Monthly Archives: November 2015

It’s Penultimate! Finals Night 4 Admiral Theatre Bremerton

(L-R Host Rodger Lizaola, Dino Archie, Mitch Burrow, Hans Kim, Kortney Shane Williams, Al Park. Photo by Joshua Chambers)
We’ve been taking this Finals show to the Admiral Theatre in Bremerton since 1998, at the suggestion of comedy journalist Sean McCarthy (thecomicscomic.com) was an entertainment writer for The Sun.

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Finals Show 3 Kirkland Performance Center

(Overexposed and out of focus from L-R: Hans Kim, Al Park, Kortney Shane Williams, Mitch Burrow, Dino Archie, Rodger Lizaola)
We’ve been coming to the KPCenter (as we insiders call it) almost since it first opened in 1999. It is possibly the best-configured venue for stand-up comedy in the Northwest.

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13 Years on Vashon

(Photo Pete Welch)
Now that the tryptophan’s worn off, we can finally update this site. Whew. Did a little calculation Wednesday night, and it turns out we’ve been bringing this show to the Vashon Theatre for 13 year! When Eileen and Gordon Wolcott bought the islands’ only movie house,

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WAC Choice

(L-R Dino Archie, Kortney Shane Williams, Mitch Burrow, Al Park, host Rodger Lizaola, Hans Kim. Not pictured: Tom Waits)
This year, as in the past, we began the finals with a private show for abut 120 members and guests at the venerable Washington Athletic Club Crystal Ballroom. It’s always a challenge for the finalists,

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And your finalists are. . .

Virtually every show in the Competition so far has been a sellout, and tonight’s was no exception.  So – Mitch Burrow came in first.  Hans Kim came in third.  Andrew Rivers was 5th. Why is that significant?  Because Hans was in 8th place going in to the night.  But his score was so high this night that he not only passed Andrew and Samson Koletkar but knocked Tony Dijamco out of the 5th finalist spot by .13 of a point.  

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Semi-Finals Night 4 – Bainbridge Island

(L-R Host Dan Rosenberg, Kortney Shane Williams, Samson Koletkar, Mitch Burrow, Dino Archie, and with the glowing head Al Park)

We have been fortunate to have a series of huge audiences and sold-out shows, and this night was no exception.  Squooshed.  Every inch of space taken.  Even the performance area was limited due to the construction of sets for BPA’s production of Mary Poppins.

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A Skagit Casino Adventure!

(L-R Tony Dijamco, host Duane Goad, Kortney Shane Williams, Dino Archie, Mitch Burrow, Al Park, Andrew Rivers)

It was all going so well.  Show sold out way in advance, good driving weather, nice leisurely dinner.  Host Duane Goad keeping it tight, everyone is KILLING IT.  Intermission was smooth,

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Olympia, Here We Come

Mr Globey goes to Olympia tonight to the Washington Center for the Performing Arts. We have Duane Goad as our master of ceremonies.

We have the always funny Duane Goad hosting our Top 10 comics which includes Dino Archie, Mitch Burrow,

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What a way to start the Semis!

(L-R Kortney Shane Williams, host Duane Goad, Al Park, Hans Kim, Dino Archie, Mitch Burrow, Owen Straw)

One of the coolest things about the SICC Semi-Finals is that we move into big concert venues; performing in a comedy club is way different from a sold-out 700 seat theater.

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Tonight We’re off to Edmonds

The Semi-Finals of the Seattle International Comedy Competition start tonight at the Edmonds Center for the Arts.

We have 10 really funny comics who get to do more time and what a better place to kick it off than in a nice big theater with a great crowd.

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