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2022 Festival SCHEDULE

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July 13, 8:00PM
Nantucket Nights:
Don Gavin World Premiere
Location: Dreamland Theater
Don Gavin performing
Join us for the World Premiere of Nantucket Nights: A Filmed Special Featuring Don Gavin. Don Gavin, the Godfather of Boston Comedy, filmed his first-ever television special at The Dreamland last Christmas Stroll. Buy your ticket to watch the hilarious final edit, plus live opening comedy by Boston comic and Fest favorite, Jimmy Dunn. After the special, there will be a live Q&A with Don Gavin, Jimmy Dunn, Director Dan Driscoll and Comedy Festival Executive Director, Kevin Flynn. You don’t want to miss this comedy legend in action! Tickets $20 + $2 Service Fee. This is a Nantucket Comedy Festival Event and as such, Dreamland Member Benefits do not apply.
July 14, 8:00PM
Ladies' Night
Location: Dreamland Theater
A favorite every year, we kick off the Fest with Ladies’ Night featuring nationally headlining comedians: Tammy Pescatelli, Marla Schultz, Bernadette Pauley, and Carolyn Plummer. This event is for ladies and gentlemen, so make it a date night or bring your friends. Don’t miss this rousing night of comedy with these very funny ladies. 
July 15, 5:00PM
stand up & learn kid's comedy showcase
Location: White Heron Theatre

Performances by the kids of Stand Up & Learn, who have been working throughout the year to “find their funny” with Kevin Flynn.

July 15, 8:00PM
A Night of
Southern Comfort
Location: Dreamland Theater

Join us for a night of comedy featuring some of the top comedians from the South: Ron Bullard, Tony Esposito, and Karen Morgan. We’ll have southern music from Brian Glowacki’s band, Perfect
Day, and, of course, hilarious comedy as we celebrate the life of our friend, comedian Vic Henley.

July 16, 8:00PM
comedy smackdown: boston vs. new york
Location: Dreamland Theater

Comedians from Boston and New York face off in the final event of the Nantucket Comedy Festival.  Emmy Award Winner Bob Ley from ESPN will once again officiate and keep the game (relatively) clean as these comics swing for the fences.  For Boston:  Jay Whittaker, Brad Mastrangelo and Paul D’Angelo.  For New York: Al Ducharme, Marla Schultz and Alex Babbitt.  This show sells out early,
so if you are not a Patron Pass holder, we suggest you get your
tickets early to see who will win.

July 16, 10:00PM
patron thank you party
Location: TBD

Be part of an intimate dinner gathering at a beautiful Nantucket location with the comedians of the 2022 Nantucket Comedy Festival.  Available exclusively to NCF Patron Pass holders, this is a unique, one-of-a-kind opportunity to mingle with some of the funniest people on the planet as we celebrate the Nantucket Comedy Festival and support Stand Up & Learn™.