Holy Toledo Laughfest Coming in October

Daily Dose  |  04/20/2016 9:00 am

It's no joke, Toledo: get ready to laugh till your sides hurt during the first-ever Holy Toledo LaughFest. The month-long celebration of comedy includes acts at multiple venues across the Glass City. This community-wide festival will feature a diverse lineup of comedy heavyweights, stand-up geniuses, improvisational groups, local comedians and more!

Participating venues include Stranahan Theater and Great Hall, Hensville, The Valentine Theatre, and Toledo Repertoire Theatre. The Holy Toledo LaughFest planning committee is made up of representatives from many local organizations and attractions and will be announcing more venues and shows in the coming months.

Here's the punch lineup card of the first acts to join the LaughFest:

Chad Daniels   
Friday, September 30 at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. at The Armory at Hensville

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)  
September 30, October 1, 6, 7, 8 at 8 p.m.; October 2 and 9 at 2:30 p.m. at the Toledo Repertoire Theatre

Al Jackson 
Saturday, October 1 at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. at The Armory at Hensville

Jackie Kashian
Friday, October 7 at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. at Top of Nine at Hensville

Jerry Seinfeld  
Friday, October 7 at 7 p.m. at the Stranahan Theater

Bobcat Goldthwait   
Saturday, October 8 at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. at Top of Nine at Hensville

Mark Russell  
Saturday, October 8 at 8 p.m. at the Valentine Theatre

David Sedaris  
Monday, October 10 at the Stranahan Theater

'A Night of Improv' at The Toledo Rep
Friday, October 14 at 8:00 p.m. at the Toledo Repertoire Theatre   
Saturday, October 15 at 8:00 p.m. at the Toledo Repertoire Theatre

'Improv for Kids' Workshop  
Saturday, October 15 at 12:30 p.m. at the Toledo Repertoire Theatre

Check out the new Holy Toledo Laugh Fest website (www.holytoledolaughfest.com) for the full list of festival shows and ticket information.



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