday, October 3, 2020, the festival will feature a FREE family friendly comedy show at 12pm CT with a performance by The Comedy Arena home of ComedySportz.

Workshops will be facilitated by comedy greats, Dean Lewis of the Stand-Up Workshop and Daryl Felsberg of Tower City Comedy.

Tickets for individual shows, Day Passes, and VIP All Access Passes are on sale now through Eventbrite https://planocomedyfestival.eventbrite.com.
Stay up to date with the latest information about the Plano Comedy Festival such as the 2020 festival lineup, tickets, schedule, performer bios, photos and more via the official Plano Comedy Festival website https://www.planocomedyfestival.com/.

Follow Plano Comedy Festival on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @planocomedyfest with hashtag #planocomedyfest.

The mission of the Plano Comedy Festival is to enrich the City of Plano, surrounding communities, and virtual audiences with the comedic arts by organizing an annual comedy festival that contributes to Plano’s artistic development and creates an environment for comedians to showcase their talent, grow, network, and make great comedy together. Plano Comedy Festival, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit organization.

2020 Festival Lineup


Laurie Kilmartin
Karith Foster
Steve Hofstetter
Roxxy Haze
Mary E. Kennedy
Kurt Braunohler
The Comedy Arena home of ComedySportz


Michael Priest
Wes Corwin
Richard Douglas Jones
Daryl Felsberg
BK Sharad
Gianmarco Soresi
Jay Mandyam
Tyrone Thornhill
Sammie James
Hunter Sandlin
Justin Foster
Vishal Kalyanasundaram
Juliana Heng
Quinn Fitzgerald
Symply Courtney
Tina Friml
Troy Alan
Erik Escobar
Arun Rama
Brett Singer
Big Jake Hovis
Holly Brown
Sandra Risser
Bill Lake
Irma Ruiz
Dewayne White
Britainy Goss
Jack Freeman
Martin Phillips
Badar Tareen
Al Coseglia
Lacy Lansford
Vinayak Pal
Julie Weidmann
enoje OzJam
Kyle Chrise
Ronny Pascale
Kelly Smith
Jake Yarbrough
Pete Sakaris
Adam Muller
Amy Pawlukiewicz
Charlotte Parker
Melissa McGillicuddy
Landry Miller
JP Puthenveetil
Kevin Brady
Caryn Carson
Brandy Thomas
Alberta the Exception
Avanti Ji
Tom Smith
Vickie Plummer
Gary Thompson
Anna Barden
Bradley Garcia
Miles Francis
Katy Alley
Karla Tofte
Abby Schachner
David Parsons
Aalaya Kolli
Rowan Young
Sylvia Mc Bateman
Scott Curtis
Robin Haynie
Judaea Driscoll
Bill Douglas
Marissa Nieto
Rebecca Kaplan
Michael Pasvar
Ruth Banks
Kelly Zemnickis
Deadair Dennis Maler
Brad Ruekberg
Sravanthi Basa
Hannah Howard
Carey Cool Tripp
Hannah Vaughan
Nic Hawk
Jon Savitt
Kim Cook
Liz Splatt
Lady Day
Niko Lukoff
Angela Kay
Caroline Hawthorne
Ross Childs
Ms. Mary
King Hooker
Kyle Jacobson
Jay Lapin
The Bear Dude
Comedy for the Internet
Folding Chairs
Sondheimlich Maneuver


October 1, 2020
October 4, 2020
Free – $50
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