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BENTZEN BALL IS OVER! THANKS FOR COMING! SEE YOU IN 2015!

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Get a clean pair of underpants ready, cause
THE BENTZEN BALL COMEDY FESTIVAL
is back!
Produced by BYT and curated by Tig Notaro!
Oct 1st thru 5th!
All over Washington, DC!

10_01_Wednesday

+++++CHECK OUT PHOTOS FROM OPENING NIGHT HERE +++++

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The Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival
Opening Night

Oct 1st, 7pm Doors
@ Lincoln Theatre
1215 U Street NW
$30 tickets
On Sale Now

Featuring
Tig Notaro
(Conan / This American Life / The Sarah Silverman Program / In A World… / Professor Blastoff)
Jeff Garlin
(Curb Your Enthusiasm / The Goldbergs / WALL-E)
Kyle Kinane
(Comedy Central Presents / Drunk History)
Ben Kronberg
(Ted & Gracie / Last Comic Standing)
Kate Berlant
(IFC Comedy Drop / Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival)
with your host
Brandon Wetherbee
(BYT / YMTE)

10_02_Thursday

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The Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival Presents:
Eugene Mirman, Dave Hill, Seaton Smith, Myq Kaplan, Kate Berlant & More!

Oct 2nd, 6pm Doors, 7pm Show
@ 9:30 Club
815 V Street NW
$20 tickets
On Sale Now

Featuring:
Eugene Mirman
(Bob’s Burgers / Flight of the Conchords)
Dave Hill
(This American Life / The Dave Hill Explosion)
Seaton Smith
(Mulaney / Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell)
Myq Kaplan
(Comedy Central Presents)
Kate Berlant
(IFC Comedy Drop)
Jenn Tisdale
(The Kennedy Center/BYT)
with your host
Sean Joyce
(Underground Comedy)
Opening Sermon Blessing by
Church Night

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The Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival Presents:
Todd Barry, Kyle Kinane, Henry Phillips, Mike Lebovitz & More!

Oct 2nd, 7pm Doors, 8pm Show
@ Filmore Silver Spring
8656 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910
$20 tickets
On Sale Now

Featuring:
Todd Barry
(Letterman / Bored To Death)
Kyle Kinane
(Comedy Central Presents / Drunk History)
Henry Phillips
(Comedy Central Presents)
Mike Lebovitz
(Comedians You Should Know)
Liza Treyger
(Comedy Central ‘Comics To Watch’)
Adam Friedland
(Funny Moms)
Nik Oldershaw
(The Kennedy Center)
with your host
Stephanie Hasz
(The Comedy Exposition)

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The BYT Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival Presents:
Wild Horses Improv, The Puterbaugh Sisters, Mother Knuckle, Mike Lebovitz

Oct 2nd, 5:00pm Doors, 6pm Show
@ Millennium Stage at Kennedy Center
Free / First Come First Serve

Featuring:
Wild Horses Improv
with
Stephanie Allynne
(In A World…)
Mary Holland
(Comedy Bang! Bang!)
Lauren Lapkus
(Orange is the New Black)
Erin Whitehead
(UCB Theatre)
+
The Puterbaugh Sisters
Mother Knuckle
and your host
Mike Lebovitz

10_03_Friday

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The Bentzen Ball Presents:
John Hodgman, Jena Friedman and The Lampshades, with your host Rob Corddry!

Oct. 3, 6:30pm Doors, 7:30pm Show
@ Lincoln Theatre
1215 U Street NW
$25 Tickets
On Sale Now

With Your Host:
Rob Corddry
(Hot Tub Time Machine / The Daily Show)!

