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Who is Lying?

Show Me the Funny!

Thursday Nite Improv

Sexy Time : Sketch Comedy at the Backstage Bistro

Girlprov IV

Columbus Laughs 2 Year Laughiversary

The Quiz Box

Benefit for Matthew McQuaid

Complete Upcoming Show List

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02/16/16 Tuesdays with Mak & Winks Columbus, OH Backstage Bistro
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $5.00. Age restrictions: 21+. Box office: 614-416-7625.

Show Me the Funny!

Tuesdays with Mak & Winks presents an evening of laughs with some of Ohio’s best standup comedians. Cincinnati comedian Brian Million joins Columbus comedians Jason Banks, J Cokes, and Bianca Moore for this must-see show. Featuring Backstage Bistro favorite Leslie Battle as the evening’s guest host.

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02/18/16 Hashtag Comedy Columbus, OH Backstage Bistro
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $5.00. Age restrictions: 21+. Box office: 614-416-7625.

The Hashtag THURSDAY NIGHT Comedy Show : It’s Just Us

Hashtag Comedy entertains you on a special night of the week: THURSDAY! What’s not to like about Thursday? It’s right before Friday, it starts with a lovely digraph, and it is now chock-full of laughter. And just like a Wednesday show, it’s only $5!

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02/23/16 Tuesdays with Mak & Winks Columbus, OH Backstage Bistro
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $5.00. Age restrictions: 21+. Box office: 614-416-7625.

Sexy Time : Sketch Comedy in the Backstage Bistro

Join us in the Backstage Bistro for an evening of sketch comedy performed by Shadowbox Live actors and comedians. This same group came together in 2015, stepped of the main stage for a night, and sold out the Backstage Bistro… TWICE! Now they’re back to perform a collection of Shadowbox Live’s sexiest sketches. Don’t miss this one-time-only special event!

Starring: Gabriel Guyer, Amy Lay, Jimmy Mak, David Whitehouse and Nickey Winkelman

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02/24/16 Hashtag Comedy Columbus, OH Backstage Bistro
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $5.00. Age restrictions: 21+. Box office: 614-416-7625.

Girlprov IV: Improv Her-ricane!

Girl-prov is back for the first time in 2016! This hilarious show features improvisers and comedians (who happen to be female!) from all over the city. This show is always a raucous good time, so reserve your tickets early. Just $5!

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03/01/16 Tuesdays with Mak & Winks Columbus, OH Backstage Bistro
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $5.00. Age restrictions: 21+. Box office: 614-416-7625.

Columbus Laughs 2 Year Laughiversary

ColumbusLaughs.com is celebrating its second anniversary! Columbus Laughs is an excellent resource for all things comedy in Columbus. Created by Morgan Nicole, this website features profiles on local comedians, a calendar of comedic events, video links, blog, and more! Join us as we celebrate two years of Columbus Laughs on the web with a comedy show, anniversary party, and award ceremony. Everyone is invited!

Hosted by: Morgan Nicole

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03/02/16 Hashtag Comedy Columbus, OH Backstage Bistro
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $5.00. Age restrictions: 21+. Box office: 614-416-7625.

The Hashtag Comedy Show ft. Musician Drew Allan

Drew Allan is a talented musician, photographer and all around cool dude. You may have caught him with his band, the Drew Allan Duo, or waxing eloquent about selfie sticks (correction: they’re called “mono-pods”). We’re combining his talents with ours for a night of comedy, music and laughter. $5!

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03/04/16 The Quiz Box Columbus, OH Backstage Bistro
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $5.00. Age restrictions: 21+. Box office: 614-416-7625.

THE QUIZ BOX is a hilarious game show where audience members get the chance to team up with one of four comedian panelists to win prizes. The comedians compete against each other answering outrageous trivia questions to gain points for their audience counterpart, and all you have to do is sit back, laugh, and win! Everyone in the audience has a chance to become a contestant to win fantastic prizes.

Featuring : Lauren Bencaz, Dan Loper, Andy Luttrell, and special guest Brandon Anderson of Shadowbox Live

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03/08/16 Tuesdays with Mak & Winks Columbus, OH Backstage Bistro
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $10.00. Age restrictions: 21+. Box office: 614-416-7625.

Benefit for Matthew McQuaid

Proceeds from Ticket Sales and donations help fund Matthew’s physical therapy treatments for cerebral palsy

Comedians : Dan Swartout, Dino Tripodis, Brian Million, and Chris Coen

Special Appearance by members of the Ohio State Marching Band

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03/09/16 Hashtag Comedy Columbus, OH Backstage Bistro
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $5.00. Age restrictions: 21+. Box office: 614-416-7625.

Hashtag Comedy’s Wild West 2 ft. Musician Doug Neel

Hoooo-weee! Those rascally varmints in Hashtag Comedy bring you the flavors of the Wild West in this rambunctious show. One of the best musicians east of the Mississippi (seriously, he plays just about every instrument), Doug Neel, joins them for a rootin’ tootin’ good time. Yee-haw and what not! $5.

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03/16/16 Hashtag Comedy Columbus, OH Backstage Bistro
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $5.00. Age restrictions: 21+. Box office: 614-416-7625.

The Hashtag Comedy Show ft. Noah Rogers

Noah Rogers is the Associate Producer at the Short North Stage, holds a degree in ballet from Butler University and is one of the most influential voices in the Columbus performing arts scene. That alone would be worth having him on stage…it also happens that he’s an amazing story teller. Watch Hashtag Comedy combine story and improv for this show. As always, just $5!

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03/23/16 Hashtag Comedy Columbus, OH Backstage Bistro
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $5.00. Age restrictions: 21+. Box office: 614-416-7625.

The Hashtag Comedy Show : 8th Man

Hashtag Comedy believes that anyone can do improv! Their “8th Man” show puts this theory to the test when they add comedian Gary Sheriff to their team for this hilarious show. Don’t miss it! $5.

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03/30/16 Hashtag Comedy Columbus, OH Backstage Bistro
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $5.00. Age restrictions: 21+. Box office: 614-416-7625.

The Hashtag Comedy Show : 8th Man

Hashtag Comedy believes that anyone can do improv! Their “8th Man” show puts this theory to the test when they add comedian Gary Sheriff to their team for this hilarious show. Don’t miss it! $5.

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04/06/16 Hashtag Comedy Columbus, OH Backstage Bistro
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $5.00. Age restrictions: 21+. Box office: 614-416-7625.

HASHTAGMANIA III

40 improvisers, 8 teams, 1 Champion…all decided by YOU. And this year, they’re doing it up BIG. Stay tuned for details!

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