Think “The Voice” meets “Last Comic Standing”. 60 Comedians will have the opportunity to audition in to be on the team of a Professional Comedian, where they will be coached and compete until we crown a Grand Champion! The winning comedians will become paid regulars at Tacoma Comedy Club and will earn weekend work at Tacoma Comedy Club and associated *BARK Entertainment Comedy Clubs! Come support your favorite, and laugh at the stars of tomorrow!

The Coaches are Cheri Hardman(Previous Winner), Luke Severeid(Club favorite, local booker), and Josh Firestine(Club Booker). Our host is last year's winner, Ricci Armani!

Schedule:

Round 1 Auditions - Monday, August 1st
Auditions: (22 comics perform stand-up. The 3 coaches try and get comics to be on their "team". Each coach gets 8 total spots on their team.)

Round 1 Auditions - Monday, August 8th
Auditions (22 different comics perform stand-up. The 3 coaches try and get comics to be on their "team". Each coach gets 8 total spots on their team.)

Round 1 Auditions - Tuesday, August 9th
Auditions (22 different comics perform stand-up. The 3 coaches try and get comics to be on their "team". Each coach gets 8 total spots on their team.)

Round 1 Auditions - Monday, August 15th
Auditions (22 different comics perform stand-up. The 3 coaches try and get comics to be on their "team". Each coach gets 8 total spots on their team.)

Round 2 Head-to-Head - Tuesday, August 16th
Head To Head (Each coach sets comics up head to head, and 12 comics perform, and the coaches pick a winner.)

Round 2 Head-to-Head - Tuesday, August 23rd
Head To Head (Each coach sets comics up head to head, and 12 comics perform, and the coaches pick a winner. At the end of this round each team will have 4 comics left. )

Round 3 Semi-Finals - Tuesday, August 30th
Crowd Vote (12 comics will compete and be reduced to 8, based on Crowd Votes.)

Round 4 Finals - Tuesday, September 6th
Finale! (8 comics will perform and the crowd will vote for their favorite 3 comedians. Those 3 comedians will immediately perform another set and the crowd will vote once more for the winner!)

Prizes:

1st Place ($2000 value)
$500 Cash
Two MC Weekends ($500 Value)
Feature Weekend at a BARK Club ($500 Value)
Three Off Night Paid Spots ($150 Value)
Your Own Show at the club ($350 value)

2nd Place ($600 value)
$200 Cash
MC Weekend in Tacoma or Spokane ($250 Value)
Three Off Night Paid Spots ($150 Value)
Ability to pitch your own show to the club

3rd Place ($450 value)
$100 Cash
MC Weekend in Tacoma or Spokane ($250 value)
Two Off Night Paid Spots ($100 value)
Ability to pitch your own show to the club