The 2015 Cleveland Comedy Festival is coming soon!
The 8th annual Cleveland Comedy Festival will take place November 18 - 22, 2015. Our field of 48 contest comedians is set and the Featured Shows at Playhouse Square are live for ticketing. We’re looking forward to a fantastic festival of laughs and fun.
Latest Festival News
- Join us on Wednesday November 4th 5pm-8pm for a CCF PREVIEW PARTY at Latitude 41n, 5712 Detroit Rd., Cleveland, OH. Eat and help support the Cleveland Comedy Festival (portion of proceeds will go to the CCF), preview all 30+ shows, see the 2015 merchandise and posters, and get excited for the 8th Annual Cleveland Comedy Festival.
- TICKETING IS NOW LIVE FOR ALL FEATURED SHOWS! See the Featured Shows page for descriptions and ticketing links to all our shows at Playhouse Square.
- More paid work for contest winner! – Our friends at The Funny Stop Comedy Club in Cuyahoga Falls will be booking the winner of the 2015 CCF a week of paid feature work. Register before October 5th if you want a shot at all the cash & paid work.
- Just announced – Jamison Yoder from Funny Business Entertainment Agency (major comedy booking agency) will be attending the 2015 CCF and judging both the Wild Card show on 11/21 and the Finals on 11/22. Definitely another reason to Register!
- In addition to the $2,000 top prize, this year for 2015 we’ve added some paid work at for the 1st and 2nd place comedians. See Comedian Registration for details.
- The 2015 Cleveland Comedy Festival will be even more comedian-friendly with shows concentrated in downtown Cleveland and taking place from Wednesday – Sunday.
- We will also be having our Class Clown Comedy Class for teens ages 11-17 this Fall. Individualized instruction and coaching from professional comedians and an opportunity to perform at PlayhouseSquare during the Festival. Registration for 2015 Class Clown will begin on August 21.
- Check back to this page or follow us on Twitter @CLEcomedyfest or on our Facebook Fan Page for all the latest announcements.