Michael O’Connell to Compete at the Sacramento Comedy Festival on Sept. 18

festlogo-e1405971110827The fourth annual Sacramento Comedy Festival will be held September 12-20 at the Sacramento Comedy Spot (and other venues), and wheelchair comedian Michael O’Connell will be competing in the Stand-Up Competition against comics from around the country.

O’Connell’s preliminary round will be on Thursday, September 18 at 7:00PM at the Sacramento Comedy Spot, where he will compete in a group of nine, of whom two will advance. If he moves on, the semi-final round will be Friday, September 19, at 9:00PM. If he then advances to the final, he’ll compete on Saturday, September 20 at 10:30PM for the grand prize.

The nine-day festival celebrates all forms of stage comedy, from stand-up to improv to sketch comedy. Competitions will be held for each genre. Twenty-four comedy shows are currently scheduled, with more to be added. Tickets are on sale for individual events, or an All-Access Pass can be purchased for admittance to all shows in the festival.

To view the event schedule and purchase advance tickets, click HERE.