AUBURN — Trial-attorney-turned-full-time comedian Karen Morgan will headline Maine Event Comedy at 8 p.m., Friday, April 24, at the Auburn Fireside Inn, 1777 Washington St. Morgan will be joined by Adam Hatch, Stephanie Anne Doyle and Mark Turcotte. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door. 

A native of Athens, Ga., Morgan set aside a career as a successful lawyer to pursue comedy full time in 2005. She was a finalist on Nick at Nite’s “Search for the Funniest Mom in America” and has been touring the country playing clubs, theaters and corporate events ever since.

She’s performed at Caroline’s in New York, the Improv in Las Vegas and The Laugh Factory in Hollywood. Her comedy can be heard on Sirius XM Radio and nationally syndicated shows. Her television appearances include ads for Walmart and Zyrtec.

Morgan resides in Cumberland and is licensed to practice law in both Maine and Georgia. However, she plans to stick with comedy until someone in her family gets arrested — again.

Hatch was a finalist in Portland’s Funniest Professional contest and has opened for Eddie Brill and Comedy Central’s Juston McKinney. He also produces comedy shows at Bear Brew in Orono.

A Portland favorite, Doyle performed at Boston’s Women in Comedy Festival in 2013 and hosted the Maine Comedy Festival in 2012.

Turcotte was a finalist in the Funniest Comic on the East Coast Contest at Mohegan Sun and founded the Comedy Fix fundraising series.

Advance tickets are $10, $12 at the door.  and may be purchased at Seating is general admission and doors open at 7 p.m. The show is for ages 21-and-older. For more information, call 207-513-0742 or email [email protected]

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