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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

LIT's Stand-Up 101
Sun, Sep 20
Online Course
Sep 20, 2:00 PM – Oct 11, 5:00 PM
Online Course
Learn the basics of stand-up comedy with LIT! This course meets online from 2-5 PM on Sunday: 9/13, 9/20, 9/27 and 10/4. The observation show is on TBD, and the student showcase will be 10/7 at 8 pm.
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LIT's IMPROV WARS
Wed, Sep 23
Online Show
Sep 23, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
Online Show
Join LIT's improv team, Thermal Runaway, in their first show of the 2020-21 season, LIT's IMPROV WARS: Rise of Runaway!
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LIT's Sketch Night
Wed, Sep 30
Online Show
Sep 30, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
Online Show
Join LIT's sketch team, Separate Beds, in their first show of the 2020-21 season!
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Get LIT!
Wed, Oct 07
Online Show
Oct 07, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Online Show
Support LIT's comedy students!
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LIT's Stand-Up 101
Sun, Oct 11
Online Course
Oct 11, 2:00 PM – Nov 01, 5:00 PM
Online Course
Learn the basics of stand-up comedy with LIT! This course meets online from 2-5 PM on Sunday: 10/11, 10/18, 10/25 and 11/1. The observation show is on TBD, and the student showcase will be 11/4 at 8 pm.
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The House Comics Show
Wed, Oct 14
Online Show
Oct 14, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
Online Show
Join our House Comics in their first show of the 2020-21 season!
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LIT's IMPROV WARS
Wed, Oct 21
Online Show
Oct 21, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
Online Show
Join LIT's improv team, Thermal Runaway, in their first show of the 2020-21 season, LIT's IMPROV WARS: Rise of Runaway!
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LIT's Sketch Night
Wed, Oct 28
Online Show
Oct 28, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
Online Show
Join LIT's sketch team, Separate Beds, in the 2020-21 season!
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LIT's Stand-Up 101
Sun, Nov 08
Online Course
Nov 08, 2:00 PM – Nov 29, 5:00 PM
Online Course
Learn the basics of stand-up comedy with LIT! This course meets online from 2-5 PM on Sunday: 11/8, 11/15, 11/22, and 11/29. The observation show is on TBD, and the student showcase will be 12/2 at 8 pm.
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