EDISON PARK — This year's Edison Park comedy festival promises to be bigger and better than last year.
In fact, organizers are promising that the four-day festival will be truly epic.
Now know as the Edison Park Infectious Comedy Fest — a.k.a the Epic Fest — the six-show event organized by the Edison Park Chamber of Commerce and Yes I Am Show Business promises to bring some of the nation's funniest comedians to three Edison Park locations.
Sean White, who touts his brutally honest style of quick, thought-provoking material, will headline the first night of the fest at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Emerald Isle Bar and Grill, 6686 N. Northwest Highway.
Mike Lebovitz, who promises to highlight the inherent absurdity of being with subversive turns of phrase, will headline the show Thursday at Edison Park Inn, 6715 N. Olmstead Ave.
John Conroy, a native of Washington, D.C., who now lives in Minnesota, will offer his brand of smart, aggressive and uncompromising comedy during the show at 8 p.m. Oct. 17 at The Wip Theater, 6670 N. Northwest Highway.
The Bomb Shelter, featuring comedians Junior Stopka, Andrew Halter and Maggie Ednie, will headline the 10 p.m. show Oct. 17 at the Wip Theater.
Danny Kallas, from northwest suburban Elmwood Park, will highlight the show at 8 p.m. Oct. 18 at The Wip Theater.
Marty DeRosa, known for his podcast "Wrestling with Depression," will headline the final show of the fest at 10 p.m. Oct. 18 at The Wip Theater.
Tickets are $15 to $25. For more information, go to www.yesiamshow.biz or call 312-692-9327.
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