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LITFEST 2019

Join us for our Comedy Festival in Washington DC every year. Come watch our headliner comedians and attend our Comedy Workshops and Comedy Courses and even learn comedy writing in our comedy writing classes!

LIT's Annual Summer Comedy Festival - June 1st - 9th

 
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INFO

All you need to know about

LIT Fest 2019.

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SUBMIT

The LIT Fest 2019 submission period is now closed.  LIT Fest 2020 submission period opens January 7, 2020. 

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HEADLINERS

Learn more about this year's headliners.

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VOTE

Vote for your favorite act of the festival online today!  Voting poll opens Saturday, June 1, 2019.

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WORKSHOPS

Check out these workshops in all forms of comedy.

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AWARDS

LIT will announce the Laugher's Choice Award Winners on June 9, 2019, and post here.  You can also view previous winners.

SHOWS

  • Sun, Apr 04
    Online Course
    Apr 04, 2:00 PM – Apr 25, 5:00 PM
    Online Course
    Learn the basics of stand-up comedy with LIT! This course meets online from 2-5 PM on Sunday: 4/4, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25. The observation show is on 4/14, and the student showcase will be 4/28 at 8pm.
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  • Wed, Apr 28
    Online Show
    Apr 28, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
    Online Show
    LIT's sketch comedy show is a funny, safe space!
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  • Sun, May 02
    Online Course
    May 02, 2:00 PM – May 23, 5:00 PM
    Online Course
    Learn the basics of stand-up comedy with LIT! This course meets online from 2-4 PM on Sunday: 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, and 5/23. The observation show is on 5/12, and the student showcase will be 5/26 at 7 pm.
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  • Wed, May 05
    Online Event
    May 05, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM EDT
    Online Event
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  • Sun, May 09
    FREE VIRTUAL EVENT
    May 09, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    FREE VIRTUAL EVENT
    FREE STAND-UP JAM
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  • Wed, May 12
    Online Show
    May 12, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
    Online Show
    LIT's House Comics bring the funny in their own monthly show!
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  • Wed, May 19
    Online Show
    May 19, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
    Online Show
    May the "yes and" be with you!
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  • Wed, May 26
    Online Show
    May 26, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
    Online Show
    LIT's sketch comedy show is a funny, safe space!
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  • Sun, Jun 13
    FREE VIRTUAL EVENT
    Jun 13, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    FREE VIRTUAL EVENT
    FREE SKETCH JAM
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  • Sun, Jul 11
    FREE VIRTUAL EVENT
    Jul 11, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    FREE VIRTUAL EVENT
    FREE STAND-UP JAM
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  • Wed, Jul 14
    Online Show
    Jul 14, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Online Show
    It's funny this time. We swear! Hold the Tomato is a 55-minute comedy show proving that there's a home for bad jokes and weird, low-budget art.
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  • Wed, Jul 21
    Online Show
    Jul 21, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Online Show
    It's funny this time. We swear! Hold the Tomato is a 55-minute comedy show proving that there's a home for bad jokes and weird, low-budget art.
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