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Don’t Miss These Hilarious Upcoming Comedy Shows in the Wilmington Area

Wilmington NC Comedy Shows

Laugh your way through summer! Everyone loves a show featuring comedians from near and far. If you could use a couple more laughs in your life, check out these upcoming comedy shows where you’re guaranteed to bust a gut!

See Cliff Cash at the Commodore Room at Mainsail Restaurant in Surf City

June 10, 2017

Comedian Cliff Cash

Comedian Cliff Cash

Mainsail Restaurant in Surf City presents the very funny and talented Cliff Cash. Cash and friends bring the laughs Saturday night at Mainsail Restaurant’s Commodore Room, located on the floor above the restaurant. The Commodore Room has a beautiful bar as well as table seating. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m.
There’s a $5 cover at the door, or have dinner at the Mainsail and come upstairs for the show! View the Facebook event HERE.

Watch Happily Never After by Pineapple-Shaped Lamps Troupe at Thalian Hall

June 15–17, 2017
Pineapple-Shaped Lamps, Wilmington’s award-winning comedy troupe/theater company, debuts an all-new sketch comedy show in the Ruth & Becky Stein Theater. Nothing is sacred as this troupe mocks and lampoons everything from Freaky Friday to Peter Pan.

Stand Up Comedy Acts at Dead Crow Comedy Room

Comedians perform at The Dead Crow Comedy Room in downtown Wilmington, NC.

Comedians perform at The Dead Crow Comedy Room in downtown Wilmington, NC.

When Wilmington folks look for laughs, they start at Dead Crow Comedy Room, Wilmington’s only full time comedy club. National comedy acts stop by Dead Crow for hilarious shows nearly every weekend. Here you can enjoy dinner, drinks and a great show for a fraction of what you’d spend in larger cities.

Coming up are:

Rich Vos

June 9–10, 2017
Best known from NBC’s hit reality show “Last Comic Standing,” Vos is quick, off-the-cuff and appeals to all types of audiences. He has two Comedy Central Half-Hour Specials and has appeared on HBO, Showtime, Starz, “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” “The Rosie O’Donnell Show,” NBC’s “American Dreams” and “The View.”

Jak Knight

June 16–17, 2017
Knight is an LA-based stand-up comedian, writer, and performer. He has been featured on Comedy Central’s ”The Meltdown” with Jonah and Kumail, @Midnight, and the upcoming third season of Adam Devine’s “House Party.”

Cliff Cash

June 23–24, 2017
Cash comes from the religious, conservative South to add a new twist to stand-up. He was featured at the Cape Fear Comedy Festival three years in a row and the Norfolk Comedy Festival. Cash was named Port City’s Top Comic 2013.

Sean Patton

June 30–July 1, 2017
Based in Los Angeles and New York, Patton performs in comedy clubs across the U.S. and Canada. He’s been on Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham,” “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” “The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail,” “Inside Amy Schumer,” and “Conan.” He has a Comedy Central Half Hour.

Big Jay Oakerson

July 7–8, 2017
Last year, Oakerson’s Comedy Central hour special “Big Jay Oakerson: Live at Webster Hall” premiered. His comedy is raw, compelling and honest to the core. Oakerson has hosted two seasons of What’s Your F@#king Deal?! Crowdwork & Off the Cuff Comedy.” He is co-host of podcasts “Legion of Skanks” and “The SDR (Sex, Drugs & Rock & Roll) Show.”

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