Don BarnhartMar 27 & Mar 28
- Award-winning comedian Don Barnhart is one of the top comedians working today.
- You may not know Barnhart by name but you'll recognize his face as you've seen him on TV and film as well as headlining the top comedy clubs in Las Vegas for years. He is also a favorite at the top comedy clubs across the country and cruise ships around the world.
- Barnhart won the grand prize in the Levity, Talenthouse and Improv Comedy Club's search for the next great comedian and stars in the new film, Finding The Funny featuring Brad Garrett, Louie Anderson and Marty Allen.
- In 2010, Don Barnhart received the International Performing Artist's "Bob Hope Award" for his continued service performing and producing comedy shows for the troops stationed overseas. Barnhart has been performing and producing comedy shows for the troops around the world since his first USO tour back in 1992. He's been everywhere from Bosnia to Afghanistan.
- In a recent interview Don stated, "I'm blessed to be able to make a living doing what I love and I consider both an honor and a privilege to entertain our men and women serving in the military. I'm kinda like the water boy on the Super Bowl team".
Paul HooperApr 3 & Apr 4
- Paul Hooper hits the stage with thought provoking, politically incorrect comedy that slams society and himself with absolute irreverence.
- An only child with OCD, Hooper channels his dysfunction into a cathartic harangue. He has an undeniable likability, and this young comic plays it to the hilt as he rants non-stop through his routine, winning over any judgmental people who could be shocked by his outrageous take on life.
- This native of Charlotte, North Carolina has already proven to be a hit in clubs from Florida to Alaska.
- He has been featured at the HBO Comedy Festival in Vegas, the Boston Comedy Festival, Michael Moore and Jeff Garlin's Traverse City Comedy Arts Festival, the Vancouver Comedy Fest and was a finalist in the 30th Annual Seattle International Comedy Competition.
Jade Esteban Estrada & Andrew RiversApr 10 & Apr 11
- Jade Esteban Estrada
NBC News calls him "America's Prince of Pride." Critics around the world have compared him to "a cross between Andy Warhol and Billy Graham." Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine calls him "one of the finest solo theatre artists of the 21st century."
- He's been seen in feature films, on Comedy Central's The Graham Norton Effect, In the Life on PBS, Friday Night Lights and 30 Rock on NBC and has headlined concerts, theatres and comedy clubs around the world.
- Andrew Rivers
Andrew Rivers is one the nation's finest young comedians according to his mother, but she wishes he would stop doing jokes about her.
- Andrew was featured nationally on 3 episodes the Fox TV Show "Laughs" and named "The Next Big Thing!" by Executive Producer, Steve Hofstetter. His album "I Get Around" is streaming on Satellite Radio. He has appeared on The Bob & Tom Show which is syndicated to more than 130 radio stations nation wide and was featured on the front page of The Seattle Times Sunday Paper!
- Opening for comedians like Christopher Titus, Mike Birbiglia, and Billy Gardell, Andrew's very personal and fun storytelling comedy, combined with his exemplary work ethic has earned him high praise from some of the best comedians in the business. You don't want to miss this show.
Kevin JordanApr 17 & Apr 18
- Cop To Comic! Not the ordinary path for most comedians, but Kevin Jordan is no ordinary comedian! From network television shows, to cruise ships, to entertaining the troops worldwide, Kevin has distinguished himself as a fan favorite with audiences from ages eight to eighty wherever he performs.
- On stage, Kevin really gets the audience going with tales of his former career as a police officer. Kevin's view on marriage, children and getting older has audiences holding their sides from laughter and nodding in recognition to his relatable tales and anecdotes.
- Kevin's razor sharp material, quick wit, and impromptu delivery make him an audience favorite worldwide.
Ben RoyApr 24 & Apr 25
Ben and his Grawlix comedy troupe created and starred in "Those Who Can't," a pilot for Amazon Studios. Ben's comedy album "I Got Demons" was released in 2012 and was featured in LaughSpin's top comedy albums of the year.
Ben was also featured in the book "Mock Stars: Indie Comedy and the Dangerously Funny," alongside comedy greats Patton Oswalt, Maria Bamford, and Fred Armisen, author John Wenzel described him as, "gloriously erratic, mixing Louis Black's quivering indignation with Bill Hicks' vitriol and David Cross's unapologetic misanthropy." The Onion A.V. Club said "he's like a skinny, punk-rock Sam Kinison."
In 2010, Ben performed in the Just For Laughs Montreal "New Faces" showcase and received high accolades for his performances. He was also invited back to the festival in 2012 where he taped a "Funny As Hell" set for HBO Canada. Later that year, he made his U.S. television on Nickelodeon's popular and controversial "NickMom Night Out" series.
Last year Ben was given his own one-hour show at the New York Comedy Festival. He also returned from headlining six of his own shows at the prestigious Just for Laughs Toronto festival.