Ladies Of Laughter Contest Seeks Funny Women

The winners from each event advance to the Grand Finale on Aug. 14th at Rodney's Comedy Club.

By: Apr. 18, 2024
Ladies Of Laughter Contest Seeks Funny Women
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Comedy producers are searching for America's funniest women in stand-up comedy to award over $10,000 in national comedy bookings and the 2024 Ladies of Laughter titles this coming July and August in the New York metropolitan area.

“Since it was first introduced into comedy clubs in 1999, the Ladies of Laughter series has awarded comedy bookings, cash, major publicity and the coveted Ladies of Laughter titles to aspiring women in comedy and has been a major driving force behind women getting to the next level in their comedy careers,” said Executive Producer, Peggy Boyce.

Past contestants include a Who's Who of today's successful women in comedy, including Amy Schumer, Melissa Rauch (“Big Bang Theory”), Michelle Buteau, Jessica Kirson, Rachel Feinstein, Laurie Kilmartin (Conan) and countless others that are now established in their comedy careers.

Ladies of Laughter has separate categories for “Professionals” and “Newcomers.”  Those chosen to compete will be judged on audience response, originality, material and delivery by a panel of producers, press and industry judges at 4 preliminary events taking place in New York City, New Jersey, Long Island and Westchester.  

The winners from each event advance to the Grand Finale on Aug. 14th at Rodney's Comedy Club (the site of the famed comedian's former comedy club) before a blue-ribbon panel of judges where they again will compete for the grand prizes worth over $10,000 in theater bookings with the Ladies of Laughter Funny & Fabulous tour at theaters across America.

Those interested in entering the Ladies of Laughter “Her Time” competition should go to  Contestants must be eighteen years or older and must enter before June 15th to be considered for the 2024 competition.  Contestants are urged to apply early.

The 2024 Ladies of Laughter “Her Time” Event Schedule:

Wed., July 17th at 8pm-Rodney's Comedy Club-1118 1st Ave. (61st St.), NYC

Hosted by Prior Ladies of Laughter “Newcomer” Winner & 

ABC-TV's The View Warmup Comic, Regina DeCicco


Thurs., July 25th at 7:30pm-SOPAC- 1 SOPAC Way, South Orange, NJ

Hosted by Prior Ladies of Laughter Winner & One Funny Mother, Dena Blizzard


Thurs., Aug. 1st at 8pm- Governor's Comedy Club-90 Division Ave. Levittown, NY

Hosted by Meghan Hanley


Thurs., Aug. 8th, at 8pm-Emelin Theatre-153 Library Lane, Mamaroneck, NY

Hosted by NPR & The Moth's Ophira Eisenberg


Wed., Aug. 14th: 8pm-Rodney's Comedy Club-1118 1st Ave. (61St), NYC

Hosted by Most Recent Ladies of Laughter “Professional Winner” Liz Glazer


Tickets for all events can be purchased at


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