Carolina's Funniest Comic

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The funniest comedians from North and South Carolina!

CAROLINA'S FUNNIEST COMIC 2016 - The funniest comedians in North Carolina and South Carolina compete for $1500 in cash and prizes. NC shows run throughout January at DSI Comedy Theater.

SC comics will perform at Alchemy Comedy Theater.

(Stream Online!)

Be sure to catch the epic finale and find out who will be crowned Carolina's Funniest Comic!
Andrew Aghapour (NC)
Licita Cromer (SC)
Lauren Faber (NC)
Shelton Love (SC)


Andrew Aghapour (Chapel Hill, NC)
Andrew Aghapour is a graduate student at UNC Chapel Hill who also teaches stand up comedy and performs improv at the DSI Comedy Theater. Andrew's comedic stories have been featured on the RISK! podcast and The Monti. His comedy explores racial identity, robots, and the thin line between humans and animals.


Licita Cromer (Spartanburg, SC)
Licita “Sweet Baby Kita” Cromer works in the medical field during the day but moonlights telling jokes at night. She is winning comedy competitions and fans everywhere she goes! Licita Cromer brings laughter to so many but also a helping hand! Licita is an active member of the Women With Unique Visions in her hometown of Atlanta. She is a regular supporter of The Susan B Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, The Hosea Williams Feed the Hungry Campaign, American Heart Association and she volunteers at nursing homes.


Lauren Faber (Durham, NC)
In first grade, Lauren Faber wrote that she wanted to be a stand-up comedian when she grew up. Now she's living the dream! Lauren has yet to learn that you can make things up on stage, so get ready for some unadulterated truth about her misadventures as a lesbian globetrotter trying to get a date and save the world. Lauren has emceed for Godfrey, opened for Joe Zimmerman, and appeared with Maria Bamford on WUNC's the State of Things. She is a member of Chapel Hill, NC's DSI Standup Corps and co-produces DSI's showcase for female comedians, Ladies' Night. Lauren has studied Standup writing under Andrew Aghapour and Zach Ward
and Improv under Brandon Holmes. When she's not on stage, Lauren works at a university with a justly reviled basketball team doing all the boring stuff so a brilliant economist can actually save the world.


Shelton Ridge Love (Greenville, SC)
Shelton Ridge Love is a native of Kansas City, MO and currently resides in Greenville, SC. When he's not telling jokes, he enjoys composing and performing music both for pleasure and professionally. These habits are supported by his work as a retail manager which also drives and supports the whole drinking habit. He loves making people laugh and is most content when he is able to spread a little happiness wherever he goes.

2008 Carolina's Funniest Comic - John Loftin
2009 Carolina's Funniest Comic - John Betz Jr
2010 Carolina's Funniest Comic - Tom Keller
2011 Carolina's Funniest Comic - Brad Schnurr
2012 Carolina's Funniest Comic - Crazy Boris
2013 Carolina's Funniest Comic - Matt White
2014 Carolina's Funniest Comic - Regina Ren
2015 Carolina's Funniest Comic - Chad Cosby
2016 Carolina's Funniest Comic - YOU DECIDE!

* Results are 100% based on audience vote.

Upcoming shows
Sunday, Feb 14, 2016
8:00 pm