High Plains Comedy Festival announces additional lineup for 2016
High Plains Comedy Festival announced today its final wave of performers for their 2016 Festival. Highlights of the announcement include the addition of more than 50 Denver-based (or previously Denver-based) comedians, along with a sneak peek of the special theme shows, podcasts and showcases that w... [Read More]
The Next Wave 2015: The Top Up-and-Coming Comics Outside of NY and LA
by Samantha Pitchel Welcome to the second semi-annual edition of The Next Wave, Splitsider’s roundup of exciting new comic voices from around the country. Though Los Angeles and New York City are home to the country’s biggest comedy industries, they aren’t the only cities with thr... [Read More]
First impressions, New Faces Unrepped at Montreal’s Just For Laughs 2014
For all of the artificial and natural word-of-mouth buzz that happens each July in Montreal, perhaps the most likely to produce buzz event of Just For Laughs is the New Faces Unrepped showcase. All of these stand-up comedians arrived in Montreal a week and a half ago without agents or managers, but ... [Read More]
Here are Montreal’s New Faces: Unrepped 2014 at Just For Laughs
On Monday night, Montreal's Just For Laughs and ComedyPro Conference announced most of the New Faces of Comedy for this week's festivities. Generations of stand-up comedians have regarded New Faces as a stepping-stone to something bigger, in part because the festival and because the industry long tr... [Read More]