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Bentzen Ball, a magical festival partnership between BYT & Tig Notaro is coming back for its 10th Anniversary of Comedy & Friendship on October 24-27, 2019 in Washington, D.C.

This year’s festival is generously supported by Events DC, with World Central Kitchen as its non-profit partner

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SHOWSSSSS!

PSA: All Access Pass Is SOLD OUT and includes ALL THE SHOWS BELOW, but you can still buy individual tickets too.

The Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival Presents:
An Evening W/ Maria Bamford
Oct 24th, 2019 / 6:00pm Doors / 7:00pm Show
Lincoln Theatre / 1215 U Street Street NW

$35 tickets On Sale NOW 

Featuring:
Maria Bamford / Jackie Kashian

THEN:

The Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival Presents:
Los Espookys Live: Special Halloween Show
Oct 24th, 2019 / 9:30pm Doors / 10:30pm Show
Lincoln Theatre / 1215 U Street Street NW

$25 tickets On Sale NOW

Featuring:
Julio Torres/ Ana Fabrega / Greta Titelman / Lorelei Ramirez / Possibly MORE TBA

COSTUMES ENCOURAGED!

EARLY SHOW AT LINCOLN:

The Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival Presents:
Pete Holmes w/ Jamie Lee – LIVE!
Oct 25th, 2019 / 5:30pm Doors / 6:30pm Show
Lincoln Theatre / 1215 U Street Street NW

$40 tickets On Sale NOW 

Featuring

Pete Holmes / Jamie Lee / Maybe More TBA

LATE SHOW AT LINCOLN:

The Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival Presents:
The New Negroes
Oct 25th, 2019 / 9:00pm Doors / 10:00pm Show
Lincoln Theatre / 1215 U Street Street NW / Included in the All Access Pass

$30 tickets On Sale NOW 

Featuring:
Baron Vaughan / Open Mike Eagle / Jaboukie Young-White / Dulce Sloan / Haywood Turnipseed Jr / Violet Gray

The Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival Presents:
A Smart, Funny and REAL Afternoon w/ Roxane Gay, in conversation w/ Sasheer Zamata
Oct 26th, 2019 / 1:00pm Doors / 2:00pm Show
Lincoln Theatre / 1215 U Street Street NW

$40 tickets On Sale NOW

Featuring:
Roxane Gay / Sasheer Zamata

THEN:

The Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival Presents:
Tig Notaro: But Enough About You
Oct 26th, 2019 / 5:00pm Doors / 6:00pm Show
Lincoln Theatre / 1215 U Street Street NW

$40 tickets On Sale NOW 

Featuring:
Tig Notaro / Very Special Guest(s) TBA

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The Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival Presents:
Catherine Cohen
Oct 26th, 2019 / 5:00pm Doors / 6:00pm Show
Kennedy Center / Millennium Stage

FREE SHOW!

Featuring:
Catherine Cohen

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OUR BIGGEST SHOW OF THE FESTIVAL!!!!

The Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival & Events DC Present:
DC Comedy Homecoming!
Oct 26th, 2019 / 7:00pm Doors / 8:30pm Show
Entertainment and Sports Arena  / 1100 Oak St SE

$25 tickets On Sale NOW 

Featuring All These DMV Homegrown Comedians:
Jay Pharaoh / Aparna Nancherla / Rory Scovel / Jermaine Fowler / Judah Friedlander / Yamaneika Saunders / Hosted by Tig Notaro / More TBA

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The Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival Presents:
Call Your Girlfriend LIVE!
Oct 26th, 2019 / 8:00pm Doors / 9:00pm Show
Lincoln Theatre / 1215 U Street Street NW

$30 tickets On Sale FRIDAY, September 20th at 10AM

Featuring:
CYG Team!

The Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival Presents:
Bentzen Belles: Future Headliners Showcase
Oct 27th, 2019 / 5:00pm Doors / 6:00pm Show
Kennedy Center / Millennium Stage

FREE SHOW!

Featuring:
Rosebud Baker / Chanel Ali / Wendy Wroblewski / Franqi French

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QUITE POSSIBLY MORE SURPRISES! WATCH THIS SPACE!!!

AS ALWAYS, BIG THANK YOUS TO OUR PARTNERS:

The Awesome 2019 Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival Non-Profit Partner:

The Awesome 2019 Festival Supporting Partner With A Super Cool New Venue:

The Awesome Official Cocktail Partners


The Awesome Official Transportation Partner

The Awesome 2019 BYT Bentzen Ball Hotel Partner:

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Thank you to Stitcher for supporting ALL BYT Festivals this year:

WONDERING WHAT TO EXPECT?

CHECK OUT THIS GORGEOUS 2018 RECAP VIDEO HERE:

AND SOME BEAUTIFUL PHOTOS FROM THE 2018 EDITION HERE

STAY IN THE LOOP:

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plus: all the upcoming BYT EVENTS HERE

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