We're Trying Here - A 24 Hour Comedy Festival

About the Festival

New York City is the hub for all sorts of comedy whether it be improvisation, sketch, music, podcasts, and more. There is never a shortage of types of comedy shows to choose from.. So why should you?!

Founded by NYC Comedy Resource Creator Leah Evans, We're Trying Here - A Comedy Festival was designed so that for two whole days you don't have to! It'll all be available for you in one place to sample as you see fit... For nearly 24 hours straight!

Grab an All-Access Pass that will get you in to as many shows as you want for just $30! Click HERE to purchase!

Festival Schedule

SEPTEMBER 26TH (Saturday)

9:00 PM - 10:00 PM : INDIE HOUR
Call Your Mom (NYC), Lasso (NYC), The Internet Disagrees (NYC)
Standup: Brandon Scott Wolf

10:00 PM - 11:00 PM : INDIE HOUR
Baby Babushka (NYC), Kibbles and Bits (NYC), Judith (NYC)
Standup: Ajai Raj

11:00 PM - 12:00 AM : SKETCH BLOCK
New Team Honeybear (NYC), City Hall (NYC)
Standup: Matt Schwartzer

SEPTEMBER 27TH (Sunday)

12:00 AM - 1:00 AM : IT TAKES TWO - DUOS
Flakey Jake (CA), SEXLAND (NYC), Heart/MIND (NYC), Two Man Tango (NYC)

1:00 AM - 2:00 AM : LET'S GET WEIRD
Apocalypse Cruiselines Entertainmix (NYC), The Laser Comedy Show (Chicago)
Standup: Kevin Hall

2:00 AM - 3:00 AM : WTH CAGEMATCH
Players who submit are paired up at random into teams and battle for best set for judges also picked at random.
Hosted by: Richard J. Krysztoforski

3:00 AM - 4:00 AM : SPACE JAM 2
Players who submit are paired up at random by pulling names from a hat.
Hosted by: Devin & Josh of BIG FIRE!

4:00 AM - 5:00 AM : THE ROOM VIEWING
An hour break for a nap.. The rest of us will watch parts of The Room. This makes no sense.

5:00 AM - 6:00 AM : IT TAKES TWO - DUOS
The Friendship Club (NYC), Bamboo Kids Club (Toronto), Mister Danger (NYC), ClownBoy (VA)

6:00 AM - 7:00 AM : INDIE HOUR
Loyalty Program (NYC), Tush (NYC), Prizes (NYC), Sufficiently Silly (NYC)

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM : MOLASSES THE SLOW JAM
Players who submit are paired up at random into duos.
Hosted by Jonathan Kaplan

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM : KEEPING IT IN HOUSE - HOUSE TEAMS
Gotham City Improv (NYC), FIVE FOR VENDETTA (NYC), TBA

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM : SKETCH BLOCK
Pavlovian Dog Show (NJ), Latino Dance Troupe (NYC), We Are Thomasse (NYC)

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM : INDIE HOUR
Classic Brady (NYC), Fallen Socks (NYC), Riskey Brisket (NYC)
Standup: Adrian Davidson

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM : SOMETHING DIFFERENT
The Elegance of Sause & Jones, Transvaginal Mesh (MN), Big D & The Closers (NYC)
Standup: Michelle Slonim

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM : INDIE HOUR
See Harold Run (NYC), Wild Hearses (NYC), Cool Blanche (NYC)
Standup: Sriya Sarkar

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM : IT TAKES TWO - DUOS
Big Fire (Chicago), Chippity Dippity (NYC), The Boozeroom (NYC), Thought Crime (NYC)

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM : INDIE HOUR
The Hand Me Downs (NYC), Unsigned Waiver (NYC), The Blob (NYC)
Standup: Teresa Lee

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM : INDIE HOUR
Hollywood Blonds (duo), Banshee (NYC), Burritobot (NYC), Last Minute (NYC)
Standup: Gary Levitt

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM : LADIES NIGHT
Punch (NYC), Hot Codlins (NYC), The Pin Up Squirrels (NYC), Flying V (NYC)

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM : 90s Dance Party!!!


Sep 26 - Sep 27, 2015
Tickets

$30. All-access pass! See as many shows as you want!

$8. INDIE HOUR: Call Your Mom, Lasso, The Internet Disagrees. Standup: Brandon Scott Wolf

$8. INDIE HOUR: Classic Brady, Fallen Socks, Riskey Brisket. Standup: Adrian Davidson

$8. SKETCH BLOCK: New Team Honeybear, City Hall. Standup: Matt Schwartzer

$8. IT TAKES TWO - DUOS: Flakey Jake, SEXLAND, Heart/MIND, Two Man Tango

$8. LET'S GET WEIRD: Apocalypse Cruiselines Entertainmix, The Laser Comedy Show. Standup: Kevin Hall

$8. CAGEMATCH: Players who submit are paired up at random into teams and battle for best set.

$8. SPACE JAM 2: Players who submit are paired up at random by pulling names from a hat.

THE ROOM VIEWING. This one is free, y'all.

$8. IT TAKES TWO - DUOS: The Friendship Club, Bamboo Kids Club, Mister Danger

$8. INDIE HOUR: Loyalty Program, Tush, Prizes, Sufficiently Silly

$8. MOLASSES THE SLOW JAM: Players who submit are paired up at random into duos.

$8. KEEPING IT IN HOUSE, HOUSE TEAMS: Gotham City Improv, FIVE FOR VENDETTA, TBA

$8. SKETCH BLOCK: Pavlovian Dog Show, Latino Dance Troupe, We Are Thomasse

$8. INDIE HOUR: Classic Brady, Fallen Socks, Riskey Brisket. Standup: Adrian Davidson

$8. SOMETHING DIFFERENT. The Elegance of Sause & Jones, Transvaginal Mesh, Big D & The Closers.

$8. INDIE HOUR. See Harold Run, Wild Hearses, Cool Blanche. Standup: Sriya Sarkar

$8. IT TAKES TWO - DUOS: Big Fire, Chippity Dippity, The Boozeroom, Thought Crime

$8. INDIE HOUR: The Hand Me Downs, Unsigned Waiver, The Blob. Standup: Teresa Lee

$8. INDIE HOUR: Hollywood Blonds, Banshee, Burritobot, Last Minute. Standup: Gary Levitt

$8. LADIES NIGHT: Punch (NYC), Hot Codlins, The Pin Up Squirrels, Flying V

312 West 36th Street / First Floor / New York, NY 10018