2019 Comedy Festival

NORFOLK - The 12th annual Great American Comedy Festival ends Saturday night with the festival gala.

Talent Coordinator and Vice Chair Chase Pflueger says the gala is headlined by comedy legend Paul Reiser who will also be awarded the Johnny Carson Legend award.

"That show is going to be hosted by Pete Lee who's a local favorite as he won the 2012 festival. This is the fourth time he's been back. There will also be four other fantastic comedians."

Pflueger says those comedians include Dino Archie, Dina Hashem, Chris Newberg, and Karen Rontowski.

The gala will start at 7 at the Johnny Carson Theatre and tickets cost $50 per person.

To buy tickets go to GreatAmericanComedyFestival.Com.

The festival is presented by Nucor Vulcraft, Cold Finish, Nucor Steel Nebraska, and Nucor Detailing Center.

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