Bentzen Ball Update: TJ Miller! Melissa Villaseñor! Ice Cream!
cale | Oct 12, 2016 | 2:30PM |

If you thought this year’s BYT Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival couldn’t get any better, well don’t you look like a dumb idiot cause it just got all the better.

First up

we’ve added TJ Miller to the FREE* Nando’s PERi-PERi Spicy Place Halloween / Election spectacular:

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Friday 06/09
BYT and Capital Pride Present! Rainbow Resistance Episode XXX: The Glampire Strikes Back! @ The Rainbow Warehouse
$20.00
The Capital Pride & BYT / BYGays partnership continues to bring you one of the most magical parties of the year! Capital Pride & BYT Present: RAINBOW RESISTANCE The Official Pride 2017 Opening Party June 9th, 2016, 9:00pm The Rainbow Warehouse 1585 New York Ave NE, WDC, 20002 Limited qty super early bird discount Price will go up! Featuring live performances from: Tiffany Ulta Nate Cupcakke & more TBA soon! + Bars! Photobooths! More bars! Other stuff! Croosh Deets: Ticket price will go up! Last 6 years we sold out! This is a 21+ event The Rainbow Warehouse is located in Ivy City, use Google Maps to take you right to the entrance. Free parking garage Free shuttle service details TBA soon As always there is no dress code, but we recommend staying on theme: Jabba the Hutt with like a rainbow tail and idk a unicorn horn maybe?/ Cool Lack of Hand Luke / Tall Darth and Handsome Rainbow Brite / The Last Unicorn / Boyz R2D2 Men / Do it All for the Wookie / Jedi Grand Master Flash / ROY G SPOT BIV / Butt Her Emails / ReSisters / Gay for the Staycation / Pride and No Prejudice /Darth Gaydar/ Millenial Falcon / Wilennium Falcon / Millenium Falco (Rock Me Amadeus) This is an LGBTAJ friendly event! (Lesbians Gays Bis Trans Allies Jedis) We are not able to issue refunds unless the event is canceled. Talent and attractions subject to change. All proceeds benefit Capital Pride.
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*This is how you get tickets:

  1. go to a Nando’s PERi-PERi restaurant and buy anything
  2. look at your receipt for the URL + code
  3. go to URL, enter code
  4. get free tix (first come first serve)

Second up

we’ve added SNL’s newest cast member / America’s Got Talent darling / impressionist extraordinaire Melissa Villaseñor to the Bridget Everett show:

Get your tickets right here

Third up

it’s screaming season cause our friends at

Ben & Jerry’s are giving out FREE ICE CREAM at the aforementioned Bridget Everett show + our bonkers UHF Live Commentary show featuring Weird Al, Malcolm Gladwell, Dave Hill, Emo Phillips, and more live on stage:

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Get your tickets (going fast) right here.

Fourth up

Stuff You Should Know and Last Podcast On the Left are now both sold out, but tickets are still available for these shows:

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++Opening Show at Lincoln Theatre!++
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The Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival Opening Night!
The Most Very Specialist Evening with Tig Notaro & Friends
Oct 27th, 2016 / 6:30pm Doors / 8:00pm Show
Lincoln Theatre / 1215 U Street NW

$30 individual show tickets ON SALE
$100 All-Access Lincoln Pass SOLD OUT

Featuring:
Tig Notaro / Aparna Nancherla Lizzy Cooperman / Maybe more!


++Plus Bonus Show at Drafthouse Comedy!++
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The Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival Presents:
Jon Dore
Oct 28th, 2016 / 6:15pm Doors / 7:00pm Show
Drafthouse Comedy / 1100 13th Street NW

$25 tickets On Sale Now!

Featuring:
Jon Dore

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++Early Show at Kennedy Center!++
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The Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival Presents:
Picture This!
Oct 28th, 2016 / 6:00pm Show
The Kennedy Center Millennium Stage / 2700 F Street NW

Free / First Come First Serve

Featuring:
Brandie Posey / Sam Varela / More TBA!


++Later Show at Kennedy Center!++
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The Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival Presents:
Baron Vaughn
Oct 29th, 2016 / 7:30pm Doors / 8:00pm Show
The Kennedy Center Terrace Gallery / 2700 F Street NW

$20 tickets On Sale Now!

Featuring:
Baron Vaughn


++Two More Shows at Drafthouse Comedy!++
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The Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival Presents:
Jon Dore
Oct 28th, 2016 / 8:00pm & 10:00pm Shows
Drafthouse Comedy / 1100 13th Street NW

$25 tickets On Sale Now!

Featuring:
Jon Dore

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++Two Shows at DC Improv!++

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The Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival Presents:
John F. O’Donnell
One-Hour Stand Up Special Taping
Directed by Fugazi’s Brendan Canty
With Dave Hill and your host Amber Nelson!
2 Shows Oct 29th, 2016
6:30pm Doors / 7:30pm Show
9:15pm Doors / 9:45pm Show
DC Improv Lounge / 1140 Connecticut Ave NW

On sale:
$10 tickets On Sale Now!

Featuring:
John F. O’Donnell / Dave HillAmber Nelson


++Plus Two Shows at Drafthouse Comedy!++
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The Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival Presents:
Jon Dore
Oct 29th, 2016 / 7:00pm & 9:00pm Shows
Drafthouse Comedy / 1100 13th Street NW

$25 tickets On Sale Now!

Featuring:
Jon Dore


++And an Evening Show at 6th & I!++

The Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival Presents:
Mock The Vote: Pre-Election Comedy Showcase
Oct 29th, 2016 / 7:00pm Doors / 8:00pm Show
6th & I / 600 I St NW

$20 tickets On Sale Now!

Featuring:
Lee Camp / Leah Bonnema / Brian Parise / Andrew Knox

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++ Howard Theatre Show! ++
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Story District & The Bentzen Ball Present:
HORROR SHOW
True stories about ghosts, devils, and things that go bump in the night.
A Halloween Special
Oct 30th, 2016 / 5:30pm Doors / 7:00pm Show
Howard Theatre / 620 T St NW

$20 Tickets On Sale Now
https://horrorshow.eventbrite.com

Featuring:
TBA!


The Awesome 2016 BYT Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival Non-Profit Partner:

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The Awesome 2016 BYT Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival Sponsor:

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The Awesome 2016 BYT Bentzen Ball Hotel Partner:

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The Awesome 2016 BYT Bentzen Ball Provider of Delicious Chicken:


The Awesome 2016 BYT Bentzen Ball transportation partner:
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The Awesome 2016 BYT Bentzen Ball photobooth:

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