comedy

Boston Improv Festival to Highlight Underrepresented Comedic Voices

“Improv You Need To See” is the tagline for the Boston Improv Festival, but what does that actually mean? It means Chicago’s only all-Indian improv group. It means a show fully in Spanish. It means a group of women of color banded together under the moniker “Matt Damon Improv.” “We’re in an extra bastion of […]


DEEP SPACE FINE: A Tribute to Star Trek

On August 26 and 31, join us on holodeck 4 for a night of jamming it up with the Cardassians, Spock(ing) the casbah, and 50 shades of Earl Grey. Hot. Host/producer Sake Toomey and some of your favorite performers from Boston and beyond are thrilled to engage you with a night of nerdlesque guaranteed to […]


NONYE BROWN-WEST PRESENTS: WILL SMITH: A COMEDY VARIETY SHOW 2

Join producer and host Nonye Brown-West and comedians and burlesque performers from Philly, New York, and Boston as we show our appreciation for Will Smith — The Freshest Prince. We’re going to Rock the House on August 19th, seven years after Big Willie teased an album he still has not dropped. We’re celebrating the Willennium […]


Mortified

Hailed as a “cultural phenomenon” by NewsWeek and celebrated for years by the likes of This American Life, The Today Show, The Onion AV Club, & Entertainment Weekly, Mortified is a comic excavation of teen angst artifacts (journals, poems, letters, lyrics, home movies, schoolwork) as shared by their original authors — in front of total […]


Midwest Comedy Buffet – Night Owl Thursdays

Midwest Comedy Buffet Presents April Giggles!!! Join us April 5th for showers of laughter at Midwest Comedy Buffet! Host Terence Pennington is dishing out this buffet of Valeria Dikovitskaya, Sean Egan, Dana Jay Bein, Kevin Doug Fitzgerald, Sarah Francis & special guest Kwasi Mensah! Free appetizer buffet provided by the Midwest Grill to fill your stomach’s heart!!! Doors at 9:30pm. Show […]


Midwest Comedy Buffet Presents Valentine’s Take Too!

A post-Valentine’s Day show because we know you’ll be celebrating through the weekend! Come laugh with us about love, relationships, marriage, dating and other weird stuff. Free appetizer buffet provided by the Midwest Grill to fill your stomach’s heart!!! Hosted by Reece Cotton (Hart of the City, Laugh Boston, Caroline’s) Featuring: Sarah Francis (In The Living Room), Ed Waugh(Paperback Comedy), Jai Demeule (Winner’s Circle), Kirsten […]




Geek Week backlash at ImprovBoston

Fans of Cambridge’s comedic, geek-chic scene are out of luck. The popular geek-culture comedy festival, originally slotted for April 16-22 at ImprovBoston in Central Square, is on hiatus after a seven-year run because of an intellectual property battle, reports Marc Levy at Cambridge Day here. Apparently, founder and organizer Kevin Harrington had issue with ImprovBoston […]