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Join us for our annual comedy festival. Come watch virtually as our headliner and house comedians perform.  Our comedy workshops in all types of comedy are also a fun way to spend a weekend afternoon!

LIT's Annual Summer Comedy Festival June 10 - 24

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All you need to know about

LIT Fest 2020.

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The LIT Fest 2020 submission period is now closed.  LIT Fest 2021 submission period opens January 7, 2021. 

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Learn more about this year's headliners.

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Vote for your favorite act of the festival online today!  Voting poll opens Weds., June 10, 2020.

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Check out these workshops in all forms of comedy.

Laugher's Choice 2018


LIT will announce the Laugher's Choice Award Winners on June 25, 2020, and post here.  You can also view previous winners.


Tickets for our annual comedy festival are FREE. If you are able to purchase a ticket for $15, please know that the proceeds of those tickets will be divied between the following three nonprofit organizations:  LIT Comedy, Inc. (for its Diversity Scholarships), Equal Justice Initiative and Doctors Without Borders.

LIT hopes you are safe and healthy during these times, and these shows help you laugh.