Calendar

Passes

May
30
Wed
Queerprov
May 30 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Baltimore Improv Group’s LGBTQIA+ members come together to open the festival as a prelude to PRIDE. HAPPY PRIDE <3!

May
31
Thu
Charming Possibilities, Fallopian Tudes, Robo Twinz, and Ladies All Stars (Charm City Comedy Project) @ The BIG Theater
May 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

XFest, a comedy festival for gender minorities, kicks off the weekend with Baltimore and DC stand-up and improv laughs. The 7pm slot features Charm City Comedy Project’s Ladies All-Stars and local indie troupes Charming Possibilities and Fallopian Tudes. Don’t miss out on an evening of raucous laughs!

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Kiki Anderson hosts Christine Ferrara, Nicki Fuchs, Stacey Axler, and IO Duarte (Stand-Up) @ The BIG Theater
May 31 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

XFest, a comedy festival for gender minorities, kicks off the weekend with Baltimore and DC stand-up and improv laughs. The 8pm slot features host Kiki Anderson and stand-ups Christine Ferrara, Nicki Fuchs, Stacey Axler, and IO Duarte.

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Kiki Anderson

Christine Ferrera

IO Duarte

Stacey Axler

Nicki Fuchs

The Quitters, IUDivas, Communikate, and Synched @ The BIG Theater
May 31 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

XFest, a comedy festival for gender minorites, kicks off the weekend with Baltimore and DC stand-up and improv laughs. Check out DC’s The Quitters, solo improv from Communikate: Art Alive and local Baltimore indie teams IUDivas, Robo Twinz, and Synched!

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IUDivas

CommuniKate: Artalive!

Jun
1
Fri
Hannah Jackson hosts Blair Baker, Mary Jane French, Tiffany Cain, and Natalie McGill @ The BIG Theater
Jun 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Get into your end-of-the-week laughing groove with a set hosted by Baltimore Improv Group’s own Hannah Jackson. Featuring stand-up acts Blair Baker, Mary Jane French, Tiffany Cain, and Natalie McGill

Mary Jane French

Blair Baker

 

Sara Geimer

Hannah Jackson

BABS, Bosstel, and Gin Girls (Improv) @ The BIG Theater
Jun 1 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Lovable duo BABS open an evening of improv followed by the ladies of Baltimore Improv Group’s house team Hostel, appropriately named Bosstel. The show also features improv trip from New York City the Gin Girls!

Babs

Gin Girls

Violet Gray Hosts Elizabeth Norman, and Jill Silva @ The BIG Theater
Jun 1 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Get individual perspectives from this hilarious stand-up line-up that will make you laugh from your diaphragm. XFest features voices from gender minorities in comedy, and this set features stand-up from the Pacific Northwest and the Baltimore/DC area.

Jill Silva

Francesca D’Uva

Violet Gray

The Women of Gus, Mom Jeans, and OLGA @ The BIG Theater
Jun 1 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm

The show opens with local favorites OLGA, Baltimore-based indie comedy duo comprised of Jen Diamond and Pam Hugi. Then pull your jeans up—way up—and get ready to see some mom-inspired improv from Mom Jeans (aka, the women of BIG house team Plan B). BIG luminaries, The Women of GUS, close the show with high-energy, fact-paced improv comedy.

The Women of Gus

OLGA

Jun
2
Sat
Panel Discussion: Silence and Noise
Jun 2 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Silence and Noise:
A panel discussion surrounding the ways women and gender minorities have been silenced in comedy spaces. During this panel, we will discuss ways we can make some noise, using our voices to effect change AND BE FUNNY AS HELL.
 
Moderated by Steph Joyal. Featuring Panelists Blue Cavell-Allette, Keisha Zollar, Chelsea Shorte, Violet Gray, and Jennifer Withers
Saturday, June 2, 5:30 pm
BIG Theater
FREE
Surprise Party (featuring Keisha Zollar), Clamor of Harpies, and Future Wives (Improv) @ The BIG Theater
Jun 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The women of Surprise Party kick off the final evening of XFEST with special guest Keisha Zollar. Philadelphia’s own Clamor of Harpies and New York’s Future Wives round out this all-star cast of troupes.

Surprise Party
Surprise Party
Future Wives
Future Wives
Clamor of Harpies
Clamor of Harpies
Steph Joyal hosts Tierra Mooney, Francesca D’Uva, Laura Manaswewich, and Chelsea Shorte @ The BIG Theater
Jun 2 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Chelsea Shorte headlines this fantastic night of comedy featuring host Steph Joyal, local favorite T-Mooney, and Connecticut’s Laura Manaswewich.

Chelsea Shorte

Laura Manasewich

Francesca D’Uva

Tierra Mooney

 

The Cast and Dream Spooners @ The BIG Theater
Jun 2 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Headliners The Cast perform a full play in an imaginary backstage of a theater! Washington DC duo Dream Spooners opens.

Dream Spooners