The Burbank Comedy Festival is here! Learn all about this year’s headliners, then get your tickets for this iconic annual event.
August 12-19, 2018
For the fifth year in a row, Burbank is drawing top comedic talent from around the world to perform at the Burbank Comedy Festival, a 7-day marathon event of laughs, networking and entertainment.
Who will headline? The best of the best.
Animaniacs: As a new addition to the festival, the event will showcase the voices behind some of the most beloved animated characters in television and film with the entire original cast of Animaniacs, including Tom Kenny (Spongebob Squarepants), Billy West (Futurerama), Jim Cummings (voice of Winnie the Pooh), Bill Farmer (voice of Goofy) and much more.
Daniel Franzese: Actor, comedian, writer, director, activist Daniel Franzese, who broke through in Tina Fey’s Mean Girls, is a comedic shape shifter. Franzese is the creator of tons of live comedy shows like the 2011 rock opera Jersey Shoresical: A Frickin’ Rock Opera!, his one-man stand-up performance, I’ve Never Really Made the Kind of Money to Become a Mess and more.
Other performers include comedic tour de force Carlos Alazraqu, the creator and host of the popular podcast Never Not Funny, Jimmy Pardo, and George Gray, the funny guy host of The Price is Right.
Aside from all of the great performances, the Burbank Comedy Festival also offers the unique opportunity for up-and-coming talent to connect with top entertainment professionals through workshops, star-studded panels and networking after parties.