September 1st-10th Greensboro, NC



We've got events all over the triad!

The Idiot Box Comedy Club

The home base of the festival. Located at 503 N. Green Street.Sketc, Improv, or Stand-up shows every night of the fest!  

Next Door Beer Bar & Bottle Shop

Located right next door to the Idiot Box at 505 N. Green Street. Next Door is a great place to grab a craft beer and hang out on the patio. During the festival it's also the perfect venue to catch an intimate stand-up show. Sept4th-10th

Crown Theater

Located right above the historic Carolina Theater. Enjoy this spectacular venue September 8th for a Stand-up showcase that's not to be missed!  

Camel City Playhouse

Located in downtown Winston-Salem Camel city playhouse specializes in live theater and September 9th they'll be hosting a special stand-up showcase.

Market Place Cinemas

Join us at the Movie theater for a night of stand up comedy in Winston-Salem






Help support the people who help support the funny!

The Idiot Box

Lead Sponsor. Sketch, Improv, and Stand-up everynight of the festival.

Next Door Beer Bar

Stand-up shows tickets available through idiot box website. Sept 4th-9th!   

Schraeder Productions

Video Sponsor. If comics wish to purchase recordings of their sets use the link below.



Idiot Box Tickets!

Every night Sept 1st-10th

Stand-up, Sketch and Improv! Everynight of the fest September 1st-10th.


Next Door Tickets!

Sept 4-8th

Stand-up Showcases at Next Door Beer bar and bottle shop Sept 4th-8th


Stand-up at the Crown!

Sept 8th 8pm

Featured performers include Eric Trundy, Lanny Farmer, Danielle Thralow, Teresa Lee, Seth Kerman, JD Etheridge and Will Spottedbear.


Stand-up at Camel City Playhouse

Sept 9th 8pm

A special stand-up showcase in downtown Winston-Salem!


Marketplace Cinema Tickets!

Stand-up showcase!

Stand-up Showcase at a movie theater in Winston Salem


Below are just a few of the key team members who bring the festival together, but there's also dozens of volunteers who help make this event a giant success each year.

Jennie Stencel

Executive Producer

Steve Lesser


A.J. Schraeder

Videographer/Technical Liason


We probably won't yell at you.