Local, regional and national comedy acts to come together for a three-day festival

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) In less than a week, local, regional and national comedy acts will come together for a three-day festival here in Fort Wayne. The Maumee, Mary and Joseph Comedy Festival aims to entertain fans with stand-up, improv, sketch, and magic. 

Jeanne Otis. Ben Reynolds and Terrance from Broken Pencil Improv joined First News Saturday for more information.

This is the second year for the comedy festival. The three days will have 35 events across 7 locations.

It will feature a wide variety of comedy from stand-up and sketch to interactive gameshows, improv and Roast Battles.

Festival headliner, Mary Lynn Rajskub from Always Sunny in Philadelphia and 24 will be performing Saturday night. There will be a wide variety of shows including a Veteran’s Showcase with comedians who served our country, album recordings, podcast recordings and our faux game shows like Comedy Not Jeopardy and Rank You Very Much.

The nationally renowned Story Pirates will be hosting a family-friendly event at noon. Free family events will follow, including Youtheater performance of Our Man Shel and a kid’s comedy contest.

Broken Pencil Improv will host a free beginner Improv workshop Saturday afternoon at 3 p.m.
A three day ticket is only $30 or you can buy passes for individual days. Purchase them here or at the door.

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