Between the two of them Steve Lesser and AJ Schraeder have decades of sketch comedy experience. Their festival show includes a selection of their favorite sketches from the shows they’ve done over the years together.
Performing since 2008, High Dramma is a 100% independent sketch comedy troupe that seeks to combine traditional sketch comedy with elements of musical, dance, pantomime, all intertwined between live music provided by a mad banjo player into a whirlwind of high-minded vulgarity and low-brow sophistication.
“Handsome Naked”, is a Chicago-based comedy rap group who plays comedy clubs, colleges, showcases and music venues nationwide. Their completely DIY music videos have amassed hundreds of thousands of views on Facebook and Youtube. HN has headlined The Flyover Comedy Festival, The Detroit Improv Festival, DC’s LITfest, Chicago’s Laughingstock Comedy Music Festival and performed at many more! They recently made their Television debut, performing alongside SNL’s Kenan Thompson and Chris Redd on NBC’s comedy series ”Bring the Funny”. Also, our recently released album “Doors” reached #2 on iTunes was a Top 10 Billboard Comedy album. (www.HandsomeNaked.com) for more!
Robot Johnson is made up of an eclectic mix of actors, writers, stand ups, improv and sketch comedy veterans. That mix allows us to create original content shows that will have a little something for everyone and a lot of something for sketch fans.
The group formed in late 2008. Since then, they’ve written and produced well over a hundred original-content sketch comedy shows. Robot Johnson has over the years won a number of accolades, boons, pittances and windfalls such as a Metrolina Theatre Award in 2009, Charlotte Magazine’s Best Sketch Comedy Group in 2010 & 2013, Funniest Twitter account in 2013, Funniest Instagram in 2014. In addition to delighting comedy fans in Charlotte, Robot Johnson performs in comedy festivals across the Southeast including the Charleston Comedy Festival, NC Comedy Arts Festival and Asheville’s SketchFest.
Shows are rated R for content and language.
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Cam Wyllie is Canada’s beloved Sketch Comedy Maniac, with 3 Canadian Comedy Award Nominations, Festival Appearances all over North America, and a bunch of Comedy Awards with made up sounding names. He’s thrilled to bring you a carefully curated selection of works showcasing the brave, tragic, and always hilarious characters that have populated his sketches for the last decade.
The Bad Medicine Show is a high energy sketch comedy show with a bent toward the dark, absurd reality of life. Each show brings you new hilarious characters, videos, music, and of course sketches about situations you hope you’ll never be in. They love to give folks an evening of laughter, but deep down, Bad Medicine is simply a group of friends trying hard to forget the political town they live in.
ComicKaze is like a stray puppy: sweet, reckless, and likely to pee on your carpet. We pride ourselves on performing sketches of all kinds, ranging from musical sketches to political sketches and everything in between. Frankly, we have a blast when we perform and we hope that fun is infectious. We’re all dedicated sketch writers and performers, and we have been performing together for over two years. We hope you enjoy!
Model Majority is NYC’s 1st all Asian American sketch comedy team with SNL (Saturday Night Live)-style shows written, directed and starring a diverse group of Asian Americans. Every show is different with different team members and shows have been featured on Timeout NY’s list of ”Best Comedy Shows in NYC”.Team members have appeared in TV/Film incl. SNL, Comedy Central, Tracy Morgan’s The Last OG, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, Blue Bloods, Step Up 3, Blacklist, Ray Donovan, and Law & Order: SVU.
Tomorrowquest Theatre is a comedy variety show that features sketch, improv, and stand up comedy, as well as audience participation games for prizes. They’ve been performing monthly shows for 5 years and have traveled to festivals all over the southeast. They’ve been nominated multiple times as best local theater company in their hometown of Columbia, SC, and they’ve happily settled for honorable mention each time.
The Bustercups are a Grammy nominated and declined (thats right, they declined it!) comedic rap duo out of Columbia, SC. This clever duo of Phil Carter (Philabuster) and Patrick Fowler (MC Pcup) with the help of producer Adrian Perez (Freak Pheromone) blend hard core hip hop, lyricism, and satire comedy sure to move your body, especially your funny bone.