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Photo: Under the Gun Theater’s stage
Under The Gun Theater and Zanies Comedy Club have announced the lineup for the 11th annual Snubfest Comedy Festival. Snubfest showcases Comic performers that have been rejected from a festival or stages in the last 12 months and have decided to put themselves on the line for a panel of industry judges to win performance slots on local and national stages. Snubfest since 2006 has been connecting industry professionals with overlooked talent and bolsters an impressive resume of Alumni including TJ Miller (Comedy Central’s Mash Up) , Vanessa Bayer (SNL), Nick Vatterott (Jimmy Fallon), Lauren Lapkus (Orange is the New Black), Cameron Esposito (Late Night with Craig Ferguson) and Jacob Willams (America’s Got Talent Finalist), Josh Johnson (Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon Writer).
This year’s line up:
Wednesday, June 21 at 8 pm at Zanies Chicago ($20 plus 2 item minimum)
Stand Up Showcase:
Friday, June 23 at Under The Gun Theater ($12)
7:30 pm Storytelling Showcase:
Hosted by 2016 winner: G.P.A.
9:00 pm Sketch/Solo Sketch showcase
The Dog Show
Hosted by 2016 winner: Jessica Cloud
Saturday, June 24 at Under The Gun Theater (tix $12)
9 pm Best of the Fest
Featuring audience favorites from the 2017 festival
For Tickets visit www.snubfest.com