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Saturday, April 28, 2018

First annual 6th Borough Comedy Fest June 7-10 in Jersey City with Gilbert Gottfried

Gilbert Gottfried photo crop 

Art House Productions (Meredith Burns, Executive Director, Ari Miller and Rich Kiamco, Producers) are proud to announce the first annual 6th Borough Comedy Fest (6BCF) from June 7th-10th. 6BCF will be held in Downtown Jersey City with over 70 performers both local and national. The fest will feature Stand Up, Sketch, Improv, Comedy Podcasts and more. Gilbert Gottfried headlines the fest on June 9th at Art House Productions. For more information and to purchase tickets, go to www.6BCF.com

Art House Productions has long awarded adventurous and diverse performing artists with a stage to expose audiences to their ambitious and challenging projects. Like the theater, 6BCF puts a premium on diversity and inclusion in comedy. Festival performers and teams include Nathaly Aucar, Jeffrey Baldinger, Bryan Berlin, Jeena Bloom, Caroline Castro, Chucho, Keanne Cobb, Dwayne Paul Cullen, Danger Noodle, Melissa Diaz, Dinosaur Jones, Ariel Evans, Jarrod Fortune, Woody Fu, Pedro  Gonzales, Gilbert Gottfried, Isabel Hagen, Blair Harris, Victoria Hoffman, Improv Technicians, Sammie James, Boris Khaykin, Rich Kiamco, Kyle Mara, Jake Mattera, Pat May, Sam Morrison, My Dark Little Corner, Jenny Nelson, Opening Night, Darin Patterson, Jason Planitzer, Khalid Rahmaan, Harpreet Sehmbi, Kate Sisk, Tristan Smith, The Great American Country Drifters, Luke Touma, WTY - We There Yet? Podcast, Bryan Yang, and the Youngins Podcast.

“If you attend the fest, we can guarantee one of the following: This festival will make you laugh. Or this festival will rekindle your marriage,” says Ari Miller.

Venues participating in Jersey City’s premiere comedy fest are FM Bar, 340 3rd Street at Newark Avenue and Art House Productions Theater at the Cast Iron Lofts located at 262 17th Street btw Coles St. and Jersey Ave.

Festival Schedule:

Thursday, June 7th

Art House Productions - 262 17th Street, Jersey City NJ 07310

Storytelling + Sketch Comedy + Improv

7:00 PM- 11:00 PM

Ages 18+

Friday, June 8th

FM Bar- 340 3rd St, Jersey City, NJ 07302

Stand Up Comedy

7:30 PM - 11:30 PM

Ages 18+

Saturday, June 9th

Art House Productions - 262 17th Street Jersey City NJ 07310

Sketch Comedy + Stand Up with HEADLINER GILBERT GOTTFRIED (top photo)

7:00 PM- 11:00 PM

Ages 18+

Sunday, June 10th

Art House Productions - 262 17th Street Jersey City NJ 07310

Podcast Happy Hour + Sketch + Improv

5:00 PM- 9:30 PM

Ages 18+

About Art House Productions:

Art House Productions is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to the development and presentation of the performing and visual arts in Jersey City, NJ. Art House Productions presents theater, events, visual arts, adult and youth theater classes, the annual Your Move Modern Dance festival, and the citywide arts festival, JC Fridays. For more information about our programs, please visit our website at www.arthouseproductions.org.

SPONSORED BY: SILVERMAN, BCB Community Bank, CarePoint Health, Mack-Cali, and Manhattan Building Company. Presented in Partnership with Mayor Steven M. Fulop, the Jersey City Municipal Council and the Office of Cultural Affairs

Made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, A Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts; administered by the Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs/Tourism Development, and by the County of Hudson, Thomas A. DeGise, Hudson County Executive, and the Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

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