2012 Comedy Festival winner to return as semi-final host

NORFOLK - Tickets are now available online for the 2013 Viaero Great American Comedy Festival June 12th through 16th in Norfolk.  Pete Lee, the winner of last year’s Comedy Festival, will return to host the semi-final competitions on Thursday and Friday night. Lee says last year’s festival really gave his career a boost.  The festival kicks off with amateur competition and magicians on Wednesday, semi-final competition on Thursday and Friday, and the finals on Saturday. Drew Carey will host the Saturday night show and Stephen Wright will receive the Johnny Carson Comedy Legend Award.  Tickets and more information can be found online at www.greatamericancomedyfestival.com.