Small town, Big laughs Comedy Showcase brings eight (8) top comics from around the area to Tecumseh Center for the Arts for a night of laughter you will never forget on Friday, August 25 at 7:30 pm.
Hosted by Tecumseh's own Dustin Burwell as a send off before he heads on tour with the “Make me laugh Comedy Tour 2017” where he will perform with comedians featured on ABC, BET, and Comedy Central in cities throughout the east coast. Dustin has been a comedian in the Detroit circuit for nearly 2 years. He is a reoccurring headliner for the Maidstone Theatre Comedy Showcase in Ypsilanti. He uses both his everyday life as a husband, father of two and daily observations to bring relatable laughs.
The featuring comedians for the night are a group of diverse and experienced talents. John Campbell is the host of the “BFE Comedy Showcase” in Milan, MI. He has been featured in a number of showcases, along with a commercial for the Ford Motor Company. Christian Royce is a rising star in the Detroit comedy scene. He's a regular at one of Michigan's top comedy clubs (Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase). Christopher Burlew has been featured in the “Big Little City Comedy Festival” in Cleveland, Ohio, and his comedy has been featured on ESPN. Andrew Yang is a talented new comer, with a stage presence that rivals comedy veterans.
Our headliners are three heavyweights who've opened for well known comedians, world renowned comedy festivals, and television. Samantha Rager has opened for Rhea Butcher and Cameron Esposito. Her set is relatable yet twisted in the best way possible. Diego Annistasio has been featured in the “Memphis City Comedy Festival” and plans to record an album in the next year. Mike Geeter has been well known in the Detroit area for years, and is gaining national recognition including his upcoming appearance on “Hart of the City 2 hosted by Kevin Hart” on Comedy Central. He is currently recording a comedy special “But you know I'm right!” in Windsor, Ontario.
Tickets on sale now for $10! The lobby opens at 6:30 pm with a variety of refreshments including beer and wine. Tickets can be purchased by phone at 517-423-6617, at the box office located at 400 N. Maumee Street, Tecumseh, Michigan, or on-line at www.thetca.org.
Behind the scenes of Tecumseh Center for the Arts.