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Comics Rising 2022

Comics Rising returned to The Big Apple in celebration of the 2022 Black Women In Comedy Laff Fest. Performances were held on June 16th, 10:30pm EST at the New York Comedy Club (Midtown).

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Comics Rising 2021

Comics Rising made it's New York City debut at Broadway Comedy Club during the 2021 Black Women In Comedy Laff Fest. Performances were held on June 18th, 2021.


2021 Comics Rising Comedy Festival



Our comedians have shined on some of the world's most renowned television networks, streaming platforms, and stages. Our upcoming phenoms and nationally touring headliners are rising through the ranks with their impeccable stand-up; widening the road to success for others. Our inaugural festival debut “Love For Humans” is being held virtually from May 5th through the 8th, 2021.

"The first edition of this showcase, with the comics and audience on Zoom, was a blast."

- Nick Zaino III, The Boston Globe

Check out what we've been up to on social media @ComicsRising

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Meet the Team

2021 Comics Rising™ Comedy Festival

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Executive Producer & Director

Reece Cotton

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Nick Baskerville

Committee Member

Donna Lewis

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