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Headliners announced for LaughFest 2021

Local festival offering discounted laughs Friday
Posted at 6:00 AM, Feb 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-25 06:41:00-05

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — We are getting a look at headliners for the 11th annual Laughfest, which is going virtual due to COVID-19.

Additional acts include Ron Funches, Tom Papa, Justin Willman, Michelle Wolf, the Comedy Project's "3 Mics & a Movie!", and the stage performance "Bunny Bunny: Gilda Radner", directed by Emmy award winning director Teresa Thome.

Funches has appeared in New Girl, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and can be heard on Bob's Burgers. LaughFest organizers say his podcast, "Gettin' Better with Ron Funches," will be featured on March 13 at 7 p.m.

Tom Papa will perform on March 12 at 9 p.m. Last year, Netflix launched his stand-up special “Tom Papa: You’re Doing Great."

Justin Willman is known as a magician and comedian. He's also known for being the host of “Cupcake Wars” on Food Network. He will perform Thursday, March 11, at 9 p.m.

Michelle Wolf launched her stand-up special, “Michelle Wolf: Nice Lady”, on HBO in 2017. She also took part in the 2018 White House Correspondents Dinner and was a writer and on-air contributor for “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah." She is set to perform at LaughFest 2021 on March 13 at 9 p.m.

Instead of tickets, you can access the Laughfest fun by purchasing the premium all-access content for $40.

Money raised goes to Gilda's Club to help with cancer and grief support.

For more details on these shows at other events, click here.