Bumbershoot 2014 Reveals Comedy Lineup
Bumbershoot 2013 by Kelsey Stoulil
Seattle, Washington -- Bumbershoot has released the lineup for the comedy portion of its 2014 festival, which is scheduled to feature live podcast recordings, stand-up sets, and performances from sketch and improv troupes.
On the podcast side of things, the festival will feature the Neil deGrasse Tyson-founded series StarTalk, with this particular episode hosted by Bill Nye the Science Guy and Eugene Mirman, as well as Paul F. Tompkins' Dead Authors Podcast and Doug Benson's Doug Loves Movies. We'll also see W. Kamau Bell, Rory Scovel, Cristela Alonzo, and Matt Braunger performing stand-up sets. Finally, the festival will feature the Improvised Shakespeare Company, an improv troupe that performs an entire Elizabethan play based on an audience suggestion, in addition to several other sketch comedy acts. Scroll down for the full comedy lineup.
Bumbershoot will take place August 30-September 1, and tickets are currently on-sale. Three-day and single-day passes sell for $120 and $55 respectively.
Comedy Lineup: StarTalk Live w/ Bill Nye and Eugene Mirman, The Improvised Shakespeare Company, Paul F. Tompkins' Dead Authors Podcast, Doug Loves, Movies, W. Kamau Bell, Ted Alexandro, Cristela Alonzo, Matt Braunger, Rory Scovel, Beth Stelling, The Doppelganger Show, All Caps, Piggyback, Comedy on Trial, PDX Comedy Block Party, Laughs Comedy Spot Showcase, Wine Shots: Comedy's Happiest Hour, Out & In, The Comedy Womb, Seattle People Doing Sketch, Punchline Comedy, NW Comedy Fest's Canadians of Comedy, The Early Late Show w/ Yogi Paliwal, Comedy Mystery Mutants, Comedy Grab Bag
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