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Burning Tree, Amicus House and Recovery Comedy

Humor heals all wounds...eventually. Enjoy the deep laughs emanating from surviving life's darkest moments in this funny, poignant stand-up comedy show about the journey back to sanity.  The Addicts' Comedy Tour is a new stand-up show about overcoming life challenges with laughter and strength. Drawing upon their shared friendship and experiences around often persistent addictions, nationally headlining and most in-demand recovery comedians Mark Lundholm and Kurtis Matthews finally tour together to share colorful stories about life, love, jail and rehab, and keep you laughing along the way. With over 55 years of stage experience and 28 and 31 years of continuous recovery between them, these seasoned performers have a lot to share and laugh about. 

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Mark Lundholm has performed in all 50 states and 10 foreign countries. From world-renowned musicians, heads of state, Fortune 500 companies to rehabilitation centers and convicted felons, Mark has truly entertained on the world's stage.  He's appeared on Comedy Central, Showtime, A&E, CBS, and NBC. Mark wrote and performed his own one-man show off-Broadway in New York City reaching critical acclaim, and in his spare time created the now staple DVD series, Humor in Treatment and the Recovery Board Game.  One thing is clear about Mark Lundholm - he's not slowing down anytime soon. With a brand-new  DVD series called Family in Treatment out, a soon-to-be-finished book and a television series in development, there are plenty of laughs coming from this revolutionary entertainer!

Kurtis Matthews has toured nationally and internationally since 1984. He starred in the BBCs 'Find me the Funny' and has appeared on A and E and VH1. Currently, he performs in multiple NA, AA conventions, Rehabs and private fundraisers every year. In 1999, he founded the San Francisco Comedy College (SFCC), which has become the largest stand-up school in America.  Over the past fifteen years, the SFCC has cultivated new comedians who have revitalized the local comedy market and have won a majority of comedy competitions in the Bay Area.

The Addicts Comedy Tour since 2015 has appeared at the Funny Bone Chain in Columbus, Omaha, Dayton, Des Moines, Syracuse, Albany, Hartford, Richmond, Virginia Beach at the Improv chain in Tampa, West Palm, Denver, Kansas City, Brea at Rick Bronson's House of Comedy in Minneapolis, Phoenix at Laffs Comedy  Tucson, Wiseguys Salt Lake City, State Theater Portland, Jokers Richland Wa, Hyenas Dallas, Joke Joint Showcase Houston, Mortys Indianapolis and numerous private fundraisers, conventions and theatres throughout America. The goal is to keep touring until we entertain every comedy fan and everyone in recovery all over the earth!


Interview with DR Drew April 2016

Addicts Comedy Tour Sept 2016

No Cal Recap


Addicts Comedy Tour July 2016

Texas Recap

Addicts Comedy Tour April 2016

Southern California and Arizona Recap

Addicts Comedy Tour April 2016

Oregon and Washington Recap

Addicts Comedy Tour March 2016

Boston, NY and CT Recap

Addicts Comedy Tour Feb 2016

Indiana and Ohio Recap

Addicts Comedy Tour Jan 2016

Nebraska, Iowa and Minnesota Recap

Addicts Comedy Nov 2015

Private Show for Blair Drug and Alcohol Programs in Altoona PA

Addicts Comedy Sept 2015

Private Show for the RASE project in Harrisburg PA

Addicts Comedy - The Origin of the tour!



Great Day Houston TV

Recovering Addicts Use Comedy and Personal Stories To Connect

Confessional Comedy Comes to Dallas

This Life Podcast with Dr Drew and Bob Forrest 5/28/16

Phoenix Radio Promo - Comedyschools Radio 4/21/16

Variety Topics - Blog Talk Radio 4/2/16

Healing the Soul with the Funny Bone 3/1/16

Addicts Comedy Tour: Something to laugh about  2/29/16

Recovery Comedians find humor in addiction 2/16/16

Mark Lundholm uses Humor to fight addiction 1/27/16


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1. You want to sponsor us while in your market and receive advertising, a workshop or performance at your facility and a block of tickets!*

2. You want to invite us to your meeting or clubhouse.

3. You'd like to book the show into your club, facility, theater, cruise or birthday party!

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