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Comedy contest looking for contestants

Published: Tuesday, July 2, 2013 10:28 a.m. CDT

GREENFIELD — Warren Cultural Center in Greenfield is looking for a few funny people. When Second City Improv All Stars appear at the center Sept. 20, local comedy talent will compete for cash and perform to be judged by the All Stars.

Two preliminary contests will be held 8 p.m. July 17 at Adair County Fair in Greenfield, and 5 p.m. Aug. 29 at Greenfield Farmers’ Market. Material must be “G” rated and last no more than five minutes. Entry fee is $20, due by July 15 for prelim No. 1 and Aug. 29 for prelim No. 2. Limit of 10 contestants for each prelim. Two finalists will be chosen from each show.

Finalists will receive two tickets to the Improv All Stars show and present a 10-minute routine that night. Winner receives $200; runner-up, $50.

For registration or more information, Warren Cultural Center, PO Box 201, Greenfield, IA 50849; 641-343-7337; warrenoperahouse@hotmail.com. Registration is not complete until entry fee is received.

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