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Second Half of the Festival features (Even More) Comedy Shows and Workshops

We are halfway through and still have over a dozen comedy shows and half a dozen comedy workshops. Tonight at 7:30pm features stand-up comedy from Greenville’s very own No Expectations All-Stars. Then on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday it’s some of our favorite improv comedy from the Carolinas! For our final weekend of the festival we’ve got a huge […]

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Eric Hunicutt (The Reckoning) and Julie Granata-Hunicutt (Movement for Improvisers)

Our submissions have officially closed and the production is hard at work pouring over the almost 100 submissions. We’ll be reaching out to those accepted by mid-September and once confirmed, we’ll publish the full 10 day show schedule. While you wait, here are two more great instructors we have traveling in for the festival (in […]

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Second City Hollywood Faculty and Performer Gillian Bellinger

We’re in our final week of performer applications and can now announce another festival instructor for our first weekend. Gillian Bellinger is an LA based improviser and corporate workshop facilitator. She can currently be seen in her Second City Premium show Trump in Space (directed by Frank Caeti), as well as with Westside Comedy’s House […]

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First Festival Headliners and Instructors

As our submissions are still in full swing we are proud to announce some of this year’s New South Comedy Festival Headliners, starting with a New York Times Critics Pick, Sisters Three. Directed by Peter McNerney and starring Elana Fishbein and Elena Skopetos, Sisters Three is a fast paced, multi-character comedy about a family’s reluctant reunion. […]

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5th Annual New South Comedy Festival Submissions are Open!

Submissions are open to perform in the 5th annual New South Comedy Festival in Greenville, SC. This will be our biggest, funniest, and festival-est yet! For the last 4 years we’ve featured hundreds of comedy acts from around the country to sold out crowds. We’ve also produced dozens of workshops each year with well known […]

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About Greenville, South Carolina

  Nestled into the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Greenville, South Carolina has combined traditional southern charm, stunning natural beauty and an unexpected contemporary cool to create one of America’s hottest emerging destinations and fastest growing cities. From a revitalized downtown ranked among “America’s Ten Best” by Forbes Magazine to downtown Greenville’s one-of-a-kind Liberty […]

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Become a Festival Sponsor

Get your brand in front of sold out local and happy audiences! Have your logo in our pre-show slideshow, on our performer passes, and on all our tickets. Or even sponsor an entire night of the comedy festival! Contact us and we can work out what level of sponsorship works best for you!  

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