City of Irving News

Posted on: July 10, 2017

Comedians Wanted for New Showcase at Laughs by the Lake

2016-09-02 Laughs by the Lake (90)

The City of Irving’s annual Laughs by the Lake outdoor comedy show returns to the shores of Lake Carolyn on Friday, Sept. 1. This year, event organizers are searching for the funniest stand-up comedians in North Texas to compete in a comedy showcase at the beginning of the show. Audience members will vote for the funniest five-minute set. If you think you have what it takes, submit your entry using the online form.  Submissions must be received by Friday, July 21.  

For more information about the Comedy Showcase, download the Comedy Showcase FAQ.

Immediately following the showcase, attendees will be treated to great performances by three top professional stand-up comedians. 

Headliner Ben Bailey is best known as the host of the popular game show "Cash Cab," for which he won three Daytime Emmy Awards. Bailey has appeared on multiple morning and late night shows, hosted "Who’s Still Standing" (NBC) and "After the Catch" (Discovery), and released several comedy specials. He is joined by comedians Dorie McLemore and Troy Walker for a dynamic, hilarious evening of entertainment.

Admission is free. Visit the event website for more details.

Laughs by the Lake website