Comedy Central Plans Festival Experience

Comedy Central has joined forces with Superfly and Another Planet Entertainment to launch a multi-format festival experience, titled “Comedy Central Presents Colossal Clusterfest.”

April 6, 2018

Comedy Central Plans Festival Experience

Three-day festival will feature comedy attractions from “South Park,” “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” and “Seinfeld.”

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The inaugural festival will serve as a “celebration of comedy in all its forms” and will include stand-up and sketch performances, podcasts recording live on-site, on-stage Q&A’s and comedy attractions. It will also include musical performances, including collaborations between musicians and comedians.

The event will also feature three interactive attractions based on “South Park,” “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” and “Seinfeld.” Fans of “South Park” will be able to dine on themed food and drinks at restaurants from the show, including Tweek Bros. Coffee, Raisins, Les Bos, Casa Bonita and more. “South Park” fans will also be able to take part in multiple photo opportunities as well as dive into a life-size Memberberry ball pit.

Meanwhile, “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” fans will be able to hang out at Paddy’s

Pub, which is complete with themed food and drink as well as interactive programming unique to the show, such as Flipadelphia and pub trivia. “Seinfeld” fans will also be able to join in on the fun with a full-scale recreation of the show’s apartment, the world’s largest Festivus celebration and classic foods from Monk’s Café and The Soup Nazi.

Jerry Seinfeld, Kevin Hart and Bill Burr will headline the event. The inaugural festival lineup also includes talent such as Sarah Silverman & Friends, Ice Cube, Hannibal Buress, Tig Notaro, Pete Davidson, Fred Armisen, Natasha Leggero, Tegan and Sara, Chromeo, Broad City's Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, Bob Odenkirk, Vince Staples, Chris Hardwick, Reggie Watts, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Princess featuring Maya Rudolph and Gretchen Lieberum, among many more.

"‘Colossal Clusterfest’ will be a massive, shared, fan-focused comedy experience–the biggest ever produced–and we are thrilled to join forces with Superfly to launch this unprecedented comedy festival in the great city of San Francisco," says Kent Alterman, president, Comedy Central. “‘Clusterfest’ will celebrate comedy in all its various forms. From headliners to comics-to-watch to podcasters to sketch to improv, fans of comedy are in store for an immersive experience that not only connects them to their favorite comedy stars, but also provides fantastic opportunities for discovery."

“Colossal Clusterfest” will take place June 2-4 at San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza and Bill Graham Civic Auditorium.

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