Featuring:
John Hodgman
(NPR / The Daily Show)
Todd Barry
(Letterman / Bored To Death)
Jena Friedman
(Letterman / The Daily Show)
The Lampshades
(Kate Flannery from The Office!)
Jamel Johnson
(DC Improv)
+ pre show jams from
Romane & Lettuce

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The Bentzen Ball Presents:
Church Night

Oct. 3, 7:30 pm doors
@ Wonderland Ballroom
1101 Kenyon St NW
$10
On Sale Now

Hosted By Reverend Dr. Stevedore Maybelline Bidet Esq. and Youth
Minister, Kathy Piechota

Performances from
Alyssa Cowan
Pria Puss
Katie McVay
Myq Kaplan

10_04_Saturday

*JUST ANNOUNCED*

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The Bentzen Ball Presents:
Breast Cancer Bites
A Charity Brunch and Cooking Class Benefiting Prevent Cancer Foundation’s
George Washington Mobile Mammography Unit

Oct. 4, 11 am – 1 pm
@ The Source By Wolfgang Puck
575 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
$75 tickets
On Sale Now – Call 202-637-6100 for reservations

Featuring
Executive Chef Scott Drewno
(The Source By Wolfgang Puck)
Tig Notaro
(Conan / This American Life / The Sarah Silverman Program / In A World… / Professor Blastoff)
Jena Friedman
(Letterman / The Daily Show)
Tommy McFly
(94.7 Fresh FM)

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The Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival Presents:
Retta, Wyatt Cenac, Aparna Nancherla, & Friends of the People Live featuring The Lucas Brothers + Sssssecret Special Guest!

Oct 4th, 6pm Doors, 7pm Show
@ 9:30 Club
815 V Street NW
$20 tickets
On Sale Now

Featuring:
Retta
(Parks & Rec / @unfoRETTAble)
Wyatt Cenac
(The Daily Show / Comedy Person)
Aparna Nancherla
(Conan / Totally Biased)
+
LI’L SEBASTIAN (IMPERSONATOR!)

and a sssssecret special guest
+
Haywood Turnipseed Jr.
(Attack of the Comics)
Andrew Bucket
(Funny Moms)
& your host
Henry Phillips
(Comedy Central Presents)
+ pre-show jokes from
John F O’Donnell
(Redacted Tonight)
& more TBA!

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The Bentzen Ball Presents:
8×8 (9 PM Show) – Eight performers get eight minutes to perform

Oct. 4, 9 pm Doors
@ Black Cat
1811 14th St NW
On Sale Now

Hosted by Stephanie Hasz and Brandon Wetherbee

Performances from
Mike Lebovitz
(Chicago)
Liza Treyger
(NYC)
Kyle Martin
(LA)
Natalie McGill
(DC)
Josh Kuderna
(Baltimore)
Katherine Jessup
(DC)
Rachel Dry
(DC)
Howard Lester
(DC)

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The Bentzen Ball Presents:
8×8 (11 PM Show) – Eight performers get eight minutes to perform

Oct. 4, 11 pm Doors
@ Black Cat
1811 14th St NW
On Sale Now

Hosted by The Puterbaugh Sisters

Performances from
The Lucas Brothers
(NYC)
Katie McVay
(Chicago)
Matty Litwack
(DC)
Elahe Izadi
(DC)
Ryan Schutt
(DC)
Chelsea Shorte
(DC)
David Carter
(DC)
Bill Metzger
(DC)

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The Bentzen Ball Presents:
An Evening with Rosie O’Donnell & Tig Notaro

**Cancelled due to family emergency**
Tickets will be automatically refunded

Still catch Tig at the opening and closing night shows!

10_05_Sunday

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The Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival
Closing Ceremonies

Oct 5th, 6pm Doors, 7pm Show
@ Lincoln Theatre
1215 U Street NW
$25 tickets
On Sale Now

Featuring
Reggie Watts
(Comedy Bang! Bang! / Conan)
Tig Notaro
(In A World… / Professor Blastoff)
Wham City Comedy
(Baltimore)
John F. O’Donnell
(Redacted Tonight)
Mike Lebovitz
(Comedians You Should Know)
with your host
Michael Foody
(Funny Moms)
and pre-show shenanigans from
Perth O’Duibhdiorma

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PLUS: WE HAVE A SPECIAL HOTEL OFFER FOR YOU FROM OUR FRIENDS AT KIMPTON

Enjoy 15% off room rates for Bentzen Ball at all 8 Kimpton Hotels in Washington, D.C.

Available for stays over October 2 – 5, 2014
Rate Code: BENTZ

Click Here To Book Now!

The Awesome 2014 BYT Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival Sponsors:

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And A Special Thanks To:

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