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BCAF THURS 730PM - StandUp Comedy Showcase featuring Annie Russell, Carla B...

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ImprovBoston

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The 2017 Boston Comedy Arts Festival covers 5 days, 3 stages, and features Improv, Sketch, and StandUp Comedy.

Thursday, September 7 at 7:30pm
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Annie Russell

Burlington, VT

Annie Russell is an emerging comic and public radio editor. Annie has opened for Marc Maron on the Flynn’s MainStage and for Al Madrigal at the University of Vermont. She performs regularly at Vermont Comedy Club and has shared the stage with Jen Kirkman, Sam Morril, Jon Dore, Beth Stelling, Greg Fitzsimmons and other national acts. Annie has performed in the Boston Comedy Festival, Women in Comedy Festival, Green Mountain Comedy Festival and the Waking Windows Festival. She produces and hosts Cringe!, a “wildly unique and wince-inducing” monthly show, and No Chill with Annie Russell, a podcast that explores the relationship between the arts and mental health. She co-hosts United We Standup, a monthly political comedy show at Vermont Comedy Club.

Carla Briscoe

New York, NY

Carla Briscoe is an actress, improviser and comedian who has performed at numerous New York-based venues, including: The Upright Citizens Brigade (NY), the Peoples Improv Theater, EastVille, Stand Up NY, the Broadway Comedy Club, and Carolines on Broadway. Her performance in the play "Wine and Spirits," was recently nominated for the 2017 New York Innovative Theatre Award for Outstanding Actress in a Lead Role. She performed in Boston's 2017 Women In Comedy Festival, and is thrilled to return. For more information, go to:www.carlabriscoe.com


Jill Weiner

New York, NY

Born in Atlanta, GA, matured in San Francisco, and now residing in Brooklyn, NY, Jill Weiner is a comedian, writer and lover of liquids. Jill's standup has been described as dark, yet playful, smart and self deprecating.You can usually spot Jill mumbling to herself on the street, on the subway or on a stage OR enjoying a piping hot bowl of soup at New York's hottest diners.

Joel Schoenbach

Burbank, CA

Joel Schoenbach and an ex-con once had to break into Alcatraz to stop a renegade general from launching a nerve gas attack on San Francisco. His heroic mission was later made into a blockbuster movie called Bridget Jones's Diary.

Kate Sisk

New York, NY

Kate Sisk is a New York City based comedian, improviser, and writer. She's performed stand up at festivals, colleges, and fundraisers throughout the Northeast. You can see her improvise at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, and can find her jokes on Funny or Die and the Onion. Kate is originally from Massachusetts and now lives in Brooklyn. Her stand up covers a range of topics from teaching preschoolers to having a cool younger brother, but she is best known for her queer feminist material. Her comedy podcast for LGBT teens is Your Voice Is So Funny.

#MadeinChina

Somerville, MA

#MadeinChina is a solo standup comedy act where I talk about my experiences being a Chinese (girl) immigrant living, working and dating in Boston. The act also covers some political issues and current affairs with dark humor.



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Given the ridiculously fun and unpredictable nature of improv, we can't guarantee age appropriateness (every audience gives different suggestions); we recommend Mainstage for those who enjoy PG-13 comedy. If possible profanity and riskier subject matter isn't your thing or you'd prefer not to enable your kids' uncouth tendencies, we highly recommend the Family Show and All Access Improv.



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