Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Comedy in Amsterdam: Summer International Summer Festival

When in Amsterdam...there is always something to do. Summer brings with it the Comedytrain International Festival. All the acts are in English. From 2 July to 2 August Wednesday to Saturday nights have a range of International acts at the Toomler Theatre.



Tickets are affordable at 18.50euro and can be purchased at their website here.

Don't forget that you can have dinner or snacks at the same venue. The shows start at 8:30pm and run until 10:30pm.

Toomler Lists the acts for 2014 as:

Line-up:
Wed 2 - Sat 5 July: Tony Law & Keith Farnan
Both Tony Law and Keith Farnan performed in Toomler before. They've been doing some pretty amazing stuff in the meantime, so we're very happy to have them back!
Watch Tony at Comedy Central UK's The Alternative Comedy Experience and Keith at Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow.
Wed 9 - Sat 12 July: Pete Johansson & Matt Kirshen
Pete Johansson is one of our favourites. And Amsterdam is one of his. Matt Kirshan has appeared in and written for numerous television shows in the UK, including a charity gala featuring Jimmy Fallon, which resulted in Jimmy himself requesting Matt to open for him in a college tour to promote his new Late Night hosting slot.
Pete on Russel Peters - Live from Amsterdam and Matt at Jimmy Fallon.
Wed 16 - Sat 19 July: Simon Munnery & Nina Conti
Comedy veteran Simon Munnery is famous for his experimental sets and stabs at the void between dead film and live theatre, in his latest fylm-tastic show.
Nina Conti is an Award-winning comedian, groundbreaking ventriloquist and acclaimed filmmaker.
Here's Simon's trailer for his new show. Nina at Russel Howard's Good News.
Wed 23 - Sat 26 July: Tom Rhodes & Hannah Gadsby
Tom Rhodes is a world traveling comedian known in all comedy clubs and luckily for us, a big fan of Amsterdam.
Hannah Gadsby's wonderful wordplay and heart-breakingly funny observations have delighted audiences all over the world.
Tom Live from Amsterdam and Hannah on the Melbourne Comedy Festival.
Wed 30 July - Sat 2 August: Ophira Eisenberg & Brooks Wheelan
Ophira Eisenberg is a comedian, writer, storyteller and host. Her debut memoir was recently optioned for a feature film.
Brooks Wheelan is a name to watch and joined  the  cast of Saturday Night Live as a featured player. Check out Ophira's stand-up on Ferguson. Brooks on SNL.

When in Amsterdam...enjoy!


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