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Friday October 4, 2019 - 8:00pm

Sandusky State Theatre
107 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870 - directions

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A writer for the nationally syndicated Bob & Tom show, featured comedian Joe Bates is a stand up to watch. Bursting with an unearned absurd confidence, he has not only been featured on SeeSo but also was a finalist for Comcast’s Trial by Laughter. Joe has performed on festivals such as Blue Whale, Come and Take It, Bird City and Whatever Fest. Joe’s manic style and acerbic wit keeps audiences on their toes and coming back for more.

 

Wisconsin based Chris “Boom Boom” Johnson is one of the most energetic comics performing in comedy clubs today. His fast-paced delivery and improvisational skills has made him a favorite throughout the country. He has been seen on Comedy central and heard on SiriusXM satellite radio.  Crazy childhood stories and hilarious adult experiences make every audience member feel right at home. In addition, Chris may be the only comic working today that was almost killed by an ostrich.  That’s right, an ostrich… (Ask him!).
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Friday November 8, 2019 - 8:00pm

Sandusky State Theatre
107 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870 - directions

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Featured comedian Shawn Boyd a sky-scraping, energy crammed comedian that salutes the room of people that have come to enjoy the unfabricated gossip that makes our crazy world sane.  He has performed everywhere from clubs and colleges to churches.

 

Born and raised in Pittsburgh, headliner Gretchen Hess developed a sense of humor just to survive the verbal sparring of blue collar workers. She has a unique style of riffing and engaging the audience and you don’t know what she will say next. (neither does she) She has been touring professionally throughout the country for years. She started as an Executive Producer/Host of her own morning show broadcast nationwide for Resort Sports Network. This landed other morning show host positions throughout the USA. Her quick wit and unique writing style attracted national sponsorship’s and prime time airing on ESPN2. At 6’0” this tall comic views life and humor from a different perspective.
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Friday December 6, 2019 - 8:00pm

Sandusky State Theatre
107 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870 - directions

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Box Office Mon. – Fri. 10 AM – 5 PM.
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cut-off to reserve a table is the Thurs. before the event.

 

Featured comedian Jamiey Utley was born a beautiful, normal, healthy baby…and then things went wrong. Jamie takes the audience on a roller coaster thrill ride, showing them what the world looks like through his eyes as he guides them along the twists and turns of his experiences with his dysfunctional family, relationships, being a single parent, staying sober in recovery, and male-bonding. Jamiey toured on the Monsters of Comedy with Ralphie May and Jim Breuer, starred on Laughs on FOX, and has appeared on The Bob and Tom Show and Sirius XM Satellite Radio.

The self-proclaimed leader of the sweater vest army, radio personality headliner Chad Zumock‘s stand-up comedy has led him to appearances on Showtime, E!, Comedy Central, Spike TV, AXS TV, Gotham Comedy Live, HBO Lab, The Artie & Anthony Show, numerous low-budget commercials, and even a writing spot on the 2006 Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner. In 2015 he released his Top 20 iTunes ranked comedy album “Reckless Operation” which also can be heard on Sirius XM Raw Dog, Slacker, and Pandora Radio.  He hopes that one day his stand up will lead him to his dream job of being a member of the Beastie Boys.
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