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Announcing: MORE Bentzen Ball 2013 Shows + EPIC GIVEAWAY
September 10, 2013 | 9:00AM

Good morning! As you may remember, two weeks a go we announced that THE BENTZEN BALL, the very fine, very funny comedy festival produced in collaboration with Tig Notaro is COMING BACK October 10th-13th. We were excited, you were excited, Washington Post was excited. The opening (Tig! Wyatt Cenac! Everythign is Terrible! @ 9:30 CLUB) and closing night shows (IRA GLASS & FRIENDS! @ The Newly Restored Lincoln Theatre) + some very wonderful FRIDAY + SATURDAY have been on sale since and are going fast so you may want to grab them NOW because they WILL sell out, but here are MORE shows to be excited for (+ a very special giveaway where you get a CHANCE TO WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO EVERY SINGLE SHOW!-scroll to the bottom of the post for that)

REMEMBER, this is your one stop shop for all Bentzen Ball updates now through the festival:

http://www.bentzenball.com

New Shows on Saturday, October 12th include:

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The Bentzen Ball Saturday Stand-Up Showcase!
Oct 12th 7pm Doors
Lincoln Theatre
1215 U Street NW
$20 tickets
On Sale Now

Featuring:
Nick Kroll
(The League/ Kroll Show)
Sara Schaefer
(MTV’s Nikki & Sara Live / Late Night With Jimmy Fallon)
Moshe Kasher
(Kasher in the Rye/The Champs)
Seaton Smith
(Opie & Anthony / Family Hemerlein)
Martha Kelly
(Conan / Premium Blend / Last Comic Standing)
& more TBA!

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The Bentzen Ball Music Revue!
Oct 12th 9:30pm Doors
Lincoln Theatre
1215 U Street NW
$25 tickets
On Sale Now

Featuring:
Nancy & Beth
(w/ Megan Mullally of  Will & Grace/Parks & Rec)
Garfunkel & Oates
(Tonight Show/HBO Go)
The Lampshades
(w/ Kate Flannery of The Office)
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New Show on Friday, October 11th too:

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The Handsome Men of Bentzen Ball Showcase/Bachelor Auction (the latter part optional)!
Oct 11th 7pm Doors
U Street Music Hall
1115 U Street NW
$15 tickets
On Sale Now

Featuring:
Brody Stevens
(Conan / Tosh.0 / Chelsea Lately)
Graham Elwood
(The Late Late Show / Super High Me)
Brandon Wardell
(DC’s premier comedy wunderkind)
Michael J. Foody
(Family Hemerlein)
Andy T. Wood
(The Bridgetown Comedy Festival)
& more TBA!

ADD TO ALL THAT THESE ALREADY ANNOUNCED SHOWS AND YOU GOT YOURSELF A REAL PARTY:

We’re kicking things off on Thursday Oct 10th with:

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Opening Night
Oct 10th 7pm Doors
9:30 Club
815 V St NW
$25 tickets
On Sale Now

Featuring
Tig Notaro
(Conan/ The Sarah Silverman Program / Professor Blastoff/ This American Life)
Doug Benson
(Super High Me / Doug Loves Movies / The Benson Interruption)
Wyatt Cenac
(The Daily Show)
Jon Dore
(Funny As Hell / The Jon Dore Television Show)
plus Everything Is Terrible Live
and more stuff TBA soon!

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Friday Oct 11th Shows:

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Doug Loves Movies Live Taping!
Oct 11th 7pm Doors
The Sphinx Club
1315 K Street NW
$25 tickets
On Sale Now

Featuring:

Doug Benson
(Super High Me / Doug Loves Movies / The Benson Interruption)
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Special Guests!

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Bentzen Ball Stand Up Showcase
Oct 11th 10 pm Doors
The Sphinx Club
1315 K Street NW
$20 tickets
On Sale Now

Featuring:

Garfunkel & Oates
(Tonight Show / HBO GO)
Moshe Kasher
(Kasher in the Rye / The Champs)
Brooke Van Poppelen
(MTV’s Girl Code / Family Hemerlein)
Wyatt Cenac
(The Daily Show / Comedy Central Presents)
Jon Dore
(Funny As Hell / The Jon Dore TV Show)
Martha Kelly
(Conan / Premium Blend / Last Comic Standing)

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MORE TBA!

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Saturday Oct 12th Shows:

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Theme Park Improv Show
Oct 12th 7pm Doors
U Street Music Hall
1115 U Street NW
$15 tickets
On Sale Now

Featuring:

Ian Brennan
(Glee)
Rachel Dratch
(SNL)
Michael Hitchcock
(Best In Show)
Jessica Makinson
(iCarly)
Cole Stratton
(Pop My Culture)
Janet Varney
(Dinner and a Movie)

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and we’re ending things on Sunday Oct 13th with:

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Closing Night
Oct 13th 7pm Doors
Lincoln Theatre
1215 U St NW
$30 tickets
On Sale Now

Featuring
Ira Glass
(NPR / This American Life)
and friends!

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WE MAY HAVE SOME SURPRISE SHOWS/AFTER-PARTIES/PODCAST EXTRAVAGANZAS/SPECIAL GUESTS still up our sleeve so

keep checking
http://www.bentzenball.com
and follow us on facebook /twitter
and subscribe to DC BEST WEEKEND BETS
for updates + use #BentzenBall for all social media chatter

NOW, HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO EVERY SINGLE ONE OF THESE SHOWS? Obvously, you’d like it A LOT. HERE IS WHAT TO DO: JUST SHARE THIS STORY ON FACEBOOK OR TWITTER USING THE #BENTZENBALL HASHTAG and you could be a winner (We’ll notify the lucky winner you by the end of this week)

 

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