Since 1999, the Sheridan Opera House has been the home of the Telluride Comedy Festival. Each year over Presidents' Day Weekend, the Sheridan Arts Foundation and festival co-director Jeb Berrier bring in some of the country's funniest comedians for four nights of world-class comedy in a historic and intimate venue. The Telluride Comedy Festival strives to be a world class event while keeping the grass roots feel and uniqueness of Telluride itself. Tickets are currently for sale for the 2020 Comedy Fest, and the event will take place each night at 8 p.m. from Thursday, February 13-Sunday, February 16.
Past performers include many familar faces: Nick Kroll, Ed Helms, Thomas Middleditch, Jason Mantzoukas, Rob Riggle of the Daily Show, Jack MacBrayer from 30 Rock, Stephanie Weir of Mad TV, Arj Barker from Flight of the Conchords, Tig Notaro, SNL's Casey Wilson, Rob Corddry, Brian Huskey, Seth Morris, Jamie Denbo, John Ross Bowie, Bob Dassie, Rob Huebel, Aziz Ansari, June Raphael, Scott Armstrong, Eric Appel, Brett Gelman, Eric Andre, Paul Scheer and much more!
2020 schedule and comedians below!
Thursday: Local's Night pays tribute to the hard working, and no so hard working, people of Telluride. Jason Mantzoukas, Paul Scheer, Rob Huebel and Anna Drezen perform.
Friday: Stand-up featuring Natasha Leggero and Moshe Kasher, plus opener Anna Drezen. Improv if time permits!
Saturday: Crash Test hosted by Paul Scheer and Rob Huebel. Sketch, improv and stand up are all a part of this show. Featuring Jason Mantzoukas, Seth Morris, Nick Kroll, Moshe Kasher, Natasha Leggero, Anna Drezen, and Emmy Blotnick will also appear.
Sunday: Stand-up featuring Nick Kroll and Emmy Blotnick plus improv with Jason Mantzoukas, Seth Morris, Paul Scheer, Rob Huebel, Nick Kroll, and Anna Drezen.
Please join us over President's Day Weekend for four nights of comedy here in the mountains of Telluride. Please note that each night we will offer VIP cocktail tables up at the front of the theater. Use this as a unique opportunity to see your favorite comedians up close and personal and possibly even become the brunt of a joke or two! Performers will be announced about a month in advance of the event - with each night guaranteeing a strong laugh!
"The Telluride Comedy Festival is a hidden gem. It attracts some of the biggest names in comedy and pulls them together for a weekend of the most unique and hysterical shows that you'll ever see. When you attend the Telluride Comedy Festival you are assured to see some of the biggest name stars of today and tomorrow!" -Paul Scheer (FX's The League )