NEW SOUTH COMEDY FESTIVAL
24 shows. 12 workshops. 300 performers. From November 1-10th, improvisors, stand-up comedians, and sketch comedy guests from across the country will converge on Greenville, SC for the 5th Annual New South Comedy Festival. This year’s performers hail from Los Angeles, New York City, Chicago, Philadelphia, Orlando, Washington D.C., Austin, Rhode Island, Atlanta, Jacksonville, Knoxville, Louisville, Denver, and here in the Carolinas!
Seating is limited, so it’s always wise to pre-purchase your tickets online. All shows will be at the Alchemy Comedy Theater in downtown Greenville, SC. Street parking is available (if you’re lucky), along with several nearby parking garages.
Comedy workshops will also be held on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday on both weekends.
Abraham (Greenville, SC)
Abraham performs an advanced long-form structure called the Descontruction. By combining realistic, thematic, and commentary scenes, each “decon” performance inspects and dissects a new and unique human relationship.
Channel Surfers (Atlanta, GA)
Channel Surfers is an improv team from Atlanta, Georgia. They met and formed at Atlanta’s longest standing long-form improv jam, Richard Kickers at Relapse Comedy Theatre. They are recently finalists in the 12-week Atlanta Improv League tournament hosted by the Village Theatre, and they are excited to be performing at the New South Comedy Festival! Channel Surfers perform an improvised television show, all they need is a TV genre from the audience! From genres including anime, storage wars, and vampire shows to cop dramas and soap operas, you surely won’t be disappointed! Come have a laugh or two with Channel Surfers Improv!
HS2 (Chapel Hill, NC)
Formed in January 2017 by Justin McNeil and Andrew Gleason, HS2 is a monoscene duo. With a focus on grounded characters and relationship, the duo aims to keep it real, keep it funny, and to keep from breaking.