- July 12, 2019
- Calendar of Events
This three day festival kicks off on Thursday July 11th with a fantastic show featuring four national headlining comedians. The theme, Love & Laughter, offers a lighthearted take on the highs and lows of romantic relationships. The Nantucket Comedy Festival benefits Stand Up & Learn, which aims to foster confidence, creativity, and laughter among island children through comedy workshops. So you know you’re chuckling for a good cause!
On Friday July 12th, you can watch children from Nantucket and our rival island, Martha’s Vineyard, face off in competition for the Island Comedy Cup. Their material and charm is sure to delight! Or if you prefer, you can opt to attend Legends of Comedy. Your host Don Gavin will guide you through this night featuring some of the nation’s most seasoned comedians.
Fisher Tip- Are you a Nantucket Comedy Festival Patron Pass holder? Then you can purchase tickets to a private dinner gathering with some of the festival’s most jovial presenters!
Saturday July 13th is home to the Nantucket Comedy SmACKdown, a sidesplitting show which has achieved recognition from throughout the comedy world. Three comedians from Boston and three from New York City will face off in six rounds of comedic volley. Grab your tickets here and help decide which city reigns supreme!
Lisa Genthner: Born and raised on Nantucket, Lisa recently graduated from Dartmouth College, where she majored in neuroscience and minored in economics. She feels most at home on the water and loves the endless beauty and entertainment it provides. When she’s not assisting with marketing here at Fisher, you can find her working in the pottery studio or catching a sunset from the beach!