Snubfest 2015 Submissions Now Open!

Under The Gun Theater and Zanies Comedy Club announce open submissions for the 9th annual Snubfest Comedy Festival. Applications will be due on April 15th. Performances dates will be held on June 4th at 8:00pm (Standup) at Zanies in Chicago. Additional performances will be staged at Under the Gun Theater on June 6th at 7:30pm (Solo Sketch) and 9:00pm (Sketch) and on June 7th at 8:00pm (Storytelling). Prizes for the festival in the past have included performance slots at the Laugh Factory and Comedy Bar, show dates at New York’s Magnet Theater and People’s Improv Theater and a feature on WBEZ’s Afternoon shift.

Snubfest showcases Comic performers have been rejected from a festival or stages in the last 12 months and have decided to put themselves on the line for a panel of industry judges to win performance slots on local and national stages. Snubfest since January 2005 has been connecting industry professionals with overlooked talent and bolsters an impressive resume of Alumni including TJ Miller (Comedy Central's Mash Up) , Vanessa Bayer (SNL), Nick Vatterott (Jimmy Fallon), Lauren Lapkus (Orange is the New Black) Cameron Esposito (Late Night with Craig Ferguson) and Jacob Willams (America's Got Talent Finalist) just to name a few.

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