Tuesday, November 13 2012
After twelve straight shows and only one night off, the 33rd Annual Seattle International Comedy Competition begins its semi-final round tonight at the Comedy Underground in Seattle. Having secured a minimum of $500 in prize money, the ten semi-finalists begin continue their run for the gold.
No matter where they placed in the early rounds scores go back to zero – so here are your semi-finalists in alphabetical order:
Nate Abshire (Minneapolis, MN)
Ryan Clauson (Hanover, NH)
Ricarlo Flanagan (Detroit, MI)
Solomon Georgio (Los Angeles, CA/Seattle, WA)
Tyrone Hawkins (Tacoma, WA)
Joe Klocek (San Francisco, CA)
Landry (Atlanta, GA/Toronto, ON)
Justin Leon (Kansas City, MO)
Michael Malone (Los Angeles, CA)
Elliot Maxx (Ballard, WA)
They will perform tonight, tomorrow at Edmonds Center for the Arts, Thursday at Washington Center for the Performing Arts in Olympia, Friday at the Skagit Casino, and Saturday at Snoqualmie Casino, where the finalists will be announced.
This crazy ride is just really getting going. . .