2nd Annual Washington Comedy Fest 2019

Don’t miss it! A laugh feast in the east!

Seriously funny comedians from across North Carolina will perform stand up and improv comedy on March 9, 2019 at the Historic Turnage Theatre in downtown Washington, NC.


Comedy workshops 2 – 4 PM ($12 or $10 cash discount per workshop registration).

Family friendly comedy from 5:30 – 7 PM ($7 or $5 cash discount Family Comedy per person).

Adult (18 years and up) comedy from 7:30 – 10 pm ($12 or $10 cash discount Adult Comedy per person).

Live music in between sets.

Concessions: Pizza slices, wine, beer, Coke beverages & desserts for sale.


Improv Workshop from 2 PM – 3 PM & Stand Up Comedy Workshops from 3 PM – 4 PM with William White and Jake Weddle. $10 each workshop backstage at the Historic Turnage Theatre. $2 convenience fee added at check out. Register below or call 252-946-2504.

Festival Comedian Lineup

Headliners: Shari Diaz

Comic line up being formed now and may include

Tyler Wood
Jeremy Alder
David Micheal
Ben Malone
Artsy Musa (headlined at our show Jan 25th)
Janeen Slaughter
Brent Blakeny
Dustin Harris
Deborah Aronin
Tareq Salameh
Bert Hart

Comedy Audition Submissions now closed.: Comedy audition submissions online for 2020 Festival coming soon.


Ticket Prices – Only 100 tickets will be sold.

  •  $7 or $5 cash discount Family Comedy per person (5:30 – 7pm)
  • $12 or $10 cash discount Adult Comedy per person (7:30 – 10 PM)
  • $10 each, 1 hour workshop (2 – 3 PM Improv & 3 – 4 PM Stand Up)

Purchase at the Historic Turnage Theatre, by phone (252-946-2504) or online below.



Donate to the Theatre Preservation Fund to support the upkeep and upgrades to the beautiful Historic Turnage Theatre!

Theatre Preservation Fund