Inaugural Williamsburg Comedy Festival Features 50 Acts and 150 Performers

Exciting News: Williamsburg, Virginia, is set to host a laughter-filled extravaganza from Jan. 25 to 28 with the arrival of the new comedy festival!

Featuring stand-up comedians and improv teams from around the country, this event promises a blend of humor, talent, and unique performances. Headliners from Los Angeles, Chicago, and New York City will share the stage with local gems, creating a comedy fusion like never before.

Key Performances Include:

  • Improvised Jane Austen: Experience on-the-spot tales in the style of the beloved 19th-century author on Jan. 26 at the Williamsburg Regional Library theater.
  • Hitch*Cocktails: Voted the “Best Improv Troupe in Chicago,” they craft a full-length thriller in Hitchcock style while enjoying on-stage beverages on Jan. 26.
  • Clued In: A murder mystery inspired by Agatha Christie and Sherlock Holmes, captivating audiences since 2016, performs on Jan. 27.
  • RIFF: Chicago’s Improv Music Party energizes fast-paced games from “Whose Line is it Anyway?” with a full band at Culture Cafe on Jan. 28.

Additional venues include the Williamsburg Community Building and Culture Cafe, transformed into comedy club venues for the festival weekend.

Join the fun at Precarious Beer Project on Jan. 26 and 27 for free stand-up comedy showcases, featuring 23 performers, including NYC headliner Steve Howze.

Proudly sponsored by the City of Williamsburg, this event is produced by AVAdventure Productions, promising a weekend of laughter and local talent. Don’t miss the chance to be part of this comedic celebration!

For the full festival schedule, tickets, and more details, visit the official website: Get ready to laugh your way through an unforgettable weekend in Williamsburg! #WilliamsburgComedyFest #LastWordFestival

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