The Boston Comedy Festival Contest has become known for its ability to provide significant breaks to up-and-coming comics. This is a great chance to see talented comedians destined to be household names.
Hosted by Mehran Khaghani
Mehran Khaghani is a standup comedian, comedic director, and comedy event producer based in the Boston Metro area, of Iranian descent. In 2010, a reader survey in the Boston Phoenix named him Boston's best comedian of the year. Born in London to Iranian parents, Mehran grew up in the United Kingdom, Iran, Turkey and the suburbs of Boston. He has toured with Maz Jobrani's Brown and Friendly Tour and in his first year competing, ranked in the top 8 in the Boston International Comedy Festival.
With Special Guest: Paul Oddo
Paul Oddo (Oh-Dough) is a Standup comedian, Improvisor, as well as many other things. As a person, he is widely regarded as friendly.
Paul won the Boston Comedy Festival/Competition in 2012. He was also featured at the Out Of Bounds Comedy Festival & SXSW in Austin, TX, the New York Comedy Festival and The Bridgetown Comedy Festival.
He will soon be recording & releasing his first Standup CD/DVD, as well as his first book, which is a collection of comedic things that he has taken his sweet time in finishing.
Featuring: Mike Whitman, Matt D, Andre Arruda
When & Where
Boston Comedy Festival
For over a decade the Boston Comedy Festival has been the “Comic’s Comedy Festival,” showcasing the most innovative up and coming stand-up comedians in the country, the go-to for the industry looking for their next big comedy star. It is a great opportunity for audiences to get an inside look at the best comics of today in a city legendary for producing comedy genius.