comedy

Union Comedy Crowdfunds for Permanent Theater

Union Comedy, which specializes in long-form improv, plans to open a permanent theater at 434 McGrath Highway complete with a bar, 72 seats, and a comedy school. Union Comedy’s style fills an otherwise vacant niche in the Boston-area comedy scene, according to founding member Pat Kearnan. “Improv Asylum is a lot of sketch, ImprovBoston’s prime […]


Let Me Break You Up: An Anti-Dating Game Show

Let’s be honest, love doesn’t exist, couples suck, and Valentine’s Day is bullshit. Join your host Carly Ann Filbin as she tests real life couples to see if they are meant to be together (they aren’t). The couple with the least amount of points at the end of the night will have to break-up because […]


The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare [Abridged] is a madcap race to perform all of Shakespeare’s 37 plays in about 90 minutes. The Reduced Shakespeare Company, an ensemble of eight committed actors, will stop at nothing to achieve this feat… even if it kills them. (And a third of his plays were tragedies, so death […]


Entropy Theatre presents: a grimm thing

This queer epic centers around an outcasted Gretel and her journey from stock fairy tale character to woke badass capable of writing her own story, thank you very much. In an intimate evening hosted by Gretel’s self-appointed guardian, a witch called Frau Trude, expect to be fed a genderbent collage of devised tales using everyday […]


Your Terrible Ex! – FREE

We’ve all been there…. there clingers, the creepers, and the “oh helllll no’s…!”  Come watch a fully improvised show inspired by YOUR true terrible ex stories! Featured and Recommended by: BU Today – “Top notch improv group” Boston Magazine – “It’s improv comedy with a heartbreak twist” Boston.com – “Do this instead of sending your ex […]


Boston Comedy Festival’s New Years Eve Spectacular

Comedian Jim McCue and the Boston Comedy Festival have become a Davis Square tradition! For five years now comedian Jim McCue has brought in the New Year with some of Boston’s Best Comedians. This year promises to be another great way to laugh out the old and laugh in the New. The fact that Jim […]


The Boston Comedy Festival presents Comedian Emo Philips

Described by Jay Leno as, “…the best joke writer in America,” by British comedian Brian Delaney as, “…the best joke writer in the world,” and by Weird Al Jankovic as “…one of the funniest people on the planet.” Emo Phillips has performed over 6000 times throughout the English-speaking world, including a multi-week run at the […]


Boston Comedy Festival Stand Up Contest: Prelim Round 3

Join The Boston Comedy Festival at the Preliminary round of a nationwide stand-up competition. Forty-eight, bright-eyed comics from all over the country compete for $10,000 dollars in prize money.  When it’s over, there will be one comic standing with a nice little bag of money and a ton of bragging rights.   Hosted By: Will […]


Boston Comedy Festival Stand Up Contest: Prelim Round 2

Join The Boston Comedy Festival at the Preliminary round of a nationwide stand-up competition. Forty-eight, bright-eyed comics from all over the country compete for $10,000 dollars in prize money.  When it’s over, there will be one comic standing with a nice little bag of money and a ton of bragging rights.   Hosted By: Carolyn […]


Let Me Break You Up: An Anti-Dating Game Show

Let’s be honest, love doesn’t exist, couples suck, and Valentine’s Day is bullshit. Join your host Carly Ann Filbin as she tests real life couples to see if they are meant to be together (they aren’t). The couple with the least amount of points at the end of the night will have to break-upbecause we all […]


Swing Left/Blue Revolution Comedy Fundraiser

Wanna help get out the vote in swing districts for the midterms? Swing Leftand Blue Revolution are fundraising at Aeronaut Brewing Company in Somerville, with some great Boston standup comics. We’ll be live-streaming it on Blue Revolution. We’ve got an allstar Boston comedy lineup of Lamont Price, Harry Gordon, Ken Reid, Kate Ghiloni and Will Smalley. The 5 comics performing are doing this for FREE, so that […]


Swing Left/Blue Revolution Comedy Fundraiser

Wanna help get out the vote in swing districts for the midterms? Swing Leftand Blue Revolution are fundraising at Aeronaut Brewing Company in Somerville, with some great Boston standup comics. We’ll be live-streaming it on Blue Revolution. We’ve got an allstar Boston comedy lineup of Lamont Price, Harry Gordon, Ken Reid, Kate Ghiloni and Will Smalley. The 5 comics performing are doing this for FREE, so that […]