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Friday June 7, 2019 - 8:00pm

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

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Not for the faint of heart, featured comedian Nickey Winkleman‘s comedy is brash, honest and creative. She was a finalist in comedy contests at the Columbus Funny Bone, the Columbus Brew Ha Ha, and Cincinnati’s Go Banana’s Comedy Club. Nickey went on to win CoverGirl Cosmetic’s “Stand Up for Beauty” Contest in 2010, the 2008 Midwest Ultimate Funny Championships in Indianapolis, IN (Morty’s Comedy Joint), and most proudly, the 2007 Circleville, OH Pumpkin Show Comedy Contest.

As seen on NBC, FOX-TV, Bob and Tom Show, ESPN, headliner Scott Long is known for his hysterical takes on workplace insanity and dysfunctional families.  What puts him above others is the amazing improvisation he does with the audience–as he prides himself on making every audience his co-stars.  Scott has written Frank Caliendo’s comedy sketches for the NFL Pregame show plus 4 Super Bowls and 2 NASCAR Award Shows. His CD’s have been heard on SiriusXM Satellite Radio.
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Friday July 5, 2019 - 8:00pm

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

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Indianapolis featured comedian Dan West is a Gulf War Veteran who performs regularly for organizations such as the Wounded Warrior Project.  His inner rage is contradicted by his deadpan delivery to create a show that is unique, dark and very real.  Filled with sarcasm and vitriol Dan is a welcome treat in the Midwest comedy scene.

Headliner Kevin Downey Jr. has been labeled as “refreshingly bizarre” for his quirky stage presence and brilliant one liners.  He made it to the quarter finals on “America’s Got Talent” and has developed a cult following across the nation. You have heard him on The Bob and Tom Show, Sirius Satellite Radio, and XM Satellite Radio.  He has appeared on “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy” and Comedy Central.
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Friday August 2, 2019 - 8:00pm

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

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Featured comedian Justin Golak is originally from Columbus, OH but now calls Chicago his home.  His third release, “American Apathy” is out now, along with his previous two comedy projects, “Rosemary’s Baby” and “influenced”.  He also has his own podcast and is active on Tumblr.  His act is original and hilarious.

From packing comedy venues across the globe to regular television appearances on shows like “The Tonight Show,” and “Last Comic Standing,” headliner Claude Stuart has come a long way from his down home southern roots. By his own admission, he was “paddled on more than one occasion for being the class clown.” Claude’s explosive, in-your-face, rapid-fire, madman stage style is truly an exhilarating assault on the senses and has evoked comparisons to golden era physical comedians such as Steve Martin, Robin Williams and Jim Carrey. Claude’s unique brand of Don Rickles-esque crowd interaction, coupled with clever well-written jokes makes him not only the world’s first physical insult comedian but a “comedy triple threat!”
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Friday September 6, 2019 - 8:00pm

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

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Featured comedian Tiffany Norton was voted the People’s Choice Award for best local comedian (Minneapolis) in 2016.  She has been seen on FOX and has performed at: Gilda’s LaughFest, 10,000 Laughs Festival, The World Series of Comedy, and the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.  She was a Finalist in the Absolut Funniest Comedian Contest and a Semi-Finalist in the Funniest Person with a Day Job and Funniest Person in Minnesota Competition.

 

Born without arms and legs, Brett Eastburn has opened for Costaki Economopoulos, Tim Wilson, Dave Coulier, Rudy Giuliani and more. He has been featured on The Bob and Tom Radio/TV Show, CNN, NBC, FOX, ABC and CBS. He has also performed for our troops.  He is an author and public speaker and swears he has no handicaps.
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Friday October 4, 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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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.

 

Ohio-born, Michigan-raised, Cuban-Italian American headliner Mimi Gonzalez is a professional comedian of almost twenty years. There’s nowhere she won’t go to make you laugh, including Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan to entertain the US military. Just let her hold the gun. She’s from Detroit and is a pretty good shot.  Her television appearances include: LOGO’s “One Night Stand Up,” the “Today” show, Mo Gaffney’s “Women Aloud,” “Ellen,” “Que Loco,” “Funny is Funny,” and “Latino Laugh Festival.” She is high octane, hilarious and unforgettable.
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