Americans performing at the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe

August means comedy has taken over Edinburgh, Scotland.

This year, more than 60 of the 3,972 shows playing nightly across the city will feature American comedians.

They include college troupes from Cornell and Stanford, the always popular musical improv from Baby Wants Candy, the return of Brendon Burns and Colt Cabana, and stand-up from Allan Havey, Judah Friedlander, Myq Kaplan, Ramon Rivas, Chris Laker, and more! The festival runs through Aug. 27, 2018.

Here they are:

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