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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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Friday November 8, 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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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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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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