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Posted on Mon, Mar 12, 2012 : 5:43 a.m.

Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase hosts talent search for Rooftop Comedy National College Comedy Competition

By Staff

TBS and Rooftop Comedy will host the Michigan Regional Rival Match for the 5th annual Rooftop Comedy National College Comedy Competition, the nationwide talent search to find the funniest college students in America, at Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase (314 E. Liberty) on Wednesday, March 14, at 8 p.m.

Comedy teams from Michigan State University and The University of Michigan will go head to head onstage in a stand-up battle. Fans from each school will have the opportunity to vote online to determine which team will move forward in the competition.

Students, alums and comedy fans of all stripes can catch all of the college comedy action at, where they can watch and vote for their favorite comedians and teams at each stage of the series, starting on April 1. The top four individual comedians competing from 32 schools will get a chance to perform in the National Student Finals at the TBS Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Chicago in June.

For more information on the National College Comedy Michigan regional competition at Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase, as well as a complete list of upcoming regional competitions, visit

Tickets are $10, or $5 with a student id. This show is for those aged 18 and over.