Boston Comedy Festival presents Chad Daniels

This is more of an AutoBio than a Bio. The truth is most comedians write their own bios. I’m not judging. It’s a lot easier to brag about one’s own accomplishments while hiding behind third person. They are very well written. It seems comedians either 1. Have a Masters in English, or 2. A Thesaurus, […]

Boston Comedy Festival Make Somerville the Hub

This year’s 18th annual Boston Comedy Festival is packing 9 days of comedy into 5 days of funny. The festivities kick off @ 9:30 PM, Wednesday, September 20th with”World Champion” Judah Friedlander, of ’30 Rock’ fame, at the Once Ballroom, 156 Highland Ave. in Somerville MA. Tickets are $22. The 7 PM show at the […]

Boston Comedy Festival presents Matt Braunger

Matt Braunger grew up in Portland, Oregon and has been professionally hilarious since 2007. The year after that he won “Best of the Fest” at the Aspen Comedy Festival. He’s done two comedy specials: “Shovel Fighter” (Comedy Central), and “Big Dumb Animal” (Netflix). Braunger’s done stand-up on Letterman, The Tonight Show, The Late Late Show, […]

The Oregon Fail: You Have Died of Comedy

Our biggest show yet… Following up numerous sold-out showcase runs and studio shows at ImprovBoston, it’s time to bring the magic of The Oregon Fail to The Rockwell! The Oregon Fail combines the adventure and whimsy of an improvised period comedy with a format based on one of the most popular video games of all […]

Sit Down Comedy

About the Class: Have you ever thought about trying stand-up comedy? Or do you want to take your stand-up and comedy writing to the next level? This workshop will help you find your inner comedic voice, whittle down to find the funny, or punch-up what already is. Students will also be given several opportunities outside […]

Spotlight: Hal Sparks ignites Johnny D’s

Hal Sparks is not your average stand-up comedian. Named Chicago’s Funniest Teenager at 17, Sparks’ career has included hosting Talk Soup, contributing to VH1 mini-series like I Love the 90s and acting gigs on Queer as Folk and his current show, Disney XD’s Lab Rats. Which experience has been his favorite? “They’re incomparable,” he says. […]