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How do you decide the lineup?

PCF is a mix of national booked acts and acts we choose through juried submissions. The result is a hilarious sampling of the exciting things going on in comedy scenes large and small.

Awesome! Who chooses which submissions get in?

Submissions are juried by a small, anonymous panel of experts familiar with the artistic vision of the Pittsburgh Comedy Festival. We’re very thoughtful about who we put on the panel — we take care to find people with different backgrounds and points of view. Our panel consists of:

  • PCF staff members and non-staff members
  • Comedians and non-performing comedy fans
  • Pittsburgh performers and out-of-town performers familiar with the Pittsburgh scene

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