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All Jane Comedy Festival
October 14-18, 2015
5-day passes $60, Individual Shows $5-$25
More info: alljanecomedy.org
Curious Comedy Theater
5225 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97211
The fourth annual All Jane Comedy Festival will be held October 14–18 in Northeast Portland. This five-day event presents a carefully curated blend of the best up-and-coming and nationally headlining female comedic performers from throughout the United States and Canada. Five-day festival passes ($60) and tickets to individual shows ($5–25) will be on sale at alljanecomedy.org imminently.
Most events will take place at Curious Comedy Theater (5225 NE Martin Luther King Dr.), which produces and sponsors the festival. A special opening night show featuring local all-stars will be held at Curious Wednesday, October 14; additional shows will take place at Curious Comedy Second Stage (5225 NE Martin Luther King Blvd.) Friday October 16 and Red Rose Ballroom(1829 NE Alberta St.) throughout the festival Saturday, October 17.
Performers at this year’s festival include Janet Varney (You’re the Worst, SF Sketchfest founder, JV Club host), Page Hurwitz (stand-up comic and Executive Producer of Last Comic Standing), Karen Kilgariff (Mr. Show, CONAN), Nicole Byer (Girl Code, The Pursuit of Sexiness), Sarah Burns (Enlightened, Drunk History), and Alice Wetterlund (Silicon Valley, Girl Code).
Five-day festival passes ($60) and tickets to individual shows ($10–25) are on sale now at alljanecomedy.org.
These and many other acclaimed performers arrive from New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco and all points between to share the stage with Pacific Northwest powerhouses Amy Miller (Last Comic Standing), Kristine Levine, Bri Pruett, Whitney Streed, Barbara Holm, JoAnn Schinderle, Elicia Sanchez, Mona Concepcion, Caitlin Weierhauser, Katie Rose Leon, Katie Nguyen, and All Jane founder and Curious Comedy/All Jane Comedy Fest Artistic Director Stacey Hallal.
About All Jane Comedy Festival
All Jane Comedy Festival (formerly All Jane No Dick) celebrates the unique voices of women in comedy, providing inspiration and increased visibility for the top performers of today and tomorrow. It encourages collaboration and dialogue, and highlights the great diversity of artistic approaches among female comedic performers today. Programming for All Jane 2015 includes stand-up showcases, a live taping of popular podcast The JV Club, workshops, and special themed shows.
About Curious Comedy Theater
Curious Comedy Theater (curiouscomedy.org) is Portland’s only 501(c)3 nonprofit theater devoted solely to comedy. Our mission is to improve the lives of kids, adults, and seniors through the art of comedy. Each Thursday throughSunday, we produce high-quality artistic programming featuring our elite performance ensembles, the Curious Comedy Players and house teams, with additional showcases for new teams and students to gain experience and experiment with new formats and ideas.
We offer five levels of classes and a wide range of workshops in our Curious Comedy Training Center, corporate improv training, and outreach programs designed to make a positive difference in the world. We founded and annually produce the All Jane Comedy Festival (alljanecomedy.org), devoted to inspiring, encouraging, discovering and promoting the quality and diversity of all women in comedy. For more info, visit curiouscomedy.org and alljanecomedy.org.