Photo: Cassie Gonzales 2022

Comedy Performers

23 Stages with Live Entertainment

Arthur Greenleaf Holmes

  • Adult (16+)
Scandalous. Licentious. Madly impolitic. And riotously funny. Stroll down the paisley corridors of iambic corruption as Arthur Greenleaf Holmes presents his villainous verse. Not for the skittish. Show rated PG-16 - not suitable for children.

Bettina Bawdeville

  • Adult (16+)
  • Limited Engagement
Bettina Bawdeville sings risque original pub songs, mixing the bawdy with hints of vaudeville. Audience participation and shout-along opportunities abound! Not for delicate sensibilities. Show rated PG-16 - not suitable for children.

Burbage and The Bard

  • Adult (16+)
  • Limited Engagement
The legendary playwright and his greatest actor are here, and there's nothing you can do about it! Bear witness to Shakespeare's lesser-known talent for song, and Burbage's greater-known talent for sizzle ('tis the pants). Sing-y, silly, and downright sloppy times await with Burbage and the Bard!

Cirqa Brava

Cirqa Brava high-flying acrobats that mesmerize & delight with their one-of-a-kind aerial & circus spectacle! Blending razor-sharp comedy with breathtaking beauty, these ladies’ antics will turn your world upside down, inside out, and leave you tangled with laughter!

Cirque du Sewer

You may recognize the trained rats, cats, and acro-human of Cirque du Sewer from their feature on “ Ripleys Believe It or Not?”, or from their national and international tv appearances, including a standing ovation and multiple rounds on America’s Got Talent. But watching them live at a renaissance faire is even more thrilling because we can’t edit out when cats are jerks! Melissa combines her skills with the talents of her rescue animals, creating complicated obstacle courses for the rats, dancing with cats, and balancing upside down on a half-inch slack rope.

Cy the Sword Swallower

A man of skill, a man of danger, and some would say….a complete lunatic. Cy is a master of the blade. Witness him swallow a whole armory of swords of different shapes and sizes ranging from the smallsword to the curved scimitar. No two shows are the same. With variety, audience participation and comedy. Cy will leave you thrilled and entertained, bursting with laughter and talking about it after.

Ermagerd the Bard

  • Limited Engagement
Ermagerd is a bard: a historic musician and wordsmith. You can "Choose your Own Bardventure" by voting on what songs, stories, and stand-up history she'll perform in over a dozen languages! And kids and families can join her for "Ermagerd's Silly Singalong!

Fire Whip Show

Sophisticated, high-energy routines, featuring single-handed whip cracking, double-handed multi-crack demos, stunts and tricks including balloon popping, candle snuffing, paper cutting, flower snipping, whip dancing, wraps, fire whips, and much, much more.