Mar 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Nantucket Culinary
Every Thursday at Nantucket Culinary, 22 Federal Street, with visiting open mic master, David Hayes. Comedy. Poetry (not too much!). Song. AV provided. Cash bar. Limited food menu. No ticket or reservation necessary. Show up and … Continue reading "Open Mic with David Hayes"
Apr 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Great Hall, Nantucket Atheneum
Teen Improv with Jasper Young Come and get your funny on! Learn and play improv games that are useful for theater, comedy, dance, and everyday life. Free for teens grades 6-12 Returning students welcomed! No … Continue reading "Teen Improv"
May 29 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Great Hall, Nantucket Atheneum
Teen Improv with Jasper Young Come and get your funny on! Learn and play improv games that are useful for theater, comedy, dance, and everyday life. Free for teens grades 6-12 Returning students welcomed! No … Continue reading "Teen Improv"
Jun 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Great Hall, Nantucket Atheneum
Teen Improv with Jasper Young Come and get your funny on! Learn and play improv games that are useful for theater, comedy, dance, and everyday life. Free for teens grades 6-12 Returning students welcomed! No … Continue reading "Teen Improv"
Jun 9 @ 5:00 pm The Dreamland
Thursday, Friday & Saturday, June 7–9, the Nantucket Comedy Festival presents our popular Stand Up & Learn Winter Workshop and Professional Comedy Series. Executive Director Kevin Flynn will be on island to conduct the workshops … Continue reading "NCF: STAND UP & LEARN KIDS COMEDY"
Jun 9 @ 7:00 pm The Dreamland
The Nantucket Comedy Festival Presents Ken Rogerson Saturday, June 9, 7:00 p.m.  The Nantucket Comedy Festival presents the 2018 Stand Up & Learn Winter Workshop and Professional Comedy Series.  Executive Director Kevin Flynn, Producer Karen Morgan and … Continue reading "NCF PRESENTS: STAND UP & LEARN WINTER SERIES PRO SHOW"
Jun 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Great Hall, Nantucket Atheneum
Teen Improv with Jasper Young Come and get your funny on! Learn and play improv games that are useful for theater, comedy, dance, and everyday life. Free for teens grades 6-12 Returning students welcomed! No … Continue reading "Teen Improv"
Jun 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Great Hall, Nantucket Atheneum
Teen Improv with Jasper Young Come and get your funny on! Learn and play improv games that are useful for theater, comedy, dance, and everyday life. Free for teens grades 6-12 Returning students welcomed! No … Continue reading "Teen Improv"
Jun 29 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Teen Improv with Jasper Young Come and get your funny on! Learn and play improv games that are useful for theater, comedy, dance, and everyday life . Free for teens grades 6-12 No experience required … Continue reading "Teen Improv"
Jul 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Great Hall, Nantucket Atheneum
Teen Improv with Jasper Young Come and get your funny on! Learn and play improv games that are useful for theater, comedy, dance, and everyday life. Free for teens grades 6-12 Returning students welcomed! No … Continue reading "Teen Improv"
Jul 11 – Jul 14 all-day
Top comedic talent comes to Nantucket for this annual festival.
Jul 11 @ 5:00 pm The Dreamland
The Nantucket Comedy Festival is the premier fundraising event for the Stand Up & Learn™ Education Program. Provided free of charge throughout the year to students ages 8-18, Stand Up & Learn™ workshops teach kids … Continue reading "Stand Up & Learn Kids’ Comedy Performance"
Jul 11 @ 7:00 pm The Dreamland
Join us for comedy, laughs and more surprises as we continue our kickoff of the 11th Annual Nantucket Comedy Festival with the “Laugh Your ACK Off” Party! This rousing showcase features local and national comedy … Continue reading "“Laught Your ACK off” Comedy Showcase"
Jul 12 @ 12:00 pm White Elephant Hotel Ballroom
Back by popular demand, our third annual Ladies Who Lunch & Laugh event will once again provide an afternoon of hilarious comedy entertainment along with a fabulous lunch and perhaps a cocktail or two. So … Continue reading "NCF: Ladies who Lunch & Laugh"
Jul 12 @ 7:00 pm The Dreamland
Always a Nantucket Comedy Festival favorite, Ladies Night features national headlining comediennes who arrive on Nantucket with plenty of funny to share. Armed with quick wits, sharp pencils and rapid fire delivery, these veterans of … Continue reading "Ladies Night"
Jul 13 @ 4:00 pm The Dreamland
Come along for some belly laughs as we celebrate the best of America’s Funniest Home Videos with Emmy-winning producer Vin Di Bona, who joins us to share the backstory of the longest running primetime entertainment … Continue reading "A Celebration of America’s Funniest Home Videos"
Jul 13 @ 6:00 pm The Dreamland
Two comedy giants come together for the first time in this truly once in a lifetime event! Steven Wright and Ron White take the stage for our annual Friday Night Lights show. One of the … Continue reading "Friday Night Lights with Steven Wright & Ron White"
Jul 13 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Be part of an intimate dinner gathering at a beautiful private Nantucket residence with all of the comedians of the 11th Annual Nantucket Comedy Festival. This event is for Patron Pass holders only. It is … Continue reading "Patron Party with Comics of the 11th Annual NCF"
Jul 14 @ 5:00 pm The Dreamland
A live on-stage taping of the hilarious Opie Radio podcast. Opie Radio is the original podcast for discovering new comics, varying viewpoints and hilarious commentary. Opie has been synonymous with irreverent and hilarious radio for … Continue reading "Opie Radio Podcast Show"
Jul 14 @ 7:00 pm The Dreamland
The crowning event of every Nantucket Comedy Festival: The SmACKdown! Multiple Emmy Award-winning sports reporter Bob Ley is the longest tenured on-air anchor at ESPN – and the longest tenured umpire of the Nantucket Comedy … Continue reading "Boston vs. NY Comedy Smackdown"
Aug 6 @ 7:00 pm The Dreamland
Summer resident Jane Condon is back again with two of her favorite comedian friends. This year Jane gave her third commencement speech (Wilson College, May 13, 2018) and appeared in multiple fundraisers, benefits and theatres. … Continue reading "Jane Condon & Friends Comedy Show"
Aug 11 @ 8:00 pm White Heron Theatre
Nantucket’s favorite comedian returns for 2 nights only!
Aug 12 @ 8:00 pm White Heron Theatre
Nantucket’s favorite comedian returns for 2 nights only!
Aug 14 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Great Hall, Nantucket Atheneum
Teen Improv with Jasper Young Come and get your funny on! Learn and play improv games that are useful for theater, comedy, dance, and everyday life. Free for teens grades 6-12 Returning students welcomed! No … Continue reading "Teen Improv"
Sep 15 @ 3:02 pm The Dreamland
All proceeds from this show benefit MUSACK.Org. Founded by Emmy award winning Nantucketer, Donick Cary, MUSACK provides musical instruments, instruction, and scholarships/grants to students on Nantucket and all over the world. To learn more about … Continue reading "MUSACK & The Dreamland Present: Tig Notaro"
Dec 1 @ 6:30 pm The Dreamland
Nantucket Comedy Festival Brings Funny Guys to Nantucket Christmas Stroll Night time performance follows workshop for kids Nantucket Comedy Festival brings four funny guys to Nantucket during the island’s annual Christmas Stroll Weekend to perform … Continue reading "A Little Nantucket Comedy Stroll"
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Nantucket Culinary
Thursday at Nantucket Culinary with visiting open mic master, David Hayes. Comedy. Poetry (not too much!). Song. AV provided. Cash bar.
Jan 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Nantucket Culinary
Thursday at Nantucket Culinary with visiting open mic master, David Hayes. Comedy. Poetry (not too much!). Song. AV provided. Cash bar. TACOS: Carnita Carne Asada Vegetarian Made to order – $15 / plate of three. … Continue reading "Open Mic with David Hayes"
Jan 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Nantucket Culinary
Thursday at Nantucket Culinary with visiting open mic master, David Hayes. Comedy. Poetry (not too much!). Song. AV provided. Cash bar. TACOS: Carnita Carne Asada Vegetarian Made to order – $15 / plate of three. … Continue reading "Open Mic with David Hayes"
Jan 19 @ 5:00 pm The Dreamland
Nantucket Comedy Festival Presents Stand Up & Learn Thursday, Friday & Saturday, January 17–19, the Nantucket Comedy Festival presents the first Stand Up & Learn Winter Workshop and Professional Comedy Series of the new year. … Continue reading "Stand Up & Learn Kids Show"
Jan 19 @ 7:00 pm The Dreamland
The Nantucket Comedy Festival Presents Dave Russo & Graig Murphy Saturday, January 19, 7:00 p.m. The Nantucket Comedy Festival presents the 2019 Stand Up & Learn Winter Workshop and Professional Comedy Series. Executive Director Kevin … Continue reading "Stand Up & Learn Pro Show: Graig Murphy"
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Nantucket Culinary
Thursday at Nantucket Culinary with visiting open mic master, David Hayes. Comedy. Poetry (not too much!). Song. AV provided. Cash bar. TACOS: Carnita Carne Asada Vegetarian Made to order – $15 / plate of three. … Continue reading "Open Mic with David Hayes"
Mar 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm White Heron Theatre
Laugh with comedy troupes from Middlebury College, Skidmore College, Cinema Sarah Lawrence, and nationally acclaimed comic, Terry Withers. Presented free of charge by Kingdom County Productions in The White Heron Theatre, 5 North Water St. … Continue reading "Live on Stage: Improv Comedy Festival"
Apr 6 @ 5:00 pm The Dreamland
Thursday, Friday & Saturday, April 4–6, the Nantucket Comedy Festival presents our popular Stand Up & Learn Winter Workshop and Professional Comedy Series. Executive Director Kevin Flynn will be on island to conduct the workshops … Continue reading "Nantucket Comedy Festival Presents: Stand Up & Learn Kids Comedy Show"
Apr 6 @ 7:00 pm The Dreamland
Saturday, April 6, 7:00 p.m. The Nantucket Comedy Festival presents the 2019 Stand Up & Learn Winter Workshop and Professional Comedy Series. Executive Director Kevin Flynn, Producer Karen Morgan and nationally headlining comedians Mark Riccadonna … Continue reading "Nantucket Comedy Festival Presents: Mark Riccadonna & Dave Ratigan"
Apr 28 @ 8:00 pm The Dreamland
“The Mouth of Old South” Brian Glowacki returns home to the Dreamland on Friday April 26th to raise money for the Marla Ceely Lamb Cancer Travel Fund. He’s been spreading his brand of mischief all … Continue reading "A Night of Comedy with: Brian Glowacki"
Jun 12 @ 7:00 pm The Dreamland
Only the best and brightest comedians excel in the long run in this business. Our Friday Night Lights show features veteran comics who truly deserve to be called legends, having honed their skills for decades … Continue reading "Friday Night Lights: Legends of Comedy"