Friday, January 19, 2018

2018 Show Dates! It's our 6th Anniversary!

Woo! We are so excited to be six years old and returning to the Bryant Lake Bowl on these VERY IMPORTANT DATES:

Monday, March 5th 7pm

Monday, March 12th, 7pm

Monday, March 19th, 7pm

Each show will also have a special guest storyteller as well! Who will they be? OOoooOOO what a mystery!

Tickets are $13 in advance or with a 2017 MNFringe button or $15 at the door and will be available by calling the BLB at (612) 825‑8949 or starting Feb 1st online at

We're also excited to announce our new cast member Janay Henry to her first comedybration! Janay is an improvisor with The Theater of Public Policy and is a costume designer, PR master and fun to be around! Welcome Janay!!!

Saturday, January 7, 2017

2017 Show Dates and more!

2017 is here and Women's History Month: The Historical Comedybration (with fabulous prizes) is back at the Bryant Lake Bowl for four shows on March 10, 11, 17 and 18th at 7pm!

The show will feature brand new sketches, games and prizes.

Tickets will be available on the Bryant Lake Bowl Theater website and are $11 advance and $13 at the door! Plus as always, there is food and drinks in the theater!


After the success of last year's Minnesota themed show, the the theme of the 2017 show is:

VILLANESS: Law-Breaking Ladies, Worse Women and Felonius Females (because well-behaved women never make history) 

See you in March!

Thursday, February 11, 2016

The Minnesota Edition is Here for 2016!

Women's History Month: The Historical Comedybration (with fabulous prizes) is back at the Bryant Lake Bowl for the fourth year in a row!

And this year it's a brand spanking new all MINNESOTA women version of the show! Women who's been a part of MN history, or from MN, or were her long enough that we can claim their acheivements to be ours will be featured in the show.

With new challenging games! And of course FABULOUS PRIZES!!!!

Tickets available here!

Plus if you CALL the Bryant Lake Bowl box office (612) 825- 8949 and use the Promo code LOON, you can get 2 for 1 tickets to opening night!


Here are the shows:

Wednesday March 2nd: 7pm
Thursday March 3rd: 10pm
Wednesday March 9th: 7pm 
Thursday March 10th: 10pm

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Two more shows!

After a rolicking 10pm show last night! Women's History Month: The Historical Comedybration (with fabulous prizes) is next playing at 7pm on Thursday! And then at 2:30 on Saturday!

Be aware many people are coming back to try their hand at winning a fabulous prize, so bring your A game!


Monday, August 3, 2015

Three shows left at the MNfringe!

Wow! We've had two incredible shows at the MNfringe! So many great contestants and ever more party hats! Yes, we have party hats!

Here are just a few of the wonderful things people are saying about Women's History Month: The Historical Comedybration at MN Fringe:

"If someone asks you to see Women's History Month at the Minnesota Fringe, just say YES." --Nancy Reagan, former First Lady

"I stayed awake the entire time."--Sleeping Beauty, fable

"I caught this show yesterday, and it was love at first sight."--Billie Jean King, professional tennis legend

"I've never seen a better show at MN Fringe."--Helen Keller, teacher and vision loss advocate

"Laughing for one hour burns enough calories to end childhood obesity. Even if you aren't a child. Let's just say after enjoying Women's History Month at the MN Fringe, childhood obesity didn't stand a chance."--Michelle Obama, First Lady and youth health activist

"You'll go bananas for this show!"--Jane Goodall, primatologist

"The nod to historical women from Minnesota was the icing on the cake for me."--Betty Crocker, anthropomorphized local baked goods company

"Yiyiyiyiyiyiyiyiyiyi!"--Xena, Warrior Princess

"I may be prejudiced, but I'm so proud to see so many women celebrated in such a hilarious manner."--Jane Austen, author

"YOU could win a prize! YOU could win a prize! YOU could win a prize!" Oprah

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Women's Hisotry Month Comes to the MN Fringe!

Leslie Vincent, Kelsey Cramer and Shannon Troy Jones. Photo by Brooke Nelson
Women's History Month: The Historical Comedybration (with fabulous prizes) will be performing at the 2015 Minnesota Fringe Festival!

March will be coming twice in 2015!

The MNfringe is from July 30th to August 9th.

Women's History Month: The Historical Comedybration (with fabulous prizes) was created by Heather Meyer. This will be the fourth installment of the comedybration. Each March since 2013, Heather produces this show with Leslie Vincent, Kelsey Cramer and Shannon Troy Jones. Each year there are new sketches about important historical women, remounts of crowd favorites and interactive audience games for FABULOUS PRIZES! The show is written by Heather Meyer and the cast with additional writing by Emily Schmidt and Andy Browers. This is the first time the show will be produced outside of March, which is actual Women's History Month, so you can be sure it's going to be something spectacular!

Hope to see you there!

Show Schedule:
Shannon Troy Jones and Heather Meyer Photo by: Brooke Nelson
Saturday August 1st 4:00pm
Sunday August 2nd 8:30pm
Tuesday August 4th 10:00pm
Thursday August 6th 7:00pm
Saturday August 8th 2:30pm

All shows will be at The New Century Theatre, 615 Hennepin Ave in downtown Minneapolis.

Get tickets on the MNFringe website after July 1st here!

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

2015 Comedybration Dates!

It's that time of year again! Women's History Month: The Historical Comedybration (with fabulous prizes) will be returning for the third year at the Bryant Lake Bowl Theater! The show will play two times:

Thursday, March 12th at 7pm (doors at 6pm)


Thursday, March 19th at 7pm (doors at 6pm)

Tickets are $10 in advance or with a MNFringe button.
$12 at the door

There will be brand new material with some old favorites! And all new games, so better brush up on your women's history to have your chance at fabulous prizes!

The show will features the talents of Shannon Troy Jones, Leslie Vincent, Heather Meyer, Emily Schmidt and Kelsey Cramer!

Created in 2013 by Heather Meyer, Minneapolis playwright and comedy writer behind the Minnesota Fringe hits: WAITRIX: Dominatrix Waitress, RT+MPLS: The Legend of R.T. Rybak, MERBLADES: Memior of a James Cameron and You're Responsibility for Sex Failure. Heather produces her shows under her production company Black Market Doctor. This is her third time writing and directing Women's History Month: The Historical Comedybration (with fabulous prizes).