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Friday April 12, 2019 - 8:00pm

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

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Featured comedian DJ Dangler travels around the country working clubs and colleges. He has appeared at Caroline’s on Broadway and Gotham Comedy Club in New York City. His style is sharp, and high energy. He draws from his many and varied interests to relate to most any crowd. He blends New York cynicism with genuine Midwestern agree-ability to present a different take on both the trivial and substantial aspects of life. D J is a firm believer that people are pretty much the same everywhere, and if you can make those people laugh, you don’t have to have a real job.

 

Few comedians display the quick wit, razor sharp timing and biting delivery that he brings to the stage time and time again. When a comic lives in the moment, no two shows are alike, and nobody takes audiences on a thrill ride like headliner Matt Holt. With his relaxed style, he seamlessly transitions from scripted material to casual, off-the-cuff conversation with the audience, leaving them laughing, applauding, and gasping for air.   He has been heard on Comedy Central radio and is a Bob and Tom favorite.

 

 
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Friday May 3, 2019 - 8:00pm

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

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Featured comedian Jake Marshall Head is a stand-up comedian living in New York City. Jake made his television debut on Fox’s “Laughs.” He has been a regular guest on SiriusXM, and he’s appeared at numerous festivals around the country, including Comedy Central’s South Beach Festival, Laughing Skull Fest, & Seattle International Comedy Competition.

 

Headliner Dan Swartwout is a nationally touring stand-up comedian who performs at comedy clubs across the country. Dan was selected for the Boston Comedy Festival, won the Carnival Cruise Comedy Challenge, and is the studio audience host for the Ohio Lottery Game Show Cash Explosion.

Additionally, Dan has performed at the Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas, has been the warm-up act for CNBC‘s Mad Money, and has been a guest on numerous television and radio shows across the country. In 2015, Dan made his national TV debut when he performed stand-up on an episode of HGTV’s House Hunters.

Dan’s CD, “100% Certified HPA,” debuted in the Top 40 on the iTunes comedy charts and is currently in regular rotation on Sirius/XM Radio.

 

 
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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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Box Office Mon. – Fri. 10 AM – 5 PM.
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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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Box Office Mon. – Fri. 10 AM – 5 PM.
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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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