PGH is #Familomedy

If you came to the festival last year, you may remember sold-out shows, lines around the block, and the excitement of having Aubrey Plaza in our fair city! This year, despite having equally talented headliners (Quincy Jones + Sheldon if you haven’t heard!!), we’re approaching festival-week with a slightly different […]

Announcing Our Pittsburgh Comedy Festival 2016 Headliners

  Pittsburgh Comedy Festival combines the best comedy in the ‘Burgh with incredible acts from around the country. Each year, we choose two big-name headliners to complement our lineup of submitted acts – unique performers whose talents we know will wow the pants off our eager audiences. PCF is only […]

Announcing Our Pittsburgh Comedy Festival 2016 Headliners

5 Life Lessons From Improv

If you’re not familiar with the “rules” of improv, I’ll summarize by saying that at it’s core, improv is not about making people laugh – it’s about supporting your scene partner, listening carefully and being patient to see where collaborative imagination takes you. Improv is about being brave and vulnerable […]

Burning Bridges Comedy Festival Q&A with John Dick Winters

The inaugural Burning Bridges Comedy Festival kicks off this weekend (April 15-16) in Pittsburgh’s Allentown and South Side neighborhoods. Founded by local comedians Jesse Irvin and John Dick Winters of Race to the Coffin Comedy, BBF brings to our city’s southern parts an eclectic blend of stand-up acts and bit shows […